Men looking for a quick fix to better health may consider strenuous exercise as the fastest path to improving their physical condition, but joint discomfort may interrupt their plans. Moderation is one key to avoiding discomfort, but other changes that can aggravate or decrease discomfort may not be as obvious.
Living with a child or adult on the autism spectrum can be physically, mentally and emotionally challenging. Addressing behaviors, finding and making arrangements for the best treatment available, and trying to help everyone in the family grow and succeed to the best of their abilities may leave caregivers with little time or energy for self-care – which is critical for maintaining their own strength and health.
If there’s one thing we seem to all agree upon, it’s a desire for more restful sleep! None of us seem to get enough of it. And most of us know firsthand how a lack of sleep can affect our energy, our focus, and can even impact our physical and mental health. Over time, poor sleep can have a lasting, negative effect on many facets of our life. Harvard Medical School notes these results of poor sleep over time
Three critical body systems were identified that are essential to optimal physical and mental energy: adrenal function, thyroid function and liver function. Supporting these systems to help them achieve optimal performance and supplying nutrients to promote overall balance for all the key systems in the body – that would be a way to truly and naturally boost energy.
Sleep is essential for good health. We all know that we have more energy and feel more functional when we are sleeping well, but there are other health benefits that are not so obvious and well known. During National Sleep Awareness Week, it’s a good time to stop and think about how important sleep is to our overall health.
According to the American Heart Association, approximately 85 million, or about one in three adults in the United States have elevated blood pressure. And about two-thirds of adults over age 65 tend to experience a similar condition, according to the National Institute of Health.
What can you do to maintain healthy blood pressure and prevent health problems? Start by monitoring your blood pressure.