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.
Let fall inspire you to make those changes! What a great time to be outdoors and take in the crisp air and warm rich colors around us.
It's time for fall allergies to flare up. Before, you might have blamed ragweed or other pollens. But these days, there is another possibility to think about: could it be COVID-19?
Diabetes increases the likelihood of heart disease, stroke and other serious conditions. That's why Dr. Paul Valentin-Stone and his team came up with a successful solution to manage the disease with what they call a diabetes boot camp.
There is no better time than the present to focus on self-care, managing stress and promoting healthy routines.
Daily life has certainly changed during the pandemic and for many that includes how they receive heart care. Dr. Anthony Fletcher says we should take this opportunity to refocus on the basics.
Heart disease remains the leading cause of death for women in the United States, accounting for approximately one in every four deaths. Much like it is for men, the key for women is to prioritize a heart healthy lifestyle.