Living Well Blog

By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
July 17, 2021
You’re trying to lose weight. But despite your best efforts, it’s not working. One problem is that you’re hungry most of the time, even shortly after eating a meal. Ignoring the hunger will make you feel miserable, while giving in can add hundreds of extra calories. You’re stuck between a rock and… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
July 15, 2021
For the last 25 years, doctors have used the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test along with digital rectum exams (DRE) to screen for prostate cancer. This approach, to say the least, has been controversial.  Critics of the PSA test, which was first approved in 1986 to monitor progression of… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
July 15, 2021
High blood pressure is a major problem in the United States. In fact, close to half of all Americans have it. And while the condition is one of the leading predictors of cardiovascular disease – the leading cause of death in the U.S. – it’s also contributes to kidney problems, vision conditions and… See more
July 13, 2021
Anxiety feels terrible. Anti-anxiety medications, also called anxiolytics, can deliver fast relief. So why doesn’t everybody with anxiety take them?  The short answer, from a treatment perspective: These drugs can do much more to your body than simply turn down the dial on anxious feelings.… See more
July 8, 2021
Anxiety can be uncomfortable. Physically uncomfortable. An intense episode of anxiety can make you want to crawl out of your skin. A single episode of anxiety can also affect your personality, bringing out undesirable traits – even if only for a short period. You might burst into tears if your… See more
July 8, 2021
Anxiety affects us all. In some cases, it’s fleeting: a pit your stomach before your doctor delivers test results; sweaty palms before you deliver a presentation. Those are normal responses to stressful situations. Anxiety may be a problem, however, if it becomes overwhelming or interferes with… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
June 18, 2021
Migraines are a debilitating condition that affect about 39 million Americans, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. Typical treatment includes over the counter and prescription pain relievers. Some migraine… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
June 18, 2021
For years, doctors recommended patients begin colorectal screenings at age 50. However, in 2018, the American Cancer Society (ACS) updated their colorectal screening recommendations to begin at 45. And now, the… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
June 17, 2021
Nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure – a condition that raises your risk for heart attacks, strokes, sexual dysfunction and damage to the brain, kidneys and eyes. However, only 24 percent of Americans with high blood pressure have it under control, according to the U.S. Centers… See more
June 16, 2021
It's inevitable that when you bump into your desk, cut yourself while cooking, or strain a muscle playing sports that the area is bound to be sore, become red or swell. This is known as inflammation, which can happen as a result of an injury or infection. Your body then helps to accelerate the… See more
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