With fall officially here, it’s now time to prepare ourselves for the inevitable cold and flu season. With back to school and fall routines back in place we tend to spend more time indoors and in close quarters with others, which can easily lead to picking up the latest cold or flu virus.
The good news is we can support our immune systems early to keep healthy, and reduce the severity and duration of the common cold. Follow these six steps in order to keep your immune system in tiptop shape for this fall and winter season.
When and what to test to properly evaluate your thyroid function
Every day I see patients complaining of fatigue, hair loss and stubborn weight loss. They have been suffering with these symptoms for months, and know something isn’t quite right. They have cleaned up their diet, and keep pushing themselves to exercise more, yet they aren’t feeling better.
This is the final blog in our three part stress series. The first two blogs discussed how stress affects our immune and digestive systems. If you missed them, make sure to go back and read them both. Both include tips you can do to reduce the effects of stress on you body.
As promised, today we will be discussing how stress affects our endocrine system – which is our hormones.
Now that summer is fast approaching its time to think water! During the summer months, we tend to be more active. Add that with warmer temperatures and we sweat a lot more. Keeping properly hydrated is important for optimal health as well as preventing heat stroke and dehydration.