In late fall and winter, the short days put us at greater risk for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a condition where people have mood issues during a particular season. This most commonly means suffering depression during winter. More rarely, people may experience mania, or a mix of mania and depression. Symptoms Symptoms of seasonal affective disorder […]

Winter in Vermont is always an exciting time for those who love to ski, snowboard, or even to just play in the snow! Unfortunately, winter is also a time where your heart health can be put at risk if you aren’t aware of the health risks associated with colder weather, which can lead to a heart […]

Just how many calories is the average Thanksgiving Day feast? According to the Calorie Control Council, a typical holiday dinner alone can be 3,000 calories. In addition, we’re likely to gobble up another 1,500 calories when we include appetizers and drinks. At a grand total of 4,500 calories, this is more than double what’s needed […]

On Sunday, November 4, most Americans will set their clocks back an hour at 2:00 a.m for Daylight Saving Time. Before you get too excited about gaining an hour of sleep, setting back your clocks an hour back, only means that it will get darker earlier in the evening. What is Daylight Saving Time? DST […]

Did you know that what you eat can influence chronic pain? When you eat, you change your body chemistry. As a result, this can either increase or decrease inflammation and pain. Whether chronic pain is associated with arthritis, fibromyalgia, or injury, the foods used to fuel your body make a difference. Read or listen to […]

Roughly a third of Americans live with chronic pain. Even more people are dealing with a chronic health condition. As the opioid crisis continues, new treatments that focus on lifestyle changes like exercise, rehabilitation therapies, yoga, and cognitive behavioral therapies are rising in popularity. A new form of yoga called Kaiut Yoga is one such […]