Spring is the perfect time of year to get outside, enjoy the fresh air, admire the blooming foliage, and get some fun exercise in, all at the same time — especially with the added free time of Spring Break. Here are five fun cardio exercises anyone can enjoy during their time off to reach a weight loss goal or just reap the feel-good benefits of exercising. 1. Go on a walk for a simple exercise to do around the home. What better way … [Read more...] about 5 Fun Cardio Exercises Anyone Can Do to Help You Lose Weight
Going to substance abuse counseling means that you’ve made an important step toward recovery. It means that you recognize a problem and want to resolve it. If you’re preparing for your first counseling session, use these five questions to better connect with your counselor, better analyze your situation, and better understand the next step toward your recovery. 1. Have you treated anyone with issues like mine? Your counselor’s experience … [Read more...] about 5 Questions You Can (and Should!) Ask at Your First Counseling Session
In recent years, lower back pain has become one of the most common reasons for people to miss work. However, this problem can affect much more than your career alone; severe lower-back pain can negatively impact your overall health, and even interfere with your personal life. Approximately 95% of people experience a severe lower-back pain episode at least once in their lifetime, while 85% experience recurring episodes. Whether you’re … [Read more...] about Is Your Lower-Back Pain a Pain in the Neck? Let Us Help!
Menopause—also known as “the change”—is a normal part of getting older. It occurs when a woman’s estrogen levels begin to drop, resulting in physical and emotional changes (usually between ages 45-55). To many women, it can be a welcome relief—a rite of passage into later life. However, others might find it to be a physical and emotional struggle; not only does it normally mean you’re getting older, but it can also bring with it a wave of … [Read more...] about 9 Common Signs that Menopause is Near
Cold, dry air is one of the most common triggers for asthma. This is why it’s especially important during winter to learn how to manage the symptoms and prevent an attack. Here’s a look at the connection between winter and asthma attacks and how you can manage the symptoms in the cold Arkansas weather. What is asthma? Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease that causes inflammation and narrowing of the airways. The … [Read more...] about An Arkansas Winter: How the Colder Weather Can Trigger Asthma