For many men, erectile dysfunction can be both frustrating and distressing. Most individuals who end up seeking treatment by a physician are usually given prescription medications without addressing the root cause of the condition. As the percentage of men suffering from ED increases, researchers have found an interesting correlation between pornography use and men’s sexual health. Porn induced erectile dysfunction is a controversial topic and is not always screened for in the healthcare field. However, clinical reports show that in fact the connection is real and men are experiencing higher rates of delayed ejaculation, decreased sexual satisfaction and low libido.
Statistics prove that men typically aren’t the first to visit the doctor, especially when it comes to sexual health. However, newer research is showing that early warning signs of sexual dysfunction may be correlated with cardiovascular disease. Erectile dysfunction (the inability to get and keep an erection) affects 150 million men worldwide. About 5 percent of 40 year old men have complete ED and that number jumps to 15 percent in 70 year old men.
As many of us are aware, more cases of the measles outbreak have been reported in Clark County, Washington and the greater Portland, Oregon area, which have many people both worried and confused. Public health officials have expressed concern based on the how quickly and geographically widespread the cases have been, as many people exposed continue to travel. Individuals have been wondering, what do I need to know about the measles?
We think you're amazing and we are beyond honored to support you each and every day. As a member, client, or student, your motivation to try new things and your value and commitment to your health motivates us to keep creating an environment and programs that benefit you. So be on the lookout for some big new things in the coming months to help you feel and be more supported and heard, as well as easier ways to manage your health! (We can't wait to share them with you!)
Life experiences are recorded in our memory. When we have difficulties as adults it is often because our inner self is holding painful memories and experiences from childhood. These parts of ourselves need to be seen, understood, and helped to heal, allowing us to live a more full life and to feel self-love as an adult.
INTENTIONS ARE PERSONAL and need to be written out and made clear, so that we know where we are headed. They allow us to FOCUS ON WHAT MATTERS and identify what actions we need to take in our day to achieve our healthiest self. By regularly reflecting back on what is working and what we still need to work on, we can correct our aim and add in additional support if things are challenging us. If your intention is to IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH THIS YEAR, then you may like this action checklist to help give power to your intention.
Hear how anxiety and depression can be treated from a holistic approach by practitioners that work collaboratively. Learn how a multidisciplinary team approach which includes mental health, acupuncture, nutrition, fitness, body work and naturopathy can work together to get to the root cause of symptoms for quicker and long lasting relief from anxiety and depression.
Magnesium is an essential mineral that is involved in over 300 enzymatic reactions that occur within our bodies. Studies have shown that up to 75 percent of Americans do not consume the recommended daily intake of magnesium, and certain groups of individuals may be at increased risk of developing magnesium deficiency.
There are a million things you could do fitness-wise for a resolution and there’s a lot of information out there about what to choose. As the VWS fitness expert, I can help you dig through all the trends, but I think ultimately what you want to do is just feel better. And thankfully being better goes along with feeling better.
January is a month for focusing specifically on resolutions made to kick-start the new year. This January 2019 our provider team is going from week to week intentionally resolving to do small things to improve our health, wellness, and lives. Join us by following along in our weekly intentions and share what you’re doing on social media! We’re here to support you, so let us know how we can help you with your resolutions and health and wellness goals.