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Getting to Sleep When You Are Pregnant

Getting plenty of rest is essential during your pregnancy, but sometimes that’s easier said than done. Many women have trouble getting comfortable or have restless babies kicking throughout the night. How common is it to experience insomnia during pregnancy? National Sleep Foundation research found 78% of women report more disturbed sleep during pregnancy than at […]

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Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

Nothing feels better than a good night’s sleep, but it doesn’t always come as easily as we’d like. For some people, medical conditions like Sleep Apnea, Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS), and Insomnia contribute to sleep difficulties, often requiring individualized treatment from a specialist (Southeastern Med’s Sleep Medicine services are available for this exact purpose). In […]

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The Five Phases of Grief And How To Cope

Feelings of loss and grief are a natural part of the human experience, and can occur in a wide variety of challenging circumstances–from breaking up with a partner to losing a job, leaving one’s home, or coping with the death of a loved one. The more significant your loss, the more intense your grief may […]

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Tips for Taking Control of Your Stress

It doesn’t take a pandemic, a struggling economy, or even any obvious personal turmoil to “validate” feelings of stress. Simply put, stress is often just part of how our bodies respond to change (sometimes, even good changes!). The hormones that trigger it are the same ones that cause our “fight or flight” response. By altering […]

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Think Beyond the Bun: Getting Away from White Flour

You’ve heard friends talk about it, seen the options on restaurant menus, and perhaps even pondered trying it yourself: the gluten-free, low-carb diet. But what’s the science behind it, and what does saying goodbye to white flour really mean? For many people, even small dietary choices can have a significant impact on their health, which […]

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