What Tattoos Really Do to Our Bodies’ Immune Systems

Published on CNN —  By Christopher D. Lynn and The Conversation Updated 6:01 AM EDT, Thu October 3, 2019 I lay on the mat of the open-air bungalow in Apia, Samoa, looking up at a gecko. As its tail quivered, I felt a sympathetic twitch in my leg. Su’a Sulu’ape Paulo III, the sixth-generation Samoan hand-tap tattoo master leaning over me, paused to see if my … Continue reading What Tattoos Really Do to Our Bodies’ Immune Systems

Five-Minute Breathing Exercise Can Lower Blood Pressure

Kristin Houser HEALTH — FEBRUARY 26, 2022 “A small study suggests that IMST is as effective as medications or 30 minutes of aerobic exercise. When done for five minutes a day, a simple breathing exercise called IMST can lower high blood pressure as effectively as medication or aerobic exercise, according to a CU Boulder study. “It’s easy to do, it doesn’t take long, and we think … Continue reading Five-Minute Breathing Exercise Can Lower Blood Pressure