We’ve curated a list of articles from all around to bring you health and wellness tips for a better you! Learn about post massage care, at-home skincare tips, and the latest in wellness.

Aging is the natural process of growing older. Yet there are many factors that play a role in whether we age gracefully or if we are the one out of two people who age faster than our biological age. Premature aging is by definition unnatural aging; however, it can be both prevented and treated with professional skin care and proper nutrition.

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Getting a massage is a great way to reduce stress and especially helps with tightness of tender muscles, such as those in the back of the head, neck, and shoulders, and it boosts blood flow in those areas. Learn about some migraine triggers and the ways a good massage with aromatherapy can help relieve the pain.

Hyperpigmentation

Hyperpigmentation is the term used to describe areas on uneven pigmentation in skin. This darkening occurs when an excess of melanin, the brown pigment that produces normal skin color, forms deposits in the skin. A number of factors can trigger an increase in melanin production, but the main ones are sun exposure, hormonal influences, age and skin injuries or inflammation.

Massages don’t just feel good – they ARE good! From reducing pain and stress to improving circulation and strengthening the immune system, find out the many benefits of massage therapy.

 

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The science behind that post-massage nirvana! Learn about how massages affect our nervous system, hormones and more.

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It’s just like clockwork. You will hear it each and every time after your massage. Learn why it is important to drink plenty of water after a massage. It’s more than just “to help get rid of toxins”.

Understanding the acid-alkaline balance in our own bodies is a huge key in taking control over our own health! Learn to alkalize your body daily with these six easy tips!

Low serotonin levels influence everything from your appetite to your sleep cycle, memory,  and (of course) mood. Let’s look at 11 powerful ways you can boost your mental well-being, focus and motivation by immediately increasing levels of this neurotransmitter.

Improve your health, increase mineral levels, induce deep relaxation, detoxify your body and bring on a great night’s sleep – all at the same time! Here is a simple recipe to fortify your bath time with health benefits and deep relaxation to be on your way to sweet slumber.

Produced by bees that pollinate the New Zealand Manuka Bush, this honey is prized for its antibacterial and humectant properties. In skin care, it helps to reinforce the skin’s lipids and clarify without stripping the skin.

As one of the most common skin care concerns, acne is surprisingly hard to get a handle on. When breakouts occur—it always seems like they come at the worst possible time. Rather than settling for a quick fix, Naturopathica’s founder Barbara, pitches in her best tips to prevent and deal with acne, starting with the foods you eat.

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Whether it’s Spring or Fall, studies find that a Swedish massage and trigger point therapy can provide relief from seasonal allergies.

This is just one if the wonderful benefits massage therapy can have on our immune system.

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During the transition from summer to fall, things are likely to get a little more hectic with shorter days, cooler weather, and lower immune systems.

Here are six fun and simple ways to maintain wellness during this autumn season.

Wellness Tip - Meditation

A person’s physical health is as important as their mental health, and vice versa. Reduce stress, improve concentration and OM about your merry way with the power of meditation.

Take a look at what meditation can do for the mind, body and spirit.

Hoboken Wellness Tip - Neck Pain

From being stuck in the car for long periods of time, working at a desk all day, or sleeping in the wrong position, many of us can relate when it comes to neck, shoulder and back pains.

Here are some of the best stretches that you can try in between your massage therapy visits for some neck relief.

Hoboken Wellness Tip - Text Neck

With the constant growth in mobile user population all over the world, the term “text neck” has been coined. Apart from neck pain, it can also cause shoulder pain, upper back pain, and headaches.

Be mindful of your posture and learn about some techniques used to prevent aches related to text neck.

Hoboken Wellness Tip - Skin Microbiome

“Like the gut, your skin has its own microbiome, with billions of bacteria, both good and bad,” says Close. “A balanced skin microbiome protects against acne, irritation, and premature aging. Think of it as your skin’s first line of defense that needs to be nurtured.”

Learn more about the skin microbiome below.

Even one minute of exercise can improve your health. In minutes, high-intensity interval training (H.I.I.T.) will have you sweating, breathing hard and maximizing the health benefits of exercise without the time commitment. Best of all, it’s scientifically proven to work.

Got 10 minutes? Lets workout!

Wellness Tip - Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Inflammation can be both good and bad. While it helps our bodies defend itself from infection and injury, chronic inflammation has been linked to diabetes, heart disease, arthritis and other ailments.

Fight inflammation with a healthy diet and learn about foods that can help transform your health.

Hoboken Wellness Tip - Antiaging

Did you know that the word “collagen” means “glue”? Collagen gives the skin its structure and strength. You can increase collagen and slow aging naturally by making smarter food choices.

Learn about what is behind the skin’s aging process, what to consume and things to avoid.

Hoboken Wellness Tip - Post Massage

While you may feel that you can take on that 30-mile marathon – maybe it would be best to just sit it out. Ever wondered what to do, or not do, after a receiving a massage?

Here are a few helpful tips on how to make the best of your massage and make that post-massage feeling last longer.

Exfoliation is the removal of dry/dead skin cells on the surface of the skin. From minimizing pores to allowing products to penetrate better in the skin, exfoliating is one of the most important aspects of your skincare routine.

Say goodbye to dead skin, and hello to a radiant complexion!