Breast Cancer Screening: What is Recommended?

Breast cancer (BC) has become a global health issue, as it is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women worldwide. In 2020 alone, about 2.3 million women were diagnosed with 680,000 deaths worldwide. 7.8 million women received this diagnosis in the past five years, making it the world's most prevalent cancer. From the 1930s … Continue reading Breast Cancer Screening: What is Recommended?

In a Nutshell: 5 Ways to Get Your Blood Pressure Down

  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 still do to improve the control. The … Continue reading In a Nutshell: 5 Ways to Get Your Blood Pressure Down

YHF Conferences Online

Over the last few years, Dr. Christopher Cirino has provided direct group conferencing at various locations in Portland, Oregon.  Dr. Cirino will begin to feature his health and wellness conferences online.  The goal of these conferences is to provide general, yet substantive health advice to the general audience.  In many ways going to a clinic … Continue reading YHF Conferences Online

In a Nutshell: Protect Yourself from Viral Infections (+ COVID-19)

Key Points Addressed in Article  What is Coronavirus?  How is COVID-19 spread?  How Can I prevent the spread or protect myself?  Can I get a viral infection after handling a package from someone who was infectious or that was delivered from a country where there is a high caseload? What are the signs of symptoms … Continue reading In a Nutshell: Protect Yourself from Viral Infections (+ COVID-19)

In a Nutshell: Making Sleep a Health Priority

Get the best out of your sleep Good sleep is a necessity for the healthy functioning of the mind and body.  It is also one of the things that we can forcibly deprive ourselves.  Ideally, we spend one-third of our lives asleep.  Improving your sleep quality can be the first step toward stress resilience and  … Continue reading In a Nutshell: Making Sleep a Health Priority

The Microbiome In A Nutshell: 4 Interesting Facts

Make a Home for Your Microbiome A Healthy Microbiome is Protective Your microbiome/microbiota refers to the trillions of microbes that reside inside and outside your body.  Human cells are outnumbered by the bacterial cell population.  The highest source of bacteria in the body is within the large intestines.  The status of resident bacteria has been … Continue reading The Microbiome In A Nutshell: 4 Interesting Facts