Yummy Mushroom Recipes

Once you have read through all the health benefits of mushrooms, here are some delicious recipes to help you incorporate them into your daily meals. I hope you enjoy them! Mushroom & Sausage Zoodles Cream of Mushroom Soup Asparagus & … Read more

Embracing Vitality: The Benefits of Staying Physically Active as We Age

Aging is an inevitable part of life’s journey. While it brings its own set of challenges, maintaining an active lifestyle can significantly enhance the quality of our later years. Physical activity isn’t just for the young; it’s a powerful tool … Read more

Unlocking the Science Behind Lactic Acid Build-Up and Muscle Soreness: How Massage Therapy Offers Relief

Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or a weekend warrior, you’ve probably encountered the discomfort of muscle soreness. While it’s often attributed to lactic acid build-up, there’s more to the story. In this article, I dive into the science of lactic … Read more

Embrace the Outdoors: 5 Health Benefits of Connecting with Nature

In our increasingly digital and sophisticated world, it’s easy to forget the healing power of the great outdoors. However, spending time in nature offers plenty of physical, mental, and emotional benefits that can significantly improve your overall well-being. Here are … Read more

Unveiling the Hidden Treasure: Exploring the Health Benefits of Mushrooms

Mushrooms, those unique and diverse fungi, have been a staple in human diets for centuries. Beyond their culinary appeal, these remarkable organisms offer health benefits that have gained increasing attention from both scientists and nutrition enthusiasts. From supporting the immune … Read more

What Makes for a Happier Life?

Review of “I’ve spent years studying happiness – here’s what actually makes for a happier life” The author, Christopher Boyce, takes the reader on a journey of discovery, sharing insights gained from their academic background, as well as their experience … Read more

15-Minute Salads

As we start seeing more fresh, grown products showing up at our markets, grocery stores and perhaps even your backyard, it’s nice to add a new salad or two to your recipe book. Here you will find 4 yummy salads … Read more

Men’s Mental Health Month

June is Men’s Mental Health Month, an important awareness campaign aimed at breaking the stigma around men’s mental health and encouraging men to seek help when they need it. Mental health is an issue that affects everyone, regardless of gender, … Read more

5 Reasons You Should Get a Deep-Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage is a popular type of massage therapy that is designed to target the deeper layers of muscle tissue and fascia in the body. This technique uses firm pressure and slow strokes to release chronic tension and pain … Read more

Tendonitis versus Bursitis

Tendonitis is a condition that refers to the inflammation of the tendon, a rope-like, fibrous tissue that connects the muscles to the bones. When we flex and relax our muscles, the tendon pulls on the bone to create movement. Tendons … Read more

Piriformis Syndrome versus Sciatica

Piriformis syndrome occurs when the piriformis muscle, which is located in our buttock region, compresses the sciatic nerve. The piriformis muscle and the sciatic nerve are in close proximity to one another. Due to the contractions or spasms of this … Read more

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome versus Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Carpel Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is defined as pain and paresthesia of the hand in the area of distribution of the median nerve, primarily in the thumb, index, middle and part of the ring finger. It is caused by a mechanical … Read more

How to Garden Pain-Free

Digging in the dirt is something I really look forward to. I find the act of gardening and planting flowers in my yard very therapeutic. Gardening is a great way to get physical activity and expose yourself to the great … Read more

Emotional Freedom Techniques

Hello! I’m so happy to have been welcomed into Sunnybrae Therapeutics and have the opportunity to share with you about Complementary/Alternative Medicine (CAM). Over the next few posts, I’ll be introducing a few methods of healing that I practice. The … Read more

Keep Moving! 5 Benefits of Movement

The new saying, “why sitting is the new smoking,” has been floating around the internet for some time now. What it’s implying is that sitting or lying down for too long increases your risk of chronic health problems, such as … Read more

Let Thy Food Be Thy Medicine

Sandra MacDonald reviews Dr. Peter Schoeb’s “Nutrition & the Lymphatics” “Let thy food be thy medicine.” Dr. Peter Schoeb quotes Hippocrates when speaking of nutrition and the lymphatics. In his many years of practice, he has found that nutrition is … Read more