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Drinking enough water every day is important for your health as it keeps your body functioning properly and can prevent health problems. While you may often hear that drinking eight glasses of water per day is recommended, ideal water intake can vary based on age, daily activities, and other conditions. So how much water should you drink? Olivia Marrone, Registered Dietitian at CHA HPMC, explains.
How much water should an adult drink in a
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), also known as season depression, is a mood disorder related to changes in seasons. While SAD tends to come in fall, it gets worse in the winter before ending in the spring. Unlike the winter blues, seasonal depression also affects your daily life. Dr. Thomas Horowitz, Family Medicine Specialist, shares more about the condition and treatment methods.
What is seasonal depression or seasonal affective disorder?
SAD is a
By Dr. Thomas Horowitz & Ann Horowitz OMS2
Anxiety is our body’s natural response to stress. While anxiety is normal, sometimes our brain may become overprotective and it can feel like it’s taking over our body. Different events or tasks can trigger anxiety among different people, but identifying the cause is important to cope with anxiety.
Below are few helpful ways to cope with anxiety:
- Be mindful: Take some time to
More than 34 million people in the United States have diabetes, and 1 in 5 of them don’t know they have it.* According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, diabetes can affect almost every part of your body and understanding how to manage diabetes can improve your health and reduce your risk for developing other
Keeping your lungs healthy goes well beyond avoiding smoking and tobacco products. Armen Bekverdyan, Respiratory Therapist at CHA HPMC, explains the importance of prioritizing lung health, especially during COVID-19.
Why should we prioritize lung health?
Coronavirus/COVID-19 is a respiratory disease and it targets the lungs, causing symptoms like cough and shortness of breath. Individuals with healthy lungs are at a lower risk of adverse impact from the disease and have a better chance of