Lack of Good Sleep Leads to Poor Health

Lack of Good Sleep Leads to Poor Health

Lack of Good Sleep Leads to Poor Health Sleep Quality affects Blood Pressure and Risk of Heart Disease Sleep Deprivation Takes a Toll on Mental Health Sleep deprivation is a risk factor for severe Dementia. Research strengthens the link between sleep problems and Heart Disease A noted by author Quanhe Yang, senior scientist in the Division […]

Improve Your Memory!

Improve Your Memory!

Improve Your Memory! A healthy lifestyle can support brain health and even encourage the brain to grow new neurons, a process known as neuroplasticity. Your brain’s hippocampus, i.e. the memory center, regenerates throughout your entire lifetime, when you give it the right tools Lifestyle factors that may improve memory and promote neurogenesis include exercise, eating […]

Use Light Exposure to Fight Jet Lag

Use Light Exposure to Fight Jet Lag

Use Light Exposure to Fight Jet Lag Exposure to light leads to advances or delays in your circadian rhythm, known as phase shifts, which can cause the symptoms of jet lag to disappear Exposure to light leads to advances or delays in our circadian rhythm, known as phase shifts, which can cause the symptoms of […]

Mr. Spock, “Live long and prosper”

Mr. Spock, “Live long and prosper”

Mr. Spock, “Live long and prosper” People in the 21st-Century are taking advantage of the longevity revolution, it is 1 that promises a longer life than their grandparents could have imagined. But, good health and quality of life depends on wise choices. There are some basic guidelines that will keep our brains sharp, our muscles […]

Medical Cannabis Effective in Treating a Wide Range of Health Conditions

Medical Cannabis Effective in Treating a Wide Range of Health Conditions

Medical Cannabis Effective in Treating a Wide Range of Health Conditions Utilizing new mobile application technology, researchers at The University of New Mexico found that medical cannabis provides immediate symptom relief across dozens of health symptoms with relatively minimal negative side effects. In 2 recent studies titled, “Patient-Reported Symptom Relief Following Medical Cannabis Consumption,” and […]

Tips to Staying Healthy When Traveling

Tips to Staying Healthy When Traveling

Tips to Staying Healthy When Traveling Staying healthy when traveling can be challenging. While traveling is an exciting because of the exposure to new people and environments, it is also contributes to new breeding grounds for unfamiliar germs and bacteria. The Key to avoiding getting sick while traveling is to combat the factors that cause […]

Sleep: Too Little, Too Much

Sleep: Too Little, Too Much

Sleep: Too Little, Too Much New research has revealed that sleeping less than 6 hours or more than 10 hours a night are both linked with an increased risk of developing metabolic syndrome, which can increase the risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Carried out by researchers at SKorea’s Seoul National University College of […]

Huffington Intervenes, Tells Musk to Change His Way of Working

Huffington Intervenes, Tells Musk to Change His Way of Working

Huffington Intervenes, Tells Musk to Change His Way of Working $TSLA, $F Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk, responding to Uber Technologies Inc. board member Arianna Huffington urging him to change the way he works, ruled out taking a different approach. Mr, Musk responded, “Ford and Tesla are the only 2 American car companies to avoid […]

Musk Under Stress, Sent Out His ‘420’ Tweet While Driving

Musk Under Stress, Sent Out His ‘420’ Tweet While Driving

Musk Under Stress, Sent Out His ‘420’ Tweet While Driving on 7 August The going-private  ‘420’ Tweet has set off a firestorm, causing Tesla’s stock spike $TSLA Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk said no one saw or reviewed his ‘420’ Tweet about the plan to take Tesla  private before he posted it according to the […]

Get Out of Bed on Purpose!

Get Out of Bed on Purpose!

Get Out of Bed on Purpose! Research has found that people who are naturally early to bed and early to rise may have a lower risk of depression than those who are night owls. This research is the largest and most detailed observational study yet to look at the link between chronotype, an individual’s own […]

The Many Benefits of Magnesium

The Many Benefits of Magnesium

The Many Benefits of Magnesium Magnesium (Mg) is essential for mitochondrial ATP production. A supplement that is helpful for sleep is magnesium. There are dozens of different types of magnesium supplements. Magnesium threonate has the added benefit of providing some antiretroviral activity, and retroviruses tend to be a challenge inherent with many neurodegenerative diseases. Threonate […]

In a Volatile Market Pay Attention, Keep Cool, Do Not Overreact

In a Volatile Market Pay Attention, Keep Cool, Do Not Overreact

In a Volatile Market Pay Attention, Keep Cool, Do Not Overreact $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Stocks rebound sharply off session lows, benchmark S&P 500 broke back above 200-day MA Heavily-weighted financial sector under-performs as yields decline across the curve Investors cautious ahead of Friday’s release of the April NFPs report Some tips for new investors that […]

