Balancing Wellness

“Holistic wellness is about the whole person and not the parts,” according to Dr. Jennifer Hunter, a senior fellow at the National Institute of Complementary Medicine. How do you describe wellness? Is it eating salads for one week out of the year; taking a walk in the morning; getting a flu shot? Wellness is more than changing a few habits. “Holistic wellness is about the whole person and not the parts,” according to Dr. Jennifer

Heart Disease Beware: Five Reasons to Scan and Assess Your Risk for Heart Disease

Heart disease is the top killer among men and women, and a low-cost 15-minute coronary calcium scan can provide quick, easy-to-understand results that can help determine yours or a loved one’s risk for having a heart attack. The top five reasons to schedule a scan:   The coronary calcium scan is fast, painless and effective. The imaging test takes 10-15 minutes, and you receive your results within 48 hours. Knowledge is power. Even if your

The Proposition for the Second Half of Our Lives

“Today YOU are YOU.  That is truer then true.  There is no one alive, who is YOUER then YOU.” Dr.  Seuss, the wisest person ever, gave us permission to take care of us.  It is vital to ensure YOU are ok and your life is going in the direction YOU want it to be going in. According to Erik Ericson, a developmental psychologist known for his theory on psychosocial development of human beings, his 7th

Drink Up!!

When the cold weather rolls in, it is common for people to be dehydrated more often because there aren’t the common signs that the summer weather provides.  People usually associate being hot or sweating with dehydration or needing more water.  A few of the signs of dehydration are: Fatigue Loss of appetite Flushed skin Dark colored urine Dry cough Light-headedness It is important that we all are cognizant of consuming plenty of water during the