WELLNESS

Work wellness visits into your end of summer plans – Health Article

It won’t be long before your calendar is filled with haircut appointments and shopping for school supplies. Why not take control of your family’s health now before the busy school year begins? Make an appointment for a well-care visit with your provider this summer and get the preventive care, recommended screenings, and immunizations you and your family need to stay healthy and strong. Preventive care is one of the most important things you can do for your family and yourself…

Read More

Souls Wrapped in Skin- Reintroducing New Foods, Dealing with IBS, & Listening to My Body! – Health Article

Hello, beautiful friends! Thank you for all of the love on the new site layout — I am so overjoyed about it. I cannot even handle how much I feel it represents my heart and soul now, and the direction that my brand is moving. If ya couldn’t tell from the branding, I feel the brand (and myself!) moving in a very spiritual, ethereal, calming / zen vibes, soul-level-depth kind of direction. Quite a far cry from the vegan food…

Read More

Fear Of Needles? 9 Reasons To Use Vein Finder – Health Article

Trypanophobia is an extreme fear of medical procedures involving hypodermic injections or needles. Fear of needles is a common form of anxiety in people from all walks of life. In some cases, you may be very close to having a needle during medical procedures that you need to inject or remove. Although the needle is generally tolerable in terms of physical pain, the idea that a small, sharp object impales the skin is the cause of the anxiety. In other cases,…

Read More

5 ways to help kids overcome fear of doctors – Health Article

Visiting the doctor can be scary for young children, but Kaiser Permanente of Washington’s Teddy Bear Clinics are a “warm and fuzzy” way to overcome fears and put kids at ease. How Teddy Bear Clinics work At Teddy Bear Clinics, children bring a teddy bear from home—or receive a new teddy bear at the event. With the help of a Kaiser Permanente provider, they perform hands-on wellness exams on their teddy bears, using medical equipment and supplies such as stethoscopes…

Read More

What Are Allergies and Why Do They Make You Feel So Bad? – Health Article

There’s pollen on the breeze. Suddenly your eyes begin to itch, and you have trouble breathing through your nose. It’s your allergies acting up again, and they seem to give you problems every year. But what’s going on inside your body when you have an allergy? Turns out it’s all a big misunderstanding. Allergies occur when the immune system misidentifies typically harmless allergens as invading foreign substances and tries to fight them off. The sneezing, congestion and hives you experience…

Read More

Discover Common Cymbalta Side Effects And Withdrawal Symptoms – Health Article

To treat anxiety disorder and, depression among the patient’s doctors often suggest Cymbalta drug medication. Along with several other of its genre, Cymbalta can cause severe withdrawal symptoms when they are suddenly stopped. It is known as the Abstinence syndrome. Doctors recommend discontinuing the use of these medications for a period intended to prevent or decrease withdrawal symptoms. 57 percent of patients who suddenly quit Cymbalta, experience withdrawal symptoms. What is the case with Antidepressant Drugs? Large numbers of people…

Read More

Two Ingredient SOS-Free COOKIES! | The Balanced Blonde – Health Article

Hi guys!! Happpy Monday!! I am so excited to share this recipe with you. It’s crazy minimal (I mean 2 ingredients… does it get more minimal than that?) and chock full of nutrients, especially fiber. These make the perfect breakfast, midday snack, dessert, pre-work bite, what have you! Also a few updates from my end: this past week’s new podcast episode with Jenna Zoe & Dara Dubinet was such a special show and I have been getting awesome feedback from…

Read More

HealthPopuli.com – Health Article

There are many forms of magic inspired by Disney, the company. There’s the obvious attraction, the Magic Kingdom, that was Walt’s original destination vision, “imagineered” in 1932. Then there are other kinds of magic. The one I’m deep into in the moment is inspiration, ideation, and “reimagineering” my own thinking about work, legacy, and social justice. I’m grateful to have had the opportunity to spend much of this week at the inaugural Disney Institute Women’s Leadership Summit. The Institute convened…

Read More

C-Section Recovery | Women’s Health Associates Kansas CityWomen’s Health Associates – Health Article

C-Section Recovery February 22, 2019 There are several reasons why we recommend prioritizing a vaginal birth over a C-section if you have the choice. One of them is that while considered “routine,” C-sections are major abdominal surgeries and they require the same post-operative recovery treatment as any other invasive, abdominal or pelvic surgery. However, in this case, you’re recovering from surgery at the same time as adjusting to life with a newborn and in your home. That’s a tough order,…

Read More

Upcoming Workshop! | The Health Teacher – Health Education Article

August 14, 2018   As educators, we might not agree with every initiative that comes down the pipe, but we all want our students to be healthy and happy. In an ideal world, this would mean that every school would have a stand-alone health and wellness program. However, in most international schools, this still isn’t the case. Wellness is being taught, but it’s happening in pockets throughout the school- PE, advisory, counselor talks, core classes- and often comes down to the passion of certain…

