When Anxiety Strikes—Who’s At Risk, How’s It Treated?
Fearful thoughts, obsessive thinking, increased heart rate, and tightness in the gut…these are just a few of things many of us experience when faced with the unknown, or the lack of control over an outcome. Once a problem has been resolved, or our circumstances change, equilibrium is restored, and we move on to once again
The Effects of Insomnia—Why We Have Trouble Sleeping, Where to Get Help
Human beings spend roughly one-third of their lives asleep. For some, bedtime is a virtual battle, fraught with anxiety and dread, rather than a welcome respite from daytime activity. While the body attempts to rest, the insomnia brain is busy churning out a bevy of ideas, and random thoughts. All of this neurological activity makes
Facing Fatigue Head On—Why You’re Really Tired, What You Can Do
Tired, worn out, irritable, low energy… these are just a few of the ways individuals describe their symptoms of fatigue. And we know that fatigue impacts every area of our lives including school, work, relationships, and driving. In fact, government studies involving autos, report 72,000 accidents were caused by drowsy driving alone in a single
Managing Muscle Loss For Life—Causes, Types & Treatment
Managing Muscle Loss For Life—Causes, Types & Treatment The human body, with all of its intricacies and complexities would cease to function without the support of fibrous tissue, known as muscle. Each day, the cardiac muscle, responsible for the contraction of the heart pumps 2000 gallons of blood throughout the body. Smooth muscles create the
Menstrual Irregularity and Menopause, What’s Normal, What’s Not?
While the average life expectancy for a woman in the U.S. is roughly 84 years, nearly half of her adult life will be spent post-menopausal. Approximately 37.5 million women are either currently in menopause, or are fast approaching this time of great change. Usually one of the first things a woman notices at this time