Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (also referred to as “winter blues”) is a type of depression triggered by the seasons. Many people experience short periods of feeling sad or not like their usual selves. Sometimes, the mood changes begin and end when the seasons change. In some cases, these mood changes can Read more…

Taking Care of Yourself

Every day, millions of people across the United States give care to people with mental and physical challenges. They range from family members to trained aides to nurses. No matter which category they are in there is always the risk for mental and physical exhaustion. Fortunately, there are steps and Read more…

Removing Exercise Barriers

Today, about half of all American adults – 117 million people – have one or more preventable chronic disease. Seven out the ten most common diseases are influenced by regular physical activity. Yet nearly 80% of adults are not meeting the physical fitness guidelines.[1]   The good news is that Read more…

Low Vitamin D Linked to Headaches

Insufficient levels of vitamin D have been linked to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, depression, and musculoskeletal pain. According to the University of Eastern Finland, The Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor study found low vitamin D may increase the risk of chronic headache. The study examined approximately 2,600 men aged Read more…