It has been said that the eyes are the window to the soul, but they are much more than that.
Good vision is critical for performing everyday functions as well as enjoying life's pleasures. Although people with impaired vision or who lack eyesight typically learn to adjust their sensory perceptions as needed, those with good sight should take steps to maintain it over the course of their lifespan.
Here are four reasons you should get routine vision exams.
Seasonal ailments can be a serious buzzkill. They can stop you from enjoying life and getting things done, after all.
If you want to take charge of annoying allergies, colds, and the like, then you should think about setting up an appointment with your physician as soon as possible. Guidance from a doctor can keep all sorts of seasonal headaches at bay for you.
I should start exercising more. I need to eat better. I don't drink enough water. I wonder if this is normal.
Many of us have thoughts every day that tell us to take better care of ourselves, but how often do we listen to them? Health is everything, and some simple tips can help you stay on top of your own well-being and live a better life.
These days, more and more women are referring to Valentine’s Day as “Single Awareness Day.”
Gone are the days of moping around lonely and longing for a relationship. Many women who are fulfilling career ambitions, focusing on meeting financial goals, traveling and having fun with friends and family are perfectly fine with their singleness.
When Valentine’s Day rolls around, more single women want to treat it as an excuse to have some fun. To keep the positive momentum going, Dr. Sanam Hafeez, Neuropsychologist and Teaching Faculty at Columbia University, shares six positive ways to celebrate singlehood this Valentine’s Day.
You're never too young to take care of your health. In your 20's, you might feel like a regular doctor or host of specialists isn't necessary. Sure, you get sick once and awhile, but it's nothing some Tylenol can't fix.
Most young people only go to the doctor when something is really wrong with them, but preventative medicine is an important aspect of your well-being. To stay healthy and strong throughout your life, it's a good idea to find some healthcare professionals now that you can rely on for years to come.
The seas offer an untapped potential for health and wellness and certain superfoods do not need to grow in soil to be super for your health.
Whether you are fighting the common cold, or wanting to turn back time on those wrinkles, seaweed, sea moss and sea lettuce are three oceanic vegetables that have you covered when it comes to promoting health, longevity and sustainability.
Now that 2019 is in full swing, it’s time to take a look at where you stand regarding your health goals for the year. Statistics show that 80 percent of people fail their New Year’s resolutions by February.
If you’ve stuck to the plan so far this year, congratulations! Keep going. But if you’ve already given up, this is your simple three-step plan to get back on track.
Health experts suggest that about 80 percent of individuals will deal with back pain at some time during their lives. Back pain can be cause by a variety of different actions, such as over-straining during work tasks or sudden moves during athletic activities. If you suffer from chronic back pain, a number of measures can help to relieve pain and allow you greater flexibility and range of motion.
Written by Vince Sant on Wednesday, 23 January 2019
When it comes to exercise, some people prefer going for a run, others enjoy a spin class, others may prefer a gym while others opt for a workout mat in their living room. To break down the pros and cons of at home workouts, we spoke with Vince Sant, Fitness Expert, Certified Trainer and Co-Founder of V Shred an online fitness portal based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
According to Vince, the key is to create a workout regimen that is sustainable. “You really want to create something that is fun, fast and effective. When considering an at home workout it’s important to get honest and determine if it’s a match for your exercise style and mindset.”
With more and more millennials skipping out on annual health exams in favor of a quick, as-needed visit to an urgent care facility, doctors fear the largest generation in America may overlook serious health issues.
There are 83 million Americans between age 22 and 37 and according to a November 2018 survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation, 45% of those 18-29 and 28% of those age 30-39 do not have a primary care physician. The issue is that health conditions that can be caught early may slip through the cracks.
Dr. Niket Sonpal, Adjunct Assistant Professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York City, offers five health exams millennials should get this year.