High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
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Ideas for Coping with Mild Depression
Exercise regularly. Walking, bicycling, jogging, dancing and doing other aerobic exercise can improve your mood.
Don't abuse substances. Alcohol and illegal drugs are closely linked to depression. Their use can contribute to or worsen your condition.
Talk to someone. Talking with a friend or family member about events and situations that are causing you stress can help you gain perspective.
Join a support group. Talking to people can be very useful. Many hospitals and community mental-health centers sponsor self-help support groups.