Health & Wellness

  • Healthy Habits to Help You Control Diabetes

    Living with diabetes doesn’t mean you have to give up control. In fact, diabetes may push you into a healthier lifestyle to help manage symptoms and live your best life. Controlling diabetes is often able to be accomplished with simple lifestyle changes that enhance your daily well-being, but always communicate with your primary care physician before making any adjustments.
  • 6 Digestion Tips for Eating Holiday Meals!

    The holidays are approaching once again, meaning many will find themselves surrounded by delicious food and treats! It can be especially difficult to avoid overeating when there are so many upcoming events that seem to include amazing food as a central theme. After all, working together in the kitchen and sharing memories over a meal are wonderful experiences to share with family and friends.

  • How to Avoid Migraine Triggers During the Holidays

    The holidays can be a time of joy, giving, and spending time with family. Unfortunately, they can also come with migraine triggers that lead to debilitating pain. Learning how to avoid migraine triggers during the holidays doesn’t mean you have to skip the festivities. Today, we’re looking at a few simple tips and techniques to avoid the holiday migraine and enjoy each minute to the fullest. Read on, and have a happy holiday!
  • 7 Ways to Show Gratitude for National Gratitude Month

    November is National Gratitude Month! It’s the perfect time to take a step back from the regular hustle and bustle of life and find ways to include showing gratitude each day. Not only can this help boost your mental health, but it is also a wonderful way to remind others how much they mean to you.
  • Black Friday Holiday Gifts for Relaxation and Self-Care

    The holidays are right around the corner again! Time flies by with all the hustle and bustle of the year. While you plan purchases for Black Friday holiday gifts this year, take some time to think about who on your list could use some relaxation and self-care. A friend? A loved one? Maybe even yourself!
  • Emotional Wellness Tips: Checking in With Yourself

    Emotional wellness can affect your ability to carry out everyday activities, your relationships, and your overall mental health. It goes beyond just your emotional state to affect your physical well-being, as well.
  • Leg Cramp Causes and How to Treat Them Naturally

    Have you ever experienced sudden, involuntary, intense muscle pains in your calf, foot or thigh? If so, you’ve had a leg cramp. These pains can occur at any time, whether you’re exercising, walking, sitting down, or even sleeping! With so many potential leg cramp causes, these pains are very common. Just because they’re common, however, doesn’t mean there aren’t good prevention and treatment options.
  • Can Weather Affect Joint Pain?

    As fall and winter begin their annual appearance, you may start to feel the changing of the season in your joints. How come some people seem to be affected by seasonal joint pain where others are not? That’s a mystery scientists are still trying to solve. There are some potential reasons, however, as to why the changing of seasons may bring with it certain joint aches and pains.
  • 7 Tips for Caring for Older Adults

    No matter whether you’re a full-time caregiver or helping out by looking after an aging friend or family member, caring for older adults is an important part of helping them maintain a high quality of life and keep healthy. Part of learning how to take care of older adults is ensuring it's done with respect, love, and patience. The adjustment may be stressful at times, but compassion and a plan of action will go a long way!
  • Ideas to Celebrate World Mental Health Day

    If recent years have taught us anything, it’s that our mental health is precious and vitally important to every aspect of our lives! Going beyond just being happy or sad, your mental health has a direct impact on your overall well-being physically, mentally, emotionally, socially, and more. As we celebrate World Mental Health Day on October 10th, we want to take the time to find ways to improve mental health and experience all the ways it can enhance our quality of life.
  • What Is a Spinal Decompression Chair?

    When it comes to taking care of your body, nothing is more central than your spine. Many of the body’s vital functions are facilitated by the spine, making it incredibly important to protect and care for. One of the best ways to care for your spine on a regular basis is with home spinal decompression. Spinal decompression home equipment can come in a variety of forms, but today we’re focusing on chair options.
  • How to Focus on Healthy Aging in Adults

    As we continue to live longer lives than ever before, our attention needs to be on how to be both alive and well. There are some aspects of age-related diseases and other negative impacts of growing older that we simply have no control over, but there are many others over which we do. Having a focus on healthy aging will help you to manage your health, live as independently as possible, and maintain a high quality of life as you get older.