Millennials prefer healthy habits, less likely to choose opioids to manage pain

(BPT) – Often spending their days hunched over phones, tablets or computers and their free time at spin class or playing sports, millennials are the next generation poised to experience chronic pain. Even at their young age, millennials say acute and chronic pain are already interfering with their quality of life. But while older generations […]

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Breathe easier this summer: An expert shares advice on how to manage asthma during the hotter months

(BPT) – Summer is here, and while many spend their summer vacation outdoors swimming, playing sports and enjoying the sunshine, for those who have asthma, it can be a worrisome season. While springtime is often the time people think about asthma triggers, summer weather can also cause issues for people with asthma because of the […]

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8 simple steps to help seniors, caregivers better manage medications

(BPT) – Modern medicine can work wonders. However, in order to be effective, medicine needs to be taken safely, according to prescribing guidelines, and patients and health care providers need to be vigilant about the dangers of drug interactions. When it comes to medication use, seniors take more prescription and over-the-counter drugs than any other […]

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Shared experiences and support can help people manage type 2 diabetes

(BPT) – Nearly 30 million Americans have diabetes, and most (90-95 percent) have type 2 diabetes. Diabetes management isn’t always easy – some people may have difficulty visiting their doctor regularly, eating healthy foods and reaching their A1C goal. That’s why America’s Diabetes Challenge, a program from Merck and the American Diabetes Association, is encouraging […]

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5 ways to manage your diabetes and your mental health

(BPT) – Managing diabetes is as much a mental game as a physical one. In addition to taking medication or insulins, monitoring blood sugar, eating healthy, getting regular physical activity, and often experiencing physical symptoms of low and high blood glucose, people with diabetes also need to be vigilant for a serious potential complication that […]

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At-home first-aid tips to manage the stress of caregiving

(BPT) – Nearly 10 million adults over the age of 50 are caring for their aging parents — a number that has tripled over the past 15 years. With careers, children and grandchildren added to the mix, many baby boomers are feeling the mounting stress of caring for young, old and themselves! One way to […]

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Nine Ways To Manage Weight At Work

Canoga Park, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 The weight loss experts at 101 Medical Weight Loss[1] realize that with fall weather, the combination of shorter days, increased stress, and sitting at a desk all day can spell trouble for those struggling to keep weight in check. 101 Medical Weight Loss[2] offers tips to everyone to […]

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Simple Swaps Help Manage Hunger And Cut Calories This Summer Season

Canoga Park,CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 The weight loss experts at 101 Medical Weight Loss want to help keep extra calories off the picnic table and keep hunger under control this summer with simple tips anyone can follow. According to Dr. Aazami of 101 Medical Weight Loss[1], Sometimes the best way to lose weight is […]

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