Start now to get your nutrition in better shape before you’re faced with holiday goodies. Below are some basic nutrition facts and suggestions to get you started now. PROTEINS Protein is the building block of nutrients, it also takes the body the longest to metabolize –you’re having to burn more calories. Protein, unlike carbohydrates doesn’t
We have less than 90 days until 2019! If we reflect back on the beginning of this year, most of us made resolutions to get in better shape/health. Well, it’s not too late to make good on that promise to yourself. Below is a fun and easy workout that you can begin or incorporate into
According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., one in eight women will be diagnosed in their lifetime. Breast Cancer Awareness month is an international campaign to help increase attention and support for awareness, early detection and treatment as well as palliative care of this disease. There are about 1.38 million new cases and 458
Are you suffering from acute and chronic pain? Pain is disruptive, affecting every area of our life. Often when we speak of pain in the medical community it is either described as chronic or acute. If you are suffering from pain Quality of Life Medical and Research Center specializes in pain management using different modalities
Hormones are powerful chemical messengers that paly a role in all major bodily systems and functions – and that includes your cardiovascular system. Quality of Life Medical Center can perform a 3 minute cardiovascular assessment that can provide valuable feedback on your cardiovascular risk related to heart disease. Cardiometabolic Risk Factors include: • High blood
What if you knew that you were headed toward cardiovascular disease …that artherosclerosis, hardening of the arteries was progressing silently in you vascular system? Quality of Life Medical Center had a device, called the EndoPAT that can determine endothelial function assessment. Artherosclerosis begins in childhood and increases in the body until it clinically manifests, usually
Shed Pounds in the Pool This Summer Swimming is one of the best activities to boost your heart and lungs’ performance and lose weight.
Swimming is one of the best ways to bolster your cardiovascular and respiratory system., improve your strength and flexibility and lose weight, all without the pounding and pumping of most land-based activities. Water’s buoyancy also makes it the ideal environment for injury-free exercise. If you hate breaking a sweat but want an effective workout, start
Experts disagree about the frequency of regular check-ups, believing that it should be based on a person’s age, personal and family health history and risk factors. But they do agree that there are some key health tests that adults should have. These tests along with regular check-ups can aid in preventing diseases before they get
Get More Fluid In Your Diet Heat and humidity drain the body of water quickly, even during water-based activities. Here’s how to stay hydrated and healthy this summer.
Keeping your body adequately hydrated becomes even more important during the hot summer months when your body’s cooling system has to work overtime to keep you from overheating. Water keeps the body systems up and running, keeping you cool in the warm weather and well-insulated when the temperature falls. Every cell, tissue and organ needs
Aging and Depression Exercise Lessens the Odds of Late-Life Depression Everyone has some unhappiness in their life due to change, loss or stress. But what happens when the depression lingers.
Western society has benefited from the miracles of modern medicine, improved socioeconomic factors, public health and education. However, depression remains a major problem for all age groups. According to the CIGNA HealthCare Report and the Rose Resource, an estimated 18 million people in the U.S. suffer from depression each year. The disease is particularly prevalent