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by Wellness Editor Chronic sleep deprivation may seem like a normal part of adult life, but it may have a greater impact on our health than we realize. Researchers are finding that sleep deprivation can do far more than affect our concentration and work performance. Over the long-term, not getting enough sleep can lead to a number of health conditions, and it might even shorten our lives.Insomniac NationBetween 50 and... 3/5/2021 8:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor A handful of high-risk groups, including those with diabetes, need to be especially cautious about avoiding this pandemic. Doctors have been aware of the connection, but it’s taken them some time to figure out exactly why diabetes is such a risk factor for severe COVID-19 complications. But researchers believe the biggest reasons may include higher risks of cytokine storms, blood clotting and a few... 3/5/2021 8:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor Most people have at least one friend or family member who suffers from a mental health disorder. Or maybe they are that person who has a mental illness. And if we love them, or are them, it's hard to think about the stigma that follows them around. Those who live with the stigma often have lives hard hit by misinformation, apathy and sometimes even downright cruelty.People with mental illnesses may... 3/5/2021 8:00:00 AM
by Petra Kreatschman You parted ways amicably. Your partner broke it off, but claims he still loves you and wants to stay friends. You don’t see why that couldn’t work – after all, this is the person who knows you best.You were always there for each other, you were already friends while you were a couple. Such a deep bond can’t just disappear – so why wouldn’t it work now?It is possible, but not very likely, that you’ll... 3/2/2021 8:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor According to the Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Network, about 1.4 million people in the United States suffer from rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Experts don't know as much as they would like about the chronic condition, including how to treat it. But one new idea poses an interesting idea. It could be that RA is not a single disease, but instead may actually be two distinct conditions. Two Possible RA... 3/2/2021 8:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor According to one report out of the CDC, chronic pain affects 20 million adults in the US to such a degree that it interferes in their work or daily life. This is a not-insignificant percentage of our population. But a new study shows that people who have a college education report less pain than those who aren’t college-educated. And it turns out that socioeconomic factors may play a role. Let’s take... 3/2/2021 8:00:00 AM
by Lisa Druxman Weight loss can be difficult to achieve, but the process becomes even harder the older we get. Our metabolism slows down and our bodies just do not handle fats and foods as well as they once did. Unlike fad diets, certain foods and natural essential oils and herbs can be an effective aid in losing weight (and usually in a healthier way). Below are a few you might want to consider.Grapefruit (or Grapefruit... 2/26/2021 8:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor Puberty is a time of intense physical and psychological upheaval. Like the caterpillar and the butterfly, the move from adolescent to adult human can require great transformation. But in cases of early childhood trauma, the emotional aspects of that shift could work to a child's benefit. As we age, we tend to look at this period in our lives as one filled with grief and discomfort, but in some cases,... 2/26/2021 8:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor People love and appreciate their pets on a number of different levels. Where one person might see a silly creature, someone else is likely to see an intelligent, beloved family member. Regardless of how much or little you were able to appreciate a friend or loved one’s pet, make sure to take them seriously if they’re grieving the loss of a pet. Here’s why...Even if a friend or family member’s grief... 2/24/2021 8:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is an autoimmune arthritis, also often referred to as inflammatory arthritis, which affects over 8 million US residents and 125 million people across the globe. Symptoms can vary depending on the person, with a broad range of illnesses spanning from bothersome to debilitating. Though there are both similarities and differences, as a disease, PsA falls into the same category... 2/24/2021 8:00:00 AM
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