Metabolic syndrome, also known as insulin resistance, refers to a cluster of risk factors that includes increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, and abnormal cholesterol levels, which may increase your chance of developing serious health conditions. In this webinar, Dr. Karrie Hohn will discuss the root cause of diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease and how to treat the symptoms of metabolic syndrome to reduce your risk of developing further health conditions.
“Lose ten pounds fast with this diet.” “Get a flat belly in one week.” “Drop five pounds after doing this workout.” Sound familiar? Maybe you’ve tried one or two of these diets or quick-fix workout routines with the intention of losing a few pounds, but the number on the scale didn’t budge. Or maybe you lost weight, but had trouble keeping it off later on. Drastic diets, calorie restriction, and over-exercising are some of the most common ways to try and lose weight, but more often than not, the results don’t live up to the hype.
If you’re thinking about buying your sweetheart a box of chocolates, you might want to think again. Refined sugars found in candy, chocolate, and desserts — even hidden in savory foods such as pasta sauce and ketchup — are at the root of chronic conditions such as heart disease, hypertension, and diabetes. In this webinar, cardiologist and CEO Dr. Lauren Munsch Dal Farra explores the impact sugar has on the heart and why you may want to stick with flowers for your sweetheart.
Think about a time when you felt angry, anxious, or stressed. Maybe you had a big exam, an argument with a loved one, or a jarring emotional situation. It’s likely that your heart started to race, your breathing became quick and shallow, and you felt yourself start to tremble. Your muscles tensed up. Maybe you even felt dizzy or nauseous.
Imagine you’re on a diet, but one day, you have an irresistible craving for a cookie, which isn’t a part of your diet. But you just have to have the cookie, so you decide to eat one. How do you go about eating that cookie? Do you stand over the sink and eat it quickly to get it over with and fulfill your craving? Or do you sit down, put the cookie on a plate, make a cup of tea, and really take the time to savor every bite?
Are you tired all the time even though you get plenty of sleep? Do you crave salty foods? Do you have frequent body aches or digestive issues? If you experience these as well as a collection of other symptoms, you may have adrenal fatigue. In this live Zoom webinar, our PALM Health experts will address what adrenal fatigue is, which symptoms indicate adrenal fatigue, what treatment options are available, and which supplements may help heal the body.