Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, is a condition misunderstood by many. Another term for the illness is the “winter blues,” but this trivializes the issue and leads to misconceptions. SAD isn’t a simple case of people feeling a little sad or lethargic because it is no longer summer anymore. SAD is a serious condition that can disrupt the lives of many sufferers.
They struggle with energy levels, motivation, appetite and more. Some people express symptoms of depression. Then other people are more afflicted by cognitive dysfunction and fatigue. Furthermore, it doesn’t wait until winter to strike. Many people with SAD, or related conditions, begin to feel the onset in the fall.
The combination of a lack of understanding and the varying symptoms mean different needs from different patients. There is no one-size-fits-all solution or magic pill to … Read More
Staying in shape all year is something that most individuals want but finds hard to achieve. Being fit helps in everything, including better sex.
Physical activity, proper nutrition, and rest due are the most influential factors for this achievement, which for most busy people is extremely difficult to maintain.
1. Stick to your goals
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Today, most of the people are looking for the best ways to lose more weight. The initial step to begin the weight loss program is by finding the best cooking oil. Various healthy cooking oils will not introduce more fats into the body, but aid in burning the calories. Below are the top rated healthy cooking oils you need to give a try in case you need to lose weight.
Below are the top rated healthy cooking oils you need to give a try in case you need to lose weight.… Read More
Since the start of 2016 when most Americans were working on keeping their New Year’s resolutions, there has been some new trends in the fitness world. Listed below are a few trends that are gaining popularity so far this year as individuals are doing their best to shape up. By working out your body will feel healthier and you may sleep better as an added bonus.… Read More
What is the best diet plan? This is a question that many of us ask over and over again.
There is a lot of differences of opinion on this topic, just like there is about the additives that go into our food that we consume every day.
One group will say that one diet plan is the best, just like one group will say that this additive is safe for us to eat. On the other hand, another group will say that this diet plan is harmful to our bodies, just like another group will say that this additive in our food will harm us or make us sick.… Read More
How Special Is This Mushroom?
So, there’s mounting evidence that mushrooms are pretty good for you. And I eat them since I’ve seen no evidence to the contrary and they’re delicious.
Especially from the farmer’s market, because the grower is a laid-back guy that loves his trade and does it well. You can’t buy mushrooms from him without getting into a discussion about them and the ones I bought from him left me enlightened at the difference between his and the ones I could buy at the grocery store.… Read More
Getting a good night’s sleep is the dream of everyone who has problems sleeping or is not able to sleep unless taking medications. Because we live in a “non-stop” society, more than often we throw sleep out of the window and we forego this important activity in order to get all other things done. Even worse, when we try to sleep, we need at least one hour to stop worrying about what we need to do the following day.
Sleep is paramount for a healthy lifestyle, playing a huge effect on how we feel throughout the day. Therefore sleeping is a vital component of a happy lifestyle. The good news is that you don’t have to take any more pills to fall asleep or reduce the number of daily errands you need to deal with in order to enjoy a … Read More
Spent many summers in the tropics, I was pleasantly surprised how the people there were very convenient. Although I think it was also the wet weather that has kept skin soft with sweat and perspiration, it is also in their eating habits, as I got to know now, especially with nut products coconut. To them, it was the system of coconut oil weight loss and native and natural.
For coconut oil, the process consisted of the following steps: first, a climber to climb a tree and get coconuts. This is not a simple task that the variety of coconut tree found mainly here is the “great African”, which could reach up to 80 feet or more. As he lets the coconuts fall, there were people that would destroy the shell using a shredder that resembled a cylindrical ram around which … Read More
In alternative medicine, there are many natural remedies to help treat Seasonal Affective Disorder (or SAD). SAD is a depressive disorder that is triggered by the change in the season, most commonly the change to fall and winter. All forms of depression limit a person’s ability to live their life to the fullest extent. People with this disorder tend to experience any number of symptoms such as fatigues, anxiety, irritability, changes in eating patterns, and a lack interest in activities they once enjoyed.
A lack of exposure to sunlight is often thought to trigger Seasonal Affective Disorder. By increasing your exposure to light during the winter months, you can help to stave off the depression that accompanies the Seasonal Affective Disorder. Get as much natural light as possible by spending time outside or even by sitting in a … Read More
High blood pressure, or hypertension, is known as the silent killer because it can be damaging your body for years before any symptoms appear. By the time you realize you have high blood pressure, you may have already caused serious damage to your arteries, heart, brain and kidneys. Even if you don’t have any damage at the time of diagnosis, if you don’t bring it under control, you sharply increase your risks of dying early.
The first thing to be damaged is your arteries. With the increased pressure on the arterial walls, the inner lining of the arteries can become stiff and thickened. This is known as arteriosclerosis or hardening of the arteries. Arteriosclerosis usually leads to atherosclerosis, an even more serious condition where fats collect on these damaged cells, leading to blockages that can cause strokes and other issues. … Read More