Good nutrition, exercise and regular check-ups are keys to staying healthy. Read through the Living Well newsletters on this page for tips that may help you on your wellness journey. A new newsletter will be posted each month and every newsletter features an important health topic, fitness tips and a quick and healthy recipe.
Stress isn’t always bad, but over time unmanaged stress can lead to physical health problems. Although you cannot always avoid stress, you can prepare in advance for how you will deal with stressful situations.
Be sure to ask for support when you need it. Friends and family can be great support systems and don’t be afraid to seek professional help if you need it.
Feelings of anxiousness may arise in everyday situations like facing a personal problem, getting ready for a test, or making a big decision. This is generally a temporary feeling. If anxiety does not go away or continues to get worse, you may be experiencing an anxiety disorder.
Be sure to consult with your doctor if you are experiencing prolonged feelings of anxiety or if symptoms interfere with your daily life.
Prevent Heart Disease
A healthy lifestyle can help keep your blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels normal, and lowering your risk for heart disease. Create and/or maintain a healthy lifestyle by choosing healthy foods, maintaining a healthy weight, and getting regular exercise
Be sure to consult with your doctor prior to changing your diet or starting any new exercise routines.
Physical Activity and Health
Physical activity can help improve your overall health and prevent negative health outcomes. The types and amounts of physical activity you will get the most benefit from will vary depending on any health conditions you may have.
Be sure to consult with your doctor prior to starting any new exercise routines.