The COVID-19 pandemic forced all of us to make major changes to many aspects of our lives, one of the biggest changes being how we travel. Countries all over the world continue to have a hard time responding to the spread of the virus which has made traveling both risky and at times difficult. Since … More Helpful Tips to Prevent The Spread of COVID-19 While Traveling
We all enjoy a good cup of joe in the morning to help us start our busy work days and feel more alert. The caffeine found in coffee is what gives us a boost in energy and focus, helping us power through the day. Many people drink coffee or consume other beverages and forms of … More Coffee Is Great For A Morning Boost But Won’t Replace A Good Night’s Sleep
May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Your mental health is a vital component of your overall health that can effect your physical health and regular lifestyle. Negative thoughts not only effect you emotionally, but also physiologically with symptoms such as fatigue, irregular heartbeat, migraines, stomach aches, and panic attacks to name a few. Our mental … More Keeping Your Mental Health In Check
In light of recent events in India, AMSCO founder Dinesh Shah and our owner Sanjay Shah have recently sent oxygen concentrators to the people of India amid the ventilator shortage and COVID surge. Donations include contributions from within the AMSCO network and VHPA Art of Living & Jain Society of Chicago network as we continue … More VHPA, Art of Living, and Jain Society provide COVID-19 relief to India
In recent years, healthcare reforms and federal legislation has pushed forward the spread of telemedicine technology and other technological advancements in the medical industry. But what is telemedicine? Telemedicine is a method of providing medical care remotely, usually through video chat. Telemedicine offers a wide array of benefits for both patients and healthcare providers. Telemedicine … More The Rising Presence of Telemedicine
We may not often think about how our immune system functions on a daily basis or its relation to the food that we eat. However, the age old saying “You are what you eat” may have some scientific truth to it. Studies have suggested that eating a healthy, well-balanced diet can improve your immune systems … More You Are What You Eat. How Diet Effects Immune Function.
Spring is in the air and so are allergens! Summer is quickly approaching and temperatures are starting to warm up. Many people face a yearly struggle with spring time allergies due to a sharp increase in pollen and other allergens. Common allergens, such as pollen, float around in much larger sizes than virus and bacteria … More Reduce Allergy Symptoms by Wearing a Mask?
Go ahead, have another cup of coffee, it may actually be good for you! For many years coffee and the caffeine it contains have been considered harmful to the heart. However, this perception of coffee and caffeine may be misinformed according to dietary information from three large, well-known heart disease studies suggests drinking one or … More Coffee and Heart Health: The Surprising Truth.
When you hear about a new infectious disease spreading, you may feel stressed or afraid due to the uncertainty of this new threat. You may not even be considered at-risk for contracting or being fatally effected by the virus yet still the anxiety persists. These feelings of stress are a natural response to hearing about … More Coping with Pandemic Stress During the Holidays
According to the CDC, Influenza activity has fallen to and remained at historically low interseasonal levels. After recognition of widespread transmission of SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, the percentage of U.S. respiratory specimens submitted for influenza testing that tested positive decreased from 20% to 2.3% in Northern Hemisphere countries. Data from Southern Hemisphere countries … More Record Low Number of Influenza Cases as COVID-19 Cases Surge