5 Ways That Stress Affects Brain Health and Speeds Up Aging

By Staff of Forum Health Rochester Hills Stress is any source of external pressure that weighs upon another object. The stress we deal with in our lives often manifests both physically and mentally, breaking down our bodies, our minds and overall health. Stress also significantly affects our brains, contributing to symptoms like brain fog, difficulties […]

4 Ways to Prevent and Manage Holiday Stress

By Staff of Forum Health Modesto As much as we cherish the holiday season and all it stands for, it’s often the most stressful time of year for so many. We’ve got relatives visiting for several days or weeks, tons of food to prepare, gifts to find, and of course, the extra family time also […]

Combating Stress During Medical Weight Loss

By Staff of Forum Health Rochester Hills Everyone stresses. It is something that each of us experience in our own way, and it is for the best. In the right proportions, stress is actually a good thing. It motivates us to wake up in the morning, keeps us on our toes when we would otherwise […]

Everyone’s Meditating – Are You?

By Victoria of Forum Health Akron It seems like you can’t glance through a piece of media without being encouraged to join the legions of those who meditate, being promised relief from the relentless stress, chattering mind and jangled nerves that are part and parcel of our every day lives.   Just today, You Tube […]

Retrain Your Nervous System to Process Emotions

When a polar bear experiences trauma – as when he is hunted down by a helicopter shooting tranquilizers at him – he shakes his body to release that trauma. This is instinctual and helps keep him healthy, resetting his nervous system to a calm, safe state again. You may see your dog do this too. […]

What is Craniosacral Therapy?

By Staff of Forum Health Valparaiso Dr. William Sutherland, who first introduced Craniosacral Therapy over 100 years ago, discovered that, contrary to popular belief, cranial bones were designed to move in small degrees. In fact, they actually pulse in response to the movement of the cerebrospinal fluid and membranes that surround the central nervous system.  What […]

Foods to Lower Cortisol and Ease Anxiety

By Staff of Forum Health Clarkston Dealing with Anxiety A proper diet is the main determinant of body functions. From cardiovascular health and joint health to brain function including, moods, anxiety, depression and stress management. However, stimulants such as caffeine, sugar and refined carbohydrates that are used for a quick energy boost, may contribute to […]

Harnessing the Power of Meditation in Your Daily Life

By Adrian Schirr of Forum Health Clarkston It should be obvious to most by now: our fast-paced existence is only speeding up. With never-ending access to world news, differing opinions, and a myriad of positive and negative images, the constant stimulation turns to chaos. The mental distractions are interrupting the connection between the mind and […]

Beat Holiday Fatigue with a Brain Reset

Dreading the end of the year stress, brain fog and low mood? Support your mental and emotional health this holiday season with BrainRx.     Do you find yourself having issues with discipline and emotional regulation during the holidays? It’s not your fault!     Many people experience a difficult time staying on track with their goals, managing stress […]

Best Defense Against Stress During The Holidays – 5 Easy Steps

By Cindy Crandell, RN, CN of Forum Health Clarkston Stress can play havoc on our mind and body. On our worst days, when stresses and demands seem relentless how would you characterize the way you react? Calm, cool and collected?  Or are you irritable, easily agitated and ready to explode?  When you reflect back on […]