Wellness and Health Guide: How Stress Reduces Immunity

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It’s relatively easy to identify some of the physical signs of stress. When we’re under pressure, we toss and turn at night. Our heart races and our head aches. We may find it difficult to focus or stay on task. However, while these symptoms might be most apparent, there are other, internal issues also at work. For instance, did you … Read More

Guide to Diabetes Self-Management

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What if diabetes didn’t have to change your quality of life? Whether you were diagnosed with diabetes years ago or only recently, it’s easy to imagine that diabetes will control your entire life. But you can change all of this with the right diabetes self management. Want to manage your own diabetes better? Keep reading to discover our complete guide! … Read More

The Connections Between Stress, Heart Disease, and Wellness at Home

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Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States? Every 36 seconds, an American dies due to heart disease. With roughly 655,000 deaths each year, heart disease is responsible for killing 1 in 4 Americans. The good news is that doctors are getting better at diagnosing and treating heart disease. Medical professionals also … Read More

How to Calm Kids Down at Bedtime

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If you’re a parent, you know the challenge of putting your children to sleep at night all too well. It’s not easy preparing and calming your kids down for bedtime, but it’s essential that you do your best so that they can enjoy plenty of high-quality sleep. When children don’t get enough sleep, they have difficulty concentrating and controlling their … Read More

Physical and Mental Health: Why You Need Both for Overall Well Being

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Your lifestyle choices determine your overall well being, and vice-versa.  Now, your overall well-being is determined by your mental and physical health. Both of these are equally important, and none of us should be cutting any corners when it comes to our dedication to improving and maintaining either. The two share a deep connection, making them dependent on each other.  … Read More

The Link Between Anxiety and Stress: How to Manage Stress and Anxiety

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Everyone has experienced high levels of stress or anxiety at some point. In fact, about one-third of the people in America are living with intense stress levels and approximately 40 million people are affected by anxiety every year. Both have many symptoms in common, such as trouble sleeping, exhaustion, irritability, and tense muscles. Even though feeling stressed or anxious can … Read More

Best Ways to Combat Stress and Weight Gain

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The American Psychological Association conducted a Stress in America survey in 2017 that had some illuminating results. For one, it reveals that three out of four Americans reported feeling at least one stress symptom in the last month. That stress comes from several places—the state of politics, the economy, money, healthcare, taxes, unemployment, crime, and much more.  Stress manifests itself … Read More

How Stress Affects Your Cortisol Levels

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Do you ever feel like you spend more time stressed than not? Do you find yourself getting tension headaches, clenching your jaw, fighting back anxiety, or dealing with mood swings? Do you have trouble sleeping and concentrating, or do you always feel like you’re about to experience a fight or flight response? If any of this sounds familiar, you could … Read More

Understanding the Effects of Sleep Disorders on Your Health

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A night of lost sleep is pretty common and may be due to stress or too much screen time. However, it’s not normal to have trouble falling and staying asleep most nights. If that’s the case, it may be time to see a doctor. Sleep disorders can affect people of all ages. The American Family Physician reports that up to … Read More

How Stress Can Lead to Burnout Syndrome and How It Affects Your Well-Being

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In a recent survey, over 23 percent of participants reported having experienced burnout syndrome. The phenomenon of stress leading to burnout is not uncommon. Yet, most of us do little to alleviate the stress we feel every day.  Perhaps it is because we believe that it could never happen to us. Maybe we enjoy the idea of feeling in control … Read More