Stay in the Shade
Wear the Appropriate Clothing
Do Not Skip the Sunscreen
Know What Sunscreen to Use
Just Say No to Tanning Beds
Keep your skin safe all summer long and your skin will thank you for years to come. Of course, it’s also a good idea to visit a doctor once a year for an annual skin cancer screening. If you are concerned about keeping yourself and your family safe this summer, don’t hesitate to talk with your family doctor.
Normal Adult Blood Pressure
While times of panic and stress can increase these numbers temporarily, returning to normalcy typically lowers your blood pressure to normal range. Sustained readings above the norm indicate you have elevated blood pressure or are hypertensive.
When Your Numbers Run High...
Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally
Lower Blood Pressure Equals a Healthier Life
- Prepare: Give yourself some time to accept and prepare for quitting. For optimal results, prepare for 14-30 days.
- Quit: Start using anti-craving medication and nicotine replacement therapy. These will curb the urge to smoke.
- Relapse Prevention: Identify the triggers that make you want to smoke. Teach yourself new coping skills for these situations.
- Stress Management: Find other ways to deal with stress that isn’t tobacco.
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