Tag: "Prevention"

Tips for Cardiovascular Health
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Tips for Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular health should be a major concern for all Americans. With a majority of the population at risk for heart disease and cardiovascular problems, there is a dire need for education and healthy-lifestyle changes. Over 82 million people suffer from some type of cardiovascular disease, and a majority of these cases are from diet and […]

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Six Ways to Kick Hemorrhoids in the Butt

Hemorrhoids are pretty hard to take sitting down or even standing up. With the majority of our workforce behind desks for hours on end, hemorrhoids cause quite a problem in the lives of millions of people every year. Yet hemorrhoids are for the most part an ailment we can avoid if we alter our eating […]

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APTA Runner Foot Health Tweetchat

The APTA has asked me to moderate the APTA’s first Move Forward PT tweetchat. It will take place on April 28th, 2010 at 8 pm-9 pm ET. The focus will be on foot health for runners. So, if you’re interested or have any questions, head on over to Move Forward PT next Tuesday and tune […]

Hemorrhoids: A Pain In the Backside
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Hemorrhoids: A Pain In the Backside

Gary had been constipated for the past few weeks, always straining during his bowel movements. He was so frustrated and uncomfortable. Then a few days ago he noticed bright red blood on his stool. Concerned, Gary rushed to his doctor who told him that he had hemorrhoids. Gary can take some comfort in knowing that […]

BH4BP #69 - Don't Downplay Depression
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BH4BP #69 – Don’t Downplay Depression

It is normal to occasionally feel sad or unhappy with a situation.  Life can be stressful and overwhelming at times and can lead people to feel sad.  Things like breakups, losing a job, getting a pay cut, having an argument with a friend or spouse are all examples of things that can bring on sadness, […]

Diabetes Awareness Month:  Exercise to Control Those Sugars!
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Diabetes Awareness Month: Exercise to Control Those Sugars!

Blair sighed as she closed the door behind her and dropped her keys on the hall table.  The news from the doctor had not been surprising, but it had not been what she had wanted to hear either.  Dr. Nguyen had come right out and said that if she didn’t change her sedentary lifestyle, she […]

BH4BP #59 - Foot Pain: Not a Pretty Sight
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BH4BP #59 – Foot Pain: Not a Pretty Sight

According to a Gallup poll, about 3 out of 5 adults have foot pain.  Most accept it as a fact of life, but most foot pain can actually be prevented. So, since many people have ongoing foot pain and many others will experience it at some point in their life, I had to discuss it […]

Protect Your Breasts:  What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer
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Protect Your Breasts: What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer

Image by AstraZeneca As research for a cure continues, the means of detecting and treating breast cancer continues to improve.  Outside of making donations or possibly becoming a doctor or scientist, that part is largely out of your control. What is under your control is understanding this disease, how you can minimize your risks and […]