HEALTH
Fibromyalgia/Arthritis Support Group at La Canada Presbyterian Church

A new community support group has begun for persons with Fibromyalgia and/or Arthritis. The group will meet monthly at La Canada Presbyterian Church for personal and social support, and education in lifestyle management of these difficult medical issues. The support group is led by Dianne…

Pasadena Community Health Needs Assessment Now Available

The 2016 “Community Health Needs Assessment of Greater Pasadena” (CHNA) is now available online for use as a valuable data resource tool…

Local Medical Professional Says There May Be a Golden Lining To U.S. Health Care Crisis

“Functional Medicine” may be the new norm in replacing expensive and often confusing health care plans, according to local Chiropractor and Clinic Director of Health…

Trying or Training?

If you wanted to run a marathon, 26.2 miles, how would you prepare? Would you go out and TRY to run 26.2…

Three Dental Myths Debunked

Your mouth can speak volumes about your overall health. With this in mind, here are five common dental myths. 1. Sugar is the main cause…

Three Ways to Embrace Natural Wellness at Saje

Saje, pronounced “sage,” is the latest addition to Pasadena’s busy Colorado Boulevard retail scene. This well-known Canadian wellness retailer made their debut…

Get Ready to Sweat at Pasadena’s Ultra-efficient Workout Studio

If you think that getting a solid workout done in less than 45 minutes is the stuff of dreams, it’s time you heard about Basecamp.…

4 Tips to Relieve Spring Allergies

Runny nose, congestion, itchy eyes, and sneezing—they’re a rite of Spring for many. After this unusually rainy winter more and more people…

Need a Mite of Help with Lice?

Lice are one of those childhood woes that can leave parents ready to tear their hair out. These pesky bugs live on the scalp and…

Why Women Should Swim

Swimming is a full-body exercise that utilizes, strengthens and tones major muscle groups within a woman’s body. It also helps to lower stress levels and raise endorphins. Here are a few reasons to take up this water-based workout. 1. Helps with breathing and strengthens the heart – Swimming places high demand on the heart and the lungs, improving and strengthening cardiovascular functioning. Strong lungs improve oxygen transport to the cells and muscles throughout a woman’s body. The more efficient and effective the lungs become, the easier breathing becomes during swimming and other modes of exercise. Increasing cardiovascular endurance contributes to…

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