Hello dear friends and supporters!
Thanks for stopping by!
Now that February is over, it's a good time to make sure you are
taking care of yourself! One way to do that is to keep up with the health awareness days
that were emphasized. If you just study a few each month, you can make sure that
you and your loved ones are on the road to good heath!
If you read the Valentine post, you'll already know the February 14 health awareness days.
If you missed it, click http://scheermemorialhospital.blogspot.com/2015/02/valentines-day-health-awareness.html
Now, for information about other health issues, read on.
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Read the above link to find out a few interesting facts--such as, "What is AMD?"
As always, see your doctor if you have questions.
Are you taking care of your heart?
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Read the above link for tips to help you keep your heart healthy...
and make the following promises!
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The link below takes you to an excellent article about life expectancy in Nepal
from nepalnews.com. You will see some very interesting information,
including a table showing the leading causes of death in 1990 and 2013.
Heart disease went from #5 to #1.
February also drew our attention to our children's dental health.
(photo credit: http://freshbaby.com/healthy_eating/article.cfm?c=free-tips-%26-e-books&articleid=289#.VPHX2vnF8zN
The above freshbaby.com link has some tips, ideas, and of course,
that coloring page for your little ones if you have a printer.
Please make sure your children are having their regular dental check-ups.
It's not something you'll ever regret!
For more tips and ideas, click this article from healthychildren.org:
It was also a time to raise awareness for Raynaud's Syndrome and Scleroderma.
To read about these diseases, click here:
(photo credit: http://www.moondragon.org/health/disorders/scleroderma.html)
Let's all do our best to stay healthy!
If you're experiencing any unusual symptoms, don't ignore them!
Go see your doctor!
If you have any prayer requests, please feel free to leave them in the comments.
We will keep them private if you request that.
Blessings and good health to all!