CDC 24/7: Saving Lives. Protecting People.™

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC 24/7: Saving Lives. Protecting People.™

Regular physical activity is a must for having a healthy heart.

February may be the shortest month of the year, but it’s enough time to achieve some big improvements in your heart health. Now is the perfect time to get started on a new, heart-healthy game plan.  Think about making one small change each week to lower sodium, get active, quit smoking, and control blood pressure to boosting your heart health this month.

Women are more likely to multitask than men and often seem to take pride in their ability to get several things done at once. 

Unfortunately, multitasking can make people extremely nervous, as they fret about a long list of errands, chores, and other responsibilities waiting to be checked off a never-ending list.  

If you have recently gone through a major event in your life, your adrenal glands may be severely fatigued. 

While this is not a new condition, the onset of adrenal fatigue often occurs because of major stressors such as financial pressures, emotional stress, smoking, drugs, poor eating habits, high intake of sugar and white flour products, and infections. 

What happens to us when we are under excessive stress?

When we experience excessive stress—whether from internal worry or external circumstance—a bodily reaction is triggered, called the "fight or flight" response.