Every parent wants nothing more than see their child grow up and become independent. However, when your last child has finally left the house, there can be a host of mixed emotions. Some parents are relieved to finally have the house to themselves and have one less mouth to feed. Others feel an intense sadness at the departure of their child. This sadness is known … Continue reading Coping With an Empty Nest
Living with arthritis, pain and stiffness from inflammation of the joints, can be uncomfortable and disruptive of everyday life. There are several ways to help soothe the symptoms, one of which that can be most effective is regular exercise. Extensive exercise is not necessary. However, a lack of it can create more stress on the joints because the muscles become weakened. Therefore, maintaining strength and … Continue reading Regular Exercise Can Help Relieve Arthritis Symptoms
If you’re interested in wellness, you’ve likely come across the term “gut health” in recent years. A variety of products ranging from supplements to drinks claim they can improve gut health, and as a result, a whole slew of health problems. Consumers facing these claims might wonder if they’re true. Gut health is real, but researchers are just beginning to understand it. Keep reading to … Continue reading What is Gut Health?
Being an Olympic athlete is essentially training to be a superhuman. Their athleticism is a cut above the rest—and for a good reason, seeing as they are competing to be the best in the world. They must push their bodies beyond unthinkable limits daily to achieve that. With that in mind, it can be easy to forget that, like regular athletes, their bodies need time … Continue reading Recover Like an OLYMPIAN
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women and most racial groups in the United States. One person dies from it every 37 seconds, and one in every four Americans will die from it. The sad yet hopeful part? It is largely preventable. It is imperative to be proactive about your cardiovascular health. … Continue reading Questions to Ask Your Cardiologist