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Will My Insurance Pay?

health insuranceHealth insurance can be confusing, especially when it comes to understanding exactly what medical services are covered. For example, what about health insurance coverage for massage therapy? Most people may assume that massage is not covered by medical insurance, but that is not necessarily the case.

When is massage therapy prescribed?

While it’s typically considered an alternative form of medical treatment, there are several health instances where massage may be prescribed or recommended by a doctor, often a chiropractor. One of the most common circumstances is for post-accident injuries. In addition, some doctors may recommend this treatment for dealing with pain or chronic pain, depression, and other illnesses. (more…)

Ease Your Mind with Preventative Health Checkups

health checkHelpful Summer Health Tips

Summertime and Glowing Health

It’s important to try to stay healthy all year long. Healthy living is crucial regardless of the season. The summer isn’t an exception. If you want to be able to take advantage of warmer temperatures, stunning outdoor sights and more, summertime health preventative checkups can be a great idea. There are numerous things you can do to stay healthy and happy in the summertime.
 
 

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Choices Chances Changes

skin careIf you are unhappy with your overall well being, the first step is determining that you have a choice about how you will address the issue. If you would like to make changes in your life, YOU can do it, all it takes is commitment! 

Here are some healthy living tips for ways that you can improve your well being. First, consider what you are putting in your body and how you could cultivate healthy eating habits to improve your overall health. Eating nutritious foods is one very effective way to start feeling better quickly. 

Massage therapy is another very beneficial healthy practice that can bring about relaxation and healing in your body. When you lie down for a massage, your body and your mind will benefit from the moments you spend having tension released.  (more…)

Massage Therapy Relief for Cancer Patients

massage therapyCancer patients are already feeling a range of physical and emotional symptoms, including pain, exhaustion, anxiety, and depression. Some can’t sleep at night because of the extreme discomfort. Massage therapy is an excellent way to help alleviate some of these symptoms. It can relax the body and the mind.

 

An oncology massage is a special type of massage that is more individualized toward meeting the needs of patients. An oncology massage therapist is sensitive to the needs of cancer patients. The massage is tailored toward treating and calming the physical and emotional effects that the illness can take on a person’s body and mind. (more…)

Eat Healthy and Look Younger

healthy eatingWe all know you are what you eat. What we put into our body affects our body in many ways. We can help the most common beauty concerns by eating the right foods. Eating well boosts your immune system and does wonders for your waistline, which in turn adds to your self-confidence.

 

Some of the benefits of eating well – smoothing wrinkles, give your hair a glossy shine, and strengthens nails. Your diet affects your daily appearance and plays a significant role on how well you age.

 

It’s important to create a plan that will help create healthy skin and hair – nutrients, minerals, and fatty acids; as well as antioxidants to protect your body from the damaging effects of environmental stresses. (more…)

You’re Blushing!

Makeup BlushWomen are all about skin care and which skin care products are the best to use. This post will give you a few makeup tips on how to choose the right blush for your skin type and color!

 

 

 

Makeup Tips for Applying Blush Colors

 

First we will talk about blush for light skin. Light skin is usually fair so it can be hard to find the right product to use. Choose a product that is for sensitive skin care because nobody wants their makeup to cause a break out. The best colors to use on light skin are usually softer, such as a light pink, peach or plum. Because makeup will be seen easily on light skin it’s better to stay away from darker colors. (more…)

Benefits of Exercise and Massage

massage and exerciseYou already know the benefits of exercise, but because there are so many, how about a quick recap? Regular exercise can help you to improve: your strength, your endurance, your appearance, your heart health, your mental health, your breathing, your blood pressure. The list goes on. Not only can exercise help to improve your existing health issues, but it can also help to prevent future health issues like Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and even some forms of cancer.

Now for something you might not know: massage therapy offers many of the same benefits as exercise. Regular massage improves circulation, reduces pain and stiffness and can help to relieve stress and anxiety. When you combine regular exercise with massage, you help to heal your body faster so that you can better reach your health goals.  (more…)

Protect Your Face From the Sun with A Facial

The Importance of Protecting Your Skin From the Sun

Even if you have a daily skin care regimen, everything that you do will be in vain if you are not protecting your skin from the sun. Frequent exposure to the sun’s harmful rays can make it difficult for you to maintain healthy skin. Fortunately, if you get a facial, then you can protect your skin.

Difference Between UVA and UVB Rays

UVA and UVB are two types of harmful rays that are produced by the sun. UVA rays are also known as the long-way ultraviolet rays. UVB rays are known as the short-wave ultraviolet rays. UVA rays penetrate the dermis, which is the thick layer of skin located below your epidermis. The UVB rays penetrate the top layer of the skin. Both types of UV rays can cause serious damage to your skin. (more…)

7 Reasons to Eat Watermelon

healthy livingMelons are just starting to come in season, and I can’t wait to dig into all the different varieties available, each with its own fragrant flavor. Together, they’re perfect in a fruit salad.

We all love watermelon, especially in the hot summertime. There are so many ways to enjoy it. Cool down with a watermelon ice, or a watermelon smoothie to beat the heat.

Watermelon is fresh and delicious, and did you know it’s actually healthy for you? Here are some healthy reasons to enjoy watermelon this summer. (more…)

10 Minutes of Meditation

 yoga, relax, chill, meditation, water, ocean, sea, beach, sand, waves, clouds, skyWhat Are the Benefits From Meditation At Local Day Spas? 

Meditation can increase your relaxation because it helps to reduce your mental and physical stress. The ancient practice of meditation is often combined with yoga exercise or massage therapy at a local day spa. The goal of a few minutes of meditation is to reduce your thinking in order to center your thoughts. By eliminating your brain’s constant negative thinking patterns, you can achieve mental clarity. Meditation at a spa has numerous benefits for your mind and body that include:

• Boosts the body’s immune system to prevent illness
• Makes you more self-aware about your surroundings
• Increases your concentration to improve your cognitive abilities
• Modulates your breathing to calm your thinking
• Eliminates the constant anxiety that leads to high blood pressure
• Reduces the incidence of headaches
• Helps you to sleep better 
• Stops your gastrointestinal distress
• Improves your overall happiness  (more…)