HEALTH BLOGS

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What Is Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s is a progressive brain disease that causes memory loss and impaired mental functions. It’s the most common cause of dementia, a general term referring to signs and symptoms affecting memory, thinking and social abilities…
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What Is High Blood Pressure?

Blood pressure is measured by the amount of blood your heart pumps and the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries. It is normal for blood pressure to change throughout the day but it is abnormal if it gets too high consistently…
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What Is Cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that circulates in your blood. Your body makes cholesterol on its own and it plays a vital role in hormone production, digestion and it supports the integrity of the cell membrane…
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What Is Diabetes?

Diabetes is a group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the blood, effecting our body’s ability to make and use insulin. Blood sugar, also called blood glucose, comes from the food we eat and is the primary source of energy…
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What is heart disease?

Heart disease describes a group of diseases such as coronary artery disease, heart rhythm problems and congenital heart defects. More than 600,000 Americans die from heart disease each year making it the leading cause of the death in the United States…
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Meeting Your Nutritional Needs

Our nutritional needs continue to change as we grow older and make lifestyle changes. From counting calories to recent diet trends, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed but eating right doesn’t need to be complicated.
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Stay Strong and Fit With Regular Exercise

Physical activity is one of the best ways to stay healthy. Moderate exercise on a regular basis provides many health benefits in your younger years and as you get older. From cancer and diabetes prevention to boosting memory and mood…
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