Deep Sleep is the Key to Emotional Resilience

Deep Sleep is the Key to Emotional Resilience

Deep Sleep is the Key to Emotional Resilience “Resilience” is the scientific term for our body’s ability to rapidly return to normal, physically and emotionally, after a stressful event. The Big Q; How do I increase REM sleep, the deepest part of your sleep cycle? The Big A: This is a Catch-22 for many, as […]

Some Uncommon Causes for High Blood Pressure

Some Uncommon Causes for High Blood Pressure

Some Uncommon Causes for High Blood Pressure If you have been diagnosed with hypertension, aka high blood pressure, you are not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), high blood pressure affects 33% if adult Americans, but many people do not even know it. The exact causes of hypertension are puzzling […]

Boost Fitness and Improve Your Sleep

Boost Fitness and Improve Your Sleep

Boost Fitness and Improve Your Sleep Ben Greenfield, one of the top biohackers in the US and founder of BenGreenfieldFitness.com, has intriguing insights into health and fitness. The Big Q: Who is Ben Greenfield? Heart rate variability (HRV) testing is another bio-hack Mr. Greenfield takes full advantage of.  He prefers an app called NatureBeat, available on […]

Keeping an Attitude of Gratitude Year Round

Keeping an Attitude of Gratitude Year Round

Keeping an Attitude of Gratitude Year Round Aside from making you feel better about your life, feeling and expressing gratitude has been found to have a wide range of beneficial health effects, including, below are the ways being grateful works, as follows: Stimulating your hypothalamus an area of your brain involved in the regulation of […]

The Many Benefits of Being Thankful

The Many Benefits of Being Thankful

The Many Benefits of Being Thankful Gratitude is Good Medicine Gratitude improves Relationships This week Americans gather together with family and friends to give thanks for our bounty, our friendships, and love. However, while it is good to count our blessings on Thanksgiving Day, practicing gratitude throughout the year can have tremendous health benefits. Experts […]

The Importance of Good Sleep for Good Health

The Importance of Good Sleep for Good Health

The Importance of Good Sleep for Good Health Blue light emitted by electronic screens inhibits melatonin production, making it difficult to fall asleep. Electromagnetic fields from these kinds of technologies also have significant effects The challenge of getting quality sleep increases yearly as new technological devices are produced that keep people entertained when they would be better […]

From Dreams to Reality, Making it Happen

From Dreams to Reality, Making it Happen

From Dreams to Reality, Making it Happen “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.” — Napoleon Hill We are only limited by the workings of the mind and its ability to intelligently structure conditions to make Dreams happen. Once you are ready and desire specific changes in your life, the process of […]

Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Heart Disease and Stroke

Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Heart Disease and Stroke

Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Heart Disease and Stroke Not getting enough sleep can 2X the chances of dying from heart disease or stroke, particularly in people with risk factors like diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure and cholesterol, US researchers said Wednesday. The findings in the Journal of the American Heart Association were based […]

Healthy Foods Produce Healthy Skin

Healthy Foods Produce Healthy Skin

Healthy Foods Produce Healthy Skin Below is a list of several healthy foods we can eat to help give the soft, supple, younger-looking skin people want. Not only do many of them boost collagen production, they also contain additional compounds to maintain the resiliency and volume of the body’s epidermis. Wild-caught Alaskan salmon is loaded […]

Healing: Tap into the Mind Body Connection Along with Conventional Medicine

Healing: Tap into the Mind Body Connection Along with Conventional Medicine

Healing: Tap into the Mind Body Connection Along with Conventional Medicine Conventional medicine is necessary to treat disease, but if you really want to prevent health problems and stay well, do consider integrating practices from holistic medicine too. “The field of integrative, or complementary, medicine, grew out of what used to be known as ‘alternative […]

There is No “Glory” in Not Getting Enough Sleep

There is No “Glory” in Not Getting Enough Sleep

There is No “Glory” in Not Getting Enough Sleep The documentary film, Sleepless in America, co-produced by the National Geographic Channel tells us that 40% of Americans are sleep deprived. And that many get less than 5 hours of sleep per night, and that adolescents are among the most sleep deprived. The consequences are dire, […]

Slow Down at the End of the Day

Slow Down at the End of the Day

Slow Down at the End of the Day Research shows that there are benefits to slowing down and relaxing at the end of the day, “not the least of which is that it makes falling asleep easier”. There is no reason to panic, understanding and optimism works to accomplish more, not less, there is time, slow […]

Report: Insomnia Increases Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

Report: Insomnia Increases Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

Report: Insomnia Increases Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke Insomniacs have this to worry about as they lie sleepless staring at the ceiling: insomnia increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. “Sleep is important for biological recovery and takes around a third of our lifetime, but in modern society more and more people complain […]

