Sleep plays a bigger role in our health than we realize. Our bodies require adequate amounts to restore, repair and rejuvenate. Ongoing sleep deficiency is linked to increased health risks, including heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and stroke. So how do you get enough sleep, and good sleep? Here’s how.
When we’re feeling stressed—and occasionally, it’s inevitable—things can get out of whack. Stress has been linked to everything from chest pain to upset stomach to difficulty sleeping. The long-term effects of chronic stress can be devastating, resulting in overeating, high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and more.
One in eight women will develop breast cancer over their lifetime. Approximately
250,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in the U.S. this
year. But a breast cancer diagnosis isn’t just a roll of the dice. Some risk factors are within