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Resistant Hypertension

Lowering Resistant Blood Pressure Through Exercise and Diet

High blood pressure is considered "resistant" when a patient is taking 3 blood pressure medications at the highest dose and one of those is a diuretic, yet your blood pressure is still above the goal.

Psoriasis

Getting Psoriasis Under Control

More than 8 million Americans struggle with psoriasis. Learn the symptoms, how to keep them under control, and how to improve your quality of life.

News Overload

6 Tips to Cope with News Overload

Have you been suffering from news overload? Information overload can cause fatigue, anxiety, and problems with decision-making. Luckily, you can take these simple steps to control your exposure.

Gout Pain

What is Gout?

Gout is the most common inflammatory joint disease among adults worldwide. While there isn’t currently a cure for gout, there are ways to help ease symptoms and reduce the frequency of attacks.

Seasonal Changes

5 Ways to Minimize Seasonal Stress

Seasonal changes can be stressful on your body and mind. Fortunately, you can take steps to minimize seasonal stress, which may help you more easily adapt to the changing seasons.

Healthy Immune

Avoid Illness by Keeping Your Immune System in Top Shape

Whether you’re trying to protect yourself from COVID-19 or the common cold, it’s vital to maintain a fully functioning immune system to avoid getting sick.

Lower Triglycerides

5 Ways to Lower Triglycerides

Just like high blood pressure and high cholesterol, high triglycerides increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. Fortunately, making certain lifestyle changes may help you lower your triglycerides as well as your risk of heart disease.

New Osteoporosis

Evenity: A New Treatment for Osteoporosis

There's a new medication for the treatment of Osteoporosis. Learn more about how Evenity builds new bone, helping to reduce the risk of a spinal fracture.

New Alzheimers

Aduhelm (anucanumab) for Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia, impacting close to 6 million Americans. There's a new medication that may help slow the progression of early-stage Alzheimer’s.

5 Most Nutritious Foods

The 5 Most Nutritious Foods on the Planet

While there is a lot of debate about what constitutes a healthy diet, you can improve your health by following a few simple rules.

Collagen

Collagen: Separating Fact from Fiction

With many Americans now taking inventory of their health and longevity, supplements such as collagen are receiving more and more attention.

Stroke Awareness Mo

Recognizing American Stroke Awareness Month

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that an American dies of a stroke every four minutes.

Self Care

Developing a Self-Care Ritual

Making time to take care of yourself is one of the most beneficial things you can do for your overall health and well-being, yet many neglect self-care on a regular basis

Med Mgmt

Medication Safety: A Pharmacist’s Role

As people live longer and take more medications, the risk of adverse drug events increases dramatically. By preventing the risks of adverse drug events, pharmacists take on the role of gatekeeping medications.

Social Isolation

Coping with Social Isolation

Research has shown that social isolation can be detrimental to your physical and mental health. Learn how you can stay connected and cope with social isolation, even during the most challenging of times.

Open Angle Glaucoma

What is Open-Angle Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases characterized by higher than normal pressure inside of the eye. This increased pressure causes a gradual loss of sight, which is one of the first symptoms patients will have. Open-angle glaucoma is most common type of glaucoma.

Medications Cause Bad Sleep

7 Medications to Avoid For Better Sleep

If you're struggling to flip the switch at night, consider your medicine cabinet. Some medications shouldn't be taken at night because they can make it hard to fall or difficult to stay asleep.

Add Years To Life

Add a Decade to Your Life With These Healthy Habits

If you’re wondering how you can live a longer, healthier life, take a look at the following healthy habits. Some are very easy to adopt, and research shows they can add as much as a decade to your life.

Depression Meds

What to Know When Considering Medication for Anxiety and Depression

You may be considering a medication to help with your symptoms, but it can be daunting to take the first step. Learn more in our health news.

Osteoarthritis 2021

Living With Wear-and-Tear Arthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis. Osteoarthritis, also known as wear-and-tear arthritis, occurs when the protective cartilage, a type of connective tissue, breaks down and the bones within the joints rub together.

Natl Nutrition Month

5 Easy Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Nutrition

March marks National Nutrition Month. Proper nutrition remains important, not only for our physical health, but for our mental health, memory, and ability to comprehend. Here are five easy things you can do to improve your nutrition.

