Measuring Key Health Indicators at Home!

We are all seeking optimal health. We strive to eat right and exercise to keep ourselves looking sleek and healthy on the outside, but do you truly know what’s going on inside? Is your body battling uncontrolled blood sugars, systemic inflammation or oxidative stress?...

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Stop and take a deep breath: The art and science of breathing

If there was ever a time we needed to remind ourselves to stop and take a deep breath it is now. In addition to the heated issues facing our nation, we continue to be plagued by a virus threatening our health and disrupting our education and economy. The continual...

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Protecting Your Skin – Sunscreen

If you are like me you are enjoying the summer sun more than ever this year.  The warm vibrant rays are calling us outdoors after many months of being confined inside the home. Although I am an advocate of daily fresh air and sunshine, I am also very wary of the need...

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Train your Balance to Foil the Fall

Did you know that 1/3 of Americans over the age of 65 fall at least once a year? Taking a tumble might not seem like a big deal, but a simple fall can lead to bruises, broken bones, sprained joints, and head injuries that can impact your mobility and function from...

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Beyond Sleep: 5 Ways Melatonin puts the Breaks on Aging

You have probably read about the use of melatonin as a natural sleep aid, but did you know that melatonin may also play an important role in slowing down the aging process? Melatonin is a hormone that regulates our circadian rhythm, or our sleep-wake cycle. It is...

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Is Your Body Polluted with Plastics?

I picked up Consumer Reports magazine this week and the headlines on the front cover reads:                                               "HOW TO EAT LESS PLASTIC" The article highlights that, on average, we are consuming a credit cards worth of plastic a day! Last...

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Let’s Stay Healthy Together

When life is in chaos, your home is your safe haven. The stay at home orders have extended in most states way longer than most of us ever expected! Although some states are beginning to lift closure restrictions on non-essential business, it will still be months...

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Lessons Learned from Home

When I started with my “Creating a Home Health Haven” blog back on March 23rd,  my goal was to provide support and encouragement to my community during a time of turmoil. We were hurled into a situation none of us had ever experienced. As world leaders focused on how...

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Shielding Your Mind while Sheltering in Place

There is no doubt that being home bound poses many challenges to our health. Reduction in physical activity, social interaction and mental stimulation coupled with comfort foods creeping into our diet and staying up late to watch one more episode can all begin to...

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Hello Sunshine

Hard to believe that May is one week away! While being hunkered down in my home, I feel like April has passed right on by. Luckily May in the Mid-Atlantic states means the beginning of warm, sunny weather that can heighten our spirits and entice us back outside….even...

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TESTIMONIAL

Initially, I went to Susan Brady because my family doctor told me to take a holiday from the prescription bone density medicine that I had been taking it for many years. I avoid dairy since I am lactose intolerant and sensitive to dairy protein. I was confident that Susan could recommend a superior quality calcium, balanced with other supplements that would help provide the nutrients I needed for bone health. In addition to recommendations for supplements, she has evaluated my diet and my exercise regimen, making suggestions as needed. With guidance from Susan I have been able to maintain bone health without additional bone density medicine for several years now. ~K.N.

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