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Why sleep is the best painkiller

New research, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, finds that sleep deprivation increases sensitivity to pain by numbing the brain’s painkilling response. Sleep may be key for relieving chronic pain, a new study suggests. One in 3 adults in the United States, or 35 percent of the adult population, do not get enough sleep. The… Read More »

Get your shvitz on at NYC’s best bathhouses

“There’s a saying in Russia,” says Alona Krug, owner of the Brooklyn Banya (the Russian word for steam bath). “If a banya couldn’t cure you, you’re terminally ill.” It’s a tangible sentiment at many of New York’s old and new bathhouses alike, where heat-seeking habitués seek an escape from winter in saunas, steam rooms and… Read More »

5 Reasons Why Creatine Monohydrate Is the Best

Creatine has been studied extensively as a dietary supplement for many years. In fact, more than 1,000 studies have been conducted, which have shown that creatine is a top supplement for exercise performance (1). Almost all of them used the same form of the supplement — creatine monohydrate. What’s more, most scientists who study supplements… Read More »