The Role Our Diet Plays in Minimizing Menopause Symptoms

Menopause (including perimenopause) symptoms can cause a great amount of distress. Women may end up dealing with a variety of side effects, such as weight gain, hot flashes, night sweats, brain fog, difficulties concentrating, more frequent headaches, and even joint pain! The length of how long these symptoms will be present, as well as howContinue reading “The Role Our Diet Plays in Minimizing Menopause Symptoms”

Breathe @ Pulse: 4-7-8 Breathing Method

Small pauses in our day for mindful breathing practices can benefit us in many ways, including reducing our anxiety, lowering our blood pressure, and improving our sleep and concentration levels [1]! Take a short break, and follow along with us here to practice this 4-7-8 breathing exercise: #MentalHealth #Anxiety #Stress #DeepBreathing #Mindfulness #Wellbeing #WeDoPulse References:Continue reading “Breathe @ Pulse: 4-7-8 Breathing Method”

World Heart Day 2021: 10 Micronutrients for a Healthy Heart!

Written & Medically Verified by Dr. Sachintha Ferdinandusz, MDReviewed by Sabiha Ladak, MSc Public Health Approximately 2 billion people worldwide have some form of micronutrient deficiency [1]. A majority of them suffer from anemia. Anemia, together with other conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, and high levels of ‘unhealthy’ cholesterol, often leads to significantly badContinue reading “World Heart Day 2021: 10 Micronutrients for a Healthy Heart!”

How to Cope with Burnout

What is burnout? Burnout is not considered a medical condition, but it is a “state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress” [1]. Though it is usually work-related, burnout can also be associated with parenting, caretaking, or even romantic relationships [2]. Burnout usually occurs when you are feeling extremely overwhelmedContinue reading “How to Cope with Burnout”