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The Healthy Reads Blog is your source for insights into medical trends, concierge medicine, primary care, wellness, and more.

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By: Jaime Monsen, Certified Health Coach
January 6th, 2023

Everyone wants to live a healthy, long life. We often implement diet, exercise, and other lifestyle changes to achieve this goal. However, setbacks and stumbling blocks can cause us to get discouraged. As a result, many health and wellness goals are often abandoned before encouraging progress is made.

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By: Jim Burford, M.D.
January 1st, 2023

Sleep is your body’s opportunity for restoration. As you snooze through the night, many of your body’s organs are hard at work preparing the body for the next day.

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By: Aaron Benator, Certified Health Coach
February 28th, 2022

February is American Heart Month, and today we are going to talk about four things we can do every day to improve the health of our hearts. What healthy habits should you focus on every day? 

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By: David Pong, M.D.
February 8th, 2022

It's American Heart Month. Do you have a good grasp of your cardiovascular health? To do so, you should know and monitor a few key health metrics that provide a clearer picture of your heart health — blood pressure, blood sugar, LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, and waist circumference. 

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By: Sarah Brawley, Health Coach
September 22nd, 2021

Prolonged stress can be dangerous to your long-term health and happiness. When your body feels stress, it naturally knows to release a chemical from the adrenal medulla called catecholamines. Catecholamines include epinephrine (adrenaline), norepinephrine (noradrenaline), and dopamine.

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When we're stressed, what happens in our bodies? What are the physical symptoms? How does our behavior change? Greenville health coach Aaron Benator explains.

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How does light affect how we sleep? It is one of the most important factors that affect how well we sleep. It regulates our circadian rhythm, which is the rhythm throughout the day where sometimes we feel like we have more energy, sometimes there might be a lull, sometimes we might get tired, sometimes we might be very alert (when we wake up ideally).