| Posted On Jan 02, 2019 | By:

Six Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Blood Pressure

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology released new guidelines for diagnosing and treating high blood pressure, also called hypertension, in late 2017. These most recent guidelines recommend that blood pressure should now be treated when it is higher than 130/80, rather than the previous 140/90. Under these new guidelines, it’s estimated that half of the U.S. population has high blood pressure.

High blood pressure, often referred to as the “silent killer,” often has no warning signs or symptoms.

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| Posted On Jun 21, 2018 | By:

Practical Advice for Lifelong Weight Loss

There are plenty of fad diets and products on the market that promise quick and easy weight loss results. I wish that weight loss could be that easy, but with some determination and guidance, it is very possible to achieve your weight loss goals.

It’s so important to maintain a healthy weight, defined as a Body Mass Index (BMI) between 18.5 and 24.9. The most recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) indicate that 70.7% of Americans aged 20 and over are overweight with 38% falling into the obese category.

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| Posted On Apr 17, 2013 | By:

Top 10 Questions Women Ask Their Primary Care Doctor, Part 2

About two weeks ago, I published the first 4 of the top 10 questions women ask their primary care doctor.  Here is part 2, which contains the next 3 questions – #6 – 4, as I’m counting down to the top 3.

I stressed this in the first post but do not want the message to get lost: whatever questions you may have for your doctor or any of your primary care providers about your body or your health,

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