19 Apr, 2024
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We Tried TikTok’s Easy Ear Trick To Fall Asleep Fast. Here’s What Happened – Health Digest

In the video, Dr. Hanson explains that by applying pressure to the animian region, it helps put our nervous system at ease so we can drift off to sleep more quickly. For my experiment, however, I didn’t want to rely solely on perceived feelings of relaxation to draw my conclusions. Rather, I wanted to crunch […]

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Reduce Your Risk Of Falling With This One Easy Exercise – Health Digest

For the sit-to-stand exercise, you’ll need a chair that’s not going to slide or roll around. The seat should be low enough for your feet to be flat on the floor. If possible, have a desk or stable counter nearby to help stabilize you as you stand up. You can also use the arms of […]

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Easy Ways To Turn Your Daily Errands Into Exercise – Health Digest

So you’re going grocery shopping, and you’ve parked far away from the supermarket to try to get some additional exercise. But even after you’ve returned home, there’s still a way to add another type of workout to this errand. As Better Health Channel suggests, you can exercise with your groceries as you put them away, […]

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The Easy Core Exercise You Can Do While Brushing Your Teeth – Health Digest

Being able to balance on one leg can be a sign that you’re in good physical shape, added professor in aging and health at Glasgow Caledonian University, Dawn Skelton (via The Conversation). It can be indicative of a longer lifespan, less risk of falls, and brain health, according to the professor. “You are less likely to be able to […]

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The Easy Ice Trick That Will Help You Fall Asleep In No Time – Health Digest

You may have heard that taking a plunge in cold water is linked with reduced stress and improved sleep (via Harper’s Bazaar), so it’s not entirely surprising that there are other ways to activate your parasympathetic nervous system. Placing an ice pack on your chest or neck might also do the trick, according to Sleep.com. This can […]

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The Stomach Vacuum Exercise Trend Is An Easy Way To Strengthen Your Core – Health Digest

TikTok has a way of hyping up a trend so much so that it feels new and exciting, but according to Beverly Hills, California-based pilates instructor, Nonna Gleyzer (via Everyday Health), “People have been doing this type of breathing exercise for hundreds of years, specifically in the kundalini yoga practice.” In fact, every time you hear a fitness […]

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Easy Ways To Boost Your Immunity – Health Digest

The hands are one of the most common ways infections are transmitted. Your hands come into contact with myriad surfaces teeming with bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms throughout the day. When you touch your face, consume food, or engage in physical contact with others, there’s a risk of transmitting these germs into your body. Hand […]