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Is Stress Really the Silent Killer?

Is Stress Really the Silent Killer?

Deep breathing exercises can cause physical changes within your body. They shut off your sympathetic nervous system (the part of your nervous system that controls your fight-or-flight response) and activate your parasympathetic nervous system (the part of your nervous system that makes you relax after you experience stress).

How Pysicians Can Pick the Best Financial Adviser

How Pysicians Can Pick the Best Financial Adviser

“Doctors should look for someone who truly understands a physician’s life, loans and constraints,” says Brynna Connor, M.D., owner of a family practice in Austin, Texas, and health care ambassador at NorthWestPharmacy.com. “We have specific needs that many other professions don’t, and our financial advisers should be well versed in how to best serve those needs.”

15 Surprising Reasons You Can’t Get A Good Night’s Sleep

15 Surprising Reasons You Can’t Get A Good Night’s Sleep

Dr. Brynna Connor is one family medicine specialist who knows a thing or two about this issue. “Drug-induced insomnia is just what it sounds like –– insomnia, or difficulty sleeping, caused by taking certain medications,” she told SingleCare, So, is there a way to solve this problem?

Occasional Tender Spot on the Palm of Your Hand?

Occasional Tender Spot on the Palm of Your Hand?

In scarysymptoms.com, Dr. Brynna Connor, a board-certified family medicine physician and healthcare ambassador at NorthWestPharmacy.com, is quoted in and medically reviews an article discussing why someone might be experiencing a tender spot in the palm of their hand....

What’s this Crusty Stuff in My Ear that Keeps Recurring

What’s this Crusty Stuff in My Ear that Keeps Recurring

In scarysymptoms.com, Dr. Brynna Connor, a board-certified family medicine physician and healthcare ambassador at NorthWestPharmacy.com, is quoted in and medically reviews an article discussing the crusty stuff that can appear in your ears. What is it? Read the...

Stronger Bones Can Prevent and Treat Osteoporosis

Stronger Bones Can Prevent and Treat Osteoporosis

Estrogen helps lengthen the lifespan of osteoblasts — the cells that build new bone tissue. When women go through menopause, they produce far less estrogen, making them lose bone more quickly.

Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction

Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction

Sildenafil, tadalafil, vardenafil, and avanafil are generally safe to take for most men. However, men with certain conditions should avoid these medications.

Can CBD Relieve Menopause Symptoms?

Can CBD Relieve Menopause Symptoms?

“The endocannabinoid system is widespread through the entirety of the central nervous system and peripheral regions. Like the sex steroid hormones, the endocannabinoid system regulates many physiological functions and behaviors,” said Brynna Connor, M.D.

Sunscreen, Skin Cancer, and Staying Safe: Does Sunscreen Really Help Prevent Cancer?

Sunscreen, Skin Cancer, and Staying Safe: Does Sunscreen Really Help Prevent Cancer?

Spending time in the sun can be great for your health. A little bit of sunlight encourages your body to make vitamin D, which is important for bone health, nerve and muscle function, and immune health. Too little vitamin D can lead to weakened bones and may be linked to conditions like cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. Being outside can also lower stress levels and boost mental health.

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