Using CoolSculpting to Treat Problem Areas of My Body

Fitness and overall good health has always been really important to me. I work out at least three times a week, and I tried to make sure that I’m eating really healthy food. The matter how much I exercise, there certain parts of my body that just don’t look the way that I want them to look. I have some extra fat in my size that no amount of exercising has been able to reduce. I shared my concerns with my friend, and she told me about CoolSculpting in Austin. She said that she had undergone the procedure before, and she highly recommended it. I asked her to tell me about her experience, so she did.

One of the first things she told me is that one of her friends actually recommended the procedure to her. It seems like good things like this tend to travel through word-of-mouth. Her favorite part about the procedure was that it was noninvasive.…

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A Quick Guide to Healthy Food Choices

Nowadays we have access to everything. In fact, we can eat almost anything at any time, but does this mean we are eating better? Let´s look at some facts. In the United States:

– Nearly 38% of adults are obese (1)
– 9,3% of the population has diabetes (2)
– About 29% of adults have high blood pressure (3)
– The No. 1 cause of death for both men and women is heart disease (4)
– 1 in every 20 deaths is caused by stroke (5)

This data reflects not only the way people eat, of course, but also other factors such as lifestyle. However, food plays a very important role. Besides being part of our daily life, we need to eat in order to survive.

If we want to eat healthier options, going to the supermarket can be quite a challenging experience. Why? Because everything that is not good for us seems to be more appealing either by the way it looks or how the package looks (this is marketing at its best). As the saying goes, “don´t judge a book by its cover.” So what can you do?

1. Choose Local
If you are looking for fresh fruits and vegetables, then buy local products. By doing this you will be also helping the farmers in your area as well as the environment! Besides this, instead of going to the freezer section to find meat or fish, try to go more often to the fish market or to the butcher shop.

2. Choose Organic
Do you really want to pay for food that was grown using chemical fertilizers and pesticides or for GMO food? Or would you rather pay for quality? This is what happens when you choose organic: it is an investment in your health and well-being. Organic …

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Fitness & Trampoline Go Hand-In-Hand

Do you remember your childhood days you spent jumping and bouncing on your bed, trying insane and at the same time, cool new tricks? You have the chance to regain your childhood memories and burn some calories while having fun! The fitness industry is vigorously growing and including new methods to stay fit and healthy day-by-day. Amongst those, Trampoline fitness classes are slowly coming on top as they help you burn major calories and satisfies your inner child as well. They incorporate aerial aerobics, wild jump cardio, Zumba lean, calisthenics, etc. for advanced routines.

It’s one of the biggest facts that different people have different mindsets! If you are one of those for whom exercise routine is not just about more push-ups, more repetitions or heavy weight, then the trampoline exercise classes are best for you. They’re a groovy way to bring a newness in your daily regimen.

So, a question which is troubling many minds is that does it work? Is it helpful? The answer is very clear. Jumping high enough helps in reducing stress, helps in controlling weight, increases confidence and reduces the risk of diabetes. Some other reasons to give Trampoline fitness sessions a whirl are:

Trampoline workout is better for sensitive joints like ankle, knees, spine and hips. Light jumping on a trampoline is believed low-impact plyometrics and permits same benefits without getting harsh on the joints. Years of studies done by NASA depict that jumping on trampolines for about 30 minutes is more beneficial than running for an hour while giving same aids.

It is great for cardiovascular health as trampoline fitness sessions help in strengthening your heart muscles and chambers. Sometimes, your workout can be aerobic and sometimes anaerobic. Not only heart muscles but, the whole muscular system is benefitted by jumping on trampolines. …

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Neurology Surgery – What Are the Specialized Branches and Modern Surgical Methods?

Neurology is a medical specialty that is associated with the diagnosis, surgical treatment and rehabilitation of the disorders which affect the nervous system. The nervous system includes brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nervous system and extra-cranial cerebro-vascular system. This deals with the treatment of congenital conditions, trauma, and infection related or degenerative conditions.

Here are a few examples:

· Congenital conditions: Hydrocephaus

· Infection cases: Meningitis

· Trauma: head or spinal trauma that may cause internal bleeding

· Degenerative diseases: Parkinson’s disease

Neurosurgery is divided into different categories and a number of specialized branches.

General neurosurgery

General neurosurgery includes most of the conditions that are associated with neurological trauma or emergencies. One example is intracranial hemorrhage.

Vascular and endovascular neurosurgery

This kind of surgery is generally associated with the diagnosis and treatment of aneurysms, carotid stenosis, strokes, vasospasms and spinal malformations. Many a times, surgical treatments of these conditions are conducted using minimally invasive techniques such as angioplasty or embolization.

Spine surgery

Spine surgery includes the treatment of disorders affecting the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spines. The most common conditions include arthritis in the spinal discs, spinal cord compression that may be caused by trauma or spondylosis. The symptoms seen are usually balance deficiency or numbness and tickling in the hands and feet.

Peripheral nerve surgery

The most common peripheral nerve surgeries include carpel tunnel decompression that treats the carpel tunnel syndrome as well as the peripheral nerve transposition. This branch of neurosurgery also treats a number of nerve entrapment conditions:

Stereotactic, functional, and epilepsy neurosurgery are some of the other important parts of neurosurgery.

Apart from these specialized branches, neurosurgery also includes various surgical methods for diagnosing and treating neurosurgery conditions. In the recent years, more modern alternatives have emerged and surgeons prefer using them as they are less …

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