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Heath Health Day 22

We Heart Dessert

How many of us want to beat a hasty path to the freezer for a few scoops of ice cream after dinner? While it’s nice to treat yourself from time to time, it’s important to keep the decadent desserts as a special treat, rather than an every-night occurrence.

Luckily for your sweet tooth, some […]

2020-02-10T10:32:14-07:00February 22nd, 2020|

Heart Health Day 21

Sleeping Beauty

Consistently getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most beneficial things you can do for the health of your mind and body. And it’s particularly important for your heart. Even though it keeps beating after you close your eyes, it benefits from the lowered blood pressure that happens when you drift off […]

2020-02-10T10:31:31-07:00February 21st, 2020|

Heart Health Day 20

Your Once-A-Year Day: Annual Screenings are Good for Your Heart

Playing an active role in your preventive health is a key factor in preventing heart disease and managing your risk factors for heart problems. And one of the best preventive health measures is your annual check-up with your primary care provider. Even if you don’t have […]

2020-02-10T10:30:54-07:00February 20th, 2020|

Heart Health Day 19

It Does That? Fun Facts About Your Hard-Working Heart

Your heart is one hard-working muscle – a fascinating, giant pump that’s working every second of every minute of every day. It’s working hard for you, so let these fun facts about your heart inspire you to work a little harder to keep it healthy.

  1. Your adult […]
2020-02-10T10:30:18-07:00February 19th, 2020|

Heart Health Day 18

How to Have a Heart-to-Heart about Health

Understanding the risk factors, signs and symptoms of heart disease can have a big impact on the likelihood of a positive outcome and a strong recovery when issues arise. Besides recognizing these in yourself, it’s also important to be able to recognize them in your loved ones and be […]

2020-02-10T10:28:59-07:00February 18th, 2020|

Heart Health Day 17

How Weight Weighs on Your Heart

Many of us have made New Years resolutions to lose weight, eat healthier and exercise. When we don’t always follow through, it’s not because we don’t want to be healthier. More often, life just gets in the way.

But even with life’s challenges, it’s important for us to find ways to […]

2020-02-10T10:41:58-07:00February 17th, 2020|

Heart Health Day 16

Heart Health Starts at Home

After a long day, it’s easy to go home, put your feet up and grab the remote. This may help you unwind, but it won’t do your heart any favors. In fact, if you’re like most Americans, it’s enhancing an already sedentary lifestyle, which can increase your risk for several health […]

2020-02-10T10:41:31-07:00February 16th, 2020|

Heart Health Day 15

Give Your Brown Bag a Boost

You’re at work. It’s lunchtime. Your brown bag lunch is waiting for you in the office fridge. Maybe it’s two-day-old meatloaf. Maybe it’s a turkey sandwich. Either way, you’re not too thrilled about it. We’ve all been there. We’ve also been there when the co-workers stop by and invite you […]

2020-02-10T10:42:49-07:00February 15th, 2020|

Heart Health Day 14

Time Out: Does Your Heart Need a Break?

You wake up early, start making breakfast and lunches so you can get the kids fed, dressed and out the door in time for school. Follow that with eight or more hours at the office, sandwiched between traffic-laden commutes back and forth from the kids’ ball practice and […]

2020-02-10T10:43:29-07:00February 14th, 2020|

Heart Health Day 13

Take as Directed: Talking to Your Doctor About Medications

An important step in taking charge of your health is speaking with your healthcare provider about medications you are taking, including its favorable results and any potential side effects.

As you age and experience life changes – including having a baby, undergoing surgery or experiencing other health events, […]

2020-02-10T10:44:06-07:00February 13th, 2020|