It’s much more important how often you do something, not how long you do it.  Commonly, people say you should hold a stretch for 30 seconds.  I never learned anything like that in school.  I don’t know how long you… Read More ›


I use melatonin supplements frequently.  Melatonin is a naturally occurring hormone made by the pineal gland that helps with regulating sleep patterns.  They do help me fall asleep.  I was told to use melatonin by my PCP.  Now, I certainly… Read More ›

Back and Neck Pain

Back and neck pain used to be my specialty.  I was really good at helping most pain related to the spine.  After a stroke, a lot of people have back and neck pain.  Your posture goes to shit, that’s the… Read More ›


Hypertension, or HTN, is high blood pressure.  A normal blood pressure is around 120/80. I’ve even read things that say the powers that be are lowering the standard BP to 110/70.  The top number is called your systolic blood pressure…. Read More ›