Recent Articles from Dr. Fredda

  • Hidden Sources of Stress that Affect Your Health

    You splurge on a massage each month, meditate and even do yoga. What could possibly be making you feel jittery all the time? Believe it or not, there are hidden sources of stress that affect your health. In fact, you could purposely be doing relaxation techniques and still be unable to put a smile on […] Read More

  • Are You Wasting Food?

    Were you aware that American consumers throw away about 80 billion pounds of food per year? Furthermore, only about ½ are aware that food waste is even a problem. It has been identified by researchers that most people believe there are benefits to throwing food away and some have limited basis in fact. PLOS One […] Read More

  • Stress and Your Heart- How Stress Really Affects Your Heart Health

    Ever notice how your heart races, muscles tense and your breath quickens when you are late for work and stuck in traffic? With the building of stress and anxiety you might even feel like you are going to faint. The technical term for this is the fight or flight response. In this stress reaction, your […] Read More

  • Sensitivity To Sound

    Certain sounds make people cringe. Hearing the sound of nails on a chalkboard, a person chewing, breathing, yawning and certain loud noises are extremely sensitive to some people. Sometimes these sounds can actually be almost physically painful, which is described as misophonia. Some people live with this every day. This term means “hatred of sound” […] Read More

  • Is That Much Water Necessary?

    There is actually no evidence that backs up the old adage you should drink 8 glasses of water a day. It has been recommended by the Institute of Medicine that men get about 125 ounces of water daily and women 91 ounces, but that also includes water from all foods and beverages. We all usually […] Read More

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