Health

Arthritis Awareness Month

Did you know that May is Arthritis Awareness Month? The condition is incredibly common, but many people do not know what to do once they start experiencing symptoms. Our team wanted to make sure you have all the information you need to better understand this condition. If you or a loved one suffers from arthritis, read on to learn more about this condition and discover ways to maintain your mobility and independence. 

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February is American Heart Month

It's American Heart Month and the Med Mart team is here to help you understand how to keep your heart healthy. Learn about the causes of cardiovascular disease, understand the signs and symptoms of common heart problems, and take on a challenge from the National Heart, Lungs, and Blood Institute! 

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Breast Cancer Awareness

Did you know October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month? You may have noticed the pink ribbons and have already had conversations with your loved ones about the disease. If you haven’t, don’t worry! It’s never too late to increase awareness and better your understanding of breast cancer. The Med Mart team is here to contribute some information and advice on the topic, as well as share a few ways to support patients and survivors.

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National Cholesterol Education Month

Did you know that September is National Cholesterol Education Month? Having high levels of cholesterol in your body can lead to serious health problems, so understanding the basics of what cholesterol is and how you can control your cholesterol levels is extremely important. According to the CDC, “More than 102 million American Adults (20 years or older) have total cholesterol levels at or above 200 mg/dL, which is above healthy levels.” High cholesterol levels lead to a significantly higher risk of contracting heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in the country. Read on to learn more about cholesterol and how to maintain healthy levels of it in your body.

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Tips for a Healthy Holiday

These are the last words that many of us want to hear, but the reality is that you can feel better and get a head start on that New Years resolution if you make a few small changes to your holiday celebrations. There’s no need to cut out all of the fun - enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and a few cookies by the fire, by all means - but there are several ways to make sure you are taking care of yourself this holiday season. 

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Falls Prevention Awareness Week Starts Now!

Assuming that you’ve seen ads for pumpkin spice everything, you are well aware that Fall is officially here. Did you know, however, that the first week of Fall is also Falls Prevention Awareness Week? From September 23d to 29th, the National Council on Aging and organizations around the country educate and assist older adults to decrease their risk of falls. Read on to learn more about how you can prevent a fall without sacrificing your mobility.

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Why Pay Cash for an Oxygen Concentrator?

Are you or a loved one in need of an oxygen concentrator? Many people rely on these machines, and buying an oxygen concentrator means that you’ll no longer need to order oxygen tank refills. You’ll have the convenience of using oxygen available to you right at home, but concentrators can be pricey to purchase.

Let’s take a look at the options you have when it comes time to buy an oxygen concentrator.

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