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Screen Time & Its Impact on Our Health..

Date: April 13, 2018 | Time: 11:09am

In the TED Talks video below, Why our screens make us less happy, Adam Alter explains how our time is split up in our day-to-day routine. We spend time sleeping, working, surviving (eating, caring for children, etc.), and taking personal time. Personal time is what makes us individual and keeps us in touch with our humanity. With more exposure to screens, our personal time is cut short thereby taking away what makes us feel individual and keeping us from having a.... <view entire article>

ACEs: Leading Cause of Health Problems..

Date: April 6, 2018 | Time: 11:00am

ACEs or "Adverse Childhood Experiences" are common in our society. It is important to understand the connection between our childhood and our present day health. What we experience in our childhood lays the groundwork for how we deal (and heal) with life events and our relationships with others. In the video above, Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris speaks about the importance of the Kaiser ACE study and how negative childhood experiences affect us in the long-term, not just as individuals but society.... <view entire article>

Prevention: What & How?..

Date: April 3, 2018 | Time: 2:04pm

Prevention. Is. The. Cure. Prevention is a major component in health and one of our primary themes at Secoya Health. The inspiration for the Wednesday Wellness Minutes: Prevention video and this blog post, was a man standing in line to checkout at the store. He had in his hands, a six-pack of diet coke, a half-gallon of ice cream and Advil PM. Do you know what is wrong with this picture and how it relates to prevention? You guessed it, this.... <view entire article>

Vision Care..

Date: March 26, 2018 | Time: 11:00am

The month of March is 'Save Your Vision' month. In honor of this month, we would like to discuss eye health and vision care - the myths, the causes and the support you can provide your vision to maintain and even improve it! Myths About Vision: Vision Decreases As You Get Older Your vision does NOT have to get worse with age! It is possible to improve your vision through diet, implementing small daily activities and supplement support. There are multiple.... <view entire article>

What is Venous Stasis?..

Date: March 12, 2018 | Time: 7:00am

Venous Stasis, also known as venous insufficiency, is when the one-way valves in your blood vessels do not work properly, resulting in blood collecting in the veins. The blood flows backwards, instead of flowing back up to the heart, due to weak valves. Here we will discuss the symptoms of venous insufficiency, causes and preventative measures you can take to keep it form happening and maintain good health. Symptoms of Venous Stasis: Hemorrhoids Varicose veins Pain increases when standing Pain decreases with elevated legs Ulcers Causes.... <view entire article>

Blood Pressure..

Date: March 5, 2018 | Time: 3:00pm

Blood Pressure is a cultural concern for us in the United States. We see advertisements for medications to help lower blood pressure, but have you considered alternatives? Chances are you have if you are reading this. In this post we will go through the negative side effects of high blood pressure, the causes and prevention tips you can implement in your daily life to help lower and maintain your blood pressure. Negative Side Effects: stoke heart attack Alzheimer's Dementia kidney disease Causes of High blood pressure: Stress Neurological Stress Metabolic.... <view entire article>

Heart Health Awareness Month..

Date: February 19, 2018 | Time: 4:00pm

There are hidden challenges to heart health that are not readily discussed in mainstream healthcare. Our body is a very complex machine, where organ systems have cause and effect on each other. If the gallbladder can affect your skin, your mental health can affect your gut, then is it so crazy to believe your dental health can affect your heart health? Discussing heart health and the mainstream health system - we need to talk about statins. What are statins and.... <view entire article>