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Hormones and Your Brain

Posted by January 8th, 2016 in Wellness

When people talk about hormones and the brain, it’s usually about teenagers — everything from teen angst to the rollercoasters of high school relationships gets attributed to the hormonal changes of puberty. In reality though, hormones play a role in […]

Can Nutritional Supplements Help with PMS?

Can Nutritional Supplements Help with PMS?

Posted by March 18th, 2015 in Wellness

In our last post, we took a detailed look at the symptoms of PMS, their possible causes, and some ways to deal with them. Wondering if there are other options for managing symptoms? There is actually a wide range of […]

Premenstrual Syndrome: What It Really Is, and How to Deal With It

Premenstrual Syndrome: What It Really Is, and How to Deal With It

Posted by March 13th, 2015 in Wellness

No jokes about “that time of the month” and chocolate here — premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a legitimate issue, as any woman who has struggled with it will attest. In fact, it’s estimated that roughly 3 out of every 4 […]

Best Practices for Breast Cancer Prevention

Best Practices for Breast Cancer Prevention

Posted by November 26th, 2014 in Wellness

October might be Breast Cancer Awareness month, but practicing healthy habits that can help reduce your risk of contracting this disease should be a year-round affair. Breast cancer will claim the lives of roughly 40,000 Americans this year, and according […]

Insomnia, Part 2: Treatments for Insomnia

Insomnia, Part 2: Treatments for Insomnia

Posted by July 28th, 2014 in Wellness

In our last post, we started examining many of the different facets of insomnia, including its definition, symptoms, and effects. Now, we’ll turn to treatments — what you can actually do to alleviate insomnia and get the restful, restorative sleep […]

Insomnia, Part 1: Definition, Symptoms, and Causes

Insomnia, Part 1: Definition, Symptoms, and Causes

Posted by July 21st, 2014 in Wellness

Is falling asleep at night a struggle, no matter how tired you feel? Or do you fall asleep easily enough, but then wake up in the middle of the night and wind up lying awake for hours? Insomnia takes a […]

Osteoporosis, Part 3: Nutrition, Supplements, and Lifestyle Changes

Osteoporosis, Part 3: Nutrition, Supplements, and Lifestyle Changes

Posted by April 28th, 2014 in Wellness

In our last two posts, we’ve looked extensively at osteoporosis, examining the risk factors, diagnostic tests, and treatments of the disease. For this last post, we’ll turn to what you can do right now to improve your bone density and […]

Osteoporosis, Part 2: Testing and Treatments

Osteoporosis, Part 2: Testing and Treatments

Posted by April 21st, 2014 in Wellness

In our last post, we started to look at osteoporosis, a disease that causes weak and brittle bones, often leading to other health issues and disability. We also examined the various risk factors — and yes, there are a large […]