A Vocabulary for Sleep

When you’re feeling exhausted, only one word seems to matter: sleep. But a number of sleep disorders and other problems can keep you from catching those zzz’s. To help you understand what could be keeping you from the rest you need, get familiar with the vocabulary of sleep issues.

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PrivaCare help me! What is the deal with cholesterol?

We have all heard about it, worry about it, but do we really know the truth about cholesterol? Lets take a closer look at what it is, the negative aspects, and how to manage.  Did you know there are super foods you can eat lower cholesterol levels? Thats right, SUPER FOODS! More details below.

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Physical Therapy for Sports Injuries

Physical therapy for Sports Injuries There are many sports injuries commonly treated by physiotherapists, such as muscle strains, ligament sprains, dislocations and fracture. The type of physiotherapy treatments that you will receive for your specific sports injury will vary. You will be active in the decision making as to what intervention you will receive with the guide of your personal physiotherapist.

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High Blood Pressure / Hypertension Tips

What is blood pressure? Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the artery walls. The force is generated with each heartbeat as blood is pumped from the heart into the blood vessels. The size and elasticity of the artery walls also affect blood pressure. Each time the heart beats (contracts and relaxes), pressure is created inside the arteries.

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How to live a healthy life as a diabetic

Maintaining your health when you have diabetes is vital to ensure the best quality of life. It’s possible to live a normal, fun and healthy life with diabetes and not allow it to dictate your routine. You just need to learn proper diabetes management to take control of your health.As you age, it’s important to take steps to manage your diabetes over the long term to help avoid complications from arising.

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