After a good night's sleep, you perform better and can make better decisions. Sleep can help you feel more alert, optimistic, and enable you to get along with people, better. Sleep also helps your body ward off disease.Read More
Beat the holiday blues with these tipsRead More
Please don’t overindulge on desserts this holiday seasonRead More
Don’t break your bones! Read to find out how to prevent osteoporosis.Read More
Is an orange from a organic farm better than a conventional farm grown orange?Read More
Don’t rush your brushing. Read to find out if you are brushing your teeth correctly.Read More
Don’t let mosquitos ruin your summer!Read More
Take the Sizzle Out of Sun Exposure with These Tips!Read More
Tips to create a safe home
Falls are dangerous at any age but for older adults they can be especially troublesome - they can lead to broken bones or more serious issues. Some of the causes for falls in the elderly may be poor balance and reflexes. Other reasons may be medications causing dizziness, vision difficulties, and medical diseases including low blood pressure, diabetes and neuropathy.Read More
Summer is a great time to start becoming more active. There are so many reasons why it is important for people to be active. Working out can help you lose weight and look more toned, but more importantly, it helps your body stay healthy on the inside. If you do not stay active you're putting your body at risk for diabetes, obesity, heart disease, stroke, cancer and many more potential problems.Read More
Are you one of the millions of people in the world who struggle with stomach issues? Do you avoid social events for fear that your stomach will act up and you will have to use someone else's bathroom? If this sounds like you, I encourage you to work with a health professional and no longer suffer in secrecy.Read More
Tips to get better quality sleep.
The general recommendation for an adult, is to get 7-8 hours of sleep a night. I recently became a mom (I have a 4 month old) and I dream about getting 8 hours of sleep. There are many reasons why adults do not get enough sleep, and why some adults wake up tired, even after getting 7 or more hours of sleep. As a new mom, I usually feel like there is nothing I can do, but there are some things that can help the quality of the sleep you and I get.Read More
Do you know what the symptoms of a Heart Attack are?Read More
Flu prevention tips.
Many people across the country are coming down with the Flu. Yikes, I hope it's not you or me! Hand washing is a great defense against picking up unwanted germs and avoiding people with Flu-like symptoms.Read More
Steps toward a healthy tomorrow.
Eating a certain food or doing a specific exercise is not enough to maintain good health. I wish it was that easy though, don't you? We are all so different and our health changes as we age, so we must continue to evaluate our overall health by completing an Annual HAWA HealthPoint Check-Up prevention screening. We must also be a continuous learner and read the health information that most interests you on a goal you have, a chronic health condition or a test or procedure coming up.Read More