Health Topics

  • The Real Story Behind Vision Loss

    Sight is the most important way we experience the world. However, inflammation, oxidation, and age can have a huge impact on the way we see the world. Never has there been a time when eye health is more important than right now. A rise in industry-related air pollution results in oxidative damage to the eye, leading to more serious problems later on. View Post
  • Fall Activities to Keep You Young

    Fall, while beautiful, often reminds us that we are inevitably getting older. Aging is unavoidable but it doesn’t have to be an indicator of a less-enjoyable life. If you find yourself falling into a negative mindset because of the stigma associated with aging, there are concrete activities you can include in your fall routine that can make you feel younger.

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  • Why Boosting Your Immunity Is So Important

    The immune system is constantly working every day to maintain the body’s defense against foreign substances like viruses and bacteria. Not only does the immune system function to fight off illness and disease, but it is also involved in many other cognitive and behavioral functions within the body.

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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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  • Blood Pressure: What Causes it and New Technologies

    Each year, there are 2 million new cases of high blood pressure diagnosed and the number seems to be rising. It is also the most chronic illness that we as Americans face today. So, what is going on in our blood stream to cause this rise in the tension of our arteries, and are there ways to fix it? View Post
  • How to Keep Our Brains from Aging Prematurely

    Aging is natural and affects everyone. And, while it can contribute to the number of years we live on earth, what if we could slow this process to extend our lifespan or make the best out of our later years? Here, we’ll break down some of the best natural methods you can use. View Post
  • 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 Ode to Dads: Then and Now

    Fatherhood is a commitment that involves patience, perseverance and, of course, love. We thought we’d take a snapshot of dads seventy years ago and fathers today. What has changed? What hasn’t? View Post