Anxiety and Depression As Bad As Smoking

New Study Shows Your Mental Health Is As Important As Unhealthy Habits When assessing your health, we physicians are always concerned with the standard issues such as smoking, alcohol and drug consumption, weight, and activity level. A recent study released December 2018 from the University of California suggests we should…

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Compulsive Worrying Impacts Your Health

Now, more than ever, we are worrying ourselves sick! Constant worrying eventually leads to anxiety and directly impacts your mental and physical health. Compulsive worrying stops us from working effectively. It has physical effects such as rapid pulse, trembling, dry mouth, chest pains, digestive problems, headaches, insomnia, and more. Compulsive worrying…

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STOP the Worry Habit Today

We can worry ourselves sick over everything from our bank account balance to our kids picking up some strange disease or worse yet, strange friends. The reality is more than 90 percent of our worries never happen. It’s when our concerns become constant worry that they can lead to anxiety,…

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Stress LESS With Aromatherapy

Smelling essential oils stimulates the brain. The scent sends a signal to the limbic system of the brain that regulates emotions. This part of the brain releases chemicals that can make you feel relaxed, calm, or sometimes stimulated.  Using aromatherapy can help relief stress. I have used aromatherapy with my…

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Animals Are Stress Busters

Our four-legged friends reduce stress and are good for your physical, mental and emotional health. The shelters are overflowing with animals so here are some reasons to get a pet home and a new furry member for your family. Reasons to Get a Pet Relieves stress and boosts your mood…

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Are You an Emotional Eater?

Do you eat more when you’re feeling stressed? Do you eat to feel better hoping to calm yourself when you’re sad or anxious? Stress, isolation, and sadness are often sources of emotional eating. Emotional Eating Tips Triggers. Begin by identifying your triggers. Do you eat late at night, after a…

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