According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, venous thromboembolism (VTE) affects an estimated 900,000 Americans each year. More commonly known as blood clots, nearly 100,000 of these cases are fatal.
Summer is synonymous with vacation, backyard BBQs, sunshine – and hot temperatures. If the warmth triggers a physical reaction in your body, this might not be the most enjoyable time of year. Specifically, swelling in the legs or feet that can be painful and restrictive.
Did you know that sitting too much can increase heart attack and stroke risk by 147 percent? Although the American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes of aerobic activity per week, that can be difficult for those with varicose veins.
During the Coronavirus pandemic, it’s become more important than ever to focus on health. Yet many of us have struggled to maintain a normal wellness routine, while balancing virtual learning with work from home. If you’re looking for a health boost, consider Vitamin D.
Over the past few months, the Coronavirus pandemic has affected all our lives. While businesses start to reopen in Connecticut, many people still remain at home. Whether you’re on the front lines, caring for your kids while schools are closed or working from home, it’s crucial to prioritize wellness. We have 3 tips to stay healthy while sheltering in place.