Take Steps to Protect Your Kidneyschevron_right
You’ve seen how a coffee filter keeps grounds out of your morning cup of joe. Your kidneys work much the same way, straining waste products from your blood.
4 Tips to Prevent Shoulder Painchevron_right
Fortunately, there are things you can do to reduce your risk for shoulder problems. Here’s how to give pain the cold shoulder.
Living Well with Chronic Illnesschevron_right
From arthritis and diabetes to eczema and asthma—living with a chronic condition can be a challenge. One secret to success: Take charge.
Could Your Dog’s Diabetes Mean You’re in Danger, Too?chevron_right
You share a special bond, a household, and miles of walking together. But a new study found there’s more you might have in common with your four-legged best friend. A new Swedish study found having a dog with diabetes increases the owner’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes, too.
Just Passing Pain? Or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?chevron_right
With carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), your hand and wrist tingle or go numb from pressure on the median nerve that runs through a narrow passage from your forearm into your hand. This passage tends to be smaller in women than it is in men. This may be one reason why women are three times more likely to develop CTS than men.
Have a Chronic Condition? Following Your Care Plan Is Key to Staying Healthychevron_right
Living with a chronic health problem isn’t always easy. You do a lot to manage your condition. But with the COVID-19 pandemic, you may find it harder to stick with your care plan. Now more than ever, it’s important to continue taking care of your health and to not delay essential treatment. Your healthcare provider is here to help.
Seasonal Tips to Ease Allergy Symptomschevron_right
Pollen and mold allergies can bring a range of uncomfortable symptoms, including a runny nose and itchy throat. But these allergens aren’t the only ones to disrupt daily life—other common substances can also trigger allergy-like symptoms. Try these tips to feel better and enjoy yourself no matter the season.
4 Tips for Living with a Digestive Disorderchevron_right
Digestive disorders can be uncomfortable, but they don’t have to control your life. Follow these tips to ease your symptoms and manage the condition. A few simple changes can make a big difference.
Don’t Let a Chronic Condition Sideline You from Exercisechevron_right
You may think that a chronic condition such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension, asthma, or COPD disqualifies you from exercise. In fact, being active is one of the best ways you can help manage, and sometimes prevent, serious medical issues.
Could a Counselor Help You?chevron_right
Talking can be good medicine. Whether you’re concerned about a difficult relationship, low moods, an overload of stress, or frustrations at work or home—or you’re trying to cope with feelings that just seem overwhelming at times—working with a counselor or therapist can help you make positive changes in your life.