Men’s Health Month

I am writing this post from a personal perspective. Yesterday was Father’s Day, and this month is Men’s Health Month. Yes men, there’s a month for you too. My father embodies what it means to be a man of strength. Many consider him to be a “man’s, man.” He loves proving that he’s physically strongContinue reading “Men’s Health Month”

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The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Your Health

Sleep is just as important as diet and exercise; and a lack of it can lead to accidents, unintentional injuries, and errors. Sleep impacts our health and well-being.  Acquiring the recommended amount of sleep can help one prevent the development of chronic conditions, and those with a chronic condition may be able to better manageContinue reading “The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Your Health”

Myths and Facts of Heart Attacks

Just imagine…You’re sitting in a movie theater fighting the nausea and indigestion you’ve been feeling all day.  Then you breakout into a cold sweat and begin having abdominal pain.  Thinking you have food poisoning, your friend rushes you to the hospital, but that is when you find out you’re having a heart attack. You wonderContinue reading “Myths and Facts of Heart Attacks”

For the Love of Your Heart

This February marks the 56th anniversary of American Heart Month.  With heart disease being the leading cause of death in America, and the leading cause of death in the world, it’s important that people in America receive heart health education.1, 2 Exactly what is heart disease? Heart disease, or cardiovascular disease, is a group ofContinue reading “For the Love of Your Heart”