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What Does Working Too Much Do To Your Health?
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What Does Working Too Much Do To Your Health?

Many people have continued to work remotely, while some employees return to the office. Especially for those at home, the work-life balance can be a challenge, meaning you put in extra hours. Others have strenuous job that demands late nights. Whatever the reason, it’s important to note that working long hours can impact your health....

What do I Need to Know about High Cholesterol?
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What do I Need to Know about High Cholesterol?

You’ve probably heard about high and low cholesterol, especially regarding food or your health. But what do you need to know about high cholesterol, and why is it important? Cholesterol is a fat-like waxy substance present inside the body. The cells of our body utilize this substance to generate essential nutrients, digestive fluids, Vitamin D,...

About blood pressure
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What Do I Need to Know about my Blood Pressure?

Anyone who has a doctor’s appointment almost always has their blood pressure taken. You’ve most likely had this experience, but maybe don’t even pay attention to the number. Blood pressure refers to the pressure applied by the circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels. The normal blood pressure ranges from less than 120...

How Does Smoking Impact Your Heart?
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How Does Smoking Impact Your Heart?

We know that smoking can cause problems across multiple organs, including the heart. In fact, smokers are more prone to develop heart disease than people who do not smoke. Moreover, women who are smokers and are on birth control medications have an increased risk of developing heart disorders. Additionally, when you smoke, you do not...

What You Need To Know About Silent Heart Attack
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What You Need To Know About Silent Heart Attack

A silent heart attack is a heart attack that is associated with no symptoms, few symptoms or symptoms that are usually not associated with a heart attack. In many cases, people do not even realize they are having a heart attack because of the lack of obvious signs, such as intense chest pain. The lack...

Tips To Quit Smoking
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Tips To Quit Smoking

Many smokers face a common challenge when they want to quit: thinking that they cannot do it or fearing it is an undoable task. However, you can stop smoking if you have the right motivation and help. While it’s no easy task, resources and support groups can help. It’s important not to have the mentality...

Tips for Getting a Good Stretch
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Tips for Getting a Good Stretch

We all know how beneficial exercising can be for physical health, but stretching holds the same importance. It can be easy to forget to stretch daily, but doing so improves your body’s flexibility, which helps your joints maintain the full range of their motion. Stretching also keeps tension and stiffness away from your muscles, reducing...

Exercise and cholesterol
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How Does Exercise Help Lower Cholesterol?

When diagnosed with high cholesterol, patients are often told to increase or introduce exercise into their daily lives. But how does movement help lower cholesterol?  First, it’s essential to understand the two main types of cholesterol in your body:  High-density lipoprotein (HDL), also known as ‘good’ cholesterol. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL), also known as ‘bad’ cholesterol....