Following a heart healthy diet and lifestyle can significantly modify a person’s risk for developing cardiovascular disease. A cardiac diet is also important for delaying or managing the complications of coronary artery disease. Dietitians are credible experts in the field of nutrition who can provide individualized nutrition counseling for cardiovascular disease.
Don’t wait until after you’re pregnant to start eating healthy. If you’re planning to become pregnant, now is the time for you to optimize your nutrition. By adjusting your nutrition you can improve your chances of conceiving and give your baby the healthiest start possible.
When I was diagnosed in 2002, my symptoms were minimal. On a scale of one to ten, one being no symptoms and 10 being non-functional, I would give myself a 2. Today, eleven years after my diagnosis, I would give myself a 3. I believe my symptoms have remained mild because I ran before and after my diagnosis. Running I am sure has delayed progress both the progression and severity of the disease.
The management of diabetes mellitus is based primarily on the regulation of blood sugar (blood glucose) levels in the body. Achieving optimal blood sugar control can prevent or delay both the short- and long-term complications of diabetes. When people keep their blood sugars within the target ranges prescribed by their doctors, they can avoid
Chiropractic care can treat the symptoms of fibromyalgia through corrective structural alignment of the nervous system and manipulative adjustment therapies for pain-relief. When many people think of chiropractors, they think of pain relief for back aches or neck aches, but they might not consider chiropractic care for relief of the symptoms that go along with the inflammation and pain.
There is a wide variety of treatment for arthritis. One category is physical medicine and it includes physical therapists, acupuncturists, massage therapists, personal trainers and Doctors of Chiropractic aka chiropractors. Chiropractors are best known for their manipulation of spinal joints, which they refer to as an adjustment, but no two chiropractors adjust exactly the same way.
Exercise is important in everyone’s life. However it is particularly important if you have diabetes. Exercise can help control blood sugar levels, maintain desirable weight, increase circulation, and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Did you know that there are multiple different forms of arthritis, with a wide variety of symptoms and presentations? The most common of these is Osteoarthritis. “Osteo” means bone; “Arthro” relates to joints; and “-itis” refers to inflammation. By definition Osteoarthritis is the degradation of a joint, breakdown of the cartilage, and the inflammation that accompanies it. Another name for Osteoarthritis is Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD).
Individuals with chronic disease such as arthritis may live normal and productive lives with the help of disease management strategies. The most important strategies for preventing and managing arthritis are proper nutrition, regular exercise, relaxation and stress reduction, medical management, and regular health and medical screenings.