Health Blog

Everyone can use a little healthy advice from time to time. That’s why we created Health Tips—blogs packed with great information to help you and your family stay well. Here you’ll find our doctors and healthy living experts sharing advice in areas like nutrition, exercise, heart health, cancer prevention and more.

Symptoms of a Stroke

If you thought strokes were exclusive to senior citizens, think again! In fact, 10 percent of strokes occur in people under the age of 45. 

In some cases, issues such as hypertension or diabetes are linked to strokes in younger victims. Other times, particularly when a stroke affects a child, it can be caused by inherited conditions.

Organize Your Eating Habits

Does that cinnamon roll bring you joy? Before you answer too quickly, take a Marie Kondo moment and give your eating habits a little thought. Just as you can Kondo your closet, you can also Kondo your diet. And that might bring you peace like a linen closet never would!

So as Marie would say, look at the items in your pantry or on your daily food log. Don’t just consider whether each one brings you joy – who doesn’t find curly fries particularly joyful?? – but whether it is contributing to your health goals.

Confusing Heart Attack Symptoms

It’s a medical fact: women are tricky to figure out! Where men are more likely to have a “Hollywood” heart attack – grasping his chest and collapsing – a woman having a heart attack tends to be far more subtle.

Gift for the Heart

Give your Valentine a gift even their heart will love! This might be the time of year when chocolate abounds, but there are plenty of fun ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day with healthy treats, too. Get your creative juices going and try out one of these heart-healthy V-Day snacks:

A Healthy Nap

Here’s a great excuse to take a nap!