Self-monitoring your blood pressure is easy and essential to control your hypertension.
November is National Diabetes Month! Prediabetes is a serious health condition affecting more than 1 in 3 U.S. adults. Follow these tips from the @National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) about how to manage and even reverse your prediabetes: Start with small chang...
COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe. Progressive means the disease gets worse over time. Check out the link to learn more about COPD. https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/copd
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a health problem that affects 1 in 10 women of childbearing age. Women with PCOS have a hormonal imbalance and metabolism problems that may affect their overall health and appearance. PCOS is also a common and treatable cause of infertility. https://www.womens...
Nearly half a million people are diagnosed with Lyme disease annually. This is a significant increase from a the past few decades. Learn how to protect yourself and your family! https://www.cdc.gov/lyme/index.html
High blood pressure (also referred to as HBP, or hypertension) is when your blood pressure, the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels, is consistently too high. Click on the link below for the facts regarding high blood pressure and learn some tips on how to lower your BP! https://www...
If you are sexually active, or thinking of becoming sexually active, it is important that you Talk. Test. Treat. to protect your health. These three small actions can have a big impact on your sexual health! https://www.cdc.gov/std/saw/resources.htm
Did you realize there is a connection between your oral health and your heart health? Check out the link to learn more: https://www.heart.org/en/news/2018/11/07/bad-tooth-brushing-habits-tied-to-higher-heart-risk
Let’s talk about stress! We all have it, so what do we do about it? Check out the link below to learn more about how stress can affect your health and some strategies to distress: https://www.webmd.com/balance/stress-management/stress-symptoms-effects_of-stress-on-the-body
March is Kidney Disease Awareness month. Did you know that 1 in 3 American Adults is at risk for kidney disease? Check out the link below for basic information regarding your kidneys: https://www.kidney.org/kidney-basics