healthy aging

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

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

What Does A Nutritional Visit Entail?

  We are all used to going to the doctor for yearly checkups and exams, but there is one medicinal visit that most aren’t as accustomed to: a nutritional visit. Nutritional visits can range from comprehensive weight loss programs to young adult nutritional screenings and adult health screenings, and these visits focus on helping children… read more

Overcoming Anxiety Disorder and Finding Peace Again

While it’s normal for each of us to experience bouts of anxiety from time to time, there are many who experience such intense anxiety symptoms that it disrupts their daily life. Anxiety disorder can stem from death, divorce, poor sleep habits, crowded areas and workplace pressures, and symptoms can range from panic attacks to fear… read more

November Is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month and serves as a reminder to each of us that taking care of our physical health is of utmost importance. Diabetes develops when the blood glucose levels are too high in the body, which can cause fatigue, weight loss/gain, blurry vision and even death when left uncontrolled. There are two… read more

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, which is a great reminder for women to schedule a woman’s exam and health screening. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women. Depending on the stage of breast cancer you have, treatment will vary from chemotherapy to radiation to surgery. However, preventing breast… read more

Making Time To Take Care of Your Health

With the new school year starting up, athletic events and winter holidays that are around the corner, it can be easy to forget about taking care of yourself and your health needs. Our exercise routine, diet and oral hygiene habits can get lost in all of the hustle and bustle, leaving our bodies at risk… read more

Top Lifestyle Tips For Healthy Aging

Our bodies are fascinating organisms that are made up of intricate systems which work together to maintain equilibrium and optimal health. However, as we age, bone loss, muscle weakness and nutrient deficiencies can cause our bodies to deteriorate, making everyday activities difficult to enjoy. Some important tips to promote healthy aging include drinking plenty of… read more