High blood pressure is a sneaky adversary as it can quietly damage your body for years before symptoms develop. However, with careful monitoring, treatment and lifestyle changes, you can control your high blood pressure to reduce your risk of life-threatening complications.
It happens every year. Minutes after the ball has dropped and the last bit of bubbly poured, millions of us start thinking about the personal changes we’d like to see in the New Year. Sadly, many of us start out strong, but by March our resolve has vanished. Want to make your resolutions stick? Offering a common sense approach to healthy changes, the following tips might just be your ticket to success in the new year.
With its focus on gratitude and family, what’s not to love about Thanksgiving? Well, it might be the fact that this one-day ushers in a diet-busting time of year that can derail all our best intentions. But don’t panic. Here are five tips for getting through the holiday eating minefield.
We all know exercise is an important component of good health. But when it comes to bone health, not all exercise is created equal. Weight-bearing exercises are beneficial to preserve bone health and bone density. As you age, the structure and density of your bones is negatively affected, forming a weaker less mineral-dense bone.
Has the rush of seasonal festivities left you feeling frazzled, stressed out and blue? You are not alone; many people’s spirits dive when they set unrealistic holiday expectations that simply can’t be fulfilled. Here’s a few tips to help you happily navigate the season.
Everyone enjoys a summertime dip in the water, but did you know that your body is made up of 70% water? Every cell, tissue and organ in your body needs water to function correctly. For example, your body uses water to maintain its temperature, remove waste and lubricate joints.
Do you worry about memory loss? Take heart, you’re not alone! Consider these seven simple tips that have been shown effective in dusting away the forgetfulness cobwebs.*