When we think about our health, we really don’t. I am a 53 year female. Although I think about my health, I really don’t. A few months ago, I started having some medical problems. I went to have a physical. My doctor told me I was diabetic.
At first, I was in denial. But that wasn’t the problem. After telling my doctor there was something really wrong with me, she sent me to another doctor who said I was packed and needed a laxative. Knowing that was not the problem, I told him that whatever was wrong with me, it must be in the blood. Because they are doctors, sometimes they don’t listen to you. I was so sick that I literally could not get out of bed most of the time. My feet, knees, elbows, wrists and ankles hurt so bad... Read More
Weight Loss Program For Men
Who doesn’t want to lose weight these days? Everyone is looking for supplements, medication, exercise regimes, and all the other things that can help them shed those extra pounds. Having said that, there are many people who do want to lose weight, but are not willing to give up on their eating habits. They don’t want to turn to those boring and flavorless food items that most weight loss programs ask them to eat. And you would not be too surprised to know that most of these people are men. There is something between food and men that just doesn’t allow them to part ways from each other’s company. Make no bones about it – most men are big foodies... Read More
Why Health Insurance is Vital to Your Health and Well Being
Today, many of us are finding that we have to stretch every dollar we make. Health insurance should not be considered another expense that we have to budget for, but more as an investment in peace of mind. Because life is filled with unexpected events which can include unexpected illnesses and injuries, it is important that we all have a quality health insurance plan. Below is a list of the reasons why health insurance is vital to your health and well being. Check out your options.
Protection for Unforeseen Health Events: health insurance is not just beneficial for older people, but it is also important for the young... Read More
Exercise For The Diabetic
Along with medical nutritional therapy and insulin, exercise is the third component to successfully treating diabetes. Exercise, like insulin, lowers blood glucose levels, assists in maintaining normal lipid levels, and increases circulation. For most individuals, consistent and individualized exercise helps reduce the therapeutic dose of insulin.
Diabetics should be forewarned that they should never perform exercise during the time that their insulin level is at its peak. The ideal time for a diabetic to exercise is when their blood glucose level is between 100 to 200 mg/dl or about thirty to sixty minutes after meals. They should also avoid exercising when their blood glucose is above 250 mg/dl and ketones are present in the urine.
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What Is Asthma Exercise And Its Effects?
In the old days, doctors would warned asthmatic patients should not exercise because getting out of breath could bring an attack. However, asthma exercise should be considered only under a doctor’s advice.
Seventy per cent of asthmatics suffer to some degree from exercise induced asthma. Breathing rapidly through your mouth from exercise exertion can trigger asthma. However with proper management asthma exercise can be part of any asthmatic’s life.
Some suggestions for making asthma exercise comfortable:
1)Always do a 5-10 minutes warm up before starting any exercise, this way the body will gradually warm up instead of the sudden rush of adrenaline and shortness of breath.
2)Work out slowly keeping your heart rate low, below 140 beats... Read More
Fruits and Vegetables Make Healthy Diet Plans Work
Healthy diet plans and best propositions
It is pretty much easy to say and resolve to follow better diet routine, but, it might seem to be very difficult to decide upon foods to essentially eat and stuff that can be avoided. If there is better orientation from the younger days, it would help in terms of right knowledge which perhaps motivates when it is time to implement the diet plan. In most of the scenarios, the diet plans are sorted in response to certain healthcare challenges followed by diagnosis... Read More
Health Insurance In A World Of Money Issues
Getting sick is something no one wants to think about, but when it becomes a reality it can be that much harder to deal with. The cost of health care continues to rise, making it difficult to face financially. Consider being faced with a life threatening or lifelong disease and trying to pay for it yourself. This becomes an impossible situation without health insurance. Medicare as it is now cannot be the only option when your family and additional health concerns may arise when you fall ill.
When a person’s health begins to deteriorate it can put them at risk of lost employment and as well as financial hardship due to travel expenses, cost of medical procedures, and medication. This is a risk that should not be taken... Read More
remote health monitering at home
Remote Health Monitoring
Online Remote Health Monitoring from home is a technology to enable monitoring of patients outside of conventional clinical settings (e.g. in the home). This may increase access to care and decrease healthcare delivery costs.
Remote Health Monitoring or Home Telehealth is a service that gives the clinician the ability to monitor and measure patient health data and information. This can be done over geographical, social and cultural distances using video and non-video technologies. The objective is to increase patient access to health services, improve disease management including self-care management and drive earlier and proactive interventions for positive outcomes... Read More