Blog Archive

Gratitude is Good for Your Health Nov 1st, 2021

With all that we encounter on a daily basis, especially over the past as we continue to overcome the coronavirus pandemic, its normal to have some feelings of worry, anxiety or even being cynical. Now, when this occurs often, it can lead to depression, which in turn is linked to...

Black Women and Breast Cancer Oct 4th, 2021

In the United States, Breast Cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women. Although there have been significant advancements in breast cancer treatments over the past 40 years, Black women have the highest breast cancer mortality rate of any US racial or ethnic group. The difference in incidence and...

The Aesthetics Health Guide Sep 6th, 2021

What is Aesthetic Health Aesthetic health or aesthetic medicine is a practice that is focused on improving and maintaining the cosmetic appearance of the body. Aesthetic procedures like SculpSure Body Contouring and TempSure Envi Skin Rejuvenation offered at Eze Health Center, utilize advanced technology aimed at improving patients’ appearance and...

Weight Loss & Body Image Jul 2nd, 2021

Being "healthy" doesn't mean you have to be a Size 4 nor does it mean achieving a muscular physique. Having a "healthy weight" is multi-dimensional and varies among individuals of different body types and body compositions. Body Image Impact on Health Body image is defined as how you feel and...

Men's Guide to Preventative Healthcare Jun 1st, 2021

Statistics have shown that men are less likely to visit a healthcare provider each year. But taking advantage of preventative healthcare, for both men and women, is the key to living a long and healthy life. Tips for Improved Health for Men Since men typically have more muscle and are...

Top 6 Myths in Women's Health May 2nd, 2021

MYTH: Cranberry Juices Cure UTI’s TRUTH: This myth has been around forever and while there is very little research showing that cranberry juice, extract, or pills may help prevent infections, cranberry products are not effective in treating bladder infections if you already have one. Most urinary tract infections need to...

Stress Management Techniques Apr 1st, 2021

Stress is a natural physical and mental reaction to everyday life experiences. Everyone encounters stress from time to time. Long-term stress can have negative effects on your body if left unchecked. According to The Mayo Clinic, long-term or chronic stress can contribute to many health problems like high blood, pressure,...

Nutrition for Health: Substitutes for Healthy Eating Mar 5th, 2021

When it comes to nutrition we all know that healthy eating benefits your overall health and we also know it can feel hard or overwhelming thinking that you have to get rid of all your favorites for better health. But healthy eating doesn’t have to be overwhelming! Instead of feeling...

Right Now Resolution: Weight Loss for Heart Health Jan 30th, 2021

February is American Heart Health Month and a perfect time to bring awareness about the serious connection between heart health and weight loss. While being overweight does not guarantee that you will have heart problems, the American Heart Association has found that even if you have no other related health...

New Year for a New Beginning Jan 7th, 2021

With the holiday season now at a close and the new year set in many have set the goal for the new year to make changes that help to prioritize health and wellness. This commitment is particularly important as we continue to overcome the various mental and physical challenges imposed...

Right Now Resolution: Develop Healthy Habits Dec 2nd, 2020

Now that you have put your health & wellness plan together, let’s get started! The goal is to gradually transform your lifestyle to create healthy habits. Research shows that to start to form a habit, it takes approximately 21 days. The moment that living healthy becomes a habit, it becomes...

Get SMART to Plan Your Wellness Journey Nov 2nd, 2020

Now that you have reviewed and completed the "Wheel of Wellness" worksheet, it's time to start getting SMART about that major goal you want to accomplish. To get SMART when planning your wellness journey means that the goals you set should be: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time-bound. SPECIFIC: Your...

Right Now Resolution: Setting Your Health Goals Oct 1st, 2020

It's been a year since our 2020 Transformation launch to help our patients and clients work on transforming their health within all aspects of life. We remain committed to helping you achieve WELLNESS FOR LIFE! This month, we are launching our Right Now Resolution Series for 2021. Each month, we will...

Transformation 2020: Keeping Your Family Safe Sep 2nd, 2020

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Transformation 2020: Fitness for Life Aug 4th, 2020

While we are still practicing preventative measures to stop the spread of COVID-19, you may have found it a little difficult to keep up with your typical exercise routine. If you enjoy going to the gym and participating in fitness classes, you may miss the camaraderie and motivation you get...

Transformation 2020: Social Connections Jun 30th, 2020

It is a very challenging time for maintaining our social connections while also adhering to CDC guidelines. Even during a pandemic, it is important for us to continue to engage in social activity to decrease the feelings of social isolation and anxiety. Not only does social support help us to...

