How Much Aerobics Do I Need to Do?
The United States has two physical activity guidelines that need to be followed: All adults should accumulate 30 minutes’ worth of moderate-intensity activity on most, if not all days of the week as recommended by the Surgeon General’s Report on Physical Activity and Health. Spring Park Pharmacy advises patients to break up the 30 minutes … Continue reading
Sodas Linked to Increasing Risk of Early Death
A study conducted in the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France has found that people who consume more than two sodas a day developed a higher risk of dying an earlier death – about 16 years – compared to people who sipped the fizzy beverages less than once a month. Spring Park … Continue reading
Not So Fast! Why Slow Is the Right Way to Go
If you’re a fast eater, you know the pain and awkwardness of having to sit and watch your dinner companion slowly finish their meal 20 minutes after you’ve inhaled your last bite. According to senior dietitian Amanda Foti, “Slowing down while eating has been a cornerstone recommendation from dietitians for years—and there’s a good reason … Continue reading
Sleep Disorders and Their Symptoms
Sleep disorders are conditions that impair a person’s ability to get a normal restorative shut-eye. The causes of these conditions are variable and range from habits people have developed before they go to sleep to a number of medical problems that disrupt the normal sleep cycle. If you notice you have a pattern of not … Continue reading
Diabetes: Prevention and Management
Diabetes is a common condition that is common in adults and also in children, wherein there is too much blood glucose in your system. There are two types of diabetes: Type 1, where there is little to no insulin to help in converting excess blood glucose into energy, and Type 2, where your cells are … Continue reading
Taking Care of Your Pressure!
Hypertension or high blood pressure is a condition when the pressure of your blood in the walls of your arteries becomes high over a long time. Because of the persistent high pressure, it can cause various complications such as heart problems. Here are some tips to help you prevent it: Monitor blood pressure A regular … Continue reading