The Impact of COVID-19 Anxiety

https://youtu.be/GIB9IxmxAtE As we move into flu season and COVID-19 cases continue to increase, it's inevitable for anxiety to creep in. While the concern is completely understandable, you may be surprised by the side effects your body goes through. Living in a state of fear can have a long-term impact on your health. It's important to … Continue reading The Impact of COVID-19 Anxiety

The Importance of Vitamin D in Autumn

As we transition into autumn, the weather becomes cooler and the days become shorter. With less time being spent in the sun, it’s easy to become vitamin D deficient without even realizing it. During autumn, vitamin D is essential as it decreases your chance of catching a cold or flu. Although less sunlight can make … Continue reading The Importance of Vitamin D in Autumn

Walking Your Way to A Stronger Immune System

https://youtu.be/Y_DFC9f8nbY Exercise plays a vital role in maintaining a healthy immune system. Of all forms of exercise, walking is the easiest, safest, and least expensive. It's simply a matter of lacing up your sneakers and heading out. With many gyms and even parks still temporarily closed, walking is a perfect way to make sure you're … Continue reading Walking Your Way to A Stronger Immune System

Chinese Herbs in Helping Treat Coronavirus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0y0UJGOVu0 Currently, to treat COVID-19, there is only one FDA approved treatment (remdesivir) and a drug going through a clinical trial, hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine, a malaria medication, interactions with drugs used to regulate the heartbeat. It may also cause direct myocardial toxicity and worsen cardiomyopathy, a problem that can lead to heart failure. Additionally, remdesivir, an … Continue reading Chinese Herbs in Helping Treat Coronavirus

COVID-19 Impact on Heart Health

https://youtu.be/RMSpIKt3-cU It's been almost five months since the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global health emergency. Even after all this time, there is still constantly new information learned about this virus. Originally, it was thought that COVID-19 was primarily a respiratory disease, but as more patients have contracted the virus and been … Continue reading COVID-19 Impact on Heart Health

Strengthening Your Immune System with Vitamin D

https://youtu.be/ZgILqLT7bOs For many of us, the COVID-19 outbreak and lock down have meant more time indoors and less sun. Unfortunately, this can contribute to a vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D, also known as the "sunshine vitamin", helps our immune systems stay balanced. It plays an essential role in our immune health, as low levels can … Continue reading Strengthening Your Immune System with Vitamin D

Bedtime Routines for Better Sleep

https://youtu.be/dc0adrLIR8E While it's not something we usually think about, sleep is essential to a healthy life. The ability to fall asleep is highly dependent upon behaviors and routines, so disruptions to that may to difficulty falling asleep. Our bodies need to mentally prepare for sleep through ritualized behaviors. By having a routine with specific activities, … Continue reading Bedtime Routines for Better Sleep