MyFitScript urges individuals and families in Tennessee to increase their physical activity during May’s Exercise is Medicine® Month. In the month of May, the public is encouraged to get active, and health care professionals are asked to prescribe exercise for their patients.
In this month’s column, we would like to introduce a resource for patient education for those individuals living with heart failure. Qualidigm is a consulting and research company whose mission is advancing the quality, safety and cost-effectiveness of health care to achieve better health, better health care and the best value for patients.
This month, we take a look at stress as part of Stress Awareness Month.
Compelling evidence proves that dietary improvements can prevent or delay the onset of major chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity and osteoporosis. However, is it compelling enough for us to change how we eat? MyFitScript is recognizing National Nutrition Month with an emphasis on belly fat reduction.
Today, you find yourself in the emergency department of your local hospital with serious complications of a heart attack.
Wear a pair of good walking shoes. Pack an energy bar and bottle of water. We're going shopping!
February is best known for American Heart Month. You will probably see television commercials, magazine articles, and other activities focused on improving heart care to remind us of the importance.
What does empowerment mean? To be empowered is to be strong and confident in managing your life. It has been shown that empowered patients, working alongside their health providers, can improve their own health outcomes.
Change occurs gradually through various stages. If you are uninterested or unwilling to make a change, you are in the pre-contemplation stage. Exercise is not even a distant thought. Sometimes, overweight individuals may have tried unsuccessfully many times to lose weight that they have just given up. This is the ‘I won’t’ stage.
You have probably heard that exercise can improve your mood, improve how you feel and think about yourself, and decrease depression and anxiety.