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How Mindfulness Helps with Addiction

While mindfulness may sound like a vague concept to some, the science is clear that mindfulness can be a crucial tool to successfully battling addiction.

Top Heart-Healthy Foods

Whether you’re looking for something to munch on while watching television, or hoping for something more substantial, here’s a list of the top heart-healthy foods and their benefits.

Alcohol & Heart Health: How Much Does It Actually Affect Your Heart?

Alcohol consumption is typical in our society. Indeed, most people consume at least a little alcohol throughout the year, especially around the holidays and special events and celebrations. However, are the health benefits of alcohol just an urban myth, or are they based on science?

Video Games and Heart Health

Video games are becoming increasingly popular, to the point where video game consoles are now found in almost every household. However, you may not know that video gameplay can be hazardous to your heart health

Can Your Period be an Indicator of Your Heart Health?

Maybe you find yourself sitting in bed in agony, wondering why your cramps hurt so badly. Or perhaps you wonder why your periods have been so irregular. Rest assured that these thoughts are not just confined to you.

Biggest Fitness Trends You’ll Be Seeing in 2022

When it comes to fitness, 2022 will be the most exciting year in a long time. The results of the COVID-19 pandemic – things like gym lockdowns and increases in mental health struggles – have caused many to rethink the role of fitness in their lives.

Top 5 Shampoos for Your Hair

Cleansing your hair is a typical part of everyone’s shower routine. But how often should you wash your hair? And what shampoo should you use?

Recent Articles

Filling Multiple Roles for One Goal: An Interview with Dr. Beau Daniels, DC

Dr. Beau Daniels, DC, is one of those people. He wears multiple hats in the medical and sports arenas, integrating them all in a way that fills the holes he sees in the healthcare system for athletes. His tireless efforts are spearheading the way to a complete health system for both athletes and weekend warriors.

Changing Hormones Can Affect Your Workouts

We often think about our muscles’ straining and our breathing when exercising. But what we don’t usually consider is how our bodies’ underlying mechanisms assist us. While we can’t see it, our bodies support us by firing innumerable chemical reactions, including hormones. Even though they aren’t as visible as muscles, one’s ability to exercise can be significantly impacted when these hormones are affected. This is especially true for women, who often undergo hormone fluctuations as a part of their bodies’ natural functions.

Let’s Look into the ‘Food as Medicine’ Trend

Did you know that your gut is constantly talking to your brain? Just think of how many times you’ve relied on the so-called ‘gut feeling’ before making a life-changing decision. Does the gut own the gift of foresight, telling us which road to take when at a crossroad?

A Businessman’s Passion for Healthcare: An Interview with Mr. Restee Collins

Restee Collins is an experienced businessman with a passion for healthcare. By collaborating with key people within the medical industry, he applies his sales savvy to enable preventative diagnostics and medical services for people across the country.

Can Depression Affect the Immune System?

People are vulnerable to many disorders throughout their lives, such as depression, which can alter and harm your immune system and overall health. But how does depression affect the immune system?

Your Gut Communicates Regularly with Your Brain

Did you know that your gut is constantly talking to your brain? Just think of how many times you’ve relied on the so-called ‘gut feeling’ before making a life-changing decision. Does the gut own the gift of foresight, telling us which road to take when at a crossroad?

What are the Best Vegetable Protein Sources?

While it will take some effort to determine which vegetable options will be most helpful to you, rest assured that the effort you put in will be worth it— understanding how to optimize your diet is a major step forward for those who want to take charge of their health. So, what are the best protein sources in vegetables?

Will Free Weights Hurt Your Body in the Future?

If you’re like most people, free weights aren’t the wisest approach to bodybuilding. After all, you’re lifting heavy objects and straining your muscles, so it’s only natural to worry that you might hurt yourself!

Do I Have Good Genetics for Bodybuilding?

Many people believe that genetics play a prominent role in determining how successful someone can be in bodybuilding. While it is true that genetics can influence factors such as muscle size and bone density, many other variables come into play when it comes to building muscle. So, if you’re wondering whether or not you have good genetics for bodybuilding, the answer is that it depends on a variety of factors.

Can Your Stress Kill You?

Our willingness to accept stress into our daily lives reveals how little we understand stress’ effect on our lives. Stress is not a benign yet negative emotion; it’s a serious mental illness with serious effects on our physical health.

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The Dreams Chair: Taking the Fear out of Pediatric Dentistry with Dr. Sónia Santos

The Dreams Chair: Taking the Fear out of Pediatric Dentistry with Dr. Sónia Santos

Dr. Sónia Santos is a pediatric dentist in Lisbon, Portugal. With 20 years of professional experience, she has found a delightful way to ease children’s anxiety.
“I want to help children overcome their fear of the dentist, so in my storybook, I transform the scary dental instruments into animals,” Dr. Santos explained.
With the obstacle of fear out of the way, dental visits can be pleasant, and children are open to learning good dental habits and experiencing good health.

Caring for the Caretakers of the World: An Interview with Dr. Mona Orady

Caring for the Caretakers of the World: An Interview with Dr. Mona Orady

Women are incredible, powerful and strong creatures. They could run the world if they wanted to. Yet, why is it that women are always underserved and unheard? Dr. Mona Orady grew to be very familiar with this topic after listening to her mother’s circle of friends vent about their struggles as women in society. She would often hear the grown-ups complain about not getting the proper healthcare, and how they would feel uncomfortable about being treated by male doctors.

How Focus Helps You Cope with Stress

How Focus Helps You Cope with Stress

Experts agree that the best way to fight this vicious cycle is to change the things your mind is focusing on, either through various “focus-shifting techniques” or mindfulness exercises like meditation. By interrupting the body’s fight-or-flight feedback loop, temporarily occupying your mind with something other than the source of your stress can increase productivity and significantly reduce anxiety.