26 05, 2020

5 Simple Activities to Help Relieve Anxiety

By |2020-05-26T09:59:13-05:00May 26th, 2020|Wellness|0 Comments

Sleepless nights?  Worried about the future?  Anxiety seem to be around 24/7 (especially given the current quarantine and COVID-19 conditions?)  You are not alone.  Many people are making the comment that during this difficult, trying, changing times, their anxiety is at an all-time high.  So how can you try to unwind and relieve [...]

6 04, 2020

COVID-19 and Breast Cancer: What You Should Know

By |2020-04-06T13:16:51-05:00April 6th, 2020|Wellness|Comments Off on COVID-19 and Breast Cancer: What You Should Know

As many of us know, the world was recently hit with a global pandemic known as COVID-19, or better known as Coronavirus. During these uncertain times, everyone is starting to take precautions and learn more about what they can be doing to prevent contracting the virus. And if you've been diagnosed with breast [...]

11 03, 2020

Top 10 Items You Need for Treatment Days

By |2020-03-11T10:31:08-05:00March 11th, 2020|Wellness|Comments Off on Top 10 Items You Need for Treatment Days

Treatment days can be long. And for most people at the start of their journey, you have months ahead of you filled with appointments and treatments. It can often be hard to know what to expect. Going through your treatments and overall breast cancer journey can be emotionally challenging. Yet in some ways, [...]

9 03, 2020

Easy Ways to Prepare for Spring Allergies

By |2020-03-06T13:16:07-06:00March 9th, 2020|Wellness|Comments Off on Easy Ways to Prepare for Spring Allergies

Who else is excited about Spring?! Nice warmer weather, sunny afternoons, and more outside adventures, but there is one issue… A LOT more allergens! Just because there are a lot more allergens in the air, doesn't mean you should always feel miserable. Here are a few easy ways to prepare yourself for springs allergies. [...]

2 03, 2020

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Gut Health

By |2020-03-02T10:23:12-06:00March 2nd, 2020|Wellness|Comments Off on 5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Gut Health

It’s a trendy thing you see on social media or in the news: gut health. But what does gut health exactly mean and how does it pertain to YOUR health and breast cancer prevention?  Keep reading, you’ll be amazed and intrigued. At The Breast Cancer Charities of America we talk about whole person [...]

19 02, 2020

Warning Signs of Breast Cancer: Symptoms to Be Aware Of

By |2020-02-18T14:11:30-06:00February 19th, 2020|Wellness|Comments Off on Warning Signs of Breast Cancer: Symptoms to Be Aware Of

Knowing the signs and symptoms of breast cancer can be challenging. While you might think breast cancer would display obvious signs, often times breast cancer can do undetected and show little to no signs in its early stages. But knowing your body, knowing the warning signs of breast cancer and performing regular self-exams [...]

3 02, 2020

Why You Should Start Getting Your Mammograms

By |2020-02-03T10:31:01-06:00February 3rd, 2020|Wellness|Comments Off on Why You Should Start Getting Your Mammograms

What exactly is a mammogram. It's a test used to screen for and diagnose breast cancer. Along with performing regular self-exams and one performed by a doctor or medical professional, mammograms are crucial in the prevention of breast cancer. You may be wondering why you should start getting mammograms, especially if you’re younger [...]

29 01, 2020

Depression Isn’t Always Obvious: Recognize the Signs

By |2020-01-29T10:20:47-06:00January 29th, 2020|Wellness|Comments Off on Depression Isn’t Always Obvious: Recognize the Signs

Depression. A word that was once taboo or only mentioned at the doctor’s office. Now it is a word we hear and see more often, either in conversation or on social media. It is not just a word, but an illness that affects people across the nation and all over the world. It [...]

24 01, 2020

Here’s Why Too Much Caffeine is Bad For Your Health

By |2020-01-23T09:51:45-06:00January 24th, 2020|Wellness|Comments Off on Here’s Why Too Much Caffeine is Bad For Your Health

If you’re like myself or like nearly 80 percent of the adult population, your day doesn't start until you’re able to get a little caffeine in your system. Whether you get it from coffee, soda, or tea you probably look to caffeine to jump start your morning and help you become alert, energized, and [...]

22 01, 2020

How to Get the Most Out of Your Doctors Visit

By |2020-01-21T11:09:19-06:00January 22nd, 2020|Wellness|Comments Off on How to Get the Most Out of Your Doctors Visit

Going through breast cancer or any illness can be overwhelming when it comes to your doctors visit. The doctors often use medical terminology that can be confusing, and you may not always think of certain questions to ask on the spot. Plus, doctor’s offices can often increase a patient’s anxieties and stress which [...]