Vitality is the state of being strong, active and energetic. In a longer-term sense, vitality is “a power giving continuance of life.” Here are some of our experts’ top-recommended ways to improve your vitality for optimal short- and long-term health.
Dealing with premature lines, wrinkles, spots, and other signs of aging? Dry and damaged skin? Adult acne? There may be an imbalance in your skin’s microbiome. Your microbial composition is unique to you, determined largely by genetics, environment, lifestyle choices, and more. It’s also ever-changing. Humidity, temperature, day-to-day hygiene changes, and products cause the microbiome’s composition to fluctuate.
You’ve probably heard of the medications that have quickly become all the rage for weight loss — medications like Ozempic, Mounjaro, and others. While they can be an effective tool to get to your goal weight, medications can be tricky. It’s important to understand how they work and their implications on your health and well-being. So, what is the deal with Ozempic and other weight loss drugs?
The holidays are in full swing, which means celebrations, gatherings, time with loved ones, and… cold and flu season (womp, womp). With various illnesses going around and more time spent in groups, it’s more important than ever to build up a strong immune system that will carry you through the sick season and remain healthy and thriving.
With Thanksgiving around the corner and the rest of the holiday season not too far behind, gratitude seems an obvious topic to come to mind. You may think of gratitude as a simple gesture of expressing thanks. But really, gratitude blossoms far beyond this gesture, starting within and extending out to connect us with other humans and the world around us.
EMDR is having its moment in the mental health space. Though not a new treatment, it has gained much traction in recent years as more and more people have embraced it and attained impressive results.
“In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health cannot exist.” As the philosopher Cicero implies, your mind is inextricable from your body in your overall health and well-being. Your body and mind work together seamlessly; your physical health connecting to your mental health, and your mental health connecting to your physical health.
It’s time to get personal about a very important but little-talked-about area of your health: your pelvic floor. The pelvic floor is a part of the body that many women have heard of but aren’t sure where it is or how to find it — or why it’s critical to many bodily functions. If your pelvic floor isn’t functioning optimally (and for most women over 50 and some over 20, it’s not), it can lead to issues.
Most women have experienced how the menstrual cycle affects day-to-day functioning, from emotional and energy fluctuations to pesky PMS symptoms like cramps and cravings. While PMS is certainly a time where you may experience the most symptoms, it’s not the only point in your cycle where your body is experiencing changes. Your hormones fluctuate throughout your entire cycle in phases and influence how you feel from week to week as the month goes by.
What’s the secret to a happy, healthy pregnancy? Dr. Emily Guilfoy, chiropractor and acupuncturist at PALM Health, gives her top 10 tips to keep your body and baby in great shape throughout your pregnancy.