Dealing with Stress

April 7 of each year marks the celebration of World Health Day. From its inception at the First Health Assembly in 1948 and since taking effect in 1950, the celebration has aimed to create awareness of a specific health theme to highlight an area of concern for the World Health Organization (WHO). Each year, theContinue reading “Dealing with Stress”

You Snooze You Lose

The definition of snooze is a short, light sleep. It can be considered a luxury to have a snooze in the middle of a work day. The truth is that we live in a world where people often need afternoon naps because they don’t get enough sleep. But if you are only having a snoozeContinue reading “You Snooze You Lose”

The Circadian Rhythm: Your Body Clock

Have you ever wondered why you feel so bad after traveling across time zones? And what about shift workers, such as long-distance truck drivers, emergency service workers and airline employees or someone under constant stress and unable to maintain regular sleep patterns? When people are required to be awake at a time that their bodyContinue reading “The Circadian Rhythm: Your Body Clock”

The Stress Reliever: Mag-nificence CWR

A multitude of different factors contribute to most people being deficient in magnesium in today’s society, an important one being chronically high stress levels. Stress increases adrenaline and cortisol and there is an associated decline in magnesium because it is used to counteract the “fight or flight” stress response of the body. As a studentContinue reading “The Stress Reliever: Mag-nificence CWR”