Can exercise improve my blood pressure? Even though the risk of high blood pressure increases with age, doing even some exercise can make a difference. If your blood pressure is already elevated, exercise can help keep it under control. That’s your answer, but let’s find out how.
Everyone knows to see their primary care doctor if they have fever and a sore throat. That’s an easy call. How often you should visit your primary care physician is another matter. There is no set answer, nor timetable for everyone, but there are some guidelines.
Statins are a kind of medicine that can lower your risk of heart attack and stroke. People who smoke or have diabetes are at a greater risk of heart attack and stroke.
Your sex, age, race, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels also play a part. Even if you’ve never had heart problems before, you might be prescribed statins. If you don’t want to take a pill every day, you may be able to lower your risk with a heart-healthy lifestyle. Continue reading “The Pros and Cons of Statins”
If it makes you chuckle thinking of your grandmother “pumping iron,” hold that laugh. Lifting weights can be beneficial to anyone over the age of 65. There are benefits for both the body and the mind. Keep reading and no matter your age, you might become an advocate for why seniors should lift weights.
Welcome to the OCTOBER 2020 issue of (BLUE) Our Town Gwinnett Monthly Magazine for Gwinnett/NE DeKalb. Read more to catch up with the latest news on Mahon Family Medicine in Snellville, GA!
- “Patients become part of our family as we become part of their family.”
- “My focus is to empower patients by giving them the tools to stay healthy and recover from illness”
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