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Getting Heart Healthy with Hypertension Health Coaching

By |2020-06-23T16:22:57-04:00April 9th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a chronic medical condition that affects tens of millions of adults in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). What are the risk factors for hypertension? Family history Advanced age Lack of exercise Poor diet Excess [...]

A Healthier You Involves More than Numbers on a Scale

By |2019-01-17T12:10:10-05:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , |

It’s that time of the year again when we take stock of our lives and make goals for self-improvement. For many, these goals revolve around eating healthier and moving more. However, these resolutions are simply too vague to be effective, and most of us don’t have a support system [...]

Release, Restore, Relax (You deserve it)

By |2019-01-09T14:32:18-05:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Give yourself some self-love and experience the energizing effect of our newest mindful movement class: Release, Restore, Relax. You’ll loosen tight muscles, work on enhancing flexibility, and conclude with a luxurious, guided relaxation session. Release Program Activity: Use rolling techniques and tennis balls to release tight trigger points throughout [...]

A Doctor Shares Her 11 Healthy Holiday Habits

By |2018-12-20T14:13:41-05:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , , , , |

By Nancy Peters, MD The holiday season can be magical … and sometimes it can produce stress and cause us to abandon the healthy habits that we’ve maintained the rest of the year. As a doctor, I am sadly not immune to the strains of the holiday season, but [...]

Why Is It So Hard to Quit Smoking?

By |2018-08-21T03:26:56-04:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

There are five common obstacles that stop smokers from taking the leap, according to Amy Metzger, MSW, LCSW, behavioral health consultant at CentraState. They are: Fear of failure Lack of support Physical discomfort from withdrawal, such as cravings and urges Difficulty ending a "relationship" with cigarettes Lack of other [...]

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