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Seasonal Affective Disorder: How Winter Could Be Affecting Your Mood

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The summer brings the heat and lots of sunshine. When winter hits, it can be hard to keep our moods up when the days are shorter and the weather is colder. According to Mayo Clinic, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a depression that is related to the changing of seasons. Do you think the change… read more

Prioritize Your Health This Valentine’s Day with an Adult Health Screening

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Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate all kinds of love – from romantic love, to friendships, and even self-love. This Valentine’s Day, Balanced Well-Being Healthcare encourages you to celebrate loving yourself and put your health first. Whether it’s taking a little “me time” for yourself, buying yourself flowers, or treating yourself to an adult… read more

Tips for Boosting Immunity and Beating Flu Season

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The winter months usually bring along colds, sniffles, and coughs that attack your immunity –  making many people miss class, work, and other obligations. When we have that first sneeze or stuffy nose, we usually race to beat the sickness that we can feel impeding our immune systems. When it comes to the cold and… read more

Lifestyle Changes for Healthy Weight Week

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January 19-25 is Healthy Weight Week, and it serves to encourage everyone everywhere to establish good eating and exercise habits to maintain a healthy weight. While most people think of diets when it comes to losing weight, developing healthy habits are what actually produce lifelong weight loss and good health. You’re a unique individual with… read more

Protect Yourself From Cervical Cancer With These Tips

Cervical cancer affects thousands of women each year, and it usually develops from human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection, and it causes nearly every type of cervical cancer. One of the easiest ways to prevent cervical cancer is through a cervical cancer screening, which helps find changes in the cervix… read more

How To Celebrate National Thyroid Health Awareness Month

January is National Thyroid Health Awareness Month, and it seeks to educate everyone on what the thyroid is and how it works. While small, the thyroid plays a huge role in the body as it influences the function of the heart, kidneys, brain, liver and skin. Its hormones help keep the body warm, appropriately uses… read more

Tips To Clean Up Your Health In 2020

The New Year brings opportunities to establish new habits and hobbies that can improve your lifestyle and health for the better. The habits you create this year can have far-reaching effects into the future, and can greatly affect how you feel as you age. Whether that means cutting out sugar, exercising more or drinking more… read more

Tips For Defeating Sugar Addiction

Sugar has been around for thousands of years, but sugar addiction is something relatively new to the 20th and 21st centuries. As fast food restaurants and even grocery stores are increasing the sugar content of their food, the American populace is increasingly experiencing addiction, diabetes and obesity. What makes it worse, sugar addiction still isn’t… read more

What’s The Difference Between Functional & Integrative Medicine?

Two of the most rapidly growing forms of medical attention include functional and integrative medicine, which aim to address your physical, emotional and mental needs. While functional medicine focuses on creating individualized therapies tailored to treat underlying causes of illness, integrative medicine seeks to understand the individual as a whole and applies many forms of… read more

How To Overcome Symptoms of SIBO

If you’re experiencing extreme levels of gas, diarrhea, nausea, constipation or indigestion, you may be suffering from SIBO. Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, or SIBO, is an uncomfortable medical condition in which too much bacteria have grown in the small intestine. Similar to Irritable Bowel Syndrome, SIBO can cause damage to the digestive system and lead… read more