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Provided by: www.healthline.com The Science of Yoga Can Decrease StressYoga is known for its ability to ease stress and promote relaxation. In fact, multiple studies have shown that it can decrease the secretion of cortisol, the primary stress hormone.One study demonstrated the powerful effect of yoga on stress by following 24 women who perceived themselves...
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Fall In Love With Your Health. Member Appreciation Month at RAC! Check out all of our September events and programs in the monthly newsletter. https://conta.cc/2zueUXk
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Provided by: www.psychologytoday.com and www.forbes.com Loneliness is becoming a significant public health concern in the Western world. The ‘Cigna 2018 US Loneliness Index’ studied loneliness or social isolation among >20,000 adults in the US, and found that almost half of the adults feel ‘sometimes or always alone’.The study showed that one in 4 people in...
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Provided by: www.nsc.org, www.cdc.gov and www.womenshealth.gov Staying Safe in the Sun Seek shade, especially during midday hours. This includes 10 am to 4 pm, March through October, and 9 am to 3 pm, November through February. Umbrellas, trees, or other shelters can provide relief from the sun.Be extra careful around surfaces that reflect the sun’s...
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Provided by: www.webmd.com and www.womenshealth.gov Heart Disease:Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States. Yet death in itself isn’t the biggest problem for women with heart disease. The real trouble is in premature death and disability, says Cindy Pearson, executive director of the National Women’s Health Network.“There are far too...
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Benefits of Sleep-Awareness Month Provided by: http://www.verywellhealth.com and www.Healthline.com BENEFITSReduces Inflammation– Increased stress hormones caused by lack of sleep raises the level of inflammation in your body. Inflammation is thought to cause the body to deteriorate as we age.May Help Prevent Cancer– Researchers believe light exposure reduces melatonin levels. Melatonin, a hormone that regulates the...
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