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STAYING HEALTHY AFTER 40
Reaching 40 is a pivotal point in life. When you reach this age, your responsibilities, lifestyle, and body are all exponentially different from someone in their 20's. Here are some of the causes of common health problems, and solutions on how to keep healthy and prolong your life! Problem: Stress Responsibility can creep up on you. In your 40’s you could have a demanding job, a house, kids, b...
THE NEGATIVE SIDE-EFFECTS OF PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION
Many side-effects associated with prescription medication can be more detrimental than the condition they are treating. The best way to avoid having to take prescription medication is to take care of yourself through diet, exercise, and natural preventative supplements. Why the Push For Prescription Medication?: The pharmaceutical industry is a booming business. Americans spend over $200 billi...
THE EFFECT OF AGING ON THE HEART
As we age, there are certain bodily functions that begin to weaken, especially concerning blood flow to the heart. There are some conditions that may be unavoidable through the aging process, which is why preventative care is so important. As the heart is a muscle, there is some degeneration of the tissue that comes with age. There is also a chance that the valves that push blood through the...
5 WAYS TO IMPROVE LIVING WITH HEART DISEASE
Living with heart disease can be stressful and difficult, but there are measures you can take to reduce further damage and improve your quality of life. In honor of World Heart Day take time to consider how your choices are impacting your overall heart health. Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle Be sure to maintain a balanced diet full of whole grains, fruits, and vegetables. Avoid foods with a high ...
10 FOODS THAT CAN REDUCE YOUR RISK OF HEART DISEASE
Heart disease is the number one killer of people around the world. There are many steps you can take to prevent this and one of them is a diet change. Here are 10 foods that are known for their healthy properties to strengthen your body and your heart!  OATMEAL: Whole grains are an important source of fiber to have in your diet, especially since they play a role in regulating blood sugar a...