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Monday Motivation: Mental Health

Millions of Americans suffer from Mental Health issues, but only a fraction are diagnosed. Get to know the signs and tips to prevent it in this week's Monday Motivation. [embed]https://vimeo.com/358698497[/embed] [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/functional-and-integrative-medicine/thriver-medical-membership/" text="Become a Thriver!" ] [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/category/monday-motivation/" text="Catch Up On Motivation!" ]...

Monday Motivation | The Healing Powers of Breath

Dr. Greenapple shares the importance of breath and the healing within when done correctly in this weeks Monday Motivation. https://vimeo.com/351933746 [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/dr-sg/breath-practice-making-your-own-medicine/" text="Breath: Making Your Own Medicine" ] [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/functional-and-integrative-medicine/thriver-medical-membership/" text="Become A Thriver!" ]...

The Power of Movement

The Power of Movement Living an Active Lifestyle   Being consistently active helps you to live longer, have a better quality of life, improve your mental health, and improve your self-image. Take charge of your mental and physical health in only a few minutes a day.   You can make big improvements to your health and energy levels by making small and deliberate healthy lifestyle choices that involve moving more every day.  Here are a few key tips to remember to be successful.   Emphasize Fun. What is something you love? Whether that’s music, birds, friends, trampolines, or books, you can shape your activity plan around the things you love. Walk to and from a spot where you can listen to the birds every day; explore local libraries from top to...

Under Pressure: The Hypertension Effect

Under Pressure While everyone has pressure in their lives, some are under far more severe pressure than others. High blood pressure (hypertension) is a condition in which the stress that your blood exerts on the interior of your blood vessels is significant enough to pose potential health risks over the long term. Hypertension can present in a variety of ways, and many have no symptomology at all. ​Hypertension Symptoms​ Headaches Shortness of breath Nosebleeds It is important to note that none of these can point directly to hypertension, but if the pressure is severe enough to have symptoms, it can mean that the pressure is elevated enough to pose significant risk. Luckily, a hypertension diagnosis can be as simple as taking your blood pressure! Blood pressure should be...

Heart Disease: Widening Our Lens to Fight a Deadly Killer

Heart Disease: Widening Our Lens to Fight a Deadly Killer Dr. Nancy A. Palermo, Thrive Personalized Healthcare and Wellness “There is no such thing as a sudden heart attack. It requires years of preparation.” Unknown February was Heart Health month. We all donned red and vowed to fight the number one killer of Americans. However, when you look at the statistics it seems one month is not enough to alter the magnitude of this disease. The numbers are dismal. In 2018 over 800,000 Americans died of heart disease or its related co-morbidities. That accounts for one in three of all deaths. Despite spending over 300 billion dollars to “fight and treat “the disease we have made no progress and it appears the numbers have only increased. In 2015,...

Monday Motivation | Homocysteine and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Dr. Fletcher highlights Homocysteine and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention. [embed]https://vimeo.com/321246925[/embed] [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/category/monday-motivation/" text="Catch up on Monday Motivation Videos" ]         [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/functional-and-integrative-medicine/thriver-medical-membership/" text="Become A Thriver!" ]...

Do you know what you are putting on your skin?

Dr. Fletcher talks about the importance of being aware of what it is you are putting on your skin! Did you know the average woman applies 15 - 30 skin care products per day and within those products are over 170 chemicals!   [embed]https://vimeo.com/313806899[/embed] The problem with these products is that many of the chemicals in them are not regulated and we now know that there is a link between some of these chemicals and certain cancers autoimmune diseases other health issues (drying/cracking of skin) Listen to Dr. Fletcher explain the importance of eliminating these chemicals from your lives and in turn living a healthier life! [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/category/monday-motivation/" text="Catch up on Monday Motivation Videos" ]...

Happy Holidays from Thrive | Monday Motivation

The Thrive team wishes you and yours a Healthy and Happy Holiday Season. We're grateful to have you in our lives and we wish you a successful 2019! We spent December discussing balance in our life, the holidays are a time to reflect and take time to embrace the season. If you happen to embrace the season too much, we have our annual detox program starting on January 9th.    [embed]https://vimeo.com/308026633[/embed]     [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/event/thrive-2019-detox/" text="Learn About the 2019 Thrive Detox Program" ]...

Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Chronic Diseases

Change Your Lifestyle to Prevent Chronic Disease. Chronic disease is preventable through lifestyle changes like diet, exercise and stress reduction. Americans are suffering more and more from chronic diseases. With numbers reaching epidemic proportion 50% of Americans have at least one chronic disease and 25% have more than one 25% of young adults are not healthy enough to join military 30% of children will develop diabetes 70% of Americans are on at least one prescription and 25% take 3 or more 2/3rds of deaths in the US are caused by one or more of 5 top preventable chronic diseases 80% of healthcare costs used towards treating these chronic diseases and it is estimated that healthcare costs will reach $47 billion over the next decade Conventional medicine is focused...