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5 Natural Ways to Boost Energy Without Caffeine
Many of us start (and, if we’re being honest, also finish) the day feeling tired or drained. Often, we find ourselves depending on caffeine, whether in the form of coffee or tea, soda, or energy drinks, to offer a quick burst of energy and help us make it through the day.  While caffeine offers...
How to Boost Your Immune System While Working From Home
Your immune system is a hard-working, intricate structure that helps our bodies fight disease and infection. During the coronavirus pandemic, it’s now more important than ever to ensure we’re incorporating healthy habits into our everyday life that help boost our immune system. As many of us continue to work from home, it’s important to keep taking care...
How To Fall In Love With Exercising All Over Again
We all know about the positive implications a great workout will provide to you. But that doesn’t make it easier to get to the gym when you are unmotivated, unenergized, and would rather just relax. If you don’t enjoy the exercises you are doing, and you need to pull yourself off the couch in...
Personal Hygiene for Kids - 5 Tips for Parents
The onset of COVID-19 may have caused shortages in disinfectants, hand sanitizers, and paper products, but hand washing is something that our communities have seen no lack of in recent times. Since government resources have cited this as one of the best ways to protect yourself from COVID, the majority of adults have diligently added this to...
The Dangers of High Blood Pressure
Did you know that high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is one of the most common conditions in the United States? According to the American Heart Association, more than 100 million Americans have high blood pressure.  As a clinician, I see patients every day with this condition. However, it rarely causes symptoms. Very...

How To Manage and Reduce Stress

How To Manage and Reduce Stress
Stress is something that every single person experiences. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, it is how the brain and body respond to any demand. This means that stress can be caused by any type of challenge you face. Some of the main causes of stress include changes in your routine, sudden negative changes, or traumatic events....
3 Ways To Manage Multiple Sclerosis at Home
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition where the body’s immune system destroys the protective nerve coverings and can be difficult to live with. The damage that occurs causes an impaired nerve impulse and leads to common symptoms such as fatigue, pain all over the body, changes in sensation, muscle stiffness, muscle paralysis, impaired coordination, and vision changes. Symptoms of...
5 Effective Ways To Help Your Anxious Child
If you are a parent of an anxious child, you know that even simple morning tasks can take longer than you may expect. Dealing with an anxious child makes your heartache for they do not know how to overcome their nervousness and introversion to explore the world. Living with a child who exhibits these behaviors tests your patience. Many...
Expert Ways To Strengthen Your Mind and Body During Winter
Do you look forward to or dread winter? No matter what your feelings are towards this season, it's important to enter winter with a positive and determined outlook. In this article, I'll discuss ways to maintain (or improve) your mood and strengthen your body all while the snow is falling down. Start with good body mechanics As we get older, snow...
10 Healthy Ways To Reduce Water Retention in the Body
You try to button your jeans, and you feel as if you swallowed a watermelon. But you’ve been eating well and exercising - what gives? You could be experiencing water retention. Water retention, or edema, stems from various causes. Many pose little reason for alarm, although some indicate a more severe health problem. What...