IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: you’ll learn that yoga is an effective method of exercise, but may be difficult if you suffer from osteoarthritis. Don’t despair - this an alternative!
MAKING CHANGES: Taking one of these classes may help you improve flexibility, strength and movement - all improving your health and ability to get around every day.
FACT OR FICTION: Did you know why yawning is triggered?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: Exercise may help you and your family reduce the likelihood of falling, especially if you have family suffering from a neurodegenerative condition like Parkinson’s disease.
MAKING CHANGES: Exercise may not always be an easy regimen to add to your daily routine, but making small changes over time may improve your overall health, improve your balance and reduce risk of falling.
FACT OR FICTION: This is your surgeon on video games . . .
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: you’ll discover why vaccinations during pregnancy are NOT recommended and why you may feel more sick from the same cold.
MAKING CHANGES: Staying healthy during pregnancy is just as important to your health as to the health of your growing baby, but despite what the pharmaceutical industry would like you to believe, vaccinations during pregnancy are not advisable.
FACT OR FICTION: Have you ever seen a pink lake?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: Neural networks in your brain have been identified responsible for the stress response in your body, increasing the release of cortisol and negatively affecting your health.
MAKING CHANGES: Your mind body connection is real and you can have an effect on it using specific strategies.
FACT OR FICTION: Blue eyes. Some people in the family and some don’t. Brown eyes are much more common. Where did these blue eyes come from?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: you’ll discover the microscopic powerhouses of your cells are actually the driving force behind the development of cancer.
MAKING CHANGES: You impact the function of your mitochondria through your life choices. Here are several strategies you can use to reduce the potential for developing cancer or helping to successfully treat diseases you already have.
FACT OR FICTION: Does your brain use electricity to think?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: Have you ever experienced a nervous stomach? Researchers demonstrate how your microbiome is connected to stress and anxiety.
MAKING CHANGES: You may have believed you were stuck with what you have, but with a few changes to your diet you can experience better health and impact the bacteria growing in your intestines, called your gut microbiome.
FACT OR FICTION: Do children eat more than adults? Is that normal? Do they need it or just want it?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research that defines just how stress may affect your heart by way of your brain. You can make a difference, which you’ll learn about in Making Changes.
MAKING CHANGES: All is not lost if you have a stressful job, small children, bad financial situation or have started your own business - all stress producing situations. There are a couple of simple strategies you can use to reduce your stress and improve your health.
FACT OR FICTION:Do you think you’re more accident prone that your friends and family? Do you have more accidents more frequently than they do?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today, researchers find anxiety affects more middle-aged women than any group of men. Here is another factor associated with increasing levels of anxiety.
MAKING CHANGES: Stress reduction strategies are simple but require action on your part. We’ll share several you’ll be able to incorporate into your lifestyle.
FACT OR FICTION: Did you know these facts about alcohol?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: Past studies found a paradox between obesity and cardiovascular disease. Today’s Daily Dose gives you the skinny.
MAKING CHANGES: Maintaining a normal weight is the first step to living a healthy lifestyle - we’ll give you strategies to make that happen.
FACT OR FICTION: What do you know about your tv?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research from the University of California that demonstrates the bacteria growing on your skin may be linked to the development of skin cancer.
MAKING CHANGES: Sometimes you can just be too clean!
FACT OR FICTION: Laughter really is the best medicine.Read more