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Year Round Wellness

When the season’s change and temperatures shift, you may be more likely to encounter certain viruses, including the flu and the common cold. And if you have seasonal allergies, pollen and mold from plants can aggravate your immune system.  The good news is there are steps you can take to stay well, so you can welcome the new season instead of sniffling through it. Take time for yourself. The start of a new season can bring about schedule changes that might leave you overwhelmed – and more susceptible to sickness. Shuffling kids to spring sports practice or attending lots of seasonal events can leave you with less time to relax, exercise or eat right. The added stress can also slash your body’s production of infection-fighting white blood cells, putting you… Read more »

10 Tips for a Healthier Heart

Healthy Heart

Heart health is a hot topic but one many people don’t do much about.  The typical person may have a routine cholesterol screening once a year and if the numbers are high, will find themselves on one or more medications. But what can you do to reduce your risk of a heart attack and potentially eliminate the need for medication in the first place?  Here are ten tips to improve your heart health, and they may even lead to weight loss and increased energy. Y Quit Smoking If you are a smoker, quit.  It is that simple.  It is the single best thing you can do for your heart health. Smoking is one the main causes of coronary heart disease.  After only one year after giving up smoking, your risk of… Read more »