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Hypertension Management from Walk-In Clinics Helps to Prevent Diabetes

Hypertension Management from Walk-In Clinics Helps to Prevent Diabetes

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, should never be overlooked. It can lead to debilitating or fatal health conditions, specifically kidney disease, stroke, and heart attack. Hypertension is diagnosed when blood pressure exceeds 140/90 for individuals under age 60 and 150/90 for those over 60. It can be caused by obesity, family history of heart disease, stress, high-fat and salty diets, sedentary lifestyles, and old age, apart from smoking and drinking.

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Urgent Care Clinic Shares Some Do’s and Don’ts to Recover Quickly from a Sprained Ankle

Urgent Care Clinic Shares Some Do’s and Don’ts to Recover Quickly from a Sprained Ankle

An ankle sprain is one of the most common foot injuries you can suffer. It happens when your ligamentous or muscular tissue is torn due to physical exertion and to the extent that your ankle cannot support the pressure from walking without causing severe pain.

Such sprains are not difficult to treat. However, though tempting for some, neglecting to treat it risks a chronic injury down the road. In fact, 20% to 40% of ankle sprains turn into chronic problems due to additional injuries sustained by the parts surrounding the ankle.

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Good Diet-Friendly Snacks

Good Diet-Friendly Snacks

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Good Diet-Friendly Snacks

One of the easiest ways to sabotage a diet is to buy into the notion that dieting means “no snacking.” On the contrary, most successful diets involve eating several small portions of healthy foods throughout the day to keep hunger attacks at bay. This being said, you will need to make wiser, calorie-conscious snack selections if you want to stick to your diet and achieve those weight-loss goals.

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Top five common winter allergen risks

Top five common winter allergen risks

You can lower the risks of winter allergies by preventing allergens that cause rhinitis and asthma. Common winter allergens are mold, dust and even fragrances. Sometimes, in order to improve winter allergens, it is highly essential to manage other conditions, like asthma that can make them much more worse.

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Drying Hands is as Important as Washing Hands to Prevent Spreading Bacteria this Flu Season

Drying Hands is as Important as Washing Hands to Prevent Spreading Bacteria this Flu Season

Washing hands has been the key defense against spreading bacteria during flu season, but new research found that drying hands properly is just as important. Rubbing hands together under a hand dryer or not drying hands thoroughly may actually spread more bacteria. In order to prevent spreading bacteria this flu season, it is important to learn the proper way to dry hands after washing.

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5 Ways to Stay Healthy This Flu Season

5 Ways to Stay Healthy This Flu Season

Are you looking for new ways to stay healthy? Staying on top of your health during flu season can be tricky. Whether or not you choose to get the flu shot, it’s important to be proactive when it comes to staying healthy and fit. There are a number of ways that you can help boost your immune system and stay on top of things this flu season.

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