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While sex certainly supports a deeper connection between partners, it also has incredible health benefits and actually supports whole-body health. Check out the benefits below: 1. Lowers cortisol levels 2. Boosts endorphins 3. Reduces blood pressure 4. Fights insomnia 5. Supports satisfaction in relationship Additionally, by promoting the release of oxytocin and endorphins, having sex can also help to relieve pain, and support heart health.
Do you need a second opinion?
Today I want to discuss with you a topic near and dear to my heart: how to know when you should get a second opinion. We live in a culture where doctors are revered and we’ve been told not to question them or their decisions for our health. https://drpingel.com/second-opinion/ or link in bio!
10 Vitamins & Minerals Depleted by Stress
Let's talk about the best foods for stress! One of the lesser-known effects of chronic stress (and the resulting adrenal fatigue!) is its ability to prevent your body from absorbing the nutrients you should be getting from your food. And this leaves you at risk for nutritional deficiencies. That's why you need to make sure you're eating certain foods for stress—foods rich in the nutrients your body is naturally depleting! Check out this graphic and then make sure to read my brand-new article
Today I'm prescribing something specific for you: Take time for yourself—even if it's just a few moments. Now, I know what you're thinking: "But, Dr. Pingel, I can't—I'm just too busy/overwhelmed, etc." I get it; I've been there myself as I struggled to find the balance of it all. The idea to take time for yourself can seem impossible at first.
Have you heard of upcycling food? It's a newer trend in the food space where you create dishes that would have otherwise been tossed out. It's a great way to cutback on food waste and even lower your grocery bill, but it can be hard to get into the frame of mind needed to execute it properly. To learn more about upcycling food and how to do it, check out my brand-new article on this rising trend and discover how you can incorporate it into your life on a regular basis.
Am I Crazy-or Am I Just Exhausted?
"Am I crazy—or am I just exhausted?" It's a question many mothers ask themselves on a regular basis—and that's often because we're so overrun with the mental load and our many responsibilities that brain fog inevitably sets in, leaving us feeling utterly overwhelmed and running on empty. If this sounds familiar to you, you aren't alone. Check out this graphic as proof! So many of us are being pulled in so many directions that if feels like our lives are in utter havoc!
The 6 Best Postpartum At-Home Exercises
f you're looking to do your postpartum exercise at home, or if you're just looking for ways to get back in shape without leaving your new baby, you're in luck! Today, I'm sharing my top postpartum at-home workouts that I incorporated into my very own life when recovering from giving birth. I loved incorporating my children into my workout routines, and I know you will, too!
Balance Your Hormones Naturally
We recently discussed signs of a hormonal imbalance in women. Now let's dive into what you really want to know: the best natural remedies for hormonal imbalance in females. From tips on sleep, diet, exercise, and even the best herbs, I've got you covered. Head over to drpingel.com to get my most-recommended natural tips and treatments for balancing hormones in women.
5 Ways to Stimulate the Vagus Nerve
Let's talk about your body’s vagus nerve. It's at the heart of your parasympathetic nervous system (the system responsible for helping you to de-stress and unwind after a fight-or-flight response). It's also responsible for connecting your brainstem to the rest of your body, and it helps to regulate your digestion, heart rate, respiratory rate, and even certain reflex actions (such as coughing, sneezing, swallowing, and even vomiting).
Could You Have a Hormonal Imbalance?
"Could I have a hormonal imbalance?" It's a question I hear quite commonly, so today I want to discuss the topic of hormone imbalances and the top signs you could have one. Take a look at some of these common symptoms and then visit drpingel.com to learn more about this common condition and what you can do about it!
When is the last time you really put yourself first?
Mothers sacrifice for our children, but how do you know if you're sacrificing your health? It's a common practice I see in many patients and even friends and family members. We're often so focused on caring for those we love that we forget that if we don't care for ourselves as well, we're ultimately limited on what we can do for our family. If you're wondering whether or not your health has been impacted by your desire to put others first, head over to drpingel.com to take my quiz.
6 Effective Natural Energy Boosters
f you're anything like my friends, family, patients, and even me, you have a lot on your plate. And it can be so draining! So, if you're looking for some natural energy boosters, this is one post you'll want to save! Make sure to read my brand-new article to get all my tips on ways to increase your energy naturally so you can feel and perform your best! https://drpingel.com/natural-energy-boosters/ or link in bio!
Boost Children's Immune System
Looking for an immune booster for kids? You aren't alone. It's back-to-school time, and given the ongoing circulation of out-of-season viruses, we're all thinking of ways we can support our kids' immune systems. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to help support their immunity while also supporting other aspects of their health and well-being as well!
Spending Just 30 Minutes Cleaning and Organizing can Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease by 20%
If you take a moment to consider then benefits of being organized, a few obvious points come to mind: ☑️ Relieves stress ☑️ productivity ☑️ Helps you feel in control But you may be surprised to learn that there are some health benefits of being organized as well. From improved sleep to having a higher metabolic rate to supporting healthy eating, keeping your home organized provides benefits to both your mental and physical health.
Hiccups. Cold sores. Blisters. Secret Health Hacks.
Not every health concern is a major one. Sometimes we're faced with relatively minor annoyances that we just want gone—fast! That's where my top home remedies, also known as health hacks, come into play! Got the hiccups? There's a sweet fix for that. Cold sores? Stop them in their tracks with a citrus application. Have a headache that won't go away? You don't have to hit the medicine cabinet in search of OTC pain relievers when you have this minty home remedy!