Your Health

Welcome to the Dedication Health wellness blog. Here you will find tips for diet, exercise, or stress relief as well as current trends in the healthcare industry and technology.

Brain Health: How to Maintain a Healthy Mind as You Age

Aging inevitably brings many changes, both physically and mentally. While it’s normal to experience some degree of mental decline with age, there are ways to help protect your brain health and proactively stave off memory loss and cognitive decline. