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COVID-19: What To Do If You Get Sick & Healthy Prevention Habits

Mar 31, 2020 by Total Access Medical

We all have a part to play in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Make sure you are regularly practicing these healthy habits. If you think you are getting sick, follow this step-by-step guide to prevent spreading the virus to others.

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How Do Poor Sleep Habits Affect Heart Health?

Mar 24, 2020 by Total Access Medical

You go to bed late one night, early the next, and keep crazy hours on weekends. According to research from Harvard Medical School, this erratic sleep schedule may be increasing your risk of cardiovascular disease.

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Boutique Medicine: The Doctor Is There Upon Call

Mar 20, 2020 by Total Access Medical

When you have doctors on demand, you have someone to turn to without always needing an appointment for a question, a vaccine or a prescription refill. Boutique medicine means catering to your needs and addressing your concerns when you need it most.

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How To Protect Yourself From Coronavirus If You Have Heart Disease

Mar 17, 2020 by Total Access Medical

The coronavirus should have everyone's attention by now, health experts say. And people with heart disease have extra reasons to be alert.

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What Type of Exercise Helps Lower Cholesterol and Heart Attack Risk?

Mar 10, 2020 by Total Access Medical

If your cholesterol numbers aren’t where they ought to be, working out should be a key part of your strategy to get healthy. The right kinds of workouts, done regularly, can raise levels of heart-protecting HDL cholesterol and drop dangerous triglyceride levels. By losing fat and building muscle, your numbers can really improve. 

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Why It's Hard To Lose Weight At An Older Age

Mar 03, 2020 by Total Access Medical

As we age, our bodies don't respond the same way to weight loss efforts. In fact, as we age we tend to gain weight to the tune of 1 to 2 pounds per year. That may not seem like much, but over time it can lead to significant weight gain.

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Intensive Exercise Can Greatly Reduce Cancer Risk & Heart Disease

Feb 25, 2020 by Total Access Medical

Authors of a recent study have found that women who can exercise at a higher intensity during a heart stress test are less likely to die from heart disease, cancer, and other causes. These findings are similar to other research that look at the impact of fitness level on the risk of dying from these kinds of conditions.

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Heart Healthy Tips From Total Access Medical

Feb 19, 2020 by William Kirkpatrick

The Nation Goes Red in February, which is designated as American Heart Month, the nation comes together, igniting a wave of red from coast to coast. From landmarks to news anchors and neighborhoods to online communities; this annual groundswell unites millions of people for a common goal: the eradication of heart disease and stroke.

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How Diet, Exercise and a Healthy Diet Can Add Years To Your Life

Feb 11, 2020 by Total Access Medical

Recently, a published study has concluded that there are lifestyle factors that can increase your odds of reaching an older age without chronic health issues.

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New Cases of Coronavirus Reported in U.S.

Feb 04, 2020 by William Kirkpatrick

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have announced two new cases of novel coronavirus in the United States, bringing the total to five across four states.

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