Posts Tagged: mental health

Stress–and its impact on your health

Many times we hear the message that stress is ‘all in your head,’ but it’s important to not discount a person’s experience. The impact of stress, and how we cope, is different for each individual. Each person’s experience is real and valid. Some individuals notice more cognitive aspects and may have trouble concentrating, decreased memory, or racing thoughts, while…
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Depression is an illness. Have you been screened?

Depression is recognized as the most common type of mood disorder today. It is estimated that 17 percent of the U.S. population (between 5-12 percent of men and 10-20 percent of women) will suffer from a major depressive episode at least once in their lifetime. Over time, untreated depression can lead to significant impairment, other…
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5 health resolutions to make in the new year

Resolutions don’t have to unreachable goals. If improving or increasing health habits is on your mind, consider making one of these healthy habits a goal of yours in 2015. 1)      Drink more water. Water helps you stay hydrated and is vital to your health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, water helps…
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