The holiday season has officially started, and with it comes gatherings which usually revolve around food. Friends and family start sharing traditions. Tables are filled with scrumptious and perhaps sometimes not so healthy choices.
September is National Cholesterol Education Month, making it a prime time to encourage people to pay attention to their cholesterol levels.
Advancements in neurology and neurosurgery have led to a greater understanding of brain tumors, including how they are diagnosed and treated.
We must stay hydrated for our body to function correctly. Our bodies need extra hydration and what a better way than enjoying the perfect summer fruit: watermelon.
To help share the power of human kindness, CHI St. Vincent is partnering with the Sherwood Humane Society to sponsor Pet Adoption Days from Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, 2022.
Don’t look at food as a temptation, rather a controlled situation. You must be in control of your food and not allow your food to be in control of you. Don’t look at exercise as a drudgery, rather a fun activity. Find something you like and get active!
We’ve heard the saying, “Don’t worry, be happy.” It sounds like a positive philosophy. Unfortunately, struggles can happen and we are faced with the reality that life isn’t always comprised of happiness free of worry.
Patients can drastically improve their quality of life and prevent or delay health complications by understanding and prioritizing diabetes management.
The parks are filled with people enjoying the outdoor activities. We notice others simply walking and soaking up the fresh air and sunshine. The colors of nature surround us as we embrace the new season. There really is a “spring in our step,” which gives us a nudge to get going and become more active.
A healthy diet and routine exercise can help people lose weight, but for some, these steps may not be enough. that's when bariatric surgery offers an alternative solution.
An overactive bladder can make getting even a full eight hours of sleep at night a challenge, but when does an overactive bladder require treatment?
Sleep habits have a profound impact on our well-being. If we don’t get adequate sleep, it affects the way we start the day. Try our tips for a better night's sleep.
High blood pressure and heart disease can be a silent killer, but you can fight back by learning how to know your numbers.
A fun way to improve your heart health is dance. Dancing works your heart and lungs, which can improve your cardiovascular health. As you dance, your heart rate increases to pump more oxygenated blood to the muscles you are using.
Moving wellness forward is just that…not going backwards…not staying the same…BUT moving forward and taking steps toward behavioral changes. Wellness must encompass the mind, body and spirit to achieve optimum results!
The holidays often bring joy, but for some can also bring feelings of stress, anxiety and depression. That's why it's important to recognize the signs of holiday depression and get help when it's needed.
Steps to reduce your risk for heart disease shouldn't begin at a hospital. CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs cardiologists share tips to begin the journey to a heart healthy lifestyle at home.
The holiday season truly is a wonderful time of the year with celebrations and sweet treats, but overindulgence can also lead to weight gain and a number of health concerns.
Many people feel overwhelmed during the holiday season, which leads to stress. There are ways to help reduce this type of stress if you make plans ahead of time and stay on course.
You must restore yourself in order to be there for others. Don’t put off time with yourself! It is time to let go and breathe--cultivate the relationship with yourself.