What do I do about my blood pressure?

You asked: What do I do about my blood pressure? As you’ve probably heard, the guidelines that doctors should be considering to decide whether your blood pressure is “normal” or high have changed in the past couple years. Whereas anything less than 140/90 used to be reasonably okay for the majority of adults out there, the new guidelines have been criticized for being overly strict. … Continue reading What do I do about my blood pressure?

Burning the midnight oil – bad, vacation – good!

Clocking long hours at work? Well, that might earn you brownie points with your boss – but might affect your health in more ways than you thought. A new study from France found people who regularly worked long hours had a higher risk of stroke, especially if they worked those hours for 10 years or more. The association seemed stronger for people younger than 50. … Continue reading Burning the midnight oil – bad, vacation – good!

5 Facts All Men Need to Know About Heart Disease

Although you may be thinking that Men’s Health Week is over, now is exactly the time to keep it on your mind. Preventing heart disease is all about the long game. It takes endurance, dedication, will-power, and a good support network. For some that may sound like pain, suffering, and torture. It doesn’t have to be like that though. Staying healthy can be challenging, but … Continue reading 5 Facts All Men Need to Know About Heart Disease