How to Handle Fibromyalgia Pain at the Workplace – 5 Tips You Must Know | The Health Sessions

How to Handle Fibromyalgia Pain at the Workplace – 5 Tips You Must Know

This article is written by Kunal Patel. 

Fibromyalgia is a condition where pain and fatigue are constant companions. This can make it really difficult to work in the office. However, it is not impossible.

Making a few changes at the workplace can help in reducing fibromyalgia pain in hands and fingers, shoulders, neck, knees and back. Here are 5 adjustments you can make to help you cope with fibromyalgia during work hours. 

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How to Prepare for Pregnancy When You Have Pre-Existing Health Problems | The Health Sessions

How to Prepare for Pregnancy When You Have Pre-Existing Health Problems

This article is written by Fay Irungu. Before planning to become pregnant, women should take certain steps to help reduce any risk to you and your unborn baby. Ideally, you want to be in proper health before becoming pregnant. But when you have a chronic illness, how can you successfully prepare for pregnancy despite your pre-existing … Read more >



Cookie Monsters Unite: 11 Healthy Cookies for Every Food Style | The Health Sessions

Cookie Monsters Unite: 11 Healthy Cookies for Every Food Style

It’s the ideal rainy day activity: baking cookies. What’s cozier than the smell of freshly baked goods coming from the oven when it’s cold and grey outside?

There’s nothing I like better than traditional shortbreads. But often, classics like chocolate chip cookies and thumbprint cookies contain more sugar, butter or refined grains than preferred. Thankfully, nowadays you can find healthy cookie recipes for every food style online.

So no matter if you follow a vegan, gluten-free or Paleo diet, get your rolling pin and cookie cutter out to enjoy an afternoon of baking with these 11 healthy cookie recipes! 

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Pilates for Chronic Pain: What It Is, The Benefits and How to Do it Safely | The Health Sessions

Pilates for Chronic Pain: What It Is, The Benefits and How to Do It Safely

This article is written by Sarah Williams.

Often termed as “Contrology”, Pilates is a wonderful exercise for anyone looking forward to getting killer abs and core strength. However, the usefulness is not limited to that only.

Beyond that, Pilates can significantly help ease chronic pain. The way this exercise is designed, it simply diminishes the pains of several kinds through physical movement. But that can never be enough information, right?

For a better understanding, it’s required to dig a little deeper than this. Aiding to the same, here’s what you need to know about Pilates and their usefulness as a remedy for chronic pain of different types.

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Hot Stone Massage Therapy and The Key Benefits You Should Know | The Health Sessions

Hot Stone Massage Therapy and The Key Benefits You Should Know

This article is written by Erik Neil.

Hot stone massage therapy is a kind of massage therapy that uses smoothen hot stones to apply the treatment. The stones for hot stone massage are made by basalt, which is a kind of volcanic rock that can bear the heat for a long time. The stones are heated to between 130 to 145 degrees for applying hot stone massage therapy. Sometimes cold stones may be used after the therapy to calm engorged blood vessels and to relax your skin.

Therapists use long strokes, circular movements, vibration, tapping and kneading during the treatments of hot stone therapy. And the therapist may place the stones along your spine, on your stomach, chest, face, palms or your foot and toes.

In this article, I will discuss the key benefits of hot stone massage therapy, including the risks and warnings.

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