The Pro-Active Wellness Blog

Thoughts and suggestions on how you can increase your wellness, proactively...

The Relationship Between Anxiety and Insomnia

Anxiety and insomnia are often related. Each can be causes of the other which, in turn, leads to a vicious cycle that may seem impossible to break. A study conducted by Dag Neckelmann, MD, PhD, of the Department of Psychiatry at Haukeland...

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Post partum depression

Having a baby is the most thrilling, wonderful, emotionally fulfilling experiences in life, right? Right? I said RIGHT? You mean you’re not feeling that warm fuzzy feeling that everyone talks about? You could be experiencing a touch of the baby blues and...

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Finding Relief from the Anxiety Attack

An anxiety attack, also referred to as a panic attack, is an episode of intense panic and/or fear. Unfortunately, it often occurs suddenly with little or no warning. In some cases, there’s an obvious trigger for the attack--getting stuck in an elevator, for example,...

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Gut Health and Weight Loss

Do you have trouble losing extra weight even though you're exercising regularly and eating healthy foods? Starving yourself to lose weight isn't good for your body, and a super hard-core exercise program may not be the answer, either. These are both extremes, most...

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GMOs and Gut Health

GMOs (genetically modified organisms) have genes from another species transplanted into their DNA. This is done to increase production or yield or add some other previously nonexistent quality to the organism. These experimental organisms have so far been mostly...

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