Women and fatigue: common culprits of exhaustion

Posted by CarePoint Health on Jan 8, 2016 1:00:00 PM

Many of us accept that being tired is just a way of life, with overloaded schedules and numerous daily commitments. But if you’re eating right, getting exercise, and getting seven to eight hours of sleep, you shouldn’t feel tired all the time. If you’re suffering from constant fatigue, this may be a flag for an underlying health condition, such as one of the following:

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Topics: OBGYN, Women's health, Health, Sleep

How your period affects your sleep

Posted by CarePoint Health on Nov 11, 2015 1:00:00 PM

You know that the fluctuation of hormones every month can cause some unavoidable, and sometimes bothersome, symptoms. Mood changes, cramps and pain, headaches, and bloating are common in the premenstrual phase several days before your period.

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Topics: OBGYN, Women's health, Health, Sleep

6 common things that can make PMS worse

Posted by CarePoint Health on Oct 9, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Many women don’t need a calendar to know when their next menstrual cycle is coming; they can feel it. Because of premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, many women can predict when their period is coming based on bothersome — and often difficult — emotional or physical changes that occur every month like clockwork.

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Topics: OBGYN, Women's health, Nutrition, Health, Smoking, Sleep

5 signs you’re not sleeping enough

Posted by CarePoint Health on Sep 24, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Everyone needs the right amount of sleep for good health. More and more research is revealing the alarming effects of sleep deprivation, including an increased risk for heart problems, diabetes, common infections, and even Alzheimer’s disease. Yet, many people still don’t get enough.Whether you have an undiagnosed sleep disorder or you simply don’t get enough time to sleep each night, many people don’t even realize they’re sleep deprived until their health starts to decline.

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Topics: Health, Primary care, Neighborhood health center, Sleep

Why am I tired all the time?

Posted by CarePoint Health on Sep 15, 2015 11:00:00 AM

“I’m tired,” seems to be a common sentiment in our society today. How many times do you grumble and groan when the alarm goes off in the morning? Whether due to a busy schedule, lack of quality sleep, or some other reason, fatigue isn’t good for you — and if you frequently feel tired, it may be time to investigate the cause.

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Topics: Nutrition, Health, Primary care, Neighborhood health center, Sleep