Health Topics

  • Still Smoking? Here’s What to Look Forward to if You Quit

    Have you been longing to quit smoking, but just cannot find the will to do so? Perhaps a look at some of the benefits of quitting can give you that extra boost you need to combat those cravings. Fortunately, quitting smoking is accompanied by a myriad of health benefits which appear to begin in as little as 12 hours after smoking the last cigarette.

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  • The Importance of Sleep for your Overall Health, Hormone Balance, and Stress Reduction

    How we feel and function while awake depends a lot on how well we sleep and for how long. Each person is different in how many hours they need to sleep each night. The average adult needs 7-8 hours of sleep to function at their best while awake.

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  • Stress, Women, and Diabetes

    Stress plays a key role in our lives and typically helps us overcome day-to-day challenges. It alerts us, allows us to prioritize and focus on tasks at hand. But stress can also cause health complications if we experience it too much and too often, otherwise known as chronic stress.

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  • Fighting Chronic Stress and Building Resilience

    Stress is one of the things in life that we just cannot avoid. In fact, things or events that activate our stress response, or stressors, are everywhere in the environment and can include things like meeting deadlines at work, giving a speech or presentation, skipping a meal, or even exercising. ... View Post
  • 10 Unexpected Causes of Fatigue

    Have you noticed that you’re feeling more tired than usual over the last few days, weeks, or even months? Feeling a little tired occasionally is normal, but when you feel extreme tiredness that occurs seemingly out of nowhere, there may be an underlying problem.  View Post
  • 5 Ways to Boost Brain Power

    Concerned about your cognitive health? Want to improve your memory and make sure that it stays sharp for years to come? Let’s look at 5 easy ways to boost your brain power and care for your cognitive health. 1. Try Meditating Once thought to be an ancient practice for monks or spiritual teacher... View Post