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Three Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

Sleep is crucial to your health and well-being. Getting the correct amount and quality of sleep is important for your mental and physical health, as well as your general wellness. The average adult needs seven to nine hours of sleep per night. However, the pressures of our fast-paced lives may push relaxation to the bottom

What Causes Heat Stroke and How Can It Be Prevented?

When your body temperature climbs above 104 degrees Fahrenheit, you're suffering from heatstroke. Overexertion in hot, humid weather is frequently the cause. Confusion, convulsions, and loss of consciousness are all possible symptoms. Heatstroke, if left untreated, can result in organ failure, a coma, or death. Heatstroke can strike anyone. Infants and the elderly, on the

Follow These Healthy Habits to Maintain Good Health

Our capacity to form healthy habits is hampered by our busy schedules, competing priorities, and a lack of consistency and accountability. If this sounds all too familiar, remember that you're not alone, and that there are simple actions you can take to reach your health goals. Here are some suggestions to help you improve your

Ways to Monitor Blood Sugar Over the Holidays

Monitoring blood sugar is important during the holidays if you have diabetes. It can be hard to keep your levels steady with an overload of sweet treats and rich dishes. However, having a strategy in place can help you enjoy a Christmas cookie or two while still making the best choices for your health.  

Chronological Aging vs. Biological Aging

If someone were to ask you how old you are, you would probably answer with the number of years that have happened since you were born. This would be considered your chronological age, but you may not feel that way. That could be because your biological age differs from the chronological age.   Biological age

How to Shake the Holiday Stress and Get Better Sleep

The holidays are full of great memories, good food, and lots of exciting events. However, they can also be quite stressful and may even disrupt your sleep. When the stress hormone cortisol levels in the body increase, sleep quality decreases. Fewer Americans are getting the recommended amount of sleep every night, and as we are

Cold Weather and the Immune System: Is There a Link?

For decades, you have probably heard not to sit out in the cold for too long unless you want a cold. While cold weather itself cannot directly make you sick, viruses spread much faster in colder weather. Exposure to winter’s cold and dry air can have an impact on your immune system.   If you

Tips to Have a Healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and while it is a holiday where we can indulge in rich, homemade food, for some with health conditions such as diabetes, it is important to keep watch over Thanksgiving day habits. There is nothing wrong with eating those carb-dense and sugary foods, but a little moderation can go a long

Could it be Osteoarthritis? Signs You Need to Talk to Your Doctor

Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common chronic joint conditions, affecting nearly 30 million adults in the United States. The cartilage in joints breaks down, causing bones in that joint to rub together and leading to severe pain and lack of mobility. Age is one of the primary causes, and as we age, more

Will the FDA Approve Vaccine Boosters for COVID-19?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is strongly considering passing approval for a COVID-19 vaccine booster for ages as young as 40 and older. This could greatly increase the number of people who may be eligible for the shot. If approved, changes would not take place until next month, following their address of other items