The holidays can bring plenty of cheer – they can also bring plenty of stress. This is especially true for people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The fear of experiencing an exacerbation may even keep you from participating in this festive season at all.
You don’t want to… Read More
Many people adopt the paleo diet in order to improve their health and physique. It’s easy for paleo beginners to get wrapped up in the success stories and testimonials decorating most resource sites. Unfortunately this does not prepare someone for what happens when their body doesn’t reflect their healthier eating… Read More
Children with asthma can experience episodes for a variety of reasons. Some might have issues during a sporting event while others may deal with sudden attacks at night. No matter what the cause, parents can be left with a sense of helplessness.
Just know that even the worst asthma symptoms… Read More
For many, November represents more than just a time to give thanks with family and friends. It’s National COPD Awareness Month, a special event sponsored each year by the COPD Coalition. This is a time when organizations and communities across the country can collaborate in an effort to bring attention… Read More
Type 2 diabetes (T2D) occurs when the body is no longer able to effectively metabolize sugar for it’s cells. Slowly, the blood sugar levels rise, cells are starved for energy and overall health starts to decline. Fortunately, this disease can be be prevented if caught early on – during the… Read More
We have covered numerous topics concerning the paleo diet, but now we will look at how one can keep it strictly paleo while living on a more restricted grocery budget. Please note that some of these tips may require that you allocate more of your budget to food each week/month.… Read More
New research indicates that motion-controlled video games (for example Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3 Move, and Microsoft Xbox Kinect) may provide beneﬁts to individuals with ﬁbromyalgia.
Participants (all of whom had been diagnosed with this syndrome) went through ﬁve sessions on the systems mentioned above and described their symptoms before and… Read More
If you understand the foundation of the paleo diet, then you’d probably find it unlikely that a vegetarian could make the transition to eating like a modern day caveman. Could it be that the body has stopped producing the enzymes necessary to break down meat after having avoided it so… Read More
If you have been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, then you know better than anyone what it is like to live with stiffness, inflamed joints, and extreme fatigue on a constant basis. To put things in perspective for those of you who don’t have it, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is what is… Read More
Did you know that the first recorded cases of breast cancer were made over 3,500 years ago? You might also be surprised to learn how Hippocrates, the father of Western Medicine, viewed this disease. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this year, we wanted to take a look back… Read More