Category Archives: Wellness

Stroke Awareness Month: Do You Know The Signs of a Stroke?

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In a national phone survey, conducted by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association, asking 1,205 U.S. women about the signs of stroke, researchers found: Only 18 percent of women identified sudden vision loss;  20 percent identified unexplained dizziness.23 percent identified sudden severe headache; 44 percent identified difficulty speaking or garbled speech; 51 [...]

Know The Facts: Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Beat the winter blues! For some areas of the United States the cold and brutal winter of 2014 seems like it will never end. Along with the harsh weather and lack of sun, comes seasonal affective disorder. Learn more about season affective disorder and check out our home healthcare products, including our Outdoors-In Desk Lamp [...]

A Healthy Heart is a Happy Heart: Eat Right!

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February is Heart Health Awareness Month. Knowing the staggering statistics, it’s important to understand all the benefits of living a life that is heart healthy! One of the main components that promote a heart healthy lifestyle is the proper diet. While there are plenty of heart health products to support you, the foods in your [...]

Get The Basics for a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

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Heart Disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. One out of every four deaths is directly related to heart health. Aside from the death rate, approximately 715,000 people suffer a heart attack and 795,000 suffer a stroke each year. This February, we honor Heart Health Month by raising awareness to the [...]

Sunlight Simulation Solution for SAD and Low Vision!

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Light effects individuals in two major ways: it enhances our vision and it regulates our bodies’ rhythms. These rhythms impact crucial cycles like sleeping. While January is the month with the highest rate of Seasonal Affective Disorder suffering, it is also National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Even though these two conditions could not be more different, [...]

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month!

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month! Glaucoma is an eye disease that eliminates a person’s sight suddenly, without any warning. The most common cases of Glaucoma dominantly affect the middle-aged and the elderly, but glaucoma can effect people of any age. Damage to the optic nerve is the main cause of the permanent vision loss. This [...]

Light Therapy Lamps Successfully Treat SAD

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According to the National Alliance of Mental Health, “Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is characterized by recurrent episodes of depression, usually in late fall and winter, alternating with periods of normal or high mood the rest of the year.” Although a staggering 16% of the people in the United States suffer from SAD, it can be [...]

Winter Blues? Seasonal Affective Disorder Solutions!

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Are you struggling for energy during the winter months? Do the “Winter Blues” have you down? This may be a sign that you suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder, a form of depression that is attributed to the lack of sunlight during the winter months. You are not alone! Every winter, nearly 15% of the population [...]

New Year’s Resolutions for Caregivers in 2014

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The holidays are in full effect and caregivers should start to think about their New Year’s Resolutions for 2014. Take some time to think about changes and adjustments you can make for the new year to simplify and maximize your caregiving. As we all know, there is more to caregiving than just the proper home [...]