Posts Tagged: prevention

Time In the Sun Actually Increases Your Life Span… Here’s How To Do It Safely

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A recent medical study, published in the Journal of Internal Medicine, found that folks who avoided sun exposure actually had a shorter life span… …with a decreased life expectancy that was shorter than even heavy smokers who bathed in the sun. What?!?!  Yes.   This was a huge study looked at almost 30,000 participants over… Read more »

Check Your Pits & Your Feet: 2 Easy Ways To Prep For A Healthy Spring

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  Is it heating up where you live? It’s warming up here, and as I got sweaty doing some spring gardening this weekend, it reminded me to put out my annual blog post urging you not to use antiperspirants.   Many of my readers don’t use anti-perspirant, but they do use a deodorant.  So today… Read more »

Tired All The Time? Can’t Lose Weight? How Background Noise Impacts Your Health

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This weekend I took my daughter out shopping for a bridesmaids dress to wear to her dear friend’s wedding.   And even though it was so wonderful to spend that special time with her, I left the crowded store feeling completely exhausted, and so did she. As we were driving home I realized that I… Read more »

Going To Sleep Earlier Prolongs Your Life, Here’s How

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  A new study, published April 11, 2018 in Chronobiology International, found that folks who prefer staying up in the evenings have a 10% higher risk of dying, from all causes of mortality, when compared to those who prefer mornings.   Looking at those who strongly prefer activity in the evenings vs those who strongly prefer activity… Read more »

Is Your Job Driving You Crazy? You Are Not Alone. Here’s Help.

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A new study, published in Lancet Psychiatry on May 10, 2018 , suggests that occupation alone might cause as many as one out of every 7 new cases of depression, anxiety, and other common mental disorders. Even after adjusting for lifestyle factors, stressful life events, temperament, personality, family history and personal history of mental illness, researchers… Read more »

Sauna For A Longer Life Span? Yes Please.

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Now this is a medical study I can really get behind, because I LOVE HEAT. And I love love love anything that boosts circulation — like grounding, sauna, steam room, hot baths, sleeping with a hot water bottle, hugs, massages, exercise (ok, exercise, not so much….) It just feels intuitively right to get your blood… Read more »

More Sunshine = Longer Life

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Thank goodness summer is on the way. I am so happy to finally feel sunshine on my face again. Picnics, gardening, bare feet, after dinner strolls… they all become so much easier with a little sunshine!     But that means more sun exposure… typically something we read a lot of negative things about.  And… Read more »