Ever been told 'get rid of the gum'? There are many good reasons not to be exerting while chewing. You do not think you'd choke - but it is a hazard! Chewing and trying to breathe thru your mouth does not come naturally also it results in a lower respiratory rate and increase stress on your … [Read more...] about Chewing Gum and Exercising – No!
A guiltless gift for your Valentine is chocolate. But first read this blog! Take a cocoa bean remove the natural fats (cocoa butter) and cocoa powder is left for making 'chocolate' goodies. Rich in flavanols, a strong antioxidants many of us indulge! Several studies point to lowers rates of … [Read more...] about Valentine Day Chocolate
National Wear Red Day is Feb. 6 so wear RED for heart disease awareness! Why? 1 in 3 women die of heart disease or stroke each year that is 1 every 30 minutes!! Information and science says 80% is preventable! along with wearing red please read on and take a CPR class. If you have never decided to … [Read more...] about Go Red For Women – Learn CPR
When and now where should you have your blood pressure checked? Historically the diagnosis screening and monitoring of blood pressure (BP) was done in the office or a formal medical setting. New blood pressure standards of being drafted based on screening in the ambulatory setting. This is being … [Read more...] about Blood Pressure Screening
Ironic that the word 'meditation' comes from Latin for medicine- mederi which means to heal. Proven scientifically to help health and happiness, meditation helps retain balance. For example the body's 'fight & flight' stress reflex results in hormones specifically cortisol and adrenalin … [Read more...] about Meditation Helps!