Five Surprising Triggers of Chronic Migraines

Chronic migraines can happen as a result of many different factors. Chronic migraines are defined as more than two migraines a week, or more than 15 headache days per month. Anyone who suffers from chronic migraines will tell you that they are no walk in the park. Migraines are even more frustrating because it isn’tContinue reading “Five Surprising Triggers of Chronic Migraines”

Should Pregnant Women Get Vaccinated?

Research has shown that pregnant people are at greater health risk for illness and complications from contracting COVID-19. Since the vaccines began rolling out in late 2020, there has been a lot of confusion about who should get vaccinated, and what the potential complications might be, especially for pregnant people. From the beginning however, theContinue reading “Should Pregnant Women Get Vaccinated?”

Understanding the New CDC Covid Guidelines

The CDC recently released new guidelines, leaving some people more confused than ever. I don’t know about you, but lately I’ve been feeling a little discombobulated about this whole pandemic. Initially, it was pretty cut and dry; there was a worldwide pandemic threatening health globally and we all needed to stay indoors to help flattenContinue reading “Understanding the New CDC Covid Guidelines”

10 Foods That are Surprisingly Bad for Your Heart

When it comes to heart health, you are what you eat. One of the best things you can do for your heart is abide by a healthy, nutritious diet. A diet chock full of Omega-3s, potassium, calcium, magnesium, fiber, and antioxidants is a great way to maintain your overall health, and support your heart. IContinue reading “10 Foods That are Surprisingly Bad for Your Heart”

5 Reasons to Turn Exercise Into a Regular Habit

Exercising regularly has proven long term health benefits. Everybody knows that exercising is good for you. Working out, or even just being physically active can help reduce stress and anxiety, alleviate depression, and release endorphins which elevate your mood in general. Physical benefits include weight loss, stronger muscles and bones, and an overall increase inContinue reading “5 Reasons to Turn Exercise Into a Regular Habit”

6 Ways to Boost Your Energy Naturally

Energy is something you can never really have enough of. If you’re like me, your energy is at a premium, and you never seem to have enough of it. The demands of being a mother, a surgeon, and an athlete take a lot out of me each day, and I’m always trying to find waysContinue reading “6 Ways to Boost Your Energy Naturally”

Should Pregnant Women Get the Covid Booster Shot?

Many pregnant women wonder if the booster shot is safe for their fetus. In terms of Covid-19 and it’s variants there is still a lot that we don’t know. One of the weirdest things about this whole pandemic is watching the scientific method play out in real time, as doctors learn more about the diseaseContinue reading “Should Pregnant Women Get the Covid Booster Shot?”

Five At-Home Flu Remedies

Prepare for Flu season with preventative measures. Flu season is steadily approaching. After living through a worldwide pandemic I’m sure we are all a little less concerned with something like a common cold, but that being said, nobody likes being sick. There are a wide range of over the counter medications out there to treatContinue reading “Five At-Home Flu Remedies”

Could You Have Focal Hyperhidrosis?

If you sweat much more than normal, you may have hyperhidrosis. We all sweat. In fact, sweating is the body’s natural way of regulating your body temperature. For athletes and other physically active people, sweating is a necessary part of daily life. However, some people sweat more than normal, which can be a sign ofContinue reading “Could You Have Focal Hyperhidrosis?”

Covid Booster Shots: Should You Mix and Match?

Is it safe to mix and match your vaccine and booster shot? When it comes to Covid-19, we are all witnessing the process of the scientific method play out in real time. The pandemic hit us all by storm, and since the beginning we have watched scientists battle the disease, learning as they go, andContinue reading “Covid Booster Shots: Should You Mix and Match?”