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Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the
pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity,
and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back
pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason.
High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans
than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating
habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep
cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity
is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic
disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that
it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many
benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your
plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat
dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety,
flexibility and moderation.
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.
If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.
Are you at a weight that lets you feel and look your best? If not, it’s time to start managing your weight. The good news is that to lose weight, you don’t have to diet. But you may need to learn new skills. Find out how to lose weight safely and keep it off for good.