While you’re busy shopping and doing for others, it’s easy to put yourself in the back seat. Unfortunately, avoiding the physical and emotional aches and pains of your body and mind will have you burned out by New Year’s Day.
Who said working a 9-to-5 job would be easy? At the very least, it shouldn’t be painful, right?
Professionals with stationary desk jobs have proven to be just as prone to back and neck injuries as those performing labor-intensive work. The good news is you can revamp your desk life and routine to reduce your back and neck pain. Here are three easy ways to make the daily tasks of your job a little less painless (despite the broken copier machine or overbearing boss)!
A recent study published earlier this month by The Journal of the American Medical Association showed a significant link between low vitamin D and cognitive decline, specifically seen in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The results of the study reinforce the importance of identifying vitamin D insufficiency among the elderly. Particularly with an older population, low vitamin D levels were associated with significantly faster rates of decline in memory and executive function performance.
Feeling the cloud of melancholy or even depression as we wrap the winter season? You’re not alone. Numerous medical reports going back to 2000 have confirmed that four to six percent of the population suffers from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).