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Four Healthy Reasons to Break a Sweat

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 7, 2017 3:02:31 PM

Four Healthy Reasons to Break a Sweat: One of the most natural ways to keep the body healthy and clean of toxins is through sweating. Working for a sweat through exercise has great health benefits for the body and will help you look and feel great! Below are some reasons to get up, get moving, and sweat it out:

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6 Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 2, 2017 5:36:40 PM

6 Mental Health Benefits of Exercise: The physical benefits of regular exercise are fairly obvious and well documented.  Along with weight loss and increased energy, exercise can also provide many mental health benefits that the general public is less aware of.  Even if you hate the idea of an intense session at the gym, the life-changing improvements to your brain should not be ignored.  Most people would likely choose to vegetate on the couch rather than go for a long run.  This infographic will hopefully convince you to trade the potato chips for dumbbells.  Do you want to feel better about yourself and think more clearly?  Then get moving!

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Winter Outdoor Exercise - Braving the Cold

Posted by healtheo360 on Jan 16, 2017 11:19:06 AM

Winter Outdoor Exercise: It’s official—as of December 21st, winter has begun. The days are short and the nights are cold, which has led most people to curl up next to a fire. While the cold weather alone is enough to dissuade someone from stepping outside, the thought of exercising in the wintry outdoors seems ridiculous.

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Reducing Fatigue for SAD Sufferers

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 14, 2016 4:49:44 PM

Reducing Fatigue: Do the winter months leave you feeling more tired than usual? Do you wake up feeling groggy and hesitant to start your day? Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which is brought on by the short, cold months of fall and winter, can cause fatigue.

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Cancer Prevention: Five Lifestyle Choices

Posted by healtheo360 on Oct 19, 2016 11:49:58 AM

Cancer Prevention- Cancer is a group of diseases that causes abnormal cell growth, which attacks various parts of the body. There are more than 100 types of cancer, however the more common types include breast, lung, colon, skin and prostate.

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The Straight Up Guide to Mental Health and Recovery

Posted by healtheo360 on Sep 8, 2016 3:51:36 PM

The Straight Up Guide to Mental Health and Recovery

Comorbidity of Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders

 In a recent article published by Medscape, Kathleen T Brady, MD, PhD explores the connection between substance abuse and four mental illnesses: depression, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and social phobia. In this article, we will hear information presented by several medical health professionals as they discuss the comorbidity between substance abuse and these psychiatric disorders.

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Combating Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 31, 2016 3:22:11 PM

Combating Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that occurs during the changing of seasons, most commonly in late fall and early winter. According to WebMD, roughly 11 million Americans suffer from SAD each year, while an additional 25 million suffer from a milder form. While the symptoms of SAD tend to improve as the summer months approach, there are a number of steps a person can take to counter the effects of SAD. Here are 5 ways to combat Seasonal Affective Disorder:

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Top 5 Reasons to Monitor Your Blood Sugar

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 3, 2016 12:51:13 PM

Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases that affects an individual’s blood glucose levels. Today, roughly 29.1 million Americans are living with diabetes, accounting for 9.3% of the total U.S. population. While there is currently no cure for diabetes, regularly monitoring your glucose levels can help you to take the necessary steps in regulating your blood sugar and live a healthy life. Here are the Top 5 Reasons to Monitor Your Blood Sugar:

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Arthritis Awareness Month

Posted by healtheo360 on May 4, 2016 9:34:52 AM

An estimated 23 million people with arthritis are limited in their ability to do daily activities such as standing, bending, walking and climbing stairs- making arthritis the nation’s #1 cause of disability. Arthritis awareness month is intended not only to educate others about arthritis, but also to help bring awareness of how many people are affected by this health condition and how it can be prevented.

What is Arthritis?

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Alert Day - American Diabetes Association

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 22, 2016 9:00:46 AM

What is Alert Day?

American Diabetes Association Alert Day, observed annually on the 4th Tuesday in March, is a one-day wake-up call to inform the American public about the seriousness of diabetes, particularly when diabetes is left undiagnosed or untreated.  Another goal of the event is to encourage more people to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.  Americans are urged to take the risk test, share it, and start living a healthy and active lifestyle.  Diabetes Alert Day 2016 is on Tuesday, March 22.  The American Diabetes Association created Alert Day as part of its awareness programs in 1986.  It has been a part of their growing diabetes education and prevention efforts in the United States ever since.

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