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Editor’s Note: Exercise is a “Must” for Every Woman

If you want to improve your overall health and reduce your risk of chronic disease, get moving and keep moving. Exercise is the only recommendation I make to every single patient, without exception.

Physical activity benefits cardiovascular health by reducing blood pressure and increasing HDL (“good”) cholesterol levels. Getting regular exercise

Finding the Right Medication is Key for Treating High Blood Pressure

Many patients diagnosed with high blood pressure (hypertension) are prescribed medication to bring down their blood pressure. When it comes to blood pressure drugs, there are several options that work in a variety of ways. Here is some information about medication and other strategies you can use to get and

Start the Year With a Practical Exercise Plan

You know that being physically active is a key element of a healthy lifestyle, but how much exercise do you really need, and what types of exercise are most beneficial?

“We prefer to use the exercise recommendations from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). They have a section for older

5. Exercise Routines

You’ve read the recommendations of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans in Chapter 2 and learned how to fuel your activity in Chapter 4, now it’s time to explore some exercise routines to get you started on the road to a longer, healthier life.
As discussed in detail in Chapter 2,

3. Choose The Right Program

There is not a “one-size-fits-all” program of aerobic fitness. Instead, dozens of methods and combinations of methods have been proven effective.
The key is to find a program that works for you, one that takes into consideration your age, health status, physical condition, personality, fitness goals, and living circumstances. This chapter

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Chapter 1, Take the Aerobic Advantage, explains what aerobic fitness means and why it is so important to your health, quality of life, and longevity. The benefits extend far beyond cardiovascular health to weight, mobility, blood sugar levels, emotional health, and preventing or controlling diseases. This chapter will also tell

What Is High Blood Pressure? Here’s How to Get a Handle on Hypertension

What Is High Blood Pressure? Here’s How to Get a Handle on Hypertension

If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure (hypertension), you’ll probably be given a prescription for medication. When determining the medication that’s best for you, your physician will consider numerous factors, including your family and personal medical history, age, weight, lifestyle, and other health conditions.

“It is very important to individualize

Hearing Loss Affects Many Aspects of Your Life

As many as 36 million Americans, including 30 percent of adults between the ages of 65 and 74, report some degree of hearing loss. It can happen suddenly, but more often it is gradual.

“As we age, hearing loss begins to occur,” says Joseph Montano, EdD, associate professor of audiology at

Get a Handle on High Blood Pressure

If you are diagnosed with high blood pressure (hypertension), you will probably be given a prescription for medication. When determining the medication that is best for you, your physician will consider numerous factors, including your family and personal medical history, age, weight, lifestyle, and other health conditions you have.

“It is

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