Nocturnal cramping

Nighttime should be a time of rest and relaxation, however, for many people, it’s the time of the day when muscles begin to cramp. These night cramps, or nocturnal cramps, may occur when muscles contract or spasm involuntarily, and as the name suggests – this generally occurs at night. This often painful and frustrating condition most commonly arises in the calf muscles, but can also occur in other areas of the body. Of course, nocturnal cramps usually occur just when...

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Are you sitting for too long??

We all know that being sedentary for long periods of time is not so great for our overall health and wellbeing, especially if it occurs most days of the week. It has been said that sitting for extended periods is worse than smoking. This is because your “bodily functions” also become sedentary – your circulation and brain function slows, your muscles burn less fat, your digestive system becomes sluggish and you feel so tired, you need an afternoon kip. These...

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