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Bethany Rundell

Low Blood Pressure Can Be Dangerous, Too

Seems like high blood pressure, or hypertension, gets all the publicity, when it comes to maintaining a healthy heart and body. But low blood pressure,...

May 8, 2018 / 3 min read

Living Well With Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)...

The National Institutes of Health estimates that as much as 15 percent of the U.S. population experiences symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, commonly called IBS....

May 1, 2018 / 3 min read

If You Love Your Heart, Get Enough...

When most people think of risk factors for heart disease and poor cardiovascular health, sleep doesn’t enter the picture. But mounting evidence shows that disruptions...

March 28, 2018 / 3 min read

Diabetes May Have 5 Types, New Study...

While many people recognize the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, a newly published study from northern Europe further categorizes diabetes into five...

March 15, 2018 / 3 min read

Top 4 Contributors to Sleep Deprivation

The top four contributors to sleep disturbances and sleep deprivation all center around poor sleep hygiene.

March 12, 2018 / 4 min read

Preventing Chronic Kidney Disease

Our kidneys function as our body’s filtration system. Much like a filter in a swimming pool or fish aquarium, when the kidneys stop functioning properly,...

March 8, 2018 / 2 min read

Arthritis Afflicts Younger Americans

Arthritis used to be thought of as an inevitable part of getting older. As joints and the protective structures around them age, pain develops and...

February 13, 2018 / 2 min read

Your Calcium Score; Your Heart Health

If you could peek into your future and see what your heart health may look like in five to 10 years, would you do it?...

February 1, 2018 / 4 min read

5 Myths About Sugar That May Surprise...

When you were a little kid, your mother probably warned you about sugar “rotting your teeth,” but with a quick stroke of your toothbrush and...

December 6, 2017 / 4 min read

Preventing Urinary Tract Infections

When you experience a sudden urge to go to the bathroom, but only a few drops of urine come out — along with a burning...

November 13, 2017 / 3 min read