February 2016 Monthly Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

Guess what!  There is a pattern that proves love is good for more than just the soul!  Love is good for your health. Research suggests that people who are in love or in long-term relationships are more likely to have stronger immune systems, lower blood pressure, maintain greater resistance to the common cold, recover faster after illness and injury, and decrease anxiety and depression.

When we discover that extraordinary connection that is “love” with another person, positivity begins to flow and your nervous system is filled with positive hormones. Dopamine, one of the hormones generated when individuals are in love, evokes emotions of pleasure, optimism, energy and a sense of well-being. Continue reading “February 2016 Monthly Newsletter”


The Importance of Water

Have you ever heard the adage that you are what you eat? Well, it may be more appropriate to say that you are what you drink. And whether you realize it or not, water is the main ingredient of everything, including your body.

With all the organs, bones, and muscles in your body, you may be surprised to know that more than half of your body is composed of water. Water flows through you like a literal fountain of youth, spreading to every part of your body to keep it as healthy as possible. Not only does water help your body digest and absorb all of the food that you eat, but it also keeps your body healthy and young. Continue reading “The Importance of Water”