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?”

How to Reduce Your Sodium Intake

Americans are consuming too much sodium. Recently, the FDA released a voluntary request to companies to reduce the amount of added sodium in food. The average person is supposed to consume about 2,300 milligrams of sodium per day, but Americans are at a staggering 3,400 milligrams on average. Unsurprisingly, most of that sodium comes fromContinue reading “How to Reduce Your Sodium Intake”

Five Foods to Combat Psoriasis Naturally

Fight psoriasis flare-ups with your diet. Any psoriasis sufferer will tell you that flare-ups of itchy, scaly skin can happen at any time. Triggers for psoriasis flare-ups vary widely, and are often difficult to diagnose or track. Common psoriasis triggers include infections, dry weather, skin injuries, smoking, alcohol, and stress. While most of these triggersContinue reading “Five Foods to Combat Psoriasis Naturally”

Five Foods That Fight Inflammation

We should all do everything we can to combat inflammation. As you may or may not know, inflammation is the body’s response to injury and infection. Technically inflammation is a good thing because it is part of the natural process of healing. That being said, it can also happen as a result of your diet,Continue reading “Five Foods That Fight Inflammation”

Does it Matter What Time of Day You Work Out?

The time of day you work out matters more than you think. It is widely accepted knowledge that people who work out get better sleep. The stress-relieving benefits alone are enough to help you get a better night’s rest, to say nothing of your overall health. That being said, working out right before bed isn’tContinue reading “Does it Matter What Time of Day You Work Out?”