Health Articles

  • Cryotherapy vs Thermotherapy | Ice vs Heat
    Reducing The Impact Of Pain Read Time: 3 minutes A strain or pulled muscle can be a real pain. Inflammation and pain are the body’s natural reactions to an injury such as a strained ligament or muscle. To reduce the irritation, physicians ... read more
    Posted: 04-22-2019
  • How Much Is Enough Fiber? Fiber Supplements vs Food
    Keeping Things Moving: Fiber Basics Read Time: 3 minutes On average, an American adult currently eats between 10-15 grams of fiber each day. However, for good health, children and adults need between 20-35 grams per day. Fiber is not only beneficial for ... read more
    Posted: 04-19-2019
  • From A-Z: Zinc And It’s Many Uses
    The Nutrition Mission: Keeping Up With Zinc Read Time: 3 minutesZinc is a vital nutrient for the human body. People who do not obtain enough of this mineral are vulnerable to a number of illnesses and diseases. This mineral is important for ... read more
    Posted: 04-16-2019
  • To B Or Not To B: Understanding The B12 Vitamin
    Everything You Need To Know About Vitamin B12 Read Time: 3 minutes The B vitamins are all water-soluble, and each plays an important role in healthy metabolic and physiologic functions. There are eight members of the B vitamin group, and all are ... read more
    Posted: 04-12-2019
  • What Should You Do When You Forget To Take Your Medication?
    Forgetting Medication Is Not The End Of The World Read Time: 2 minutesForgetting medication happens. Sometimes the reason is accidental and sometimes it is intentional. When a dosage is missed, consult a healthcare professional. The remedy for missing a dose will vary ... read more
    Posted: 04-10-2019
  • Prevent Deadly Drug-to-Drug Interactions | 6 Ways To Stay Safe
    Know the Potential Reactions Before Taking New Medicine Read Time: 4 minutesAnytime multiple medications are being taken, the chance for deadly drug-to-drug interactions is a very real possibility. One example is the combination of aspirin and blood thinners. Aspirin can interfere with ... read more
    Posted: 04-08-2019
  • 6 Common Vitamin Deficiencies Many Vegetarians Face
    Is It Healthier To Be Vegetarian? Read Time: 3 minutesMost experts will agree that a healthy diet includes fruits, vegetables, and whole foods. Vegetarians, however, may need some extra supplements to make up for nutrients not found in the vegetarian diet. Many ... read more
    Posted: 04-04-2019
  • Mental Clarity | Can Zinc and Other Supplements Help You Focus?
    Work One Minute, Cat Videos The Next? Read Time: 3 minutes The fight for attention is at a fever pitch. From social media, online ads, and cat videos, staying focused on tasks seems harder than ever. In fact, over 45% of the ... read more
    Posted: 04-02-2019
  • Traditional HRT vs Bioidentical HRT
    HRT: Synthetic vs. Natural Hormones Read Time: 3 minutesTraditional HRT uses synthetic hormones. The most prescribed synthetic combination HRT for women are estrogen and progesterone. The estrogen is made from conjugated equine estrogens extracted from the urine of pregnant mares. While the ... read more
    Posted: 03-29-2019
  • Vitamins That Help With Depression
    The impact of depression is widespread Read Time: 3 minutes Depression is hurting the nation. The shocking stats say over 16 million Americans suffer from clinical depression and millions more remain undiagnosed. With depression comes symptoms like constant fatigue, insomnia, irritability, and ... read more
    Posted: 03-26-2019
  • Which Vitamin B Helps With Weight Loss
    The missing component of weight loss goals Read Time: 2 minutesA healthy diet and exercise is the usual recommendation for weight loss. Can vitamins help? Daily vitamins take results up a notch. Vitamins help boost the metabolism, necessary to drop unwanted inches. ... read more
    Posted: 03-22-2019
  • Which Vitamin B Gives You Energy
    In Need Of A Boost? Read Time: 3 minutes Fatigue affects every part of performance. To achieve daily goals, work targets, or get in a good workout, energy is key. A vitamin deficiency may be the cause of dragging Mondays. So can ... read more
    Posted: 03-20-2019
  • Improving Mental Clarity | Hormone Imbalances
    Life is Run by Hormones Read Time: 3 minutes There are approximately 50 hormones in the human body. Hormones regulate everything from digestion, to the immune system, and even mental clarity. A natural fluctuation in levels is to be expected. Changes can ... read more
    Posted: 03-18-2019
  • Cardioprotective Benefits of Bergamot
    What Is Bergamot? Read Time: 3 minutesBergamot is a green citrus fruit resembling a wrinkly lime, which is indigenous to Southern Italy, which is also where most of the essential oil is produced. The oil is extracted from the peel of the ... read more
    Posted: 03-14-2019
  • What To Expect After A Travel Vaccination
    Vaccinate Then Meet At The Gate Read Time: 3 minutesTravel vaccinations protect the traveler from contracting a new disease or bringing it back home. Each country will have a list of vaccinations required prior to entering. Travel vaccinations can be done at ... read more
    Posted: 03-12-2019