World Stroke Day is just around the corner, so it's time to raise awareness about a major modern health concern: Stroke! According to World Stroke Organization, stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in people aged 15 to 59. In fact, CDC [https://www.cdc.gov/stroke/facts.htm] reports that Stroke-related costs in the United States came to nearly $53 billion between 2017 and 2018. The total cost includes the cost of health care services, medicines to treat strokes, and lost work time. Thus, i
October 20th is observed as World Osteoporosis Day. This day is dedicated to raising global awareness against osteoporosis. Corporate employee awareness of World Osteoporosis Day is crucial in modern times. The workforce is at a high risk of falling prey to this disease.
Do you ever feel tired or burnt out at work? Do you sometimes feel irritated by constant discomfort or pain? Is it affecting your ability to give out your best performance at work? Your focus and concentration can be impaired when you are irritable due to physical pain, which can make you more reactive in social and professional settings. Most of you are unaware that stretching can help ease the negative effects of pain by harnessing the power of mental stretching. While stretching improves yo
Energy is vital for your existence, and it is energy that keeps you drawing closer to achieving your goals. But have you noticed that you often feel tired every day around the afternoon? And your drowsiness hits you out of nowhere, even though it's been barely 7-8 hours since you woke up? The afternoon slump [https://blog.vantagefit.io/afternoon-slump-at-work/] is very common among all the 9-5 workers. And most of your employees might get perpetually tired post-lunch making it harder to get thr
Challenges are always fun and a great way to engage and improve, as anyone who has participated, will attest. The Mannequin Challenge and Ice bucket Challenge were probably two of the most popular challenges in today's social media era. In the corporate wellness arena, they push the bar a bit further by bringing the element of employee engagement [https://blog.vantagecircle.com/employee-engagement/] into it. There is a great demand for various challenges across the global fitness platform, such
A morning walk can do a lot of wonders for your overall health. And To step into a healthy lifestyle, you need to step outside on your foot. A sedentary lifestyle [https://blog.vantagefit.io/sedentary-lifestyle/] has many negative effects on your health, both mentally and physically. It only needs an ounce of motivation and an early morning alarm to inculcate this healthy habit in our lifestyle. The benefits of walking are innumerable when it comes to health, both physical and mental. But many
If you search the hashtag #migraineatwork on Twitter, it will give you an idea of the severity of the problem called migraine. The reality is that Migraines seriously interfere with millions of peoples' ability to function at work. In addition to work fatigue [https://blog.vantagefit.io/work-fatigue/], cognitive challenges and sensitivity to bright light are some of the other symptoms of headaches at work [https://blog.vantagefit.io/headaches-at-work/]. Today a big chunk of an employer’s budge
Despite having falls and injuries, bicycle rides are a fun activity, not to mention how they positively impact our physical and mental health. Thus, in that spirit, let us talk about World Bicycle Day, a day dedicated to cycle rides and their impact on us and the environment.
Every year, World Alzheimer's Day is celebrated on the 21st of September as part of World Alzheimer's Month. Through this day, awareness is raised about Alzheimer's disease. It outlines the issues faced by people suffering from dementia and offers treatment options. This year's World Alzheimer's Day theme is "Know dementia, Know Alzheimer's". Alzheimer’s Disease [https://www.alz.org/alzheimers-dementia/what-is-alzheimers] is an irreversible, progressive condition of the brain that causes memor
Every year the month of April is observed as occupational therapy month in the US. It is all about celebrating the holistic approach of occupational therapy in healthcare. It is celebrated to acknowledge the importance of the profession and the achievements of occupational therapist's clients, the small steps they take to achieve the things they want and need to do. What Is Occupational Therapy Month, And When Is It Observed? Occupational therapy is a branch of healthcare that helps people sol
In this millennium era where everyone is hustling, growing in every aspect of life has become everyone's most important goal. Health is often overlooked and undervalued in our rat race of life until someone falls ill. Pandemics and global health crises have finally made people realize how precious health truly is. Good health can offer many benefits, but it is one of our biggest challenges every day. Today, we live in a polluted environment, and in the midst of all the hustle bustle of daily li