What is a Cramp?

In general, a muscle cramp is an involuntary contraction of a muscle that doesn't relax. The most common places for this to occur is in the legs and feet. They can last anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes and can sometimes occur several times until the initial 'trigger' is resolved. They are … Continue reading What is a Cramp?

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Sleep Disorders

Sleep as we all know is imperative to our survival, hormone rhythms, body temperature and other functions. In fact, a number of studies have shown a lack of sleep to be a direct influence on diabetes, cardiovascular disease, stroke, depression, hypertension, obesity and infections. While we sleep for hopefully 8 hours, we good through 5 … Continue reading Sleep Disorders