Weight Loss

Insufficient Sleep Can Lead To Overeating Junk Food

We've already discussed how sleep impacts every aspect of our lives, from making healthy people hurt, overeating, and making us less tolerant, more frustrated and angry. Now lack of sleep is linked to not only overeating but specifically, overeating junk food. The question is, why? It's important to realize that adequate sleep is an integral component in maintaining good… Continue reading Insufficient Sleep Can Lead To Overeating Junk Food

Tip/Thought of the Day

How Does Technology Impact Health?

Technology is useful in many ways. We often overlook how much we utilize our cell phones, tablets, and other gizmos and gadgets. If you were to track your screen time during a day- my bet is you would be shocked how many minutes tick away while you stare at a screen. Often ignored is the… Continue reading How Does Technology Impact Health?

Weight Loss

Sleep Regularity Plays A Significant Role In Weight Loss, Not Just Getting 7 Hours A Night.

We've talked about the importance of sleep and how it affects every aspect of our lives. But, the amount (at least 7 hours a night) isn't the whole story. According to a U.S. study, adults who have a regular bedtime are likely to weigh less, have a lower blood sugar, as well as a lower… Continue reading Sleep Regularity Plays A Significant Role In Weight Loss, Not Just Getting 7 Hours A Night.

Weight Loss

Is It Possible To Boost Your Metabolism?

There's no easy way to lose weight. I promise if there was a magic wand, or pill I could give to patients to help them magically lose weight, I would. In truth, the only real way to lose weight, and keep it off, is through physical activity and diet. Take in fewer calories than you… Continue reading Is It Possible To Boost Your Metabolism?

Chronic Pain

More Sleep, Less Pain

Which comes first? Does pain cause sleep issues? Or does poor sleep cause pain? There's no question I hurt more when I don't sleep well. Getting just a few extra hours on weekends makes a huge difference in how I feel throughout the day. According to the National Sleep Foundation, the impact of pain-related sleep loss… Continue reading More Sleep, Less Pain