Unfortunately, stress is a common feeling in everyone’s lives. The American Institute of Stress found that 33% of people report feeling extreme stress, and 77% say that stress impacts their physical and mental health. Whether your stress stems from work, home, relationships or all of the above, we’ve got tips to help you handle stress and start feeling peace in body, mind and spirit.
Tips for Handling Stress: Work, Home and Relationships
Unfortunately, stress is a common feeling in everyone’s lives. The American Institute of Stress found that 33% of people report feeling extreme stress, and 77%...
Attention Men: Don’t Ignore These Symptoms
While seeing the doctor may not be on the top of your to-do list, it’s an important part of maintaining your physical, mental and spiritual...
Cooking When a Hurricane Is Coming
When a hurricane bears down on Florida, a trip to the grocery store or restaurant may not be possible. But there’s one question that’s echoed...
Family Medicine vs. Internal Medicine
When you’re not feeling your best, you want the best care from the right physician. But with so many different types of doctors out there...
Anxiety in Kids: Signs, Symptoms and How You Can Help
Most of us are familiar with the anxiety that arises during the holidays. It’s a joyous time of connection for Disney Cast Members and Employees with their family and friends. But it can also mean busier schedules and higher expectations. When we strive for magazine-perfect pictures and moments, we may also experience unwanted stress. Anxiety is a given for adults this time of year and we know the signs, but what about our kids? Anxiety in children is common, but many of our little ones are suffering in silence. We’re here to help you with information on things your kids might be anxious about, symptoms of anxiety in children and how you can help them.
Most Common Holiday Mishaps and How to Avoid Them
As the old saying goes, “It’s the most wonderful time of year.” No matter how you and your family celebrate the holidays, the season is likely chock full of fun activities. But amidst all the smiles and laughter, a few dangers lurk. In fact, you may be surprised to learn that the weeks from November to January are among the busiest for injuries. This holiday season, keep your family safe, healthy, and happy with these tips for avoiding some of the most common holiday mishaps.
How Does Caffeine Affect Your Heart?
You wake up and brew yourself a pot of coffee. As you sit to read the morning news, you start sipping, getting ready to start the day. Later in the afternoon, you feel the post-lunch slump, so you drive to the nearest coffee shop for a pick-me-up espresso or latte. But have you ever wondered how the caffeine in all this coffee affects your body — more specifically, your heart? Let’s break it down.
Type 1 vs. Type 2 Diabetes
About 34 million Americans are living with diabetes. That means there’s a high likelihood you, or someone you know, has it. Diabetes occurs when your body is unable to take up sugar (glucose) into its cells and use it for energy, resulting in a buildup of extra sugar in your bloodstream. Uncontrolled diabetes can cause numerous problems for your body’s organs and tissues — including your heart, kidneys, eyes and nerves. There are two main types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. We’ll walk you through the key differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes and look at treatment options for you or a loved one.