Health Topics

  • 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
  • Your Personalized Spring Health Tune-Up

    Although we humans are not computers, we all need to reboot ourselves every now and again. Let’s take a look at a few ways we can do this so that we can be at our absolute best, mentally, physically, and emotionally, in order to thrive and operate daily with joy, energy, and purpose. View Post
  • The Health Benefits of Physical Activity: Weekend Warriors and Sedentary Behavior

    Currently physical inactivity has been identified as the fourth leading cause of mortality globally and the CDC report that an estimated 300,000 deaths in the US each year are related to physical inactivity and poor diet. View Post
  • Seaweed and Its Anti-Aging Properties

    One of the ocean’s greatest life-giving elements is seaweed, also known as, macroalgae. This omnipotent organism not only provides nutrients and sustenance to marine life but it has also been shown to be a valuable ally to us humans and our fight against the ravages of time.

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  • Painful Relations Past Menopause. Is it all related to Hormonal Imbalance?

    Most menopausal changes in women are manageable, but one problem is often ignored until it becomes advanced: vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA). Also known as genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM).

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  • VVA... Do you know what it is?

    There is an association between VVA and painful intercourse, called dyspareunia, which is estimated to affect around half of all women at some point in their lives. Inadequate lubrication is a common cause of dyspareunia which is defined as recurrent or persistent pain with sexual activity that causes marked distress.

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  • Menopause and UTIs: Why they are linked and what can be done

    UTIs are very painful and people who have them report frequency of urination, urgency, dribbling, burning or stinging with urination, cloudy or blood-tinged urine, and incomplete emptying. The good news is that they can often be prevented and treated quickly.
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