Low Pressure, No Pressure

Recently, the American Heart Association lowered the bar for high blood pressure from 140/90 to 130/80. These guidelines are based on the detection, prevention, management, and treatment of high blood pressure. For many Americans, this means that they are at Continue reading Low Pressure, No Pressure

8 Ways to Deal with Insomnia

Insomnia is a commonly encountered clinical problem that relates to difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. This sleeping disorder can lead to dissatisfaction, fatigue, low energy, mood disturbances, and decreased performance. Insomnia may be categorized based on its duration. Acute Continue reading 8 Ways to Deal with Insomnia

Sleep It Off

Everyone is familiar with the term “beauty sleep,” referring to the idea that the more rest one gets the prettier they will look when they awake. What if that was true when it comes to weight? Research published in TIME: Continue reading Sleep It Off

Handling Chronic Fatigue

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Fatigue is a common physical complaint and accounts for roughly 55 percent of all visits to primary care physicians. When fatigue lasts more than a few days or when affects daily activities, an underlying disorder may be present and a Continue reading Handling Chronic Fatigue