Should You Exercise When Sick? When to work out and when to rest when you’re sick Ready to hit the gym but feel a cold or the sniffles coming on? Should you exercise when sick? Before you decide to skip your workout completely, you might want to think again. In some cases, light exercise, in combination with rest and good nutrition, can actually help you
E101 New Member - Global Basecamps In 2005, Michael D’Amico and his wife Casey embarked on a year-long journey, across the globe. Taking a full year to completely emerge themselves into various cultures was a life changing experience The experience was the beginning of a passion project, which would enable those seeking an authentic, unparalleled, experience of a lifetime, to have the perfect trip.
9 Weight Loss Tips for the New Year Healthy weight loss tips for long lasting health benefits Weight loss often tops the list of our New Year’s resolutions. Setting a realistic weight loss plan where you’re making healthier food choices and exercising more can help you achieve your goal. If losing weight is your resolution, set a goal, stay on track and stay motivated. The
Holiday Cheer Brings Spike in Injuries Follow safety tips to avoid trips to the ER this season While the holidays are filled with celebration and joy, they also are associated with accidents and injury resulting in unexpected visits to the local emergency department or trauma center. People are installing decorations, lighting candles, celebrating at parties and drinking more alcohol. “About 15,000 people annually suffer
Halloween safety tips for your kids from Scripps Health Halloween is almost here. Kids are conjuring up costume ideas. Parents are planning parties. If you are a mom or dad orchestrating the activities, take a moment to add safety to the mix. The following tips from Rosalind Dockweiler, MD, a pediatrician at Scripps Coastal Medical Center Encinitas, could help protect your kids, so a holiday devoted to make-believe
Wanted: A Good Night’s Sleep Just about everyone has a sleepless night occasionally. Most of us make it through the day with a yawn here or there, and sleep fine the next evening. But for more than 45 million Americans, insomnia and other sleep disorders are ongoing problems, severe enough to interfere with everyday life. By far, the most common sleep problem in every age
Learn 5 simple ways to take better care of your heart Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to focus on your heart — your heart health, that is. Yet sometimes it seems like research around the science of heart health is contradictory. Is dark chocolate heart-healthy or not? What about wine? What are the latest findings about meat and dairy with regard to heart health?
The Health Benefits of Plant-based Diets - Scripps Health As plant-based diets become more popular there is growing interest in vegan, vegetarian and flexitarian lifestyles. What’s the difference? Let’s start with what these vegetable-based diets have in common: All are good for your health. Studies show eating more fruits and vegetables and other plant-derived foods help lower the risk of heart disease, obesity, type 2
Tips to Cope with Difficult Relatives during the Holidays Feeling stressed about the holidays? You’re not alone. While the holidays are a time for celebration and gatherings with family and friends, sometimes these activities can lead to not-so-festive feelings of stress and anxiety. Simply put: Many people find these annual reunions stressful, perhaps because of the potential for conflict between relatives who don’t get
BEAM ORTHODONTICS PUTS A FOCUS ON COMMUNITY A vision to reality, that’s Beam Orthodontics. Located in Encinitas, Dr. Jeffery Schaefer’s orthodontic practice is four months old and growing! Dr. Schaefer desired a place close to his house where he could provide personalized and quality orthodontic care. He wanted a place where his neighbors and friends could trust that their families were in expert