Live a Longer, Healthier Life

Live a Longer, Healthier Life

Live a Longer, Healthier Life Want to live a longer, healthier life? Try these simple and easy lifestyle recommendations “Stay up to date on immunizations, screening exams for specific types of cancer, and screening blood tests for conditions such as diabetes and HIV,” said Dr. Paul Erwin, head of the department of public health at […]

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep w/o Rx Drugs

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep w/o Rx Drugs

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep w/o Rx Drugs Sleep deprivation significantly affects our daily routine, and can signafically impair performance, health, even safety. Fatigue/Energy expert Jacob Teitelbaum, MS, says getting less sleep is associated with an array of serious health risks, including pain, fatigue, weight gain, and fibromyalgia. His research bears this out. Dr. Teitelbaum’s […]

The Key Reasons Children are Obese

The Key Reasons Children are Obese

The Key Reasons Children are Obese Childhood obesity has more than 2X’d in children and 4X’d in adolescents over the past 30 years, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Big Q: Why? The Big A: A study conducted by British researchers sought to find out. They discovered that some of the […]

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 […]

What Your Eyes Say About Your Health

What Your Eyes Say About Your Health

What Your Eyes Say About Your Health Our eyes are a window to our health, they can signal health problems, and a simple eye exam can alert doctors to many dangerous, even potentially fatal medical problems. Open your eyes, and take a look in the mirror, and see what your eyes tell you: Bugged: Bulging or […]

Can’t Sleep, Herbal Teas May Help

Can’t Sleep, Herbal Teas May Help

Can’t Sleep, Herbal Teas May Help People have been using herbal teas to help relax before bed for centuries. But, it is important to remember that the effects of herbs can vary depending on the individual. Some herbs can cause sleep disturbances while others can either make you drowsy or contribute to sleeplessness. You may […]

The High Cost of Sleep-Deprivation

The High Cost of Sleep-Deprivation

The High Cost of Sleep-Deprivation Science may still be discovering the mechanisms behind why sleep is so important to your health. Sleep is a Key pillar of good health, equally important as healthy Real foods, pure water and exercise. An increasing number of studies demonstrate how sleep relates to our sleep-wake cycles and plays a […]

Some Ways to Improve Quality of Sleep

Some Ways to Improve Quality of Sleep

Some Ways to Improve Quality of Sleep Without quality sleep, our body can develop a number of health conditions, which can lead to significant life changes. Diabetes, heart disease, dementia and weight gain have either been linked to a lack of sleep, or are being studied for the effect poor sleep quality has on the […]

Practice Meditation for a Happier, Healthier Life

Practice Meditation for a Happier, Healthier Life

Practice Meditation for a Happier, Healthier Life There is growing evidence revealing that meditation can make us healthier and happier. For example, brain imaging technology suggests meditation actually changes the human brain in a number of beneficial ways. MRI scans have shown that long-term meditation can alter the structure of the cerebral cortex. Additionally, brain […]

Sex is Really Good for Us, So is Hugging

Sex is Really Good for Us, So is Hugging

Sex is Really Good for Us, So is Hugging Like letting the Sun warm our skin on a Spring day or sinking healthy Real Organic food we love, it is a bonus when something that feels good is good,  and that is the case with Sex. Beyond the emotional benefits, we can also expect to […]

Good Nutrition Can Help Beat Stress and Add Productivity

Good Nutrition Can Help Beat Stress and Add Productivity

Good Nutrition Can Help Beat Stress and Add Productivity Tim Garrett explains why he believes the food you eat could be Key to regulating stress levels in the workplace Stress accounts for billions of dollars worth of lost productivity for companies across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the world. Here I explain why stress […]

The Reason We Do Not Sleep Well In Strange Places

The Reason We Do Not Sleep Well In Strange Places

The Reason We Do Not Sleep Well In Strange Places A new study suggests that 1/2 of the brain remains on high alert during the 1st night of sleep in a new space. Over the course of 3 experiments on 35 young, healthy volunteers, researchers measured brain activity during 2 consecutive nights of sleep. They […]

We Cannot Exercise Our Way Out Of A Poor Diet

We Cannot Exercise Our Way Out Of A Poor Diet

We Cannot Exercise Our Way Out Of A Poor Diet Being slim is not necessarily proof of being healthy. Metabolic dysfunction can strike anyone not following an really healthy diet. Carrying excess weight almost always guarantees one will suffer health problems. And so, this is why childhood obesity is a grave concern, as obese children […]

Expert Tips To Leading A Healthy Life

Expert Tips To Leading A Healthy Life

Expert Tips To Leading A Healthy Life The experts believe we can virtually eliminate your risk of cancer and chronic disease and significantly improve our chances of recovering from cancer by following some simple strategies, as follows: Eat Real Food: Seek to eliminate all processed food in our diet. Eat at least 33% of food […]