Show Those Pearly Whites

(CARLSBAD, CA) – You eat right, exercise regularly, and you don’t smoke. You’ve taken all the right steps to minimize your risk for heart disease. Or have you? The newest recommendation by American heart experts may surprise you. Cardiologists across the country are now encouraging patients to floss their teeth!

Social Networking Spreading Medical Myths

(CARLSBAD, CA) – It’s late, you’re tired, and you can’t sleep. So, you write on your Facebook wall that you can’t seem to catch enough ZZZzzzs. Within seconds, a helpful friend responds with her Aunt Jenny’s surefire remedy for insomnia. Ten minutes later, your sister posts the URL to a blog jammed with tips and tricks for falling asleep in five minutes. Isn’t social networking great? You can find the answer to almost anything without ever leaving the comfort of your desk chair.

Take Charge of Your Health

(CARLSBAD, CA) – Listen up, women around the globe! It’s time to take charge of your personal health and wellness. Women are more likely than men to suffer from heart disease, osteoarthritis, obesity, and depression. Yet, the latest stats show that we’re not taking care of ourselves!

Turn a Frown Upside Down

(CARLSBAD, CA) – Feeling down in the dumps? Are you easily annoyed, bothered, or angered? Do you feel sad or anxious? Having difficulty staying focused? Losing interest in regular life activities? If so, you may be suffering from a case of depression, and you’re not alone.

Looking for Dr. Right

(CARLSBAD, CA) – An apple a day is supposed to keep the doctor away. But, apples or no apples, the time will come when you will need to see a medical professional. Finding the right doctor for you is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make regarding your health. Many of us will look for a new doctor at least once in our lifetime, if not multiple times. How do you go about finding a doctor who meets your needs?Jazzercise Founder and CEO Judi Sheppard Missett has been an advocate for health and fitness throughout the past four decades. Take a look at Missett’s suggestions to find your Dr. Right.

Straight From the Heart

(CARLSBAD, CA) – True or false: Someone dies from heart and blood vessel diseases every 37 seconds. The American Heart Association (AHA) says, “true.” In fact, AHA reports that 35 percent of all deaths in America are as a result of heart-related illnesses.

It’s Time for Small Change

(CARLSBAD, CA) – Ring in the New Year! It’s time to set resolutions, determine goals, and make small changes.  Yes, that’s right – small changes! As you scribe your heartfelt list of all the ways you plan to save the world this year, remember to set some goals for a few small changes in your daily life.

Beat the Energy Slump

(CARLSBAD, CA) – It’s 3 p.m. You’re exhausted. You head towards the vending machine for a sugary pick-me-up to get you through the rest of the day. When you get home, you dive into bed at a reasonable hour. After all, a good night’s sleep is what you need to fight off this constant state of fatigue, right?

Seven Deadly Diet Sins

(CARLSBAD, CA) – You read food labels. You avoid dining out. You eat plenty of veggies with every meal. So, why aren’t the numbers changing on your scale? 
Unfortunately, most of us aren’t eating as healthy as we think we are. The basic rules of keeping calorie counts low, eating plenty of fruits & vegetables, and limiting refined sugars are vital. But, they’re just the beginning.

Nutrition Myths Busted

(CARLSBAD, CA) – Everybody is giving nutrition advice these days. The clerk at your local drugstore, the radio DJ, and your friends on Facebook all have their favorite tips when it comes to healthy eating. The problem is that much of the nutrition advice we get from those around us is inaccurate.

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