The Complicated Relationship Between Stress and Nutrition For Women Over 50 (7 Things You Need To Know!)

Nutrition and stress have a mutual cause-and-effect relationship. In addition to motivating us to eat comfort foods, stress may impact how effective our body is at using the nutrients contained in the food we eat. Moreover, the nutritional value of the foods we eat can increase or decrease our stress levels.

Sea Moss In Your Smoothie?

Sea moss is a species of red algae. You will likely find it at your local health food store in dried form or capsules and powder. You may also find sea moss in lotions and other skin and cosmetic products.

Be Proactive About Racial Bias In Healthcare

At a recent health committee hearing in Ohio, Emergency Room physician Steve Huffman asked if “the colored population” is especially being devastated by the coronavirus because “they do not wash their hands as well as other groups.”

5 Reasons Men Really Need to Watch the Booze

It’s currently Men’s Health Week. And regardless of age, men who drink excessively may want to consider significantly cutting back the amount they drink.

Get Ahead Of The Curve With Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a condition in which the spine curves to the left or right, creating a C-shape or S-shape curve. This curve can occur on either side of the spine and in different areas of the spine. This condition is usually diagnosed through x-rays, and signs of scoliosis may include back pain, uneven hips, one shoulder blade that is higher than the other or one shoulder blade that sticks out more than the other, a rotating spine and even breathing issues due to the curvature causing less room for the lungs to expand in the chest.

American Cancer Society’s Updated Guidelines In Cancer Prevention

The American Cancer Society recently updated their guidelines regarding diet and physical activity in regards to preventing cancer (the last update was conducted in 2012). Changes to the guidelines include recommendations to get more physical activity, eating less or no processed meat or red meat and avoiding alcohol or drinking less of it.

Yet Another Reason To Fight America’s Obesity Epidemic

It’s evident that being obese is associated with such serious health issues like hypertension, diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), depression and even cancer. And now, a recent study provided evidence which states that a fat cell’s “immune response” may make obesity even worse.

A “Portal Patient” May Be a Healthier Patient

Many people help manage their health online through their doctor’s online patient portals. Through these portals, patients can usually ask for medication refills, look at lab test results and x-rays, monitor and make updates to their medical history and safely email their doctors.

Why We Should All Care About Cataracts

June is National Cataract Awareness Month. What better time to be proactive about our precious eyesight?

What Exactly is Tear Gas? And How Can You Be Proactive About Exposure?

The Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993 actually banned the use of riot control agents/tear gas “as a method of warfare.” Despite this, police are still legally allowed to use tear gas for crowd control.

Healthy Heart, Healthy Mind

According to a recent study published in the American College of Cardiology, people who are at a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease are also at a higher risk of having increased cognitive decline.

Put Your Probiotics Where Your Mouth Is

You likely know probiotics as the live microorganisms that help your gut health. What you may not know is that probiotics can also have a positive impact on oral health.

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