Healthy Lifestyle

American Heart Month

Cardiovascular and other circulatory disorders include coronary artery disease, disease of the veins (i.e. peripheral vein disease) and arteries outside of heart, heart rhythm disorders, valvular heart disease, heart failure, and congenital heart disease. Among diseases of arteries outside the heart is stroke, where basically there’s a blockage in the blood supplying a part of …

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Let’s Walk Today

Physical activity doesn’t necessarily mean running, jogging, or doing crossfit. It can simply be a brisk walk. Regular physical activity It strengthen your muscles and bones gives your heart exercise releases feel good hormones to your body Regular physical activity helps decrease risk of: Cardiovascular disease Blood pressure Diabetes (type 2) Stroke Cancer Dementia and …

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A Heart-Healthy Life

One can unknowingly weaken their heart over the years by following unhealthy life habits. What could these be? First to come to mind include unhealthy eating, living sedentary lifestyles and smoking. There are some cardiovascular disease risk factors that we inherent, however for the aforementioned ones we can take control and help minimize mainly by …

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Men’s Health

Annual wellness exams! Just like we have kids go to well child visits annually (or more often), we need to continue these yearly preventive health visits after we become adults. During these preventive clinic visits we will do education and counseling on important items such on nutrition and exercise, tobacco cessation or decrease in excessive …

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Lifestyle Changes for Diabetes

Excess Body Weight and Obesity: Eight out of ten people with type 2 diabetes are overweight! Research examining this association has found the excess body weight interferes with the body’s ability to efficiently utilize insulin, resulting in greater insulin resistance and higher blood sugar levels. Weight loss is an important goal for individuals carrying excess …

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Nutrition In Primary Care

A healthy diet is one that is rich complex carbohydrates, fiber, protein, unsaturated fats, and includes all essential vitamins and minerals. A healthy diet includes whole grains, nut, beans, fruits and vegetables, low-fat dairy, lean proteins, and heart-healthy fats. Regular consumption of a healthy diet aids in preventing chronic disease. An unhealthy diet is one …

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