Are you getting enough water?

Are you getting enough water?

The Texas Summer is around the corner. How much water is enough to stay healthy in the heat? Water boosts your metabolism, helps control your appetite, prevents muscle cramps, helps with digestion and sleep, and keeps your organs healthy, so getting plenty of water is...
What does it take to have a healthy heart?

What does it take to have a healthy heart?

Did you know that just 15 minutes of exercise a day is enough to significantly reduce your risk of heart attacks? Research shows that taking a brisk walk every day is enough to make you feel better and live longer, without the need for grueling cardio workouts or...
Time to get some Sun!

Time to get some Sun!

Now that Spring has returned and many places around town are opening again, it’s the perfect time to go outside and get some sun. It’s estimated that nearly 1 billion people worldwide are deficient in Vitamin D, and sunlight is a great source of Vitamin D for your...
Are your feet sore at the end of the day?

Are your feet sore at the end of the day?

Are your feet sore at the end of the day? If your feet and calves feel tense or swollen at the end of the day, try the “RICE” (Rest/Ice/Compress/Elevate) program at home. Prop your feet up at home for 20 minutes, with some ice near your ankles or heels. After bringing...
Lower Back Stretch

Lower Back Stretch

Does your lower back hurt at the end of the day? If you have back pain in between your doctor visits or at the end of a long workday, try resting in this position. Lie on your back (on a comfortable surface like a yoga mat or blanket) and rest your legs on a chair or...
Shoulder Stretch When Sitting

Shoulder Stretch When Sitting

Does your back hurt when you’re sitting? Try this stretch, called Brugger’s Relief Position. This exercise is meant to stretch out your back and shoulders when you have been sitting for too long, here’s what you do: – Arch your back – Push your chest...