Migraine Pain

Current and Emerging Migraine Treatments

Migraines are a serious public health concern in the United States, especially in women. In 2016, migraines accounted for 4 million emergency department (ED) visits. Headaches were the third most common reason for ED visits in females aged 15 to 64.

Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting: What You Need to Know

Intermittent fasting (IF), despite it being around for hundreds of years, is gaining more attention in the weight loss and medical world today.

American Heart Month

7 Surprising and Simple Ways to Improve Heart Health

February is American Heart Month. American Heart Month aims to spread awareness through education and advocacy on how to maintain a healthy heart, reduce your risk for heart disease, and live a healthy lifestyle.

Heart Healthy Life

Heart Care Is Self-Care: How to Keep Your Heart Healthy

February is American Heart Month and a good time to start incorporating heart care into your self-care habits and routines. Learn what you can do to help keep your heart healthy and prevent heart disease.

Blood Pressure Boosters

6 Notorious Blood Pressure Boosters

Nearly half of all adults in the United States currently have high blood pressure (hypertension), and it is the leading cause of preventable death globally. Read on to learn more about some common blood pressure boosters.

Heart Mind Connection

How Your Mind Can Impact Your Heart

February is American Heart Month. One key aspect of heart health may be your state of mind, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). Learn more about the mind-heart-body connection.

Estrogen Replacement

Potential Benefits and Risks of Estrogen Therapy for Menopausal Symptoms

For women, estrogen plays a vital role to mental health, bone health, cardiovascular health and other necessary processes in the body.

Blue Zones

The Power 9: Healthy Habits from Blue Zone Inhabitants

If you’re looking for the secret to a longer, healthier life, you may not have to look any farther than Blue Zones.

Healthy Morning

6 Tips for a Healthy Morning Routine

No matter how you structure your morning routine, the important thing is to create one that works for you.

Realistic Goals

How to Set Realistic Resolutions After a Pandemic

With the start of a new year come new feelings of hope and encouragement. Consider the following when setting and working toward your 2021 resolutions to help increase your odds of success.

Functional Medicine

Functional Medicine vs Conventional Medicine

Functional Medicine identifies the root cause of conditions by understanding the biochemical imbalance of a patient. Conventional Medicine is based on a science that evaluates the human body, its disorders, and applies proven medical treatments to combat patient ailments. But which one is right for you?

3 Healthy Eating Tips

3 Rules for Healthy Eating

Maintaining a healthy diet is one of the best things you can do for your overall health and your immune function. But with all the conflicting dietary advice available, how do you know what’s truly healthy?

Fall Risk 2

Fall Prevention: How to Help Your Older Adults

Falling can be life changing for older adults. Every 11 seconds, an older adult is treated for a fall in the emergency room.

Dementia Preventia

6 Ways to Prevent Dementia

Healthy habits such as exercising regularly, eating a healthy diet, and controlling your weight are good for your physical health. They’re also good for your brain.

Immune Boosting

4 Ways to Boost Your Immune System

COVID-19 rates are continuing to rise throughout the country, and with vaccine distribution just beginning, it’s more important than ever to take good care of your immune system.

Holiday Stress

Stress: We All Have It but How Can We Manage it?

According to a 2019 Gallup Survey, more than 55% of people are stressed every day. Another survey found that 83% of US workers suffer from work-related stress.

Get Happy

The Simple, Free, and Easy Way to Improve Your Mental Health

With everything that is happening in the world today, it is no wonder that people are struggling with their mental health.

Covid Depression

COVID-19 and Suicide Risk Factors

As we head into the holidays and COVID-19 rates steadily rise in many parts of the country, it’s important to be aware of suicide risk factors.

Osteoarthritis

Achy Breaky Joints: Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis affects people differently and although it can occur at any age, it mostly affects older adults. While there is no cure, there are a number of therapies that can relieve symptoms.

6 Antiaging Foods

6 Anti-Aging Foods That Will Keep You Looking Your Best

Eating a diet high in fruits and vegetables is one of the best ways to keep your skin looking vibrant and prevent the appearance of visible signs of aging.

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Top 4 Health Tips for Men Over 50

A healthy lifestyle can help men over 50 protect their health while also lowering their risk of many common health problems. Follow these tips to stay healthy and energetic as you age.

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