With annual appointments, your doctor will be making sure you’re in good “working order” and watching out for warning signs that could signify something more serious. In addition to more routine blood work and taking your height, weight and fitness level, your doctor will be doing screening tests to make sure there’s nothing more serious on the horizon.
Over 68 million people in America live with high blood pressure – and yet this is a condition that, for many, can be treated and even prevented. When blood pressure gets too high, it can increase your risk of heart attack and stroke. It can also be a risk factor for congestive heart failure, kidney disease and other serious illnesses.
Stress is a tricky beast, it can creep in through all parts of your life…and, at times, there seems to be more of it piling on as time goes by. Experts say that exercise is beneficial toward combating stress triggers, but what does that mean exactly?
If someone in your life is trying to lose weight there are several ways you can help them – and also several things to avoid. Changing your life and losing weight require a lot of courage, and that change can easily backslide without the right support.