Health Matters | February 2016

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American Heart Month

Although we recognize February as American Heart Month, we need to take care of our hearts year round. It is never too late to tackle your heart risk factors. It is also never too early since heart disease can begin in childhood. We are all different, so it is important to improve our health habits, partner with a health care provider, and develop an individual plan that works best for us.

Have a Headache?

Headaches can range from a simple annoyance to crippling pain. Knowing what is ailing you is the first step to getting rid of that pain in the…head.

Find your fitness personality

When it comes to making exercise a regular part of your life, you need to find a type and style of exercise you enjoy. The best exercise routine depends on your “fitness personality.” You won’t commit to staying fit if the workout doesn’t work with your lifestyle. So, what works for you? These five fitness personality profiles can help you find your perfect exercise routine.

Stay Safe in the Cold

Winter is putting much of the mid-Atlantic in the deep freeze. We will deal with dangerously low temperatures over the next few days. Here are some cold weather dangers to be aware of, and way to protect your family.

Straighten Up! 6 Exercises to Improve Posture

Straighten Up! 6 Exercises to Improve Posture
Do you sit at a desk or work with your arms in front of you most of the day? Poor posture can have a negative impact on your health; it can induce headaches, fatigue, and chronic back, neck and shoulder pain. Beat the hunch and improve your posture with these yoga poses!