Why Blood Pressure Matters

Why Blood Pressure Matters

A healthy blood pressure is 1 of the Key measures of a healthy heart, so our blood pressure is vitally important. The Big Q: What is blood pressure? The Big A: Blood pressure is a measure of the force against the walls of the human bodies arteries in response to the pumping of the heart. […]

Stress: Know Your Limits

Stress: Know Your Limits

“Do not be afraid to dream your biggest dream, then turn it into a reality.”– PE It is believed by the experts that the more tasks 1 has, the more stressed out 1 becomes. I suppose that is right for the majority of people. So, if you are 1 of them, take the time to […]

Beat Stress, Improve Health in 5 Mins

Beat Stress, Improve Health in 5 Mins

In today’s world is hard to escape stress of modern living. Beyond affecting mood, it can damage one’s health, from lost sleep and stress-eating to weight gain and heart disease. Fortunately, there are easy steps to take to counter all of the negatives. A simple solution is a 20-min daily break to practice relaxation in […]

Craving Foods, Here is How to Stop

Craving Foods, Here is How to Stop

An effective diet begins with a plan that maps meals and snacks based on foods that help you feel full longer. Why? If you feel satisfied, you will be less likely to get up in the middle of the night and make yourself a ‘Dagwood’ sandwich. Sometimes cravings can get the better of you. You […]

Naturally Increase Your Blood Flow, Eliminate Stress

Naturally Increase Your Blood Flow, Eliminate Stress

Naturally Increase Your Blood Flow, Eliminate Stress Most people rarely think about “blood flow” or “circulation” … Or what’s happening inside their veins and arteries because they think “well, my heart is pumping, I can see my veins… things must be working fine”. But this is not always the case and that’s why a heart attack […]

Subdue Stress Without Rx Drugs

Subdue Stress Without Rx Drugs

Subdue Stress Without Rx Drugs Try them, they work, and with the money you save at the drug store, you can buy Real food and have lots of money to spare. Most of us are keenly aware of the opioid epidemic in the US, but now as the opioid prescriptions decline physicians are Rx’ing benzos […]

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood Recent research looking at the effects of the antihypertensive diet on mental health concluded this kind of dietary pattern, which is low in sugar and high in fresh fruits and vegetables, can help reduce the risk of depression in many people especially seniors. Overall, people who followed the DASH diet […]

Rx Medications, Not the Only Answer to Relieving High Blood Pressure

Rx Medications, Not the Only Answer to Relieving High Blood Pressure

Rx Medications, Not the Only Answer to Relieving High Blood Pressure The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that about 30% of Americans have high blood pressure, also called hypertension, and only 50% of them have their blood pressure under control. Now, under controversial new guidelines released in November 2017, which advised that […]

Meditation: The Mind-Body Connector

Meditation: The Mind-Body Connector

Meditation: The Mind-Body Connector I believe meditation practice can be an important part of health and well-being. Because, not only is a powerful means of relaxing, but also useful for relieving stress, anxiety, managing pain, and preventing disease. There is growing scientific evidence that demonstrates the human mind and body are intricately connected, and wide […]

Using Meditation to Prevent Heart Disease

Using Meditation to Prevent Heart Disease

Using Meditation to Prevent Heart Disease Meditation may help reduce some risk factors for heart disease, according to a new statement from the American Heart Association. The statement, released Thursday, noted that a healthy lifestyle and medicines to control high blood pressure, high cholesterol and other heart threats are the most effective ways to prevent […]

Anxiety is America’s #1 Mental Health Problem

Anxiety is America’s #1 Mental Health Problem

Anxiety is America’s #1 Mental Health Problem An estimated 40-M Americans, about 18% of the population over 18 anni, struggle with anxiety, including more than 50% of all American college students Anxiety is the new depression, recent research shows anxiety, a condition characterized by constant and overwhelming worry and fear, is now 800% more prevalent […]

Proper Breathing is the Cornerstone to Good Health

Proper Breathing is the Cornerstone to Good Health

Proper Breathing is the Cornerstone to Good Health Notably, 9 out of 10 adults breathe incorrectly, thereby impairing their health and exacerbating anxiety and depression. Fortunately, learning to breathe correctly is not a complicated, and easy to learn. Belisa Vranich, a clinical psychologist and author of “Breathe: The Simple, Revolutionary 14-Day Program to Improve Your […]

Pessimism Can Take a Toll on Our Health

Pessimism Can Take a Toll on Our Health

Pessimism Can Take a Toll on Our Health According to some  recent research,2,3,4 people with health anxiety have a significantly higher risk of developing heart disease compared to those who do not worry about it in the absence of any serious symptoms. In all, 7,050 people filled out questionnaires to assess their overall health, including thoughts […]

Controlled Breathing Helps Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Controlled Breathing Helps Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Controlled Breathing Helps Relieve Stress and Anxiety Controlled breathing, or pranayama as its known in the practice of yoga, is a central part of many ancient traditions. Yogic breathing exercises are described in an ancient Tamil script called Thirumanthiram and breath meditations have long been used in Buddhism as a way to help reach Enlightenment. […]

A Daily Yoga Routine Is Life Changing

A Daily Yoga Routine Is Life Changing

A Daily Yoga Routine Is Life Changing Yoga postures may not be something you’ve thought about for the purposes of improving your overall health and wellness. But research shows that even a daily, 2-minute routine can strengthen core muscles throughout your body. Simple yoga moves can also improve your balance, increase your flexibility and even […]

Emotional Factors Can Sabotage the Best Diets

Emotional Factors Can Sabotage the Best Diets

Emotional Factors Can Sabotage the Best Diets They Key to addressing emotional eating disorders is awareness People who struggle with their weight know that it is not only at mealtime that they get into trouble; emotional factors can sabotage the best of diets. “Negative emotions often cause people to eat when they are bored, angry […]

The Best & Worst US Cities for Air Pollution

The Best & Worst US Cities for Air Pollution

The Best & Worst US Cities for Air Pollution Last month the American Lung Association published its”State of the Air” report. The results were more positive than the report released in Y 2014, more than 50% of Americans continue to live in areas where they are exposed to unhealthy levels of air pollutants. The “State […]