General Health

How Well Do You Know Your Family’s Health History?

Understand Your Family’s Medical History for National Family Health History Day You can probably name several different countries that your recent ancestors originated from, but are you familiar with your family’s health history? Knowing the health and medical history of your relatives can identify patterns of diseases and illnesses that you might not have even

By |2021-05-27T17:03:53+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Categories: General Health|Comments Off on How Well Do You Know Your Family’s Health History?

7 Tips For Reducing Everyday Stress

Reduce Everyday Stress Levels With These Simple Tips Stress is something many of us know all too well. The increased heart rate, inability to concentrate, problems falling and staying asleep, and crankiness are some of the physical and emotional responses we often experience under stress. Stress can be brought on by many things: morning

By |2021-05-27T17:08:51+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: General Health|Comments Off on 7 Tips For Reducing Everyday Stress

Top Signs of (and Tips to Avoid) Dehydration

The Weatherman is calling for 80-90 degree days and a lot of sunshine. And this can only mean one thing–summer is officially underway here in the Carolinas. *Que the backyard BBQs, weekend beach trips, days on the boat, and cases of mild to severe dehydration! That’s right, while the summer is a time for fun

By |2021-05-13T18:15:10+00:00July 27th, 2018|Categories: General Health|Comments Off on Top Signs of (and Tips to Avoid) Dehydration

Understanding the Food Pyramid — New Guidelines

It’s not always a piece of cake to ensure you're getting enough of every food group, but the U.S Department of Agriculture’s new food pyramid guidelines make it a lot easier. With these new guidelines, the Department of Agriculture aims to make the pyramid more simple to understand so that you can optimize your health.

By |2021-05-13T18:15:15+00:00March 4th, 2016|Categories: General Health|Comments Off on Understanding the Food Pyramid — New Guidelines

National Nutrition Month 2016

Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month (NNM)? This day was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in March 1973 and continues today. The goal of NNM is to encourage and empower people to make informed decisions about the foods they choose to eat as well as to adopt healthy habits

By |2021-05-27T17:40:34+00:00March 3rd, 2016|Categories: General Health|Comments Off on National Nutrition Month 2016

Healthy Heart Healthy You

Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States? That’s a really good reason to ensure you have a healthy heart for life. Whether you’d like to have a healthy heart for yourself or your family, or maybe you’d just like to feel better,

By |2021-05-13T18:15:15+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Categories: General Health|Comments Off on Healthy Heart Healthy You

What is Cryotherapy (Freezing)?

Perhaps you’ve heard of cryotherapy, which is a freezing technique used to kill prostate cancer cells. Although this treatment is relatively new, thus far it’s had positive results. Cryotherapy is usually only done if you qualify for the procedure, and it does have some side effects you should be aware of. Let’s learn some more

By |2020-05-19T17:31:30+00:00January 1st, 2016|Categories: General Health|Comments Off on What is Cryotherapy (Freezing)?

Make Your Health Your Priority This Year

We all know how important it is to stay healthy—our health is the foundation upon which we do everything. Think about it—if you suddenly lost your ability to walk, to think, to breathe, to eat, where would that leave you? Many of us take our health for granted when it comes to day-to-day life. This

By |2021-05-13T18:15:16+00:00December 30th, 2015|Categories: General Health|Comments Off on Make Your Health Your Priority This Year

5 Healthy Foods for Your Health

With so many food options out there, considering what to eat can sometimes seem overwhelming. While processed foods offer an easy and tasty solution, eating mostly pre-packaged foods isn’t a solution at all. Your body needs real food to be healthy. You can nourish your body and promote urinary health by eating these five healthy

By |2021-05-13T18:15:16+00:00December 4th, 2015|Categories: General Health|Comments Off on 5 Healthy Foods for Your Health

5 Ways to Watch Your Weight This Holiday Season

While the holidays are a time to spend with friends and family, for many who aren't careful to watch their weight, the holidays are also a time to put on a few extra pounds. This usually doesn’t happen by choice, but rather by the overeating and disproportionate portion sizes that come with family meals. Overeating

By |2021-05-13T18:15:16+00:00December 3rd, 2015|Categories: General Health|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Watch Your Weight This Holiday Season