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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  • An Overview of the Gut-Brain Link

    It might seem funny to consider how your gut can influence your brain…but think about it—have you ever experienced a “gut feeling”? Here, you’ll get an idea of how the microbial life in your gut can influence your thoughts and actions, and what you can do to improve your gut health so you can thrive day after day. View Post
  • 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
  • Treatments for Osteo and Rheumatoid Arthritis

    As we get older, way too many of us begin to notice the snap, crackle, and pop of some of our most-used joints as we try to go about our day bending and twisting as we did in our youth. We might go throughout our day in extreme discomfort asking ourselves, “Whatever happened to my rubber band-lik... View Post
  • Keeping the Moms We Love Young: Lifestyle Changes to Boost Youth

    Aging is a natural process for all living organisms, but it doesn’t mean that you have to stop feeling and looking younger as you move through the years. Let’s dive into some of the evidence-based lifestyle changes that you can try out on your own to feel and look younger.

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  • Inflammation: Where Does It Come From and How to Fight It

    From acute to chronic inflammation, millions of people worldwide have known the discomforts of this physiological response. But where does inflammation come from and how can we stop it? View Post
  • How to Overcome Brain Fog

    Have you been struggling to grasp certain thoughts? Are you bogged down throughout the day because you just can’t clear your head? Well, you may be experiencing the effects of brain fog. Fortunately, science has uncovered some of the reasons brain fog develops as well as ways we can alleviate this enemy to clear thinking so we can get on with our day.

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  • 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