GERD is a common illness that affects 25-35% of the US population. It occurs when stomach contents, which normally move down through the digestive system, flow back into the esophagus (the tube that carries food between the throat and stomach).
All backed up and don’t know what to do? If you are leaving the toilet feeling like you still have to go, you are probably constipated. Individuals who are constipated may be able to pass a small amount of stool, but may not empty their bowels completely.
Primary care providers provide patient-centered care that is tailored to each patient's unique needs and preferences. They develop a relationship with their patients over time, which enables them to understand their medical history and health goals.
How are you doing? No, really. How are you doing? When you answer that question, what factors do you think are important to reply truthfully? Do you primarily consider your physical or emotional health?
The world needs you to take care of yourself so that you can connect to your most generous impulses and your longing to contribute to the wellbeing of all.
I invite you to remember that it’s all perfectly imperfect.
How does our stage of life affect what we prioritize? What are we willing to trade-off to get what we want out of life? Click here to read about my own hopes and fears and how I've worked with a sometimes difficult path to well-being.
Sleep deprivation can lead to a host of problems. This article outlines the hormonal changes and areas of the brain that are negatively effected as a result of sleep deprivation. You'll gain an understanding of why these changes matter related cravings.