Wellness

Differences Between Mens and Womens Health

Differences Between Men’s and Women’s Health

There are some distinct differences in the health of men and women, from a biological standpoint and from a social and behavioral standpoint. Understanding these differences can unlock a better understanding of your own health. We’ll look at the differences between mens and womens health in this article. Men Are the “Weaker Sex” According to an article by Harvard Health, men are the weaker sex when it comes to health. The article goes into great detail as to why that…

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How to Include Healthy Habits in Your Busy Life

How to Include Healthy Habits in Your Busy Life: 10 Tips

Most people want to be healthy and if they thought they could easily integrate healthy habits into their lives, they would. But for many people, the thought of adding one more thing into their already hectic lives is just too much to take on. Plus, healthy habits are often perceived as “not fun” and “too expensive.” That’s where we come in! At CarpeVITA Health, we are all about making a healthy lifestyle convenient and affordable for everyone. Our 10 tips…

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Role of Prevention in Community Health

The Role of Prevention in Community Health

According to HHS.gov/Healthcare, “7 out of 10 deaths among Americans each year are from chronic diseases, and almost 1 out of every 2 adults has at least one chronic illness,” plus “almost 1 in every 3 children in our nation is overweight or obese, which predisposes them to chronic disease.” As a result of the Prevention and Public Health Fund and the Affordable Care Act, new measures are being taken to prevent chronic disease and health issues. Over time, this…

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Family Medical History

How Your Family Tree Can Save Your Life

The Importance of Your Family Medical History Knowing your family’s medical history is a simple, low tech and free way to determine your health risks. Families share genes, environment and lifestyle, all of which can provide clues to why certain medical conditions run in the family. Understanding your family history can also help you determine your risk of passing certain conditions onto your children, identify other family members who could be at risk of developing certain diseases, and diagnose a…

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Increasing Focus and Brain Power Through Nutrition

Increasing Focus and Brain Power Through Nutrition

When we think about health, we must remember to think about the health of our brains, not just our physical body. Brain health isn’t just something you should think about as you get older. Your chances of enjoying healthy brain function as a senior is much better if you are caring for your brain now. Plus, you will enjoy even better physical and emotional health now if you are taking care of your brain. Increasing Focus and Brain Power Through…

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Obstacles to Wellness

Ways to Overcome the Obstacles to Wellness

If you’re like most health-conscious people, you strive for wellness, and sometimes you do great and sometimes not so great. There is just too much around to distract us, temp us, or inconvenience us, and as a result, achieving wellness can be more difficult than we’d like. Fortunately, there are ways to overcome the obstacles to wellness! We’ve outlined the top wellness obstacles and our tips for overcoming each one below… Obstacles to Wellness Time If time is your biggest…

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Health Stats You Should Know

The Big 7 Health Stats You Should Know

Knowing your health stats on a regular basis is an important part of participating in your health. They can help you monitor your health risks so that you can take the steps necessary to prevent health issues and lead a life of wellness. But what are the health stats you should keep up to date with? Here are the big 7 health stats you should know and track with the help of your physician. Health Stats You Should Know Blood…

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How to Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

How to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

1 in 9 Americans over the age of 65 have Alzheimer’s disease. That is huge! With odds like that, it’s important to realize it could be you some day. We don’t say that to scare you, but to wake you up so that you can do something about it. Yes, you can do something about it! Alzheimer’s isn’t a disease that just creeps around the corner attacking certain victims. It has been shown to be a result of certain lifestyle…

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Alzheimer's Disease

What You Need to Know About Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease is a form of dementia that affects memory, thinking, and behavior due to changes in the brain. Genetics are a main contributing factor in Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), and it is most typical in people 65 or older. Genetics like APOE epsilon4 allele have been tested and linked to AD, especially if you have a blood relative. Being female, having consistently high blood pressure, and a head trauma history have been related to an increased risk of AD, but…

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Improve Your Health Right Now

33 Ways You Can Improve Your Health Right Now

There are so many things you can do to improve your health. Never think for a minute that one thing won’t matter because every little step you take makes a difference. Here are 33 ways you can improve your health right now… 1) Drink More Water – Water purifies and detoxifies the body. It replenishes and revives us. It is essential to our health and life because our bodies are composed of 75% water. If you feel thirsty, it means…

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How to Achieve and Maintain Wellness

How to Achieve & Maintain Wellness in the Next 5 Years

Unfortunately, the American dream has turned into a lifestyle that keeps us sick instead of well. Knowing how to achieve and maintain wellness is not something most of us have figured out. On a daily basis, we deal with: An American diet that is low in nutrition and high in processed, chemical-ridden foods Low levels of activity Toxins from the air we breathe, the food we eat, the water we drink, and the products we use High stress jobs and…

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Get to Know Your Microbiome for Health & Wellness

There is a strong connection between your gut and your brain health, immune health and hormonal health. Basically, your entire health depends on the balance of your microbiome. The body is composed of over 100 trillion microbes that make up your microbiome, which includes bacteria, fungi, viruses and protozoa that live primarily in your gut, but also on your skin, urogenital tract, lungs, throat, nose, and mouth. The microbiome supplies the body with essential vitamins, modulates weight and metabolism, and…

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