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Neuropathy

Photo by Matthias Zomer. Neuropathy is a catch-all term used to describe a collection of symptoms affecting the nerves ranging from mild numbness and tingling to sharp pains to weakness and even paralysis depending on what nerves are affected and…

Concussion Repercussion Discussion

Photo by Milad Fakurian on Unsplash. Because I know you have been glued to watching all the matches in the Women’s World Cup soccer tournament, I suspect you have noticed how quickly the whistle blows, and the action is stopped…

Fascinating Rhythm

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio. Have you been struggling to catch your quota of z’s during the recent heat waves? It may be that warm temperatures are messing with your circadian rhythm, the natural, environmentally determined pattern of various bodily functions…

Sweat it out

Photo by Shashank Shekhar on Unsplash. After a relatively gentle and temperate spring, summer has well and truly arrived in force. And as temperatures rise, humans start sweating to help keep cool. Perspiration is but one finely tuned part of…

Yoga & Frailty

Photo by Junseong Lee A new digest of studies published by Harvard earlier this year indicates that yoga has a positive influence on two standard predictors of frailty: walking speed and ability to get up from a chair. Frailty is a…

Listen to the children

Photo by Tracy Le Blanc. You bump into an old buddy you haven’t seen for a while and your catch-up conversation sounds like this: Person 1: “I just got back from visiting family in L.A.” Person 2: “Like. I just…

Kickin’ It

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio. You’re relaxing at the end of the day in your favorite easy chair when suddenly you are overcome by the urge to move your legs, or maybe also your arms, or even your whole body. You…

Good News, for a Change

Photo by Count Chris on Unsplash. Are you ready for some positive news? After a long hard winter made even harder by the sadness of so much loss in our tight-knit community, it can be a struggle to remember there…

You Deserve A Nap

Photo by Kate Stone Matheson on Unsplash If we were going strictly by the numbers, sleep is by far the favored pastime of our species. We spend nearly a third of our life in a sort of maintenance mode, where…

SoHum Health Fitness Classes

SoHum Health is pleased to offer online fitness classes by local ACE certified Personal Trainer Ann Constantino. Classes are geared toward the aging population with an emphasis on bone building and strength training along with balance and mobility, however, all ages…