Do you know someone living with Multiple Sclerosis? If so, this month serves as an additional opportunity to take the time to show you care about them. It’s important to keep in mind that living with a disability can make people feel helpless, inadequate, and at times like they don’t matter anymore.
We knew it was only a matter of time until my grandmother would no longer be with us. After years of living with a weak heart, her health slowly began to deteriorate a few years ago. She lived in an assisted living facility that was absolutely wonderful to her the last few years of her life.
If you or a loved one are living with a heart condition diagnosis, then you may require one or several medication dosages to be taken daily, where such medications can pose high risks such as severe drug interactions, blood clotting, and excessive bleeding.
In addition, having so many variables in conditions, medications, and implanted electronic devices makes it critical for first responders to be made aware of pertinent health information immediately during an emergency to provide proper treatment and care.
High blood is one of the leading contributors of stroke and heart disease worldwide, yet the signs are just not that obvious
What is obvious? Keeping routine doctor’s appointments with regular blood pressure screens (especially with a known family history of the condition)and avoiding high-risk lifestyle behaviors like smoking, binge drinking, and overeating can help prevent blood pressure levels from rising.
Myth: Those with hypertension always experience symptoms such as sweating, nervousness, feeling flushed, or have problems sleeping.