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Fatigue

The Coffee Complex

Sophie Cowley | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Sophie Cowley

Unconsciously, I have been using caffeine as a means of conforming to the ableist ideal of productivity. This can be dangerous, as drinking coffee can actually lead me to overexertion. In other words, I am fooled into thinking I can do more than my body is able.

Jenny Che

It Might Be Time To Fight Back Against Those Late-Night Work Emails

HuffingtonPost.com | Jenny Che | Posted 05.22.2015 | Business

2:00 a.m. is for sleeping, not for emailing with your boss.

The Possible Disease-Fighter in Your Spice Rack: The Many Benefits of Turmeric

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

When it comes to most types of cancer, Southeast Asia tends to have lower rates of incidence compared to the rest of the world. (1) What's their secre...

Heal Your DNA With T&A: Adrenal Resilience

Alan Christianson | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

Part 3 of 3 This final issue will focus more on your adrenals and how they can change the expression of your genes. Every person living today is th...

How to Stay Sharp When You're Sleep Deprived

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 05.21.2015 | Business
​Jackie Nagel

After dinner with the kids in bed, you slip into your home office for a few hours of uninterrupted work time. Finally, when the clock strikes midnight, you drop into bed, utterly exhausted.

Sure You're Ready for That Obstacle Race? When Under-Preparation Meets Fatigue, Bad Things Happen

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 04.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

Can you have the same level of honesty about your fitness level? It takes time and specific effort to prepare for these types of obstacle course runs. If you did not prepare, bad outcomes are predictable.

The Real Reason Why You Are Exhausted But Just Can't Slow Down

Natasha Che | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Natasha Che

You can change your behavior in spite of what you believe. When you take new actions in place of what your habitual patterns would dictate, it automatically weakens the hold of your old conditionings. And one simple action that can free you from the blind busyness is this...

To Your Health

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

Patient: "Doctor, I don't feel well, and I'm not sure why." Doctor: "I want you to meditate for 20 minutes twice a day, exercise for at least 30 min...

Key Features of Possibly the Most Underserved and Underdiagnosed Disease: Do You Have It?

Society for Women's Health Research | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Society for Women's Health Research

This is not tired because you've had a long day. It's fatigue like you have the flu or like you are on chemotherapy. Some patients describe this as feeling like they have lead in their body or that they have no energy, like a dead battery.

Lifestyle Habits: What We Don't Know Might Still Harm Us

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

A study conducted by Brian D. Carter and his team at the American Cancer Society reveals that breast cancer, prostate cancer, liver damage, kidney failure and infections can be added to smoking's existing roster of health risks.

Fatigue: The Worst Possible Growth Strategy for Your Small Business

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 05.09.2015 | Small Business
​Jackie Nagel

Let's face it. Every small business owner needs - and wants - an "edge" to grow as quickly and easily as possible. We dig through industry secrets, plow through top business blogs, and cajole our colleagues into spilling the beans on what makes their business tick.

The Problem With Being Menopausal In The Workplace

Julie Dargan | Posted 04.25.2015 | Fifty
Julie Dargan

Many successful career women are finding themselves somewhat discriminated against in the workplace in their 'middle years' as the symptoms of menopause start to appear. Women find themselves silently suffering symptoms such as hot flushes at work for fear of being stereotyped as 'old.'

12 Daily Habits For Better Rest

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living

If you've ever wanted to be that person -- the one with seemingly limitless amounts of energy throughout the day, the one who's never been accused of ...

Real Fish vs. Fish Oil: And the Winner Is...

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

Nowadays, we hear a lot from people that eating fish is good for us... but I also get a lot of questions from my patients on whether there is such a thing as too much fish.

When the Whole Is Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts: Why Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Still Beat Dietary Supplements

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

Supplements can be a great gap-filler for those who find it impossible to eat a balanced diet or have certain medical conditions, but the best option for both cancer patients and healthy individuals is a diet full of fresh fruits and vegetables.

5 Ways Your Job Is Ruining Your Sleep

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living

It's one thing to feel excited by weekend plans, and another entirely to feel pure, unadulterated relief when Friday finally rolls around and you get ...

God Bless the Night Shift

Edwin Leap, MD | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Edwin Leap, MD

And especially for all those who risk their lives at night to keep us safe, warm and comfortable, we should all say a special thanks and prayer for safety. Because being up all night is interesting, and sometimes profitable. But it's almost never preferable. And I speak from experience.

10 Things You Need to Know About Your Thyroid

Aviva Romm | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Aviva Romm

Sometimes thyroid function can be recovered and restored with natural methods using stress reduction, diet, herbs, and supplements. Sometimes medications are needed long-term. But either way, it is important to identify whether you have a thyroid problem so you can get the help you need.

The Top 3 Myths of Adrenal Fatigue

Alan Christianson | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

Today, people talk freely about their adrenal glands being shot or fatigued, and there is growing industry of supplements called adrenal tonics. Meanwhile, conventional doctors claim there is no such thing as adrenal fatigue.

Stats About Drowsy Driving Prove Being Tired Behind The Wheel Is More Serious Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living

You would never drive drunk -- but would you drive drowsy? Turns out, fatigue behind the wheel is actually just as dangerous. That's why, once agai...

One Simple Thing That Makes You a Star

Don Joseph Goewey | Posted 12.23.2014 | Business
Don Joseph Goewey

People don't take breaks partly because of guilt, partly because they are afraid it will cause them to fall behind, but mainly it's because we've been conditioned to keep our nose to the grindstone.

This Is Why You Feel Tired... All The Time

Next Avenue | Jeanne Dorin | Posted 10.08.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Jeanne Dorin Although she typically sleeps soundly and has good "sleep hygiene" — no coffee after 3 p.m., a quiet,...

5 Signs Your Hormones Are Out Of Whack

Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living

By Chloe Metzger Raise your hand if, in the last few weeks, you've felt tired, bloated or cranky. Sound familiar? Then you know the drill: Every ...

Pilot Fatigue Played A Role In 2013 Crash

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living

By Eric Beech WASHINGTON, Sept 9 (Reuters) - The fatal crash of a United Parcel Service Inc cargo plane at an Alabama airport last ye...

Nutrition for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 11.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

When you think about rheumatoid arthritis, you should look at it from the perspective of what you should take in or eat and what you should remove from your life and diet in regards to helping your body become healthier.