Health Resources

Quality of life is what we all want. Good health helps us achieve a high quality of life. Exercise, diet, and good hygiene are key factors in making the pursuit of healthy living a reality. Our Health Resources section offers tips that will educate and refresh your thinking on life.

 

Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the artery walls. Two numbers are used to measure blood pressure. Everyone’s blood pressure normally rises and falls throughout the day. If it remains elevated for extended periods of time, it becomes dangerous. Download our High Blood Pressure brochure to learn more.

 

Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease caused by the body’s inability to produce or properly use insulin. Insulin is a hormone that maintains the proper level of sugar in your blood. About 8% of Americans have diabetes. There are several types of diabetes. Download our Diabetes brochure to learn more.

 

Nutrition & Digestive

Proper nutrition can have a positive effect on the body and is an important step in achieving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Don’t skip meals – Skipping meals slows your metabolism. Eating 4-5 small, frequent meals throughout the day speeds up metabolism helping to burn excess fat. Download our Nutrition and Digestive Wellness brochure to learn more.

 

Stress Management

Stress management can help you to either remove or change the source of stress, alter the way you view a stressful event, lower the impact that stress might have on your body, and teach you alternative ways of coping. Download our Managing Stress brochure to learn more.

 

Additional Links

National CMV Foundation - Learn more about the Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and how it can cause serious problems for people with weakened immune systems.