We all need sleep to be able to perform at our best. For athletes, however, sleep is especially important. Research from the Sleep Foundation says that in addition to physical conditioning and conscious eating, sleep plays a major role in improved athletic performance and in achieving more competitive results. Quality and amount of sleep that athletes get is often the key to winning. REM sleep in particular provides energy to both brain and body. If sleep is cut short, the body doesn’t have the time to repair and regenerate.
ThrivePointe Counseling will offer, Move to Thrive: A Therapeutic Workshop for Teen Dancers from noon to 2 p.m. June 25-June 27 at Encore Performing Arts. The workshop is designed to promote positive body image and costs $85 per person. The camp will be led by a counselor with 25 years of dance experience. Go to www.thrivepointe.com/events/ to RSVP.
About 2,000 American women and an estimated 3,500 globally have been diagnosed with LAM or lymphangioleiomyomatosis, a progressive and deadly rare lung disease which affects women during the prime of their lives. One in 10 Americans is affected by a rare disease, and there are 7,000 rare diseases with only 500 having a known treatment.
The Patty Brisben Foundation for Women’s Sexual Health (PBF) announced an upcoming speaker series designed to educate and empower local women to take charge of their sexual well-being. The Foundation was formed as a non-profit in 2006 by Pure Romance Founder and Chairwoman Patty Brisben.
Companions on a Journey (COJ) is the March/April recipient for the Liberty Center Foundation’s Change for Charity program, where a portion of parking meter proceeds collected at Liberty Center benefits designated organizations.
Oxford Physical Therapy Centers and Sports Therapy, Inc., the two largest independently owned physical therapist private practices in the Greater Cincinnati area, have announced the planned merger of their two companies.
Dr. Nishant Gupta, MD, of the University of Cincinnati Medical Center has been named the Medical Director of The LAM Clinic Network. In this role, he will serve under Dr. Frank McCormack who has been Scientific Director since The LAM Foundation’s inception in 1995.