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LIKE MOTHER LIKE DAUGHTER

LIKE MOTHER LIKE DAUGHTER HOW THESE CALGARY LIVE WELL MEMBERS INSPIRE EACH OTHER Sometimes, we ...

"USE IT, MOVE IT, OR LOSE IT ! Words to live by......"

This month we celebrate incredible cancer survivors….like Linda USE IT, MOVE IT, OR LOSE IT….WOR...

"BEING HEALTHY IS NOT ONE-DIMENSIONAL

This month we celebrate WOMEN who have taken charge of their health - like LIVE WELL Member Donna...

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5 Ways to Lower Bad Cholesterol

While HDL-C (high-density lipoprotein cholesterol) is the ‘good’ cholesterol that removes it from your bloodstream, having a high LDL-C (low-density lipoprotein cholesterol) – also known as the ‘bad’ cholesterol – could raise your risks of heart disease and strokes. An ideal LDL-C level is less than 130, depending on your risk for cardiovascular disease. We want to help yo...

HOW TO RECOGNIZE THE EARLY SIGNS OF TYPE 2 DIABETES

Type 2 Diabetes is a lifelong condition that impairs the body’s ability to use insulin effectively. Insulin is a hormone in your body that controls your blood sugar levels – without it, the body cannot manage blood sugar levels properly. The sugar in your blood builds up instead of being used for energy. Regular check-ups are extremely important in early diagnosis of Type 2...

What is the Difference Between Cardiac Rehab and Physical Therapy?

When it comes to the heart, maintaining a regular exercise regime is essential in order to prevent and manage your heart condition. Exercise can reduce cholesterol, lower blood pressure, and even help you manage your weight. These are only a few of the many small changes that come from a cardiac rehabilitation program. When it comes to injuries such as torn or sore ligament...

HOW TO INCREASE YOUR STRENGTH AFTER A HEART ATTACK

After suffering a heart attack, exercise is integral to the healing process. Exercise will help you get your strength back and will keep your body and heart healthy. It is important to note that following a heart attack, everyone recovers at a different pace. Recovery can vary based on the severity of damage to your heart and your level of activity before the incident. Duri...

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