Another Benefit of Keeping Excess Weight Off *

Excess Weight at Age 50 Tied to Earlier Alzheimer’s Onset Previous studies had shown a link between being overweight at midlife and an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s. Researchers have now found that being obese at age 50 may be tied to an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease at a younger age. For more information: [...]

By | 2017-03-20T14:28:44-08:00 September 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Exercise and the Goldilocks Problem *

Is 150 minutes per week the ideal amount of exercise someone should do, the minimum recommended dose or the ideal amount? According to a blog in the NY Times, “The current broad guidelines from governmental and health organizations call for 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week to build and maintain health and fitness. But [...]

By | 2017-03-20T14:28:44-08:00 June 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Research Findings on Self-Hypnosis During Pregnancy *

The research findings of a study on the clinical effectiveness of self-hypnosis for pain management in pregnant women was released this week. The study found that pain management was not significantly effected but the pregnant women who had 2 sessions of hypnosis and listened to a self-hypnosis CD had less stress and anxiety. “The results [...]

By | 2017-03-20T14:28:44-08:00 May 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments