7 Tips to Help You Stay Healthy for the Holidays!

Finally, the moment we’ve all been waiting for- the holidays! Everything that has happened this past year, and everything that is still currently going on, has made 2020 one of the craziest years I can remember. I know most people will agree when I say I think everyone is ready for a little holiday spirit. Hopefully you can be with …

Why Medication is NOT the Only Option for Improving Parkinson’s Symptoms

If you have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) it can be a very overwhelming experience.  Many people go through a series of grief and/or depression due to the new diagnosis. Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological disease and currently there is no cure. Scientist and researchers, including the Michael J Fox Foundation, have dedicated their lives to finding a cure.    If there is no cure, …

Balance and Fall Prevention: Environmental Factors

Okay, last one is environmental risk factor…and on this one, I want you guys to pay attention because this one what you can put into effect today.  You can go home to your apartment look around your apartment and make some changes to reduce your risk for having a fall. There are things in our own environment that can put …

Spring Cleaning Never Tasted So Good

Let’s start off by taking a second to “check” up on our winter. For each of the below that you feel applies to your winter lifestyle this past winter, put a check in the box:  I took the winter off from physical activity, it was just so dang cold out  I feel like I just slept all winter, …

Clean Spring Snacking Baked Kale Chips

Ingredients:  1 bundle of kale 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon blacked seasoning (or preferred seasoning) Directions: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Place a sheet of parchment paper on the baking sheet Take kale out and remove your leaves Lightly drizzle light olive oil on leaves Add your sea salt and preferred seasoning (mix …

Understandably Irritable: Combating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

In order to be able to take the first step toward combating IBS, you must start off by asking… What is IBS? IBS is a gastrointestinal issue which is commonly characterized by mild to severe abdominal pain or discomfort, which becomes ultimately synonymous with recurrent diarrhea (IBS-D) and/or constipation (IBS-C). Approximately 25-45 million people in the United States suffer from …

[Back Pain] Nothing is working… I’m tired of the run around!!!!

Is your back pain still keeping you up at night? Have you been to your Doctor and he/she told you to rest and take pain medication. If you are like me, taking pain meds is something I would rather avoid. They make me feel loopy and it’s impossible to concentrate when feeling like that.  … Plus we all know that …