Planning to Prevent Heart Disease

Women with risk factors for heart disease, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and a family history, should start a dialogue with their primary care physician in their 40s so they can begin a Read More

Lowering Blood Pressure Naturally

What’s the key to lowering blood pressure naturally? For many years, the USDA and the medical community have advised us to limit our sodium intake to 2,300 mg per day. But, the evidence is mounting Read More

The Importance Of UV Eye Protection

For the fourth year in a row, The Vision Council will be hosting National Sunglasses Day. Taking place Tuesday, June 27th, National Sunglasses Day is an annual day to remind people that wearing sunglasses is Read More

Kick Kidney Stones

Any man who’s gone through it will tell you that passing a kidney stone is the male equivalent of giving birth. In other words, it really, really hurts. Stones—ranging in size from a grain of Read More

Focus On: Magnesium

Some of the more common symptoms of magnesium deficiency include fatigue, back or neck pain, muscle cramps, palpitations, weakness, loss of appetite, insomnia, loss of balance, headaches, anxiety, and depression. Although easy enough to treat, Read More

The Many Benefits of Napping

The benefits of napping are clear. As we age, the quality of our sleep decreases. While it was once thought that older people didn’t need as much sleep as young adults, teenagers, or children, recent Read More

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