Read More

Why Dust Mask Is Essential For Bike Riding? – Health Article

Well, Bike is a public medium to travel, and we all love it, but seldom air pollution, dust can spoil the driving adventure. In today’s blog, we will examine how one can protect the face from dirt, pollution by using dust mask while driving. There are different types of attire for bikers available in the Indian supermarket. One of the widely-used attire is stylish “Motorcycle Face Mask” can be used for guarding the Face against getting hurt during the ride.…

Read More

Homemade Oat Milk Recipe! | The Balanced Blonde – Health Article

I have been dreaming of making my own homemade oat milk ever since I saw it popping up as a trend that at first I was really excited about… until I realized the ingredients in all of the oat milks on the market right now. One of the most popular brands out there, the one that is carried in all of the cute coffee shops many of us frequent, lists these as their ingredients: Oat base (water, oats 10%), rapeseed oil, calcium carbonate, calcium…

Read More

Common Health Issues for Women Over 55 – Women’s Health AssociatesWomen’s Health Associates – Health Article

Common Health Issues for Women Over 55 March 12, 2019 Age is relative – to a point. And, by that, we mean that no matter how young you feel mentally, emotionally and even physically – the human body cannot defy the aging process. While healthy diet and regular exercise are essential to living a long and healthy life, we’re increasingly aware genetics and environmental factors play integral roles in an individual’s health, including the diseases or conditions you’ll develop as…

Read More

LIVING WITH LYME IN A FAST PACED WORLD – Health Article

Sooo I’m about to hit you with a very stream of consciousness brain spill about living with Lyme. I mostly wrote all of this out while sitting in my sauna, furiously typing to get all of my thoughts out while my brain felt like it was functioning properly, amidst all of this insane brain fog (and before my phone overheated in the sauna because that only takes like 25 minutes in 158 degrees!). I want to let you know in…

Read More

8 Foods That Clean Arteries And Veins Naturally – Health Article

According to WebMD, arteries are blood vessels that carry blood rich and oxygen throughout the body. They go to your brain as well as the tips of your toes. having healthy arteries means preventing the likelihood of heart attacks and strokes. The British Heart Foundation(bhf.org) notes that there are those who have blocked arteries or atherosclerosis and are simply unaware of it. They only become aware of it once they have developed symptoms like angina and claudication. Sadly the first…

Read More

Keep National Nutrition Month Alive! – Health Education Article

So March is ending and with it the celebration of National Nutrition Month. Well, we don’t really let Nutrition Month ever end! We need to be alert and focused on our health at all times. That’s not to say we can’t enjoy our favorite “not so healthy” foods every now and then. I bring this up to point out an interesting find Angie made. Angie was traveling this week and had to stay in hotels. She found one that had…

Read More

Overnight Oatmeal with Dates & Nuts – Health Education Article

This breakfast is packed with powerful nutrients!  First, oatmeal is a very good source if dietary fiber.  Second, nuts are rich sources of  of heart-healthy fats, fiber, plant protein, vitamins and minerals. Lastly, dates are a tasty Mediterranean fruit that are high in dietary fiber, antioxidants, potassium and magnesium.  Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 cup steel cut oats 1 tsp vanilla extract 2T brown sugar 1/4 cup chopped nuts (walnuts or pecans are delicious in this but feel free to choose your favorite!) 1/4…

Read More

Happy Thanksgiving, Diabetes Style – Nutrition Pair – Health Education Article

From our family to yours…we wanted to wish everybody a Happy, Healthy and Safe Thanksgiving!  This is the kickoff to the Holiday Season and as a person with Type 1 Diabetes, I am frequently asked how I handle eating during this time of year and still control my blood sugars.  My approach is simple.  First, I maintain my exercise program!  Exercise is part of the blood sugar control program. Second, I never say or let it be said, that I…

Read More

5 Reasons You Should Only Drink From BPA Free Water Bottles – Health Article

BPA (or bisphenol A.) is an industrial chemical introduced in the manufacturing process to make certain plastics and resins since the early 1960s. It is often found in polycarbonate plastics – the type of plastics used to store food and beverages with one of the biggest uses as – you guessed it – water bottles. Research has shown that BPA may have negative health effects on the brain as well as increased blood pressure. Amongst the research is the claim…

