Sleep apnea is a medical condition in which you stop breathing during sleep. Just that simple definition alone is enough to understand that this is a serious matter.
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Sleep Debt: Can I Pay it Off?
It is no understatement that Americans are facing a crisis of sleep debt. For one reason or another, Americans struggle to get the rest they need, with roughly a third of adults getting less than the minimum seven hours needed on a given day.
Nowhere to Go But Up: Fitness Influencer Heads to Chiropractic School with Big Dreams
Carter Chapman, EP-C, better known by his IG handle @chappy_swole, is a professional health and fitness buff with a degree in Exercise Science from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia
What’s Fishy about This Supplement? The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Fish Oil
Many people take fish oil supplements as a home remedy, and this may be you as well. The National Institutes of Health estimates that 80% of Americans regularly consume these supplements, making this “fishy” business a billion-dollar industry.
Bright and Early: How Your Sleep Schedule Can Help You Fight Depression
One out of every ten adults in the United States will suffer from depression. Depression is a mood disorder that affects everyday life in different ways, and there’s a good chance that you or someone you love will experience it at some point.
The Truth behind Excessive Sitting
Whether through evolution or Creation, one thing’s for sure – humans were made to stand. And yet, one in four people can’t leave their chairs for eight hours a day (sometimes, without even a break), not to mention the one in ten people who actively disregard physical activity aside from excessive sitting!
Do You Have Plants in Your Home? You Should. Here Are 5 Health Benefits
It seems that more of us than ever are either spending more time in our homes or working from them. For some, this has meant newfound flexibility, but for others, it has created more loneliness and isolation.
Don’t Forget to Include Your Mental Health in Your New Year’s Resolutions
This year, put your mental health at the forefront by setting goals that fulfill you rather than induce shame.
Strategies to Make your New Year’s Health Resolutions Attainable
Picture this. It’s the last workday before the new year, and your co-workers begin to discuss their resolutions. Panicked, you find yourself inventing a resolution of your own. Of course, you hope this resolution will be the one that finally results in change, but part of you knows you probably won’t keep it.
5 New Year’s Resolutions to Avoid This Year
With the holidays approaching, people begin creating New Year’s resolutions. Some resolutions result in positive lifestyle changes, but others never come to fruition. To help you achieve your New Year’s resolutions, here are some tips and tricks on the kinds of resolutions to avoid.
Take Care of Your Mental Health Once the Holiday Blues Kick In
Blues: a feeling of melancholy and unhappiness in response to specific circumstances. Countless singers have crooned about “feeling blue” and what (or who) made them feel that way. We have all been there at some point in our lives.
10 Ways to Lose the Holiday Weight
If you can relate to the holiday stress, you’re not alone! The high expectations that come with traditions, parties, and family gatherings are a source of stress for many people.
Inspire, Elevate, Uplift: An Interview with Dr. Alyx Porter Umphrey, MD
By drawing inspiration from within and from others, Dr. Alyx Porter Umphrey, MD, found success in a medical field in which being a black woman is rare. She then paid it forward, creating an organization with her husband, Dr. Gregory Umphrey, that supports minority medical students.
Dr. Porter Umphrey is a neurologist with the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. She specializes in neuro-oncology, focusing on tumors of the brain and spinal cord, brain metastases and neurological complications of cancer with its treatment.
Why Telehealth Is So Cost-Effective
Many patients have enjoyed easier access to professional medical and therapeutic advice due to telehealth technology, and the convenience factor is significant. But there’s another side to the value of telehealth: it’s cost-effective. So why exactly is telehealth so affordable, and will it be a better option for you and your family in 2022?
Giving Back and Moving Forward: A Life of Service with Dr. Gregory Umphrey
Some people dedicate themselves to a life of service. They choose careers and opportunities to provide services that improve and often save the lives of others. Dr. Gregory Umphrey, M.D., is one of those people. Between his medical career and ElevateMeD, a nonprofit organization he and his wife founded to help medical students, he has made life better for many.
Exploring the Ethics of Regenerative Medicine with Dr. Rathna Nuti
There are many ethical considerations surrounding regenerative medicine, but it is a promising solution for conditions once considered untreatable or fatal. Dr. Rathna Nuti is here to let us in on her latest practice on regenerative medicine, with its underlying ethics, procedures and treatments.