Week Ending August 16, 2021

From Cupping to Foam Rolling, Here Are the Recovery Techniques Olympic Athletes Use (and the Ones You Should Try!) 
“From cupping, an alternative medicine therapy using suction cups, to foam rolling, here are the top recovery techniques from the Olympians themselves—and the ones you should try.”

Two women are practicing Qi GongYou’ve Heard of Tai Chi, but Qigong Is Packed With Health Benefits, Too—Here’s What You Should Know 
“Feeling overwhelmed or anxious? You may be looking for an outlet to help you stay centered, and luckily, there are a lot of options out there. From seeking out professional help to yoga, meditation or breathing exercises, there are many forms of exercise and mindfulness that are excellent tools to help keep you physically, mentally, and emotionally well.”

Experimentation Helped Me Find the Right Complementary Therapies
“What haven’t I tried when it comes to managing ankylosing spondylitis? People ask me what I think are the best things they can do to manage their chronic disease. As far as I see it, there isn’t any right or wrong way to manage it.”

Why You Can’t Shake Pandemic Fatigue — And What To Do About It
“Feeling fatigued during what seems like a never-ending pandemic? Join the club. Whether you feel like you’re languishing or just lacking the energy to head back to the office this fall, you may be one of many Americans who can’t quite shake pandemic-related malaise.”

Iodine: The forgotten ‘cure-all’ mineral
“Iodine was once considered the “cure-all” mineral. Health professionals recommended it for a multitude of issues – from healing wounds and diseases to destroying bacteria and viruses, even preventing cancer.”

The 5 Best Natural Remedies for a Cough, According to a Doctor
“When you’re in the middle of a coughing attack, gasping for breath or struggling to sleep, you can feel helpless to do anything to make it stop.”

How Turmeric Benefits the Endocannabinoid System
“In the U.S., turmeric has gone from being sold primarily in natural food stores to lining the shelves of major grocery store chains. But what is it?”