Cortisol — the stress hormone — is critical. But chronically elevated levels are associated with a higher risk of health problems, including cardiovascular disease and cognitive issues. Meditation, good sleep habits and other lifestyle modifications may lower your stress and improve your overall health.
As I sprawled in my hospital bed — feeling permanently dazed — with slurred, labored speech I tried to describe how I felt to my wife and sons. It felt, I said, like a cross between a brutal barroom beating and a spiritual awakening.
Cooking at home can be a daunting task, but a rewarding one for your diet and lifestyle (and your wallet). Making small changes in your diet is important to your heart health. Here are simple, healthy and affordable recipes and cooking tips.