You may know the classic stroke symptoms, but did you know that for women those stroke symptoms can be different? It’s important to guard yourself with information and know the symptoms and how to be proactive to reduce your chances.
Health & Wellness
Every person at some point in their lives will feel some level of anxiety, as anxiety is first and foremost a complex human emotion. Read on to learn more about what anxiety symptoms are.
An annual visit to the gynecologist is reserved for moms and “older ladies” right? Wrong. Women should have their first visit to a gynecologist between the ages of thirteen and fifteen.
Simply drinking milk every day is not enough to protect you from osteoporosis. Another key ingredient to strong, healthy bones is exercise. A new study reveals why exercise is so crucial to our bone strength.
While there is certainly nothing wrong with a glass or two of bubbly, new recommendations from the United States Preventive Services Task Force are advising doctors to modify their screening guidelines and start asking more questions about their patients’ alcohol consumption.
A new study recently published by JAMA, in cooperation with Duke Health, indicates that patients over 40 with high blood pressure are at a higher risk for heart failure, strokes, and vessel blockages.
If you’ve been looking for a reason, or perhaps a good resource, that will motivate you to increase your physical activity or help you lose weight, now is the time to take heed of the new fitness and health regulations that were recently released by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
The eggnog is flowing, the champagne is bubbling, and Uncle Craig is showing off his newest holiday cocktail. With all the choices, just like with food, it can be easy to justify overconsumption. So how do you decide where to indulge and how much is too much?
For some, Merry Christmas can sound like an impossible wish. Yes, the holidays can be a time of celebration, togetherness, and relaxation, but they can easily turn into a season of chaos, stress, and overload.
Weight has long been considered the measure of health, but weight is only one small piece of the picture. Body Mass Index or BMI is a much better measurement because it considers your height and proportion; understanding it can help you assess risk and make a plan to reduce it.