March 04, 2015

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  • Cramps During Exercise

    Cramps During Exercise

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Few things are as painful as muscle cramps, which can occur at the most inopportune times. Just ask the runner, cyclist or swimmer who can’t finish a race because of one.

  • Two Effective Variations on Acupuncture

    Two Effective Variations on Acupuncture

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Dry needling and acupressure are variations on acupuncture. But less is known about their effectiveness than about traditional acupuncture, and more—practitioners aren't required to undergo the extensive training required of acupuncturists.

  • How Blood Pressure Is Measured

    How Blood Pressure Is Measured

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Knowing your blood pressure numbers is important. Blood pressure is measured with a device called a sphygmomanometer, which typically consists of a bulb, inflatable compression cuff, and gauge or digital readout.