Understanding Obesity And Why Screening Is Important

April 18, 2019

When your body is collecting more calories than it is able to burn, it can eventually cause obesity. This can occur due to unhealthy eating habits, which results in the consumption of too many foods that are high in calories. But this can also take place as the result of prolonged inactivity from an exercise standpoint. Genetics can also be a factor in determining whether or not your body can ...

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Tips To Keep You Safe During Your Spring Yardwork

April 2, 2019

The coveted days of spring weather have arrived, and they have escorted warm temperatures, plentiful blue skies, serenades from birds, and the other enticements from this part of the year that provide you with an ongoing invitation to spend time outside while participating in many different activities. This includes the numerous tasks that are involved with maintaining your yard and cultivating ...

Are You Prepared For Allergy Season?

March 27, 2019

If you are among the estimated 50 million people in the U.S. who experience the unwanted symptoms of allergies, then you are already aware of the discomfort that is involved with this condition. It is also been estimated that this chronic illness results in an annual cost of over 18 billion dollars each year. Allergies are actually an excessive response from our immune system to substances that ...

Understanding Cholesterol And Why You Should Have it Screened

March 14, 2019

What Is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a substance that is created in your liver, and your body is capable of producing enough cholesterol to sustain its needs - which will help keep your body functioning properly in a number of ways. But since your body is self-sufficient at creating its own cholesterol, this is why problems can emerge if you eat if too many foods that also contain ...

Causes Of Diabetes And Who Should Be Screened?

March 8, 2019

When you eat, the food becomes glucose (sugar) which creates critical energy for your body. Once the glucose progresses into the bloodstream, your pancreas creates a hormone that is referred to as insulin, which assists in the process of distributing the glucose into your body. But if your body is unable to produce a sufficient level of insulin, or if your body's cells are not using the isulin ...

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