Read More

Homemade Granola – Nutrition Pair – Health Education Article

We like this homemade granola as a topping for yogurt or by itself with milk for a quick breakfast or mid-day snack! Change up the nuts & dried fruit—it’s different & delicious every time!  Whole grains, such as oats, are high in fiber & can help to reduce cancer risk. Nuts are high in unsaturated fat and can reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease. Ingredients: Old Fashioned Oats-6 cups Unsalted Nuts of choice (at least 3 varieties-almonds, cashews,…

Read More

A graduation to remember | Health Beat – Health Article

Komonte Hassel, 17, a senior at University Prep Academy, felt devastated when he realized he would miss his high school graduation because of a rare disease that confined him to his hospital bed. (Taylor Ballek | Spectrum Health Beat) Doctors diagnosed Komonte with a fusobacterium infection that left him weak and unable to walk. “I was sad when I thought I might not graduate,” he said. (Taylor Ballek | Spectrum Health Beat) Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital joined forces…

Read More

Healing Updates + Waking Back Up to My Soul’s True Nature – Health Article

Hellllooo my loves! Wow, it’s been almost a month since my last blog post. I have been loving micro-blogging on Instagram and basically making every caption a blog post so I guess that’s where I’ve been. 🙂 But I have also been doing deep, deep healing work and I have been feeling like it’s time for a bigger update on my healing journey here. Close to a month ago I decided to start telling myself that not only am I…

Read More

Spring Slump? Don’t Ignore Your Mental Well-being – Health Article

Just when most people feel energized because it is spring, others want to pull the covers over their heads. Seasonal change can be harder on those with anxiety and depression. Speaking with your primary care physician can be a first step in feeling better. “Often patients dismiss their earliest suspicions of depression or anxiety,” said Jesse Pace, DO, a family practice physician with Mission Family Medicine Glenwood. “Patients usually come in because they aren’t sleeping or are feeling irritable.” People…

Read More

COFFEE ENEMAS! Alllll of the Deets – Health Article

Hi guys!! Thank you for bearing with me with this sporadic posting schedule these days. It’s been so nice to take this downtime to heal and just post when I feel inspired to — and also use Instagram captions to pour my heart out on the daily in mini blog post style. It’s so fun to connect all over the place. Truly. What I’ve realized about myself is that connecting and expressing myself creatively is what I LIVE for… it’s…

Read More

What You Can Expect from a Nation’s Top Heart Hospital (Infographic) – Health Article

When IBM Watson Health announced its list of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals last fall, Mission Hospital found itself among the nation’s best centers for heart care for the thirteenth time. Who said 13 isn’t a lucky number? Mission Health is proud to celebrate Heart Month this February knowing that our patients and families here in western North Carolina have access to some of the highest quality heart care in the nation. That is why we #KeepTheBeat! What makes a…

Read More

Sunday Evening Musings + Healing Musts – Health Article

Happy Sunday evening! I wanted to write this tonight for anyone else who isn’t into watching the Super Bowl and is just perusing the internet while your significant other / friends / family are watching the game… like me. ???? When I first started blogging these posts were what it was all about for me, and I want to get back to those this year. Just sharing when it’s EASY and spilling what’s on my mind. So let’s set the…

Read More

Common Tennis Injuries and How to Prevent Them – Health Article

By Thomas Starnes, MD Playing tennis is not only fun, but it’s a great way to exercise. Like with all forms of exercise, you have to be careful not to hurt yourself. Here are some tips to help you prevent injuries while you’re on the court. Tennis Elbow Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is an overuse injury of the common extensor tendon, the connection between your elbow and the forearm muscles that help you hit a powerful backhand.You can help to…

Read More

How Long After Tooth Extraction Can I Eat Solid Food – Health Article

Today Let’s talk about what you can do after you have a tooth removed to help promote faster healing and get that area back to normal as quickly as possible. Also, you may wanna know how long after tooth extraction can I eat solid food and get back to your routine diet. The first thing you want to do is as soon as you use a dental office you want to make sure you’re still fighting on the gauze that…

Read More

Top 10 Best Condoms in India – Health Article

Condoms are those products that help in having safe and happy sex with the partner. Though in previous days people used to shy to buy a condom, in these days people are able to understand the importance of them. Condoms not only prevent pregnancies but at the same time even Sexually transmitted diseases which ruin a life is transmitted. So, for these reasons the use of condoms has increased tremendously in present days, even in traditional countries like India, where…

Read More

Need medical care for the flu? – Health Article

The flu is hitting people especially hard this year. In fact, you’ve probably heard about the young and otherwise healthy people who are becoming very sick — and even dying — from the flu. These are rare cases, but they raise the question of when you need medical care for flu symptoms, and when you can just care for yourself at home. John Dunn, MD, Kaiser Permanente physician, offers some guidelines on how you can decide. When self-care isn’t enough…

Read More
About

We provide a omprehensive collection of health and wellness articles focusing on information, motivation and self confidence.