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Heart Health: Steps to Longevity

Valentine’s Day falls in the month of February, so it is only fitting that we celebrate Heart Health this month! Aside from being a symbol for love and affection, the heart is responsible for sending oxygen-rich blood to the body and sending oxygen-poor blood to the lungs. It is integral to all of our body’s systems and plays a vital role for muscular function. In addition, our circulatory system is highly dependent on our heart’s ability to create appropriate blood pressure. With the heart being such an important organ, it is important that we keep it healthy and functioning optimally. [...]

By |2017-05-23T18:51:50+00:00February 16th, 2017|General Health & Wellbeing|0 Comments

Can Exercise Improve Brain Health?

Most people understand that exercise is important for the health of your physical body, but many are not aware of the effects of exercise on brain health. The benefits of exercise are numerous, and I think it is one of the most productive things you can do to ensure a long and healthy life. When it comes to the reasons why we should exercise, one of the best ways I have heard it described is that, “Exercise is the best medicine. Take it daily!” It not only helps you stay healthy, but can also act as the antidote for many [...]

By |2017-10-12T18:24:54+00:00January 12th, 2017|Exercise|0 Comments