Break the Habit of Yo-Yo Dieting in Favor of Holistic Weight Loss Lifestyle Changes

Break the Habit of Yo-Yo Dieting in Favor of Holistic Weight Loss Lifestyle Changes

If you find yourself struggling to stick with your weight loss program, you’re not alone. Many people who follow fad diets to lose weight end up gaining it back, only to start a new diet and repeat the cycle. This type of yo-yo dieting is stressful. It puts you at greater risk for unhealthy weight gain as you…

Depressed Heart Patients Are 50 Percent More Likely to Die, Study Finds

Depressed Heart Patients Are 50 Percent More Likely to Die, Study Finds

Startling research to be presented at the 66th Conference of the American College of Cardiology’s Annual Session, shows a causal link between heart disease, death, and depression. In fact, it indicates that depression is the single biggest predictor of death occurring within the first ten years of a diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD). The study, the…

Your Heart Health: When It’s Time to See a Cardiologist

Your Heart Health: When It’s Time to See a Cardiologist

Good heart health is important at all stages of life. Heart disease continues to be one of the leading causes of death in our country. At the Holistic Healing Heart Center we’re doing our part to help patients achieve optimal heart health through a variety of holistic treatments, based on functional medicine. Functional medicine addresses the…

Is Lack of Sleep Affecting Your Health?

Is Lack of Sleep Affecting Your Health?

Just like eating and breathing, sleep is essential for a healthy life. During sleep, your body repairs and revives your brain, heart, and body, getting them ready for a new day. However, most adults don’t get enough of it. Some people don’t make sleep a priority in their busy lives. Others lack good sleep habits—or sleep…

Don’t Give Up on Your Fitness Tracker. . . Tips for Heart Health and Weight Loss

Don’t Give Up on Your Fitness Tracker. . . Tips for Heart Health and Weight Loss

Let’s not beat around the bush, the simple act of owning a fitness tracker is not going to automatically improve your heart health and weight loss goals. However, research shows that if you have some of the basic 16 desires for heart health and weight loss, you may be closer to achieving your goals. 16 Desires for…

Early Heart Health May Influence Future Mental Health

Early Heart Health May Influence Future Mental Health

Young hearts are full of hope and promise. However, a recent study suggests that early heart health may influence future mental health. The study focused on resting heart rate and blood pressure. It reveals that young males with higher resting heart rates – above 82 beats per minute—may be at risk for a future diagnosis of mental…