Many individuals who sit at a computer for the duration of their workday complain of neck and upper back pain. Due to the long time spent in a certain position, muscles can become tight or weak, which leads to pain.
Having a baby brings a mix of emotions including feeling excited, scared and overwhelmed. Some women experience more intense feelings, which could be signs of postpartum depression.
Signs to watch for include:
· Feeling foggy and having difficulty completing tasks
A study published in Nature (June, 2012) reported that about 100 trillion bacteria - three or four pounds worth - live on the human body, and they are more than just passive travelers.
Written by: Sue Schmitz, RN, PN, Parish Health Ministry Coordinator, Agnesian HealthCare
Being creative can reduce stress. Often relaxation and enjoyment are the main goals when thinking about making art. Art can also be more than a hobby or pretty picture.
Here are some basic tips for getting a good night's sleep:
Written by: Lindsay Dorn, REEGT, RPSGT, Agnesian Center for Sleep Disorders
What is sleep hygiene?