Studies have shown that people with systolic blood pressures of 130 to 139 or diastolic pressures of 80 to 89 are twice as likely to have a heart attack or stroke. Both of those disorders almost always cause a person to lose their quality of life for the rest of their lives. Both could also be terminal, leaving one with no quality of life.
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Whether it’s a precious baby’s first steps or a quick-maneuvering teenager’s winning soccer goal, healthy feet and sure-footedness make milestones in a child’s life possible. Starting at birth, pay close attention to your little one’s feet to ensure a solid foundation as your youngster grows.
Practicing mindfulness means letting go of thoughts about the past and thoughts about the future and simply allowing yourself to exist in the present moment.
Research finds that going through tough times as a kid can have a developmental impact on the brain. In the studies (referenced below), the adult brains of people who were raised in a stressful environment before the age of six were smaller than the brains of adults who had a less stressful childhood. This result was also impacted by the child’s ability to cope with the stress. Often if the child had no means of releasing stress they would internalize the stresses experienced years earlier – ruminating and bottling up emotions.
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We’ve known for years that life on earth is adapted to the rotation of our planet and that living organisms, including humans, have a biological clock that helps us anticipate and adjust to the rhythm of the day. This regular, ever-changing adaptation is referred to as the circadian rhythm.
If you run, proper footwear is essential to avoid injury and enhance your performance.
Seventy percent of adults and 33 percent of children are now classified as overweight or obese. With the increased weight, we are seeing more cancers and metabolic disorders.
If you’ve been diagnosed with arthritis, or joint inflammation, you know all too well the pain associated with the disease. There are several types of arthritis, but the most common form is osteoarthritis or “wear-and- tear” arthritis.