Susan Albers, Psy.D.

Susan Albers, Psy.D.

Susan Albers, Psy.D., is a New York Times best selling author and a clinical psychologist at the Cleveland Clinic who specializes in eating issues, weight loss, body image concerns and mindfulness. After obtaining a masters and doctorate degree from the University of Denver, Dr. Albers completed an APA internship at the University of Notre Dame…

Yoga to Improve Metabolism

Yoga to Improve Metabolism

To lose weight, increasing your metabolism is important. Metabolism is the chemical processes that create energy. They are regulated by the endocrine system. Yoga stimulates and strengthens the endocrine organs which will boost metabolism to burn more and more calories. Twisted Chair Pose (Parivrtta Utkatasana) Stand with feet and legs together. Bend knees and sink…

4 Foods That Cause DNA-Damaging Inflammation In Your Body
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4 Foods That Cause DNA-Damaging Inflammation In Your Body

Nowadays we know more about diet and health than any other population in history. Because we understand our own various eating behaviors and cravings we can understand why our relationships with food can sometimes feel “toxic.”  On a physical level, our relationship with food can certainly be toxic. Inflammation in our bodies is a major…

Scientists Have Found a “Kill Switch” in The Body That Can Destroy Any Type of Cancer
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Scientists Have Found a “Kill Switch” in The Body That Can Destroy Any Type of Cancer

Although the word “cancer” still inspires a chill down our spine, there are many new discoveries every year as researchers learn about the most hopeful prevention developments.  Graining much interest in the media are frequent front-page stories on new ways to kill cancer cells – particularly on research and subsequent developments. Did you know a…

Scientists Found The Cause Of Alzheimer’s Disease Progression
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Scientists Found The Cause Of Alzheimer’s Disease Progression

There are approximately 50 million people worldwide with dementia, a condition that causes a continual decline in mental and social skills. While there are different conditions that can cause dementia, between 60-70% of these dementia cases throughout the world are caused by Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, 5.8 million people over 65 in the United States…

Dementia: The Sign Of Brain Decline That Can Be Spotted In The Face ‘In The Early Stages’
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Dementia: The Sign Of Brain Decline That Can Be Spotted In The Face ‘In The Early Stages’

Dementia is not a single disease; rather, it is an umbrella term that encompasses a wide range of specific medical conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease. (10) If dementia hits your family it can be devastating. Therefore, many of us listen to every brain expert we can in order to learn how to reverse dementia, or communicate…

Experts Weigh In On The Best Techniques To Keep Your Stress Levels In Check
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Experts Weigh In On The Best Techniques To Keep Your Stress Levels In Check

The modern world is fast-paced and societal pressures can lead to increased feelings of stress that cause physical, emotional, or psychological strain. Stress affects everyone and is the body’s normal reaction to warning signs or challenges identified by the central nervous system.  When the body identifies stress, hormones and chemicals are released that trigger the…

What Stress Does To The Immune System
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What Stress Does To The Immune System

Human diseases appear to progress more quickly in stressful situations, and studies show we are better able to fight disease, pain, infection, or illness when we are not constantly worried. (1) Chronic stress has been linked to an increased risk of heart disease, weight gain, digestive issues, headaches, muscle pain, and, of course, mental health…

What Is The Link Between Anxiety And Gut Health?
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What Is The Link Between Anxiety And Gut Health?

Nowadays many people exposed to constant or high stress develop and live with anxiety. Without a doubt, it’s a challenge to maintain our emotional and mental equilibrium in today’s stress-filled culture.  Questioning the relationship of how different parts of our bodies respond after a stress response is sensible. Our human bodies really do know how…