The benefits of drinking water are amazing. Our bodies are just don’t function properly without it. If you have frequent symptoms of fatigue, headaches, hunger, and digestive problems, water may be what your body is searching for. Drinking water when we feel thirst isn’t enough. Hydration is an intentional act. Find a reusable water bottle and fill it up regularly throughout the day. Once you … [Read more...] about Benefits of Drinking Water
A collapse—your legs suddenly give way and you fall to the ground—is called by many names: fainting, passing out, losing consciousness. The medical term for fainting is syncope (SINK-a-pee). Before you actually faint, you are likely to experience one or more signs that it’s about to happen: sweating, lightheadedness, or a sense that your surroundings are going dark are some of the signs that … [Read more...] about Is It An Emergency If Someone Collapses?
Mardi Gras is a celebration with a long history. It’s been celebrated globally for hundreds of years. The traditions migrated to the United states in 1872. In 1875, the Governor of Louisiana declared “Fat Tuesday” a legal holiday. Mardi Gras refers to events of the Carnival celebration, beginning on or after the Christian feasts of the Epiphany (Three Kings Day) and concluding on the day before … [Read more...] about Mardi Gras Safety Tips
The Summer Heat is "On" Summer heat can be rough to deal with. "How do I know if I'm dehydrated?" Our Medical Professionals get that question a lot. Being dehydrated in the summer heat can be dangerous to you and your family's well being. We're smack in the middle of the warmest months of the year, and most of the US has been experiencing a crazy heat wave. Some of us know how to workout safely … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Help Your Body Deal With Summer Heat