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Health Risks for Overweight Men

Health Risks for Overweight Men Belly fat is dangerous. Generally speaking, for men whose waists measure more than 40 inches, they are storing an amount of fat that is considered a health risk. Belly fat is actually a more dangerous fat. The deep, visceral fat situated around the internal abdominal organs makes toxins that affect [...]

By |2019-05-20T11:11:49-06:00May 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Health Risks for Overweight Men

What a Person Should Know About Cortisol

What a Person Should Know About Cortisol  Cortisol, a hormone released by the adrenal glands – located on top of the kidneys – plays an important role in the functioning of the body. The hormone is involved in glucose metabolism, insulin release for blood sugar maintenance, blood pressure regulation, inflammatory response, and immune function. The [...]

By |2019-04-22T12:30:45-06:00April 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What a Person Should Know About Cortisol

April is Stress Awareness Month

April is National Stress Awareness Month. During this month, doctors and health care professionals will raise awareness about the causes and cures of stress in society. This article will explain the origins of stress and provide strategies for coping with it. Do you find yourself stressed out from work, family pressure, or any other of [...]

By |2019-04-15T12:28:20-06:00April 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on April is Stress Awareness Month

How Lack of Sleep Affects Can Affect a Person’s Health

Getting a good night’s sleep is essential to a person's overall health. Not getting enough sleep is associated with a number of health problems, including an increased risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity. It is important to understand just how vital sleep is, and how to identify if you’re sleep deprived. [...]

By |2019-03-25T19:11:29-06:00March 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Lack of Sleep Affects Can Affect a Person’s Health

How Nutrition and Eating Habits Impacts a Person’s Sleep Schedule

When most people are asked about the keys to getting a good night’s sleep, most will answer that the most important factors are what time you turn in for the night and what time you have to wake up the next day. What many people don’t realize is how the food and beverages you consume [...]

By |2019-03-18T11:29:03-06:00March 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Nutrition and Eating Habits Impacts a Person’s Sleep Schedule

The Top 6 Mental and Physical Health Risks Associated with Being Overweight

A healthy diet and an active lifestyle can be challenging to maintain, especially for those with demanding work and family schedules. However, maintaining a healthy weight is vital to both a person's physical and mental health. Being even 20% heavier than your recommended weight can trigger a number of different conditions and illnesses. Sleep apnea [...]

By |2019-03-07T13:57:00-06:00March 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Top 6 Mental and Physical Health Risks Associated with Being Overweight

Are Genetics Tied to Weight?

Genes are the blueprint to the body. When the body is growing or repairing itself, it relies on the information coded into it's genetics. But while some families share distinctive noses or interesting eye colors, other families share a history of difficult health conditions like cancer and obesity. If you’re struggling with your weight or [...]

By |2019-03-04T10:44:07-06:00March 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are Genetics Tied to Weight?

The Top 5 Factors that Affect a Woman’s Health

Understanding the Simple Factors that Impact a Woman's Overall Wellbeing Staying healthy is a top priority for adults, but do they always feel confident making wellness decisions? Many women want to be proactive about their own health but don't know where to start. Thankfully, it's not tough to start a wellness journey. Read up on [...]

By |2018-10-16T12:21:50-06:00May 15th, 2018|Wellness Tips|Comments Off on The Top 5 Factors that Affect a Woman’s Health

Hormones and Mental Functionality

Erratic mood swings, loss of concentration and memory impairment are typically associated with mental illnesses, but these symptoms could also be signs of a hormonal imbalance. Keep reading to learn about the role that hormones play in regulating a person’s mood, thoughts and emotions. Hormones and Mental Health Most people associate hormonal imbalances with symptoms [...]

By |2018-10-16T12:21:50-06:00April 5th, 2018|Blog, Wellness Tips, Depression|Comments Off on Hormones and Mental Functionality

Menopause and Nutrition: How Diet Can Affect Hormones

Ease through menopause with nutritional good sense. During menopause, a woman's diet is more important than ever in maintaining a healthy body and mind. Eating the right foods to counteract the most invasive menopausal symptoms can make the difference between a very rocky road and a stroll in the park – well, almost. Estrogen and [...]

By |2018-10-16T12:21:50-06:00March 13th, 2018|Bioidentical Hormones|Comments Off on Menopause and Nutrition: How Diet Can Affect Hormones