How strange when the Holy Grail of the surgery is held before them they are able to accomplish the super-human effort to control their eating and lose weight when they have never been able before. When they stick to the diet, they lose the required weight to have their surgery, yet most of them fail to continue weight loss after their surgery.
Category: Wellness Tips
Living with Viruses and Bacteria
Manage stress. Long-term stress increases inflammation and imbalances the immune system. Activities such as yoga, meditation, mindfulness, journaling, and similar practices have been shown to increase the function of the immune system.
Acne & Cystic Acne: Causes & Cures
Although hormone levels play a major role in acne, careful cleansing of the skin is extremely important for preventing build-up of excess oil and dead skin cells. Over-the-counter cleansing products and daily cleansing routines can be effective treatment for mild acne
Acne & Cystic Acne
Sweat glands are found in the dermis and are long, coiled hollow tubes of cells. Sweat is produced at the coiled bottom and excreted to the skin surface through the hollow tube.
Sleep, Glorious Sleep: Stages of Sleep Part 3 of 6
N3 is our Delta wave sleep of .5 to 3 HZ. We are now deeply asleep. All systems of the brain involved with wakefulness have been inhibited.
Becoming Your Own Best Friend: Loving Yourself
I am aware that keeping a journal is a powerful tool toward self-discovery, yet, I have never been able to get started and stick with it. However, I have recently discovered a different kind of journal. It is a five-year journal.
Becoming Your Own Best Friend: Healthy Diet
Part 2 of a 3-Part Series Last week, we began a three-part series. Click here to read the first entry. This week, we conquer an important health habit — a healthy diet! Loving ourselves requires thinking… Read more “Becoming Your Own Best Friend: Healthy Diet”
Becoming Your Own Best Friend
What about what we take into our bodies? Smoking, alcohol to excess, street drugs, overuse of prescription drugs, and diets of fast food, sugary drinks, candy, fatty foods, and junk food are all things scientifically proven to be harmful.
Health in the New Year
The additional pull on our (likely already) overscheduled lives, leads to additional stress, generally compounded by lack of sleep. Stress can sap our natural resources, leaving us susceptible to illness.
Tips for Maintaining Holiday Wellness
Can you believe we are in the midst of the holiday season? With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I thought we should discuss something generally overlooked during… Read more “Tips for Maintaining Holiday Wellness”