Transformation 2020: Lose Weight, Gain Health Jun 8th, 2020

Losing weight to achieve a healthier lifestyle is certainly a commitment and it’s natural to want to lose weight quickly to reach your goals. Did you know that even modest weight loss can have significant benefits for your health? Studies have shown that losing just 5-10% of your total body...

Transformation 2020: How to Boost Your Immune System During Coronavirus Pandemic May 12th, 2020

We are in the middle of a pandemic that is tragically affecting thousands of people. However, there are ways you can protect yourself by strengthening your body's natural immune system. With no vaccine and no preventive medications, the most effective defense we have against COVID-19 is to have a strong...

Transformation 2020 : Stress Management & Mental Health Apr 12th, 2020

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Transformation 2020: Nutrition for Your Health Mar 1st, 2020

To succeed in developing proper nutrition, try to keep things simple. Eating a healthier diet doesn’t have to be complicated. Instead of being overly concerned with counting calories, for example, think of your diet in terms of color, variety, and freshness. Focus on avoiding packaged and processed foods and opting...

Transformation 2020: Exercise for Better Health Jan 31st, 2020

If you want to lose weight and keep it off, you know that exercise should be an essential part of your routine. But the benefits of physical activity go far beyond just physical fitness. Increasingly, more and more research is showing that working out regularly can boost other aspects of...

Transformation 2020: The Healthy Habits Challenge Jan 4th, 2020

  For the first month of the New Year, we are focusing on developing practical health goals by shifting your mindset to achieve them. Make your health resolutions with the idea of new healthy habits for long-term results. A better approach to making real change in your health is to...

The Sleep-In Challenge Dec 3rd, 2019

View a video message from Chinyere Eze about the Sleep-In Challenge Rules of the Challenge   Aim to sleep at least 7-8 hours every night. Create a “sleep schedule” to program your body to go to sleep at a certain time Embrace healthy sleep habits. Avoid watching TV, browsing on...

The Right Diet: All About Keto Dec 3rd, 2019

What is the Keto Diet? The keto diet is a very low-carb, high-fat diet The purpose of the diet is to reduce carbohydrate intake and replace it with fat. Doing such puts your body into a metabolic state called ketosis. Your body then begins burning fat for fuel. People who...

The Waterfall Challenge Nov 4th, 2019

    View the Video from Chinyere Eze about the Waterfall Challenge   Rules for the Waterfall Challenge: Goal is to drink at least 60-80 oz of water a day. Try to reach a certain water intake amount each hour. For instance, during an 8-hour workday, drink 10 oz each...

Early Detection and Prevention of Breast Cancer Oct 4th, 2019

Breast Cancer is one of the most common cancers amongst women in the United States. Finding breast cancer early and recieving treatment is important to preventing death from breast cancer. As apart of Breast Cancer Awareness Month here is some information and tips on how to reduce your breast cancer...

2020 Transformation Series: Sugarless Challenge Oct 4th, 2019

THE “SUGARLESS CHALLENGE” (2 Rules) REDUCE (AND EVENTUALLY ELIMINATE) “PROCESSED SUGAR” FROM YOUR DIET. Types of sugars to avoid on The Sugarless Challenge :     White Refined sugar Candy (including chocolate)                         Dessert treats (Cake, pies, brownies , etc),             Sweetened Beverages (Sodas , Fruit Juice , Lemonade, Sweet...

June is Men's Health Month Jun 3rd, 2019

June is Men’s Health Month! This month we would like to highlight the preventive care and nutritional health care benefits available to men all month long! A recent study found that men have the tendency to hold stereotypical perceptions of masculinity and are more often hesitant to visit health care...

May is Mental Health Awareness Month Apr 30th, 2019

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally – it’s important to pay attention to both your physical health and your mental health, which can help you achieve overall wellness and...

6 Holistic Health Tips for Dealing with Seasonal Allergy Symptoms Apr 1st, 2019

Spring time is here and in addition to the beautiful flowers that will come to life this season, it is also the time of the year for seasonal allergies. 40 to 60 million Americans are affected by seasonal allergies. Tree, grass, and flower pollination throughout the spring and summer can...

National Heart Health Month: 5 Ways to Reduce Risk Factors for Heart Disease Feb 3rd, 2019

To prevent heart disease and increase awareness, this month Eze Health Center is participating in American Heart Month. According to the CDC, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease and in the US, someone has a heart attack every 40 seconds. These rates are alarming but the best...

A New Year for a New Beginning Jan 11th, 2019

2019 is here an this is a great time for you to begin your journey toward health and wellness! Even the small changes we make to get healthier, can have a BIG impact. Here are a few ways to start getting healthy in small ways: Add an extra hour of...