When Westminster resident Beverly Fox felt tired, stressed and pain, she turned to the Tevis Center for Wellness for help. She had heard about the benefits of the center’s acupuncture services and decided to try it. She said it was one of the best decisions she’s made for her emotional and physical health.
Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth.
This month’s misconception: Stomach ulcers are caused by stress and spicy food.
There it is again – that burning feeling in your stomach. Sometimes it comes when you haven’t eaten, or it keeps you up late at night. It can last for a few minutes or a few hours, sometimes for days, sometimes for months.
While the holiday season can be a joyous time, it can also be a time of heightened emotional stress and triggers for emotional challenges related to mental health, substance use and grief. Be sure to care for yourself these next few months; that may include reaching out for support and treatment.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder in which abdominal discomfort or pain is associated with a range of symptoms. It affects an estimated 10 to 15 percent of the U.S. population.