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 […]

Easing Anxiety During Menopause

By Staff of Forum Health Rochester Hills When you hear people talk about menopause symptoms, physical issues often get the lion’s share of attention. But as you begin to experience the changes of menopause, you might notice more than just hot flashes and night sweats—one of the most common menopause symptoms is anxiety, which can […]

Yoga Provides Mental and Physical Benefits

By Staff of Forum Health Rochester Hills Just the thought of exercise can be tiring. Common workouts like running and weightlifting leave us sore and exhausted, even if the feeling is satisfying. The “no pain, no gain” mentality is widespread at the gym, suggesting that it’s impossible to build your fitness without putting your body […]

Overcoming Holiday Stress

By William Epperly, MD, FAAFP of Forum Health Bloomingdale De-stress during the holiday craziness Around the holidays, the hustle and bustle of the season can turn a season of peace and joy into a time of wanting to pull your hair out!   But over the years, I have accumulated a list of action steps […]

How to De-Stress in a Holiday Mess

By Adrian Schirr of Forum Health Clarkston When we were younger, the magic of Christmas could not be described. The lights, the excitement, family, and the spirit of giving to others…it’s all replaced with stress, holiday road rage, and the tick tock of a rushed clock. It feels like work now. We don’t look forward to work—we look […]

5 Tips to Stay Healthy During the Next Coronavirus Surge

While many of us are tiring of staying indoors, as temperatures drop the next few months could bring another spike of coronavirus cases. Due to schools reopening and restrictions lifting in many states we will likely see rising numbers of Covid-19 cases.  Many of us are facing pandemic fatigue; we long to see friends and […]

Brain Health and Building Resilience

Having adequate levels of neurotransmitters dictates the quality of all feeling states in the brain; they help us focus on our work, feel positive and motivated, sleep well, connect to each other, and feel balanced and at ease in life. Having healthy levels of neurotransmitters is incredibly important to stay optimally well in our modern […]