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Women’s Health 101

by Jessica B. May 18th, 2017
There are a few simple things a woman can do to make her feel better and stay healthy. They aren’t always easy to fit in with a busy schedule, but will pay off greatly in the future. They are also not as painful and difficult as you may imagine.
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Nutrition/Vitamins and Blood Pressure

by Kimberly Hays May 11th, 2017
Our observance of National High Blood Pressure Education Month sparks thought about what preventative measures to take to reduce the chance of our getting high blood pressure, as well as what we can do to reduce those high numbers if we have it. Sadly, 1 in 3 American’s have high blood pressure, and many are unaware that they have this issue. Make an appointment to have your doctor check your blood pressure, and then take measures to lower it
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Preventing High Blood Pressure

by Louise May 4th, 2017
May is High Blood Pressure Prevention Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one third of adults are living with high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. 68 million Americans are living with high blood pressure.

What are the risks of high blood pressure? The two leading causes of death in America are heart attack and stroke, and high blood pressure often is a major contributing factor to both conditions. Thus, high blood pressure is recently
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  • Decoding Detox Diets

    by Lori Sciame April 27th, 2017
    Many men and women across the United States have chosen to jump on the detox diet bandwagon. They literally starve themselves to ensure rapid weight loss.  With summer on the horizon, people may become desperate to drop unwanted pounds quickly in order to fit into last summer's swim suit so these types of diets will become even more popular. But do detox diets really work?  More importantly, can they
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  • Relaxation, Meditation, and Yoga

    by Jessica B. April 20th, 2017
    Heart health and stress levels go hand in hand. Whether it is the increase in blood pressure you get when dealing with stressful situations day in and day out, or the junk food you are more prone to eat when struggling with stress and not finding time to eat, a stressful life increases your chances for having heart problems and cardiovascular issues. One tool in the battle is to
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  • Walk at Work

    by Lori Sciame April 13th, 2017
    Now that the weather has turned warmer, and your pants probably feel tighter after the long months of winter, why not begin an exercise program at work?  There's no easier way to do this than by organizing walks with your co-workers.  I've used walking as my main form of exercise at work for almost 25 years, and the benefits have been immense, the most important being the development of new
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All health and medical information is provided for educational purposes and is not meant to replace the medical advice or treatment of your healthcare professional.