Your blood pressure has not changed but you may suddenly be diagnosed with high blood pressure. How is that possible? Earlier this month, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, in partnership several other health organizations, revised the guidelines that determine whether your blood pressure ... Continue Reading
Those who nap are often looked down upon, as if nap time is only for young children or the elderly. But in fact, those who nap are actually smarter than the rest of us, quite literally.
Several studies have proven that after a nap, you are twice as likely to have the cognitive or physical ability to complete a task, ... Continue Reading
In today's world it's common for pregnant women to work up to the "last minute". While it's unlikely that regular workplace stresses like deadlines and sitting in traffic won't lead to pregnancy problems, serious types of stress during pregnancy may increase the chances of problems. So, let's not add to a pregnant co-workers ... Continue Reading
Are you one of the almost half of Americans who did not take a summer vacation? Do you often find yourself rushing from A to B with no time to breathe, working seven days a week and not taking time for lunch?
If so, it's time to take a break. It’s very easy to become caught up in work and routines and forget that we ... Continue Reading
If you have a pet, whether your pet is a cat, a dog or an aquarium with fish, you are well aware of the calming effect pets have on your well-being. But what you may be less aware of is the multiple benefits pets have on your overall health, from helping to fight off depression and obesity to warding off diseases and easing ... Continue Reading
Marijuana is getting a makeover, in more ways than one. In light of the increasing research that offers support for the plant’s healing properties, the Wellness arena is taking notice, and many companies, and investors, are jumping at the opportunity to rebrand the herb’s image into products that shine a new light on this ... Continue Reading