How to stop emotional eating

Posted by CarePoint Health on Sep 11, 2015 8:30:00 AM

It’s no surprise that emotional eating is big obstacle for many people who are trying to lose weight. Food can be a comfort in times of distress, and sometimes it’s just a mindless habit that we don’t even realize we’re doing. One thing is certain: this type of eating can definitely sabotage your weight loss goals.

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Topics: Bariatrics, Depression, weight loss

Postpartum depression – know the signs

Posted by CarePoint Health on Aug 19, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Most new moms go through a range of emotions after having a baby. Exhaustion, relief, anxiety, elation, and everything in between may be going through your mind in those first days and weeks. Although many of these emotions are normal and expected, it’s important to learn the difference between temporary feelings and a medical issue that needs treatment.

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Topics: OBGYN, Women's health, Pregnancy, Depression

Don’t ignore the symptoms of depression

Posted by CarePoint Health on Jun 16, 2015 11:00:00 AM

You’ve lost interest in activities you one enjoyed. You can’t sleep, and you don’t feel like eating much. A well-meaning family member tells you to “snap out of it,” and your friends say you “just need to get out more.”

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Topics: Depression, Primary care

5 ways stress is hurting you – and how to fix it

Posted by CarePoint Health on Jun 9, 2015 11:00:00 AM

We all deal with stress at one time or another. Major life changes, illness, family problems, and job pressures are just some of the many ways we may feel crunched on a regular basis. But did you know that repeated, long-term stress can hurt your health? Stress can exacerbate conditions you already have and may even cause some illnesses.

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Topics: Depression, Primary care

Chronic fatigue could be treated through healthy lifestyle changes

Posted by CarePoint Health on Apr 23, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is when you feel severely tired and weary for hours, days, or even months on end, and symptoms do not go away even if you’ve been getting plenty of sleep. Suffering from CFS can be debilitating, and can affect your personal life, professional life, and your overall well-being.

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Topics: Exercise, Nutrition, Health, Depression, Primary care

8 natural ways to battle depression

Posted by CarePoint Health on Apr 9, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Major depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States, and affects roughly 6.7 percent of the US population over the age of 18, according to the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. Depression can make you feel sad, alone, and helpless, and is often managed and treated through therapy and medication.

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Topics: Health, Depression, Primary care