Health + Wellness

Sugar, Salt and Your Blood Pressure

March 8, 2022

For many years, too much salt has been blamed as the main culprit when it comes to high blood pressure. But it turns out, sugar may be an ever bigger enemy. Don’t worry, natural sugars in fruits and vegetables are fine. It’s the excess added sugars, especially high fructose corn syrup that we need to…

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The Lonely Heart: Why Eating Alone May Be Bad For Your Health

November 6, 2021

It’s not just what you eat that may contribute to your heart disease risk. It’s also how you eat those meals. New research suggests that eating alone may contribute to the increased risk of heart disease in menopausal women.  In this blog, we’ll have a ‘heart-to-heart’ talk about how dining in isolation may affect your…


Frozen Shoulder at Midlife: What to Know and How to Manage

September 20, 2021

With a frozen shoulder – also known as adhesive capsulitis – movement of the shoulder causes pain, range of motion becomes very limited and it can even interfere with sleep. This post will discuss what a frozen shoulder is and what you should know.

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NSAIDs And Your Heart: How To Minimize The Risk

August 30, 2021

Studies show that NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) can increase the risk of a heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure and atrial fibrillation, but the risk is much greater in those who already have heart disease. Because NSAIDs are so commonly used to treat pain and inflammation, it is important to understand the warnings and how…