Some of us remember a time long before tablets and video games when we were told to go outdoors, expected to entertain ourselves often unsupervised. Today we all lead such busy lives that this type of “free play” is harder to come by both in schools and at home, however experts say that unstructured playtime is a key element in a child’s cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development and is perhaps just as important as their traditional education.
Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is referred to as a “silent killer” because it can develop slowly over time without any signs or symptoms, meaning it can often go unnoticed. Rather than treating their hypertension with pills more and more people are adopting the DASH Diet, which has been proven to lower blood pressure naturally through healthy eating.
Whether you’re a disciple of traditional medicine or a believer in all things holistic, whichever theory you subscribe to is up to you. But we’ll tell you what you need to know about adrenal fatigue, it’s supposed symptoms, causes, treatments, and the controversy surrounding it so that you can make up your own mind about this contentious health issue.
Thyroid disease affects an estimated 27 million Americans, but only 14 million of those cases ever end up being diagnosed. This is because the thyroid hormone interacts with so many different parts of your body that the symptoms of an imbalance can be widespread and seemingly unrelated, making it difficult to pinpoint the cause of your problems.
A healthy relationship or marriage can be hard work and even the strongest and most solid couples can experience tough times now and then. Sometimes it can feel like you’ve been going around in circles about the same subject over and over and perhaps even seem like it might be easier to just throw in the towel rather than stick it out.
People who’ve been blessed with a Type A personality often get a sick sense of enjoyment out of making lists, tidying up, and keeping things just so. But for those of us who are a little more relaxed in our organizational approach, adulting can be hard as objects and tasks can start to pile up and at times even seem insurmountable.
As the old saying goes, you are what you eat; and while everyone knows that poor nutritional choices can have a negative impact on your physical health, did you know that they can also affect your mental health?