Eyesight is a precious commodity that we sometimes take for granted. The American Optometric Association acknowledges that eye injuries are frequent in workplaces that expose employees to projectiles, inclement weather and chemicals. But there are also more common, and insidious, dangers to our eyes even if we work in a protected office environment or at home. Here are a few of the most prevalent, along with tips to keep your peepers protected!
By now we all know that sitting at a desk too long can cause low back pain, but did you know that it can be responsible for your neck pain, too? It could also be responsible for headaches, eye pain, TMJ, wrist pain, elbow pain, leg pain, digestive troubles, weight gain, muscle atrophy, breathing problems, and so on.
It’s hot out and I can hear Angelinos groaning about it all over the city today. Whatever you do, do not turn that AC on!
Suffering from dry skin? How about an itchy dry throat? The recent weather changes in Southern California have been a great conversation starter but have left me (and I’m sure some of you) with dry and irritated skin. In Chinese Medicine Fall is the time of the metal element which rules the Lung and Large Intestine meridians.