(CARLSBAD, CA) – Atkins, South Beach, Slim-Fast, Weight Watchers . . . you’ve tried them all. And nothing seems to help you shed those stubborn pounds. Your first instinct may be to log more hours on the treadmill. But, have you tried logging more ZZZzzzs? It sounds surprising, but sleep is actually an important component of any weight loss regimen.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – The house needs to be cleaned and decorated. Relatives and friends are coming from out-of-town next week. There are gifts to buy, cookies to bake, and parties to plan. With all of these tasks on your to-do list, it’s no wonder that the holidays can be the most stressful time of the year.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Bad habits. We all have them. Whether it’s nail biting, knuckle cracking, or simply leaving unwashed dishes in the sink, each of us has something that we seem to do unconsciously; a habit that just can’t be shaken. And while it may not seem imperative to stop biting your nails tomorrow, there are some bad habits that can actually cause damage to your health. Take a look at these top ten bad habits that can take a toll on your health and wellness.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – It’s that time of year again. Sniffles, coughs, runny noses, and sore throats. Almost every child and adult in the United States will suffer a common cold this winter season, and many will endure a case of the flu.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Women of all ages, listen up! One in eight women will battle breast cancer in her lifetime. It’s the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in women following skin cancer.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Would your kitchen pass a food safety inspection? If your meal preparation, service, cleanup, and storage were put to the test, would your kitchen meet the mark?
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Anger. It’s not a “bad” emotion. In fact, feeling angry is a perfectly normal part of being human. But when you don’t deal with your anger in a healthy way, it can quickly become destructive.
(CARLSBAD, CA) –Just a few decades ago, a woman’s conversation with her doctor was minimal, sometimes conducted entirely via her husband. But, times have changed, right?
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Your neighbor insists that you see her acupuncturist to relieve migraine headaches. Your co-worker swears by the carpal tunnel relief she has experienced from her chiropractor. And your sister raves about her newfound freedom from depression, thanks to St. John’s Wort. But, you’re not sure if any of these alternative medical options are for you.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – “There ain’t no cure for the summertime blues,” or so it seems, when the blazing sun wreaks havoc on your outdoor adventures all summer long. The good news is that you can protect yourself against both mild and severe heat-related illnesses. Donning sunscreen is just the first step. Learning about common summertime health hazards is imperative for hot weather safety.