Top 10 Easy Habits to Incorporate More Exercise in Your Life

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor

Dr. Mimi Secor DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner specializing in Women’s Health for over 40 years. She is a sought-after national speaker and consultant, has been featured in numerous local and national media outlets, and is the #1 international bestselling author of Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life At Any Age.

What Dr. Mimi Secor Can Say in an Interview 
About How to Incorporate More Walking & Exercise Into Daily Life:

Make exercise a daily routine. Remember: the habit of exercising is more important than the intensity of the activity. Healthy choices add up to a lifetime of good health and wellness! Here are 10 simple traditional routines that you adjust to add more exercise into your everyday personal and work schedule:

    1. Don’t just save the stepper for the gym! Take the stairs at work (and anytime you have the option to take the stairs versus an elevator).

2. Walk as much as possible to do your errands. Park farther away from stores and walk. Bonus: You’ll get to be outside in the fresh air more.

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How to Correct 5 Common Coronavirus Mistakes When Out in Public

Available for Interviews: Dr. Tammy Penhollow

Dr. Tammy Penhollow is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, specializing in anesthesiology, pain management, and regenerative medicine. Having over 20 years of experience has helped her to cultivate a passion for regenerative medicine and holistic healing. Dr. Penhollow practices at Precision Regenerative Medicine in the greater Phoenix area.

 

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How to Correct Common Coronavirus Mistakes When Out in Public:

Learning physical distancing and advanced hygiene is not something that comes naturally to such a social society. Many of the habits we’re being asked to learn or relearn may seem like common sense when we think about a highly contagious and transmissible infection, but unless we are in the healthcare field, and more specifically, in a procedure-related job such as an operating room or other area where sterile procedure is the norm, this is not easy. Many of the actions below can be learned and incorporated into everyday life, and it’s likely the changes may decrease our risk not only of Coronavirus, but the common cold and flu as well.

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The Food, Mood, Gut, & Obesity Connection: New Research Offers Hope

Interview Dr. Andrea Nazarenko

Dr. Andrea Nazarenko is a research psychologist with the Obesity Research Team and Social Development Research Group at the University of South Carolina. She also works as a community psychologist, providing consultation services to multiple governmental and educational organizations.

In an interview with Dr. Nazarenko, explore how our digestive tracts and brains are interconnected. Learn how the different kinds of foods we eat can affect mood and why people who are obese actually process food differently than those who are not. Promising new research supports the use of alternative approaches in the treatment of depression, anxiety, mood disorders, obesity, and metabolic disorders.

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Weight Gain and the Age Factor: Turning Back the Clock

Interview with Dr. Mimi Secor:

Dr. Mimi Secor has been a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner, specializing in Women’s Health, for over 40 years. She is a popular National Speaker and Consultant, educating advanced practice clinicians and consumers around the country and the world. Dr. Mimi is also a fitness and health advocate, and is passionate about helping women to lose weight and feel great.

Here are some of the few things Dr. Mimi thinks you need to know more about weight gain and why age matters:

  1. As we age our metabolism slows down (unless we exercise and lift weights). This is because we begin to lose muscle mass after age 40. If we continue to eat the same amount we will gradually gain weight. This also explains why, as we age, it is more challenging to lose weight. We lose weight more slowly and sometimes we are unable to lose weight.
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7 Reasons Why Smoking Cannabis May Increase Your Risks in COVID-19

Available for Interviews: Dr. Tammy Penhollow

Dr. Tammy Penhollow is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, specializing in anesthesiology, pain management, and regenerative medicine. Having over 20 years of experience has helped her to cultivate a passion for regenerative medicine and holistic healing. Dr. Penhollow practices at Precision Regenerative Medicine in the greater Phoenix area.

 

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Reasons Why Smoking Cannabis May Increase COVID-19 Risks:

If you don’t smoke cannabis, now is not the time to start. If you smoke it recreationally, now may be the time to stop, given the increased risk of developing severe COVID-19 symptoms and possibly confounding the diagnosis.

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Gain Control of Your Anxiety Naturally

Available for Interviews: Dr. Eldred Taylor

Eldred Taylor, M.D. is a well-known, dynamic speaker and expert on Holistic Functional and Anti-Aging Medicine. He is the co-author of two must-read books, Are Your Hormone Making You Sick? and The Stress Connection, and also a sought-after radio and television personality who has been featured in local and national publications.

What Dr. Taylor can say in an interview about anxiety:

You’re anxious, worried, freaked-out. You’re upset about money, health, work, family, love . . . the list goes on. Your heart is beating fast, your breathing is shallow and rapid, your mind is imagining doom, and you wish you could just relax NOW.  Whether you have an anxiety disorder or are just freaking out, you may not want to try prescriptions—at least not yet.

Difference Between Anxiety and Fear

Anxiety is a feeling of nervousness, unease, or worry that typically occurs in the absence of an imminent threat. It differs from fear, which is the body’s natural response to immediate danger. Continue reading “Gain Control of Your Anxiety Naturally”

How to End Yo-Yo Dieting in 2021

Spring is here and this is a popular time of year when people start their diets again, in the endless aim to lose—and try to keep off—those extra pounds. Such blind positivism! We all know that diets don’t work are not the solution for any positive, long-term results. Read on for some practical tips from a prominent nurse practitioner who is a health and fitness advocate. . . .

Here are a few things Dr. Secor could say in an interview:

  • First: Stop dieting! This is about a healthy nutritional plan.  You shouldn’t feel deprived. Doing so will only be a temporary fix that will ultimately fail in the long run.

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What Do Hormones Have to Do With Your Mental Well-Being?

Available for Interviews: Dr. Eldred Taylor

Here are some short bullets from Dr. Taylor to give you a sense of what he could say on this story:

  • Getting the full picture of what’s going on hormonally in the body helps to get on the right path to mental wellbeing.
  • These symptoms mimic bipolar disorder. Many times people are told they are dealing with bipolar but are never tested for hormone issues.  This is a big problem because it can absolutely be a hormone issue. Continue reading “What Do Hormones Have to Do With Your Mental Well-Being?”

Preventative Health Measures During the Pandemic

Interview: Dr. Mimi Secor.

Dr. Mimi Secor is Nurse Practitioner from the Boston area. She has been specializing in Women’s Health for over 40 years now, is a national speaker and consultant, and is an international bestselling author of Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life At Any Age.

CDC Guidelines for the Prevention of Contraction & Spread of respiratory illnesses

As we brace ourselves for the second wave of the Coronavirus and hope positive cases are minimal around the country, it’s important to be reminded of the ways in which we can protect ourselves and stay healthy.

According to the CDC, these are the most effective preventative measures you can take to reduce your risk of illness and prevent the spread of respiratory illnesses. Continue reading “Preventative Health Measures During the Pandemic”

6 Natural Defenses to the Coronavirus

Interview Dr. David J. Calabro

Dr. Calabro practices Functional Medicine at the Calabro Chiropractic and Wellness Center. There, Dr. Calabro addresses the underlying cause of disease by focusing on the patient as a whole rather than only treating isolated sets of symptoms.

Talking Points From Dr. Calabro on
Fighting the Coronavirus:

There is one important defense that mechanism that no one is really talking about emphasizing enough. Something we all have and possess. Something that we can’t go and buy and fight over; and it’s called out Immune System!

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