Writer + Nurse + Marketer in Healthcare & Wellness Space
If your body is ailing, you consult a doctor. If your mind is troubled, you see a therapist. But if your spirit needs healing, where do you go? If you live in Albuquerque, New Mexico, you might visit Elena Avila, RN, MSN, a psychiatric nurse specialist who practices curanderismo — a system of Hispanic folk medicine, which combines Spanish medicine, Aztec concepts of health for the mind, body, and spirit, and African spiritual beliefs and healing customs.
Discover how to optimize your running style, for the purpose of preventing these common injuries.
Millions of Americans are experiencing circulation problems and don't even know it. It's true! While there are many symptoms, they're often so subtle and vague that they go unreported for years — even decades. And as the saying goes, "where there's, smoke there is fire."
Though not a new concept, bodyweight training, and isometrics are enjoying a bit of a revival. Programs like CrossFit and Gymnastics Bodies appeal to consumers who're tired of overcrowded gyms and memberships they do not use. In this extensive review, you'll learn how Gymnastics Bodies stacks up to similar plans.
Fitness goals and motivations vary from person-to-person. For those of you motivated to lose weight and improve overall health, cardio is the answer. This article breaks down the science behind the hype.
We all know that fiber is an important nutrient for healthy digestion. However, research tells us that most adults don't consume enough. The good news is: Fiber supplements are available to fill in the gaps. This is a detailed review of the different types of dietary fiber, and how they can affect your health.
I was at once both hot and cold. The familiar sounds of ballpark chatter became, to me, a muffled roar echoing in my head. And just before my stomach seized, I felt a million sharp pin-pricks all over my entire body. It was my first time up-to-bat, and I was experiencing a full-blown panic attack. While every experience is different, social performance anxiety can lead to feelings of inferiority, inadequacy, embarrassment, self-consciousness, humiliation, and ultimately depression. The technical definition of social anxiety disorder, formerly called social phobia disorder, is “a marked and persistent fear of one or more social or performance situations.”