Chances are you’ve never heard the term palmar hyperhidrosis. That is, unless you have been diagnosed with the condition. Some might be surprised to know that having sweaty hands is actually a medically diagnosed condition. Most would associate clammy or sweaty hands with feeling nervous or stressed, but there are individuals who suffer from sweaty hands on a daily basis due to overactive sweat glands in their palms. Hyperhidrosis refers to excessive sweating, so palmar hyperhidrosis refers specifically to sweaty palms. While this
• Organic foods are best for weight loss: While eating organic/pesticide free foods are on the healthier side, it does not change their caloric or fat contents. Eating organic does not mean you can eat more of it and gain less weight. Be aware of nutrition labels when setting health and fitness goals.
• You can eat whatever you want if you work out: Diet and exercise go hand in hand. In order to lose weight, a caloric deficit is required.
Myth #3 If you exercise regularly that makes you healthy. Implementing a regular exercise routine is usually one of the first things people think of when they focus on their health. Movement is incredibly important when it comes to optimizing health but it’s actually not the most important thing. We often see incredibly fit people who can’t sleep without drugs, are riddled with stress and anxiety, suffer from crippling perfectionism and who’s over all mental health is in shambles.
One of our favorite parts of being holistic healthcare providers is educating patients on how they can live their best life possible. This often involves debunking health myths that they’ve picked up along the way. Here are some of the most common myths we hear in our clinic:
Myth # 1 – You only need 6-8 hours of sleep per night. Not only is this a myth, many people count their sleep time beginning with when the brush their teeth and
So you know it is important to eat lots of veggies and fruit (in season) but do you need to buy all of these organic? Organic fruits and vegetables may be more expensive, so let’s talk about spending your hard earned money wisely.
First off, if you buy fruits and vegetables when they are plentiful and in season, you will save money. In Arizona our growing seasons are not like those in the rest of the country. We have the luxury