Men’s Health Month: A Focus on Preventable Illness

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You may have heard statistics over the years discussing the life expectancy of women often being five or more years longer than that of men. So why do men trail behind so significantly in life expectancy?

For many men, preventable illnesses are often a threat that is not recognized early enough. Because of this, Men’s Health Month was established in 1994 to shine a light on annual screenings for men.

Migraines: The Neurological Disease that Affects 12% of Us

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June is National Migraine Awareness Month and an opportunity to recognize a neurological disease that may have more crippling effects than many realize. Though some may dismiss migraines as simply headaches, the reality is they are much more serious.

Strengthen Your Immune System With These Lifestyle Changes

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A strong immune system can help your body fight infection and keep you healthy. Last month we discussed some supplements that could help with this, and now it’s time to look at some lifestyle changes (pat yourself on the back if you’re already doing some of these).

April is Stress Awareness Month: Tips to Help You Cope

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Stress Awareness Month has been recognized every April since 1992. Learning to cope with our stress and finding healthy ways to deal with these situations can go a long way in living a healthy and positive life. After all, stress can impact many aspects of your body.