Is Stress Making You Fat?

Feeling frazzled all the time may raise your risk for obesity, researchers say. Sure, your life is bananas. And maybe you feel like you can manage it all just fine. But here is a powerful reason to pencil in some me time: Feeling stressed for months at a time can up your risk for obesity,Read More

Poetry In Motion

The Rapture of Us It’s whirling all around me red, then blue then yellow, then gold So intense, I melt into it Then I explode I climb so high Lost in the sensation I succumb to your passionate creation I cry out in pleasure My body on fire I cling to your scent Hunger feedingRead More

Foods That Cause Inflammation

Inflammation is a normal process of the body that protects the body from damage by killing pathogens, initiating tissue repair processes, and helping to restore homeostasis at infected sites. Short, temporary inflammatory responses are called acute inflammatory responses, while a long-term state of inflammation is called chronic inflammation. Chronic inflammation occurs with the loss of regulationRead More

Good Posture Can Stave Off Depression

More than 40 million U.S. adults suffer from anxiety and depression. Although many of the disorders that stem from anxiety and depression are treatable, only about a third of people struggling with mental health issues actually receive treatment, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. However, a new study said many of depression’s symptomsRead More