7 Tips to Improve Your Blood Flow

What exactly is blood circulation? It’s the process where the heart pumps blood throughout the body, providing blood supply to all body organs and tissues. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, “It (blood) carries oxygen and nutrients to the cells and picks up carbon dioxide and waste products.”   Good blood circulation is…

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Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD): Warning Signs and Treatment Options

Peripheral Artery Disease is a common and very dangerous condition, affecting over 8 million Americans. The Mayo Clinic defines PAD as “a common circulatory problem in which narrowed arteries reduce the blood flow to your limbs.” It’s mostly known for affecting your legs but can also affect the arteries that carry blood from your heart…

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Don’t Let Those Varicose Veins Creep Up on You!

Arteries carry blood from your heart to the rest of your tissues. Veins return blood from the rest of your body to your heart, so the blood can be recirculated. To accomplish this important task, the veins in your legs must work against gravity, and varicose veins can make their job even more difficult. Factors…

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How to Receive Financial Assistance for Amputees

Losing a limb is a difficult experience and can lead to financial and emotional anxiety. Financial stress often comes with the many costs that are associated with an amputation including surgery, prosthetics, and medical equipment to help you regain strength and get around safely. Limb amputation can also affect you emotionally, since it is hard…

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Why You Need to Snub Out that Cigarette and How to Do It

There are no ifs, ands or (cigarette) butts about it — smoking is bad for your health and one of the hardest habits to quit. According to the CDC, “cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, accounting for more than 480,000 deaths every year, or about 1…

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Guide To Healthy Living with Diabetes

Living with diabetes doesn’t mean you have to deprive yourself of delicious food. Although diabetes requires you to keep a close eye on your sugar intake, you can still have your cake (sugar-free of course), and eat it too. Learn how to balance your meals and make healthy food choices that both you and your body…

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