Acupuncture Relieves Hot Flashes Associated with Cancer

Rich JacobsArticles, Health

Hot flashes are a common side effect of long-term antiestrogen chemotherapy for breast cancer. Other side effects include both depression and a marked decrease in sex drive. Recent studies have shown that acupuncture is an effective treatment for hot flashes and other uncomfortable side-effects of chemotherapy. The most common approach to reducing these side effects is treatment with a class … Read More

Deep Breathing

Rich JacobsArticles, Health

Breathe Deeply to Reduce Stress Taking deep breaths throughout the day can help reduce both stress and anxiety.  Several studies have shown that deep breathing can reduce cortisol levels. Cortisol is the stress hormone that leads to fatigue, weight gain, and also sleeplessness. If you struggle with weight loss or sleepless nights, start taking deep breaths throughout the day. Breathing … Read More

Get A Pet to Improve Your Health

Rich JacobsArticles, Health

Can Getting A Pet Improve Your Health? Considering adopting a furred or feathered friend? Research shows many benefits for both physical and mental health. Getting a pet can help reduce stress, blood pressure, and cortisol. It can also help prevent heart attacks.  Having a pet has been shown to reduce stress levels and also increase positive neurotransmitters in the brain … Read More