Even though the COVID-19 quarantine is temporary, consistently getting enough high quality sleep over the next few weeks will have a huge impact on your health down the road. Here are a few tips to help you sleep better, longer, and deeper.
?Gut feelings? is something we?ve all experienced from time to time. These feelings could be about the weather or people we?ve met. Or maybe they?re just a sudden, unexpected feeling in your stomach, such as fear or dread. Or we?re in a situation that gives us ?butterflies,? such as being on stage to perform?or even in a business meeting.
When the winter brings us freezing cold temperatures, we tend to grab hot foods like curry, mulled wine, or pumpkin spice lattes to warm us up from the inside. But why do these foods and beverages make us feel so much better when it?s cold?
It?s 2020, and more and more we are finding that patients are reporting stress levels. Having chronic stress can make a person miserable as it starts to take a toll on health and behavior. We know that everyone experiences that stress in different ways?shortness of breath, faster than usual heartrate, sweat, stomach cramps, etc.?but one thing we all have in common is the chemical in our body that causes these stress symptoms to manifest.
Vitamin D is an essential vitamin that helps the body absorb calcium, magnesium, and phosphate, as well as aiding in a variety of other biological effects such as regulating insulin production, enhancing immunity, and regulating our mood, among others. Vitamin D also helps regulate calcium and phosphorus levels in the blood, both of which are key to having healthy bones.