Category : Wellness

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy – A Treatment Option for Congestive Heart Failure

The American Heart Association reports that nearly 5 million Americans are living with congestive heart failure, with approximately 550,000 new cases diagnosed each year. Described as a chronic, progressive condition that typically worsens with time, it can affect either the…

0 Comments / 166 View / January 31, 2017

Thyroid Disease—Know the Facts

As we go through life, we often hear about various medical conditions—such as heart disease, high cholesterol, or osteoporosis—and the steps we can take to prevent those maladies. We don’t often hear about thyroid issues, but they are more common…

0 Comments / 104 View / December 30, 2016

Staving off Burnout with Heartfulness

Life’s ups and downs are inevitable. So how should one lead a life with the promises it holds and the turbulence it generates? Following your heart has always been the answer of wisdom, and how we accomplish this seems to…

0 Comments / 304 View / December 1, 2016

Give Yourself a Break – 18 Quick, Easy, and Inexpensive Ways to Relax and Re-Energize

In our busy, fast-paced lives, it’s hard for women to find even a few minutes to claim as their own. If your day is jam-packed with meetings, errands, and grocery shopping, consider these quick, inexpensive, and easy ways to sneak…

0 Comments / 72 View / December 1, 2016

Don’t Underestimate the Value of Good Oral Health

A mouth is not just a mouth. It’s a window into a person’s overall health. “It’s so important, and so neglected by the medical community,” said Suzanne Ahnquist, DMD, of Smilesbuilderz in Lancaster. “There is such an oral-systemic link.” For…

0 Comments / 188 View / November 1, 2016

Breast Cancer Risks, Symptoms, and New Revelations on Early Detection

There can be life after breast cancer. The prerequisite is early detection.” – Ann Jillian Twelve percent of women today will develop invasive breast cancer, and more than 40,000 will die from it this year alone, reports Breastcancer.org. That’s why…

0 Comments / 85 View / October 1, 2016

Why Work with a Personal Trainer?

I have heard many women say, “I just can’t seem to stay on track. I start out motivated but lose interest. I don’t really know what I should be doing, and what I am doing isn’t working.” You don’t just…

0 Comments / 186 View / September 1, 2016

Pediatric Hospice: Specialized Care Supports Both Children and Families

More than anything else, Caroline McCardell wants families with a terminally ill child to know there is tremendous support available to them—compassionate, expert care tailored to each family’s specific needs in a time of unspeakable stress and grief. “Pediatric hospice…

0 Comments / 211 View / August 1, 2016

Mind Game: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

An estimated 2.3 percent of adults are afflicted with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), according to the National Institute of Mental Health, and for many, the symptoms begin during childhood or adolescence. This anxiety disorder is a neurological malfunction that creates…

0 Comments / 421 View / July 1, 2016

Alcohol Can Negatively Affect Men’s Sexual Health … and More

While alcoholism affects both men and women, men are almost twice as likely to die from an alcohol-related disease as women, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). More than 3.3 million deaths worldwide every year result from the harmful…

0 Comments / 857 View / June 1, 2016