May has been Mental Health Month. Mental conditions are a serious topic that is not discussed often enough. The most common form of a mental condition is depression. Depression is a complex condition that can alter your life. It can change your relationships, how you work, and even how you eat. Although there is no standard for diagnosis, several symptoms are common for depression. These symptoms are loss of interest in former enjoyed activities, increased or decreased appet
Do you have lower back pain? If so, you are not alone. There are more than 3 million US cases of low back pain or LUMBAGO per year About 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes. In a large survey, more than a quarter of adults reported experiencing low back pain during the past 3 months. Men and women are equally affected by low back pain, which can range in intensity from a dull, constant ache to a sudden, sharp sensation that can be i
One of the biggest mistakes that people make when attempting to lose weight is setting lofty goals and resorting to drastic measures. My grandmother always said, “Fast doesn’t last. Slow down and do it right.” When it comes to weight loss, these words ring true. Smaller portions of food and increased water consumption make the simplest recipe for success. Eat slowly, chewing each bite. Drink a bottle of water with every meal. Stop eating when feeling full - simple as that!
Every major holiday comes with a party. The foods that are presented might be a bit overwhelming if you are looking to stay on the healthier side of the plate. There are ways that you can cut out all the unhealthy items and still throw a great party that everyone will remember for years . First , let’s think of the drinks that you plan o serve. Soda, juice, alcohol, and other holiday- themed drinks. Just one 12 oz can of soda or orange juice contains about 39 g of sugar. A re
“Colds Don’t Need No Antibiotics” You woke up this morning feeling terrible! You have a runny nose, sore throat, and even started sneezing. Now, you find yourself standing in the pharmacy aisle with a sudden feeling of uncertainty over which over-the-counter remedies to pick. A common question that we face is: “Which medicine should I buy? However, in order to find fast relief, you must first ask yourself a few of the questions below: Do you have a fever (more than 102oF or 3