How Does Hot Weather Affect Your Health?

You’ve heard the old saying: “It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity. Actually, for those of us who live in Florida, it can be BOTH. Blistering Florida temperatures in July and August combined with rising levels of humidity can pose some very real health risks for many who live in [...]

2022-06-30T19:52:56-04:00July 1st, 2022|

Don’t Let The Summer Heat Beat Up Your Feet

Ahh, Summer in Florida has arrived. Time to kick off the work shoes and take a barefoot walk in the grass, maybe a stroll along one of our beaches. As relaxing as that may sound, summertime has the potential to pose foot problems for young and old alike, even more so for [...]

2022-06-08T13:11:32-04:00June 10th, 2022|

Identifying ADHD

How much do you know about ADHD? A complex neurodevelopmental disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is widely misunderstood. In fact, even though it affects both children and adults, the symptoms can be hard to recognize. There’s no single test used to diagnose this condition, but it can affect a [...]

2022-04-28T16:21:02-04:00April 22nd, 2022|

How to Control Anxious Thoughts

It’s perfectly normal to have worries or feelings of anxiety. People worry about their everyday lives, about what’s in the news, and about the world in general. It’s ok to feel anxious sometimes, but if worry and anxiety start to be excessive, these anxious thoughts can put a strain on [...]

2022-04-28T16:32:19-04:00April 20th, 2022|

7 Steps to Help you Cope with Stress

Stress is a normal part of the human condition. Everyone deals with stressful situations from time to time, and different people experience stress in different ways. It’s important to learn how to deal with stress so that it doesn’t overwhelm you, because too much stress can be harmful. Can stress [...]

2022-04-25T11:18:12-04:00April 15th, 2022|

April Is Stress Awareness Month

Since 1992, the month of April has been observed as “Stress Awareness Month.” With the added stress of dealing with a second year of Covid-19 on top of the daily stresses we regularly face, now is a good time to take note of exactly what stress is, how it can [...]

2022-06-23T11:08:05-04:00April 13th, 2022|

Mitigating The Emotional Impact of Covid-19 on Children

Mitigating The Emotional Impact of Covid-19 on Children The impact of Covid-19 now stretches into a second year.  Along with the health risks posed to young people, the Pandemic’s impact on their emotional well-being and mental health fitness has been measurable. How are youngsters, adolescents, tweens and teens most likely [...]

2022-05-02T14:05:15-04:00April 1st, 2022|

5 Tips for Controlling Stress During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting time that is often full of firsts with no shortage of emotions. It is common for expecting parents to experience a range of emotions, from pure joy to sheer nervousness. Because of the impending responsibility, the physical changes, and fluctuating hormones, stress is particularly prevalent and [...]

2022-03-22T11:23:53-04:00March 1st, 2022|

Taking Care of Your Mental Health

Almost everyone experiences a case of the blues once in a while. Studies suggest 20-25 percent of the population struggles with a mental health issue at least once a year. Feeling sad, lonely or disappointed about a negative life event is natural. Taking care of your mental health during stressful [...]

2018-05-21T12:49:58-04:00May 21st, 2018|

How Stress Affects Your Health

Show of hands, please. How many of you have friends who complain there just is not enough stress in their life? Probably not many. Stress is a very personalized phenomenon. Some individuals thrive under pressure in the while others wither. Take law enforcement as an example. The American Institute of [...]

2022-01-05T12:50:41-05:00April 17th, 2018|
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