It seems simple enough, yet so many of us struggle for whatever reason even to stand up and get moving during a typical workday. Our bodies are built to move, and our physical and mental wellness are tied to our body’s movement. Getting up from our desks for as little as five minutes every hour […]
What is Metabolic Health?
Metabolic Health is defined as having ideal levels of five markers – blood sugar, triglycerides, high-density lipoproteins (HDL), blood pressure, and waist circumference without needing medications. The opposite of being metabolically healthy is known as metabolic syndrome, where people have three or more of the following markers: A waistline of 35 inches for women and […]
Knowing the Signs of a Stroke Can Save a Life
A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted. Strokes are one of America’s leading causes of disability today. High blood pressure, a large contributing factor to a stroke, can often go unnoticed because there are no actual symptoms. If high blood pressure goes unnoticed for too long, other health issues such […]