Author Archives: Unending-Health-Quest_Editor

About Unending-Health-Quest_Editor

Health Care Professional. Educator. Writer. Thinker. Empathic Human Being Helping Others.

Postpartum Massage, Progesterone, and Oxytocin, the “Cuddle Hormone”: Hugs, The Missing Link to Rapid and Comfortable Recovery After Delivery

Pregnancy is truly a special time in a woman’s life, and any woman who’s been pregnant will tell you that the experience, subjectively, feels different somehow. If you thought that this was, perhaps, just romanticizing your past in retrospect, or … Continue reading

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Synthetic Marijuana, From Spurious To Authentic: K2, Spice, Marinol, And Sativex In Review

Headlines tell a frightful story: Again and again, we read about synthetic marijuana causing users to experience side-effects that range from debilitating stupor and psychosis, to coma and death.  To be sure, this is no media hoax.  According to Newsweek’s … Continue reading

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The ’80s Era “Just-Say-No-To-Drugs” Philosophy and Evidence-Based Smoking Cessation Education: Two Divergent Approaches, Only One Success

The 1980s approach to drug addiction could easily be summed up in three epic  words: Just. Say. No.  Our then-First Lady, Mrs. Nancy Reagan, along with D.A.R.E. (Drug Addiction Resistance Education), took a hard line on drug addiction. The approach … Continue reading

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Pregnant Women’s Massage: Why Everything You Thought You Knew Is Wrong

Practically everyone in North America today knows who Oprah is.  And New Jersey’s own Dr. Oz.  “How exactly is this relevant?”, you’re surely wondering aloud by now. With the introduction of these familiar household names, we associate yoga, alternative medicine, … Continue reading

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Safe Touch, Unsafe Touch, and Confusion: Why Children May Be Receiving The Wrong Signals

Pediatric Massage Therapists must be  more aware of personal boundaries than  LMTs practicing on most other client populations.  Of course, working on babies, kids, and adolescents, is challenging.     Compound that with the real specter of child abuse, and you can … Continue reading

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Tim Tebow Foundation’s 2017 Night To Shine At The Bridgewater Marriot Had Kids Dancing and Parents Relaxing

BRIDGEWATER, NJ, USA, February 10, 2017/NJmassage.info/articles – On February 10th, a chilly, yet clear, Friday evening, the Bridgewater Marriot was, nonetheless, packed and pumping as  The Tim Tebow Foundation’s Annual Night To Shine prom party celebrated People with Special Needs.  … Continue reading

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Should A Massage Therapy Session Hurt?

Authored by: D Alban NEW YORK. (February 21, 2017) —  Should a massage hurt?  Short answer: no; slightly longer answer: it depends on your personal pain tolerance, modality and massage style, condition of health, and session goals,  but never beyond … Continue reading

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Teacher Appreciation Week Chair Massage: Schools Give Back To Staff With Chair Massage

Teacher Appreciation Week was celebrated throughout New Jersey this week, as educators and support staff were shown just how much they and their hard were appreciated by the students, parents, and administrators. Traditionally, teachers were given a luncheon or even … Continue reading

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Feeling The Burn: Vigorous Exercise And Lactic Acid A Now-Disproven Theory That Just Won’t Go Away

Are you feeling the burn? No; this isn’t going to be a political ad; “feeling the Bern” isn’t quite what we’re discussing here today. This isn’t about politics but rather basic biochemistry, often misunderstood, often mistaught, and affects every person … Continue reading

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Couples Massage As A Regular Part of Your Life

Certainly, no one is going to argue that Couples Massage is a wonderful experience for two to share, whether it’s a romantic couple or a couple of friends or sisters.  But most of the time, most Couples Massage clients we … Continue reading

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