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9 Tips for a Successful & Nourishing Holiday Season


By Jessica Gilbreath, MS, CNS, LDN Dietician Nutritionist/Health Coach As we dive into the holiday season, it’s crucial to remember that what you do most days matters way more than the occasional splurge during festivities. The key to a healthy and balanced holiday season is to approach the festivities with a sense of balance and moderation. […]

7 Survival Tips To Help Keep Your Blood Pressure Regulated


Did you know that over 77 million American adults suffer from high blood pressure? That’s about 1 in 3 people. And of those people, 70,000 will die from their high blood pressure each year.   These are scary numbers, and rightfully so – high blood pressure can cause devastating diseases throughout your entire body including […]

The Effects of Stress on Mind, Body and Behavior


By Staff of Forum Health Vienna Stress is a natural response to the environmental changes and external stimuli that we encounter on a regular basis. It is the body’s response to any demand.   Stress is a natural and automatic response that occurs in reaction to our environment, thoughts or emotions. When we perceive a […]

How Stress Affects 6 Key Systems in the Body


By Staff of Forum Health Vienna Stress. Just hearing the word might be enough to make your jaw clench up. But stress in and of itself isn’t necessarily a bad thing.   You might be surprised to learn that stress has been the force behind much of human advancement. But when stress becomes a frequent […]

Productivity Secret: Learn to Relax More


By Staff of Forum Health Vienna Stressed out. Overworked. Under-appreciated. Do any of these words come up during a typical work day for you? Have you ever found yourself bogged down at work, saddled with five projects, a full inbox and a foot-high stack of papers on your desk, and you have no idea which […]

10 Simple and Effective Ways to Cope with Holiday Stress


By Staff of Forum Health Las Colinas The holidays are here — and with them, all that holiday stress! So, how do you cope with the demands on your time, the worries about being able to afford the holidays, and having to get together with people you don’t really get along with? (Yes, we know […]

5 Ways That Stress Affects Brain Health and Speeds Up Aging

Reviewed by Kimberly Cabe, FNP-BC 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 […]

4 Ways to Prevent and Manage Holiday Stress


Reviewed by Dianne Hinton, NP, PA 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 […]

Combating Stress During Medical Weight Loss

Reviewed by Kimberly Cabe, FNP-BC 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 […]

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 returned […]