Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Stay Health during Menopause

HealthNFitness Tips: As your body adjusts to the many changes of menopause, it's important to take action and maintain good health.

Tips to help you stay healthy during menopause:

  • Eat a balanced, nutritious diet that's low in calories.
  • Get a minimum of two-and-a-half hours per week of moderate aerobic exercise.
  • If you're a smoker, quit.
  • Visit your gynecologist for an annual checkup and any recommended screening tests.
  • Talk to your doctor about any immunizations you may need.

Friday, 27 January 2012

Health Tips about Affect of Blood Glucose

HealthNFitness Tips: People with diabetes should monitor the amount of glucose (sugar) in their blood. Insulin and certain drugs often are keys, but so is understanding what causes blood sugar levels to fluctuate.

The Diabetes Association mentions these factors:

  • The foods you eat.
  • How much you exercise, and when.
  • Where in the body you inject insulin.
  • The time of day that you inject yourself.
  • Being sick.
  • Being under stress.

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Friday, 20 January 2012

Healthy Tips: Mold Causes Sick

HealthNFitness Tips: Molds thrive in damp places, such as around doors and windows, and on wet carpeting. Some people can become sick from exposure to mold, while others show little or no reaction.

The common symptoms of mold exposure:

  • Nasal stuffiness and congestion.
  • Irritated throat.
  • Irritated eyes.
  • Wheezing or coughing.
  • Skin irritation.
  • Serious lung infections among some people with chronic lung diseases
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Thursday, 12 January 2012

Health Tips for Diabetics Pack Smart for Holiday

HealthNFitness Tips: If you're diabetic and preparing to head out for the holidays, take care to carefully pack your medications and supplies.

Tips for Disease Control and Prevention:

  • Pack twice as much medication and supplies as you'll need, in case there are delays in returning home.
  • Pack glucose tablets/gel and some snacks.
  • Carry an emergency contact number, your doctor's name and phone, and your insurance card.
  • Bring a medical identification card that identifies you as being diabetic.
  • Pay attention to time zones and adjust your medication schedule accordingly.
  • Pack an emergency glucagon kit.
  • Pack insulin in an insulated bag with some ice packs.

Thursday, 5 January 2012

Health Tips to Identify the Psoriatic Arthritis

HealthNFitness Tips:  Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory joint condition that is associated with the chronic skin condition psoriasis.

The symptoms of psoriatic arthritis include:
  • Joints that is swollen and painful.
  • Pain and soreness where tendons attach to bone, such as at the heel.
  • Pitting or separation of nails from the nail bed.
  • Back pain.
  • Conjunctivitis, characterized by redness and pain in tissues surrounding the eyes.
  • Feeling fatigued, reduced range of motion in the joints and feeling stiff in the morning.
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