Stress has become a major problem in recent years, affecting millions of people from all ages and backgrounds. Many people don’t realise that stress can cause a wide range of physical symptoms and chronic health problems. Here are 10 common physical symptoms associated with stress. [Read more]
It’s impossible to live without meeting challenges, some of which may leave you hurt or frustrated. When you carry grudges and pain into the present, though, you can’t move forward. You don’t progress because your past weighs you down and makes you stressed. Here’s how to drop emotional baggage and improve your well-being. [Read more]
Among the many ways to get and stay fit, walking has to be one of the easiest. Not only can walking be done nearly anywhere, but it is safe for beginners and older fitness advocates. Additionally, walking is an economical exercise option – requiring no more than a good pair of shoes. [Read more]
When people talk about diets and eating healthy, it might conjure up an image of small plates filled with weird food you don’t want to eat. But eating healthy doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy yourself. You don’t have to forsake your favorite dishes in order to care for your body. You just need to modify them a bit. Below you’ll find a few healthy alternatives that will give your diet a makeover and still allow you to enjoy dinner time. [Read more]
So it’s finally time to get yourself back in shape. You’ve realized that age is starting to have a real effect on your body, and you want to do something about it. Getting back in shape can be difficult, because your body doesn’t burn fat as easily as it used to, and it doesn’t recover as rapidly as it did when you were young. However, if you exercise intelligently, you can still get to the fitness levels you want without injuring yourself while doing so. You just have to exercise a little smarter. [Read more]
If you’re looking to raise your exercise levels, taking up cycling is an activity you may not have considered. However, it’s one of the most effective types of exercise you can do, with many benefits to go alongside simply getting fitter. Here are eight of the most important ways cycling can improve your well-being. [Read more]
There are many approaches to take toward losing weight. A combination of calorie counting and exercise is the most straightforward and effective, while for many people some of the more unusual diet plans can wind up being more trouble than they’re worth.
However, one technique for boosting weight loss is often overlooked. The ancient practice of yoga can greatly help your dieting effort, even if a session doesn’t burn through calories quite as quickly as cardio or jogging. Here are five reasons why it works. [Read more]
Anxiety can produce a wide range of distressing symptoms, including chest pains, breathlessness and tingling in the fingers. Many of these symptoms can be caused or made worse by your diet or the food you eat. Here are five ways your diet could be causing or making your symptoms worse.
Levels of sugar in the blood fluctuate naturally, but sudden changes in blood sugar can cause a range of symptoms, including anxiety, lightheadedness and headaches. Eating a diet high in sugar, refined carbohydrates and processed foods can cause blood sugar levels to spike and fall regularly, aggravating your anxiety and increasing the severity of symptoms. [Read more]
People who love to exercise have no problem finding ways to get in a workout no matter where they are or what’s going on. They use the hotel gym when traveling, jog in the nearest park during disasters, and flow into yoga any time of the day and any place they can squeeze a mat. If you don’t work out on a regular basis, the thought of exercising when under stress can cause even more stress. But keeping fit during difficult times is important. Studies show that exercise can raise the heart rate, which increases endorphins in the brain and also helps calm the mind, which will lead to more and better sleep. We know sleep is essential for staying healthy and a calm, relaxed state is vital to overall well-being. Here are four tips for the non-athlete to get in some exercise while at home. [Read more]
We are going through a very strange time right now in the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19). As you may know, all elective surgery in the state of Florida was canceled as of 3/19/2020. It is with great sadness that this has impacted many of you who have worked so hard to get through the preoperative […]