Back to Basics: Hydration

Back to Basics: Hydration PT Blog   •   December, 2018 “Pure water is the world’s first and foremost medicine.” – Slovakian proverb Water is essential to life. The average adult body is composed of 55-65% water with the brain consisting of 78%. Newborn babies, which require more water during this crucial time for growth and development, are composed of 78% water. 71% of the Earth is covered with water (1), with 400 billion gallons of water used daily in the United States(2). When water shortages occur or toxins are present, the statistics are staggering: “unsafe water kills 200 children every hour” (3) and “80% of illness in the developing [...]

Back to Basics: Hydration2018-12-18T20:43:08+00:00

Back to the Basics: Sleep, It’s What’s for Success

Sleep - Why get it & who needs it? PT Blog   •   March, 2018 Sleep is something longed for, but can sometimes take a back burner to documentation, projects, resumes, and emails. The studies on sleep are so extensive and in favor of its need that it seems silly for us to forego this precious commodity. Just a few days ago Harvard Business Review posted an article on the correlation between senior executives and amount of sleep. The study looked at 35,000 leaders (along with conducting 250 interviews) and found that those in the highest positions received more sleep than their lower positioned counterparts, while [...]

Back to the Basics: Sleep, It’s What’s for Success2018-06-30T18:02:02+00:00
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