Archive for the ‘CarePro Healthy Living’ Category

Back-to-School Medicine Cabinet Must-Haves

Posted on: August 11th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

Back-to-school season brings fall allergies, common colds and playground bumps and bruises. This means the contents of your medicine cabinet is more important than ever. You don’t want to have to make a late night run to the store, so today’s CarePro Health Services blog is about back-to-school medicine cabinet must haves. All of these […]

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Important Kids Vitamins

Posted on: August 11th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

If your child is young, you know they are growing like crazy, but they may not be getting all the necessary nutrients to help them grow. Today’s CarePro Health Services blog has the benefits of a multivitamin and how it can bridge the nutrition gap for your child. Benefits of a multivitamin for children: Bridges […]

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Spring Means Sunshine, Picnics… and Allergies

Posted on: April 28th, 2015 by Chris Nichols

The weather is finally getting nicer in the Midwest. Are your seasonal allergies stopping you from enjoying it? The first step to better controlling your seasonal allergy symptoms is figuring out what causes them in the first place. What causes spring allergies? Pollen is the main spring allergy trigger. Pollen consists of small particles that […]

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Beat Seasonal Allergies to the Punch

Posted on: April 6th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

Spring has finally arrived, and Eastern Iowa’s pollen counts are on the rise. In fact, you may be struggling with allergy symptoms already. What’s behind your sniffling, and how do you fight it? What causes seasonal allergy symptoms? Many allergy symptoms are caused by the release of histamine, a chemical that triggers inflammation when your […]

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3 Daily Tips for Heart Health

Posted on: February 23rd, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

To wrap up National Heart month, we’d like to share this short list of tips to care for your heart every day: 1. Get aerobic exercise. Walk, run, bike or swim- it’s all good for your heart. Aerobic exercise benefits you by maximizing the amount of oxygen in your blood and increasing blood flow to you […]

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CoQ10: Protect Your Heart!

Posted on: February 13th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a naturally occurring compound found in every cell of the body. It plays a critical role in: Energy production Antioxidant defense Heart support Nerve protection Reducing inflammation Healthy cell growth Our muscles use a lot of energy, and they need a lot of CoQ10 to function. But did you know that […]

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Folic Acid- What, Why and How

Posted on: December 14th, 2014 by CarePro Blogger

Folic acid is famous for its benefits to babies in the womb- it helps prevent many birth defects, like spina bifida (incomplete formation of the spine). What you may not know is that folic acid is important for all people to take, regardless of sex or age. Folic acid is a B vitamin, and it […]

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On the Road Again: Managing Diabetes While Traveling

Posted on: December 1st, 2014 by CarePro Blogger

Traveling with diabetes can be difficult, but a little planning will ease your mind and make the trip more enjoyable. Before you leave, see your doctor to make sure your numbers are under control. While you’re there, ask your doctor for the following items: A letter that explains what you need to do for your […]

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Tips for People who Don’t Enjoy the Holidays

Posted on: November 23rd, 2014 by CarePro Blogger

Some people LOVE the holidays; the decorations, the shopping and the feasting are a welcome hustle and bustle every year. But not everyone looks forward to the holidays- and that’s OK. If you’re not a holiday person, use these simple tips to help get you through the season without stressing yourself to the max. Keep […]

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Four Easy Tips for a Healthy School Year

Posted on: September 2nd, 2014 by CarePro Blogger

Back-to-school time means dealing with an abundance of germs. Every high-five, drink at the water fountain and shared box of crayons could lead to a cold for your child. Stay ahead of the game this school year with four simple tips to help your kids stay healthy. Show your child the “vampire sleeve” (bend your […]

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