Stress

Each generation reports their stress levels are higher than they consider healthy, regardless of age.

The highest stressed generation starts with our youngest, Gen Z, and then in ascending order of stress are the Millennials, Gen Xers, Boomers and then the Matures.

 

Understanding Stress And Its Effects On Your Body and Mind 

Stress is an issue that we all face at some time in our lives. Stress affects people of all ages and genders and is not unique to any one lifestyle choice or body chemistry type.

 

Dr. Dow uses our Diurnal Cortisol test to check his adrenal stress hormone levels.

 

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.

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The inner workings and complexities of the human brain are still largely a mystery, despite recent and ongoing advances in medical technology. 

However, there are some things that we are beginning to understand, such as the five stages of brain development. The brain undergoes more changes than other parts of the body and develops at an uneven rate.

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.