Get Fit, Get Healthy, Get Outside Now that the gray days of winter have passed for another year, it’s time to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather of spring and summer. And while kicking back by the barbecue and lounging on the beach are both legitimate nice-weather activities, it can’t hurt to get active..
Straighten Up with a Scoliosis Screening The human spine has a natural curve that can be seen when looking at it from the side. Sometimes, however, the spine develops an unnatural curve in which it is bent forward, backward or to the side which results in an “S” or “C” shape. This unnatural curvature is..
Asthma: Take a Breath of Fresh Air “I can’t go running because I have asthma.” “I wish I could take up mountain climbing, but my asthma makes that impossible.” “If I didn’t have asthma, I could spend more time playing with my kids.” Do any of the above statements sound like something you’ve ever said..
10 Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget Many people believe that in order to eat healthy, they have to shop at the top-tier grocery store that sells strictly organic and natural foods. Not only can this be costly, but it’s also not necessary for eating healthily. Good eating habits can be created on a..
Dissecting Digestive Disorders Digestive problems are among the most common health issues in North America, but this shouldn’t come as any surprise when you consider how complicated the digestive system really is. The digestive system consists of the digestive tract and several organs throughout the body, including the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine..
When given the choice to eat a fresh piece of fruit or a large green salad, most of us would choose the fruit. But while apples and oranges are important to our diets, we also need to make sure we’re eating enough greens. Your mom was on to something when she told you to eat..
Get Control of Hypertension We’re now over one full month into the new year. How are you doing with reaching your health goals? Hopefully you are happy with the progress you’re making, and the enthusiasm and energy you’ve gained from being a healthier you will help carry you through yet another month. But what if..
Preventing Heart Disease February is the month dedicated to love. You may show your significant other that you care, but have you shown your heart the same devotion lately? Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and between 25 and 40 percent of all deaths in the U.S. each year..
Easy Exercises Women Can Do at Home On January 21, we celebrate Women’s Healthy Weight Day. I say celebrate because we should be happy with the way we look and feel. And if for some reason you don’t, there’s no time like the present to become a healthier, fitter person. I know that getting to..
Anxiety: What It Is and How To Manage It Experiencing anxiety—feelings of fear when we’re facing threatening or difficult situations—is a normal reaction to stress. In fact, anxiety can be a good thing by helping us to avoid dangerous situations, putting our bodies on high alert when necessary and motivating us to deal with problematic..