Busy Semester

Whew! It has been a busy semester already (hence the reason for no post since July). This semester I am taking Advanced Pharmacology, Advanced Pathophysiology, and Nursing Theory. My favorite class thus far has been advanced pathophysiology. It is fascinating to see how intricate and complex the human body is. We started off with the … Continue reading Busy Semester

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Natural Stress Treatment

What is stress? If you look it up in the dictionary, it is defined as “a physical, chemical, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension and may be a factor in disease causation (Merriam-Webster, 2019).” Acute stress is not inherently a bad thing. Good stress (called eustress) helps one to get things done … Continue reading Natural Stress Treatment

Vegetarian/Vegan diet as a treatment for high blood pressure?

Hypertension is a silent killer. Many people underestimate the importance of a controlled and steady blood pressure. While hypertension is a serious problem, generally it is a warning sign of the body’s homeostasis being interrupted. High blood pressure can be the result of arteriostenosis (hardening of the arteries), atherosclerosis (Fatty deposits in the arteries), excessive … Continue reading Vegetarian/Vegan diet as a treatment for high blood pressure?