by Julian Dollente, RN, Edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH What do we know about insomnia? Interestingly, even at this point in human evolution, no one knows exactly why we need to sleep. Sometimes it makes you wonder if the lack of certainty means its functions are […]
Summary Insulin resistance is a metabolic condition that results from a diet high in processed foods. It’s incredible to imagine that every function in our bodies, including what we eat, requires gene activation; every morsel of food has a purpose. Our bodies metabolize following gene signals released in […]
hypertension requires measuring it with a blood pressure check
Behavior change is nothing less than a radical change.
by Lina Hamid and Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH, Editor Having trouble getting to sleep? You are not alone. In the United States, 50-70 million people reported sleep problems. How can we better understand insomnia? What treatments are available? This article will provide readers with information regarding insomnia […]
A plant reflects the quality of its environment in the way that it grows, the amount and condition of flowers that blossom from it, and the fruit that it bears.
A Radical Life: 5 Life Lessons We are often told that life is a journey. When we fall, we must pick up ourselves and continue toward a destination. Many of us have constructed our goals from cues outside of us. In this age of social media, it’s often […]
Know Your Triglyceride Level: Lessons from the Frontline Summary Primary Care Providers routinely screen for lipids. Included in this panel is the triglyceride level. Studies support that triglycerides have significant health implications and can be a marker of disease states. Elevations in triglycerides are associated with an increased […]
If you are the 1 in 2 adults with high blood pressure (hypertension), there are ways to approach it without medications. Occasionally, the blood pressure may be too high, and medications are sometimes necessary. Nevertheless, it is important to remember that there are things that you can […]
Hypertension: What’s Taking Your Pressure Higher? When preparing this article, it was February or Heart Month and a great opportunity to include a public service message on one of the most centralized and cherished organs in our body. Refer to the In a Nutshell version for a summary […]