10 Tips To Avoid Becoming A Victim Of Medical Error

April 5, 2016 @ 9:59 am

OUse your allies. Confide in a trustworthy friend. Tell your friend some of the signs of oncoming illness and ask him or her to let you know if they see them. That way, you have not only yourself watching for symptoms, but also an objective friend. Then you can take action to prevent the illness getting worse.

A happy marriage is good for your blood pressure. That’s the conclusion of a study in the Annals of Behavioral Medicine. Researchers found happily married people had the best blood pressure, followed by singles. Unhappily married participants fared the worst.

OWhat industries are likely to be tolerant? Surprisingly, the health and human services sector can be among the most discriminatory towards their staff. Try to find out what the organization culture is like before you go for an interview.

Different events or situations trigger the need for LTC. Broken spine or bone fractures resulting from vehicular accidents, stroke, early onset Alzheimer’s, functional limitations, and cognitive disability are just among them.

However, outside studies have not confirmed that exercise and weight loss are linked. For example, Dr. Timothy Church’s group at Louisiana State University published a study on 4 groups of overweight women who either did not exercise, or who were assigned to a personal trainer for 72, 136, and 194 minutes of exercise per week for a period of 6 months. The women who exercised the most did not lose the most weight. Also, some women in all 4 groups actually gained 10 pounds or more (1).

Balance the food you eat with physical activity. Maintain or improve your Weight to reduce your chances of having high blood pressure, heart disease, a stroke, certain cancers, and the most common forms of diabetes.

In March of that year – when I was five months pregnant – our house burned, bringing an amazing amount of stress to me. We had to live with my parents which was also stressful. Later, when we started building a new house – more stress.

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