Self-Care and Heart Health: Tips for Atrial Fibrillation Patients

Self-Care and Heart Health: Tips for Atrial Fibrillation Patients

People with atrial fibrillation (AFib) require treatment to control their heart rate, heart rhythm and coagulation.  It’s a serious but manageable condition, but it doesn’t mean you can’t keep on leading a full and active life. Self-care and spiritual wellness are important for any care management plan because they speak directly to the twin needs…

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…

4 Ways to Manage the Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a disorder commonly experienced in the winter months due to the lack of sun and inability to spend time outside. Its symptoms are very similar to depression including loss of enjoyment, listlessness, and lack of motivation. SAD can be difficult to cope with and upsetting with the holidays just around…

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…

Improve Your Mental Health with Holistic Health

Improve Your Mental Health with Holistic Health

We all know it’s important to stay in good physical health. But what are you doing to stay in good mental health? Each year, nearly 1 in 5 Americans suffer from mental illness symptoms including stress, depression, anxiety, and mood swings. These symptoms can lead to feelings of helplessness and despair. However, research shows that…

Stress Management: Why It’s Needed

Stress Management: Why It’s Needed

Everyone experiences stress as it is our body’s natural reaction to certain events we deem as threatening or stressful. Some people get it because of increasing job responsibilities, whereas others may cite family problems as one the major reasons they experience stress. Whatever, may be the reason of your stress, you will need to learn…

Foods That Help In Stress Management

Foods That Help In Stress Management

Each and every human being undergoes stress. It’s our body’s natural response whenever we face certain difficult situations in life. Stress may come due our work or from our family affairs, but too much of it can have impact our body and overall heart health. However, there are numerous ways in which you can reduce…