8 Lifestyle Changes to Lower Blood Pressure and How Reflexology Helps

In addition to making healthier lifestyle choices, studies show that reflexology can lower both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. First what are these and what do they mean? Systolic blood pressure is the top number in a pressure reading which measures the pressure in the blood vessels when the heart beats. The diastolic blood pressure is the bottom number which measures the pressure in the blood vessels when the heart rests. According to CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) the following shows the ranges from normal to high blood pressure: Normal: less than 120/less than 80 At risk:120-139/80-89 High: 140 or higher/90 or higher The Mayo Clinic lists 8 lifestyle changes tha

Do You Have These 10 Symptoms of SAD? Reflexology Can Help

It’s that time of year in the Pacific Northwest when the days are short, cold, and rainy. For many, these winter months of little sunshine cause a type of depression known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD is related to changes in seasons - it begins and ends at about the same times every year. If you're like most people with SAD, your symptoms start in the fall and continue into the winter months, zapping your energy and making you feel out of sorts. If you’re wondering if you’re experiencing symptoms of SAD, below are 10 common signs that may help you determine if you have this condition and what you can do to help. 10 symptoms of SAD Lack of Energy: There is an overall feeling of

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