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COVID-19: Managing the Stress Of Isolation

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We are living thru a new reality of life: social distancing. Isolation is slowing the spread of COVID-19, but it will undoubtedly have negative consequences on our mental health and well-being for both the short- and long-term. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about substantial increases in anxiety and depression, substance use, loneliness, and domestic violence. …

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How to Survive the Quarantine

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With the whole country shutdown and the majority of the population quarantined at home, we need to find ways to stay healthy physically and mentally. Our favorite restaurants are closed, no access to parks or gyms, limited interaction with your friends and family, confinement in the house 24/7, overwhelming news on TV – all of …

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Benefits Of High Intensity Exercise

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I’m sure you’ve heard multiple recommendations on what type of exercise provides more health benefits. Recently published data showed that moderate-to-vigorous physical activity resulted in: improved insulin resistance greater weight loss smaller waist circumference better fasting insulin lower 2-hour glucose decrease in triglycerides improvement in C-reactive protein (CRP), which serves as a cardiovascular risk factor …

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