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Adrenal Fatigue and The Perils of Running on Empty

We all have those moments of feeling like we’re running on empty. It’s all too common in these fast-paced times, and generally we’re pretty good at finding ways to recharge—whether it’s going for a walk, relaxing with friends, planning a vacation, or taking a nap. But if that feeling of fatigue or exhaustion just won’t subside, no matter how much rest you are getting, there could be a deeper issue. You may be suffering from adrenal insufficiency, more commonly known as “adrenal fatigue.”

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Tips for Re-Thinking Eating for Better Heart Health

February is a Heart Health Month, making it the perfect time to find ways to re-think what we eat in order to help lead us to better heart health. It’s an issue that most of us need to pay attention to, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. for both men and women. In fact, each year there are around 610,000 people who die from heart disease, accounting for 1 in every 4 deaths. Further, each year there are around 735,000 Americans who have a heart attack. The good news is that there are things we can do to help reduce our heart disease risk, with what we eat playing an important role.

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Ann Storck Center Changes the Landscape of Pediatric Therapy Services

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Ann Storck Center (ASC) is making life easier for disabled youth and their families with its newest outpatient therapy program called Hi-ability Therapy Services. It was founded on the methodologies of early intervention and evidence based practices. It’s designed to help children meet their developmental and cognitive milestones through comprehensive multi-disciplinary approaches including Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Language Pathology, and Behavior Analysis Services. ASC is one of the first pediatric care facilities in South Florida to provide all four of these services in one convenient location.

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Avoiding the Impacts of Flu and Cold Season on Autoimmune-Related Ailments

Flu and cold season is quickly approaching and there isn’t a soul looking forward to it. While even the healthiest of individuals can be hit hard with the symptoms of the influenza virus and bacterial infections, those with autoimmune diseases are at even greater risk. Research has shown that inflammation, which is caused by the immune system becoming overactive, increases in the winter. Results from one study conducted on the correlation between seasons and human health revealed that genes promoting inflammation were increased in winter while genes suppressing inflammation were simultaneously decreased in the winter.

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