Having Trouble Controlling Your Blood Pressure? These Tips May Help.

Every time you see your doctor, there’s a good chance someone takes your blood pressure. Why? Blood pressure readings can help your doctor understand what is going on in your body. For instance, high blood pressure indicates a risk for cardiovascular disease and kidney failure; very low blood...
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Struggling With Muscle Aches and Pains? Your Cholesterol-Lowering Medication May Be To Blame

While muscle pain has many causes—tension, stress, overuse, strains, minor injuries and sprains—a new study says commonly prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs may also cause our sore muscles.

The study, published by Cleveland Clinic researchers in the American Journal of Cardiology,...
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Start the New Year Right—Choose a Health Goal and Get Your Numbers Checked

Happy New Year! Like many people, you may be trying to achieve certain goals in 2017.  You’re not alone. Millions of American’s make New Year’s resolutions from trying to save money to volunteering more. In fact, it’s a practice which goes back to Ancient Babylonia and Rome.

The most...
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Be the Best You Can Be in 2017: MDVIP Benefits Can Help You Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions

Most of us strive to be the best we can be. Although there are many approaches to self-improvement, the process usually begins with setting goals. Some people focus on new goals whenever the inspiration strikes them; whereas, others wait until the end or beginning of a year to establish New...
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Simple Tips to Help Prevent Holiday Back and Neck Pain

Nearly all of us experience back and neck pain at some point. It doesn’t matter if it’s occasional or every day--when it happens, it significantly affects your quality of life. Unfortunately, holiday stress and preparations are common triggers for pain. Here are some tips that can help keep...
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