Our throat muscles, through which we speak, sing and scream, give us our signature sound. In many situations, people affected by Parkinson’s disease (PD) have diminished voice control. According to Wikipedia, Parkinson’s disease can cause changes in speech. The voice
Minute Ventilation (VE) is the amount of oxygen we breathe in or out over a given period, usually a minute. Hence Minute Ventilation.
Healthy Minute Ventilation is between 5 and 8 liters/minute of oxygen (normally 12-14 breaths per minute). There are
In my private practice, I hear people repeatedly say, “I feel so ____ and I just want to yell.”
“Do you?” I ask. Fairly often the answer is, “No.”
I ask, “What stops you from yelling?” We may explore this
What do you get when you merge the ancient Buddhist teaching of mindfulness with food, eating, and modern nutritional science? Answer: A way of eating that leads to savoring flavors, enjoying food…and easing odds of overeating and weight gain.
The primary reason we move to a long-term care facility is not an illness but dependence on others due to physical weakness. Deconditioned seniors have the greatest potential to improve functional strength. With practice, you can develop muscles to recover
I had just returned home from an amazing educational conference in Arizona. Some of the most educated and credentialed humans in the fitness world had come together to share and learn the most up-to-date and evidenced-based systems in the fitness
According to several studies, exercise has been proven as an effective method of treating and preventing depression. Some studies suggest that physical activity may be as powerful as anti-depressants for treating mild to moderate depression over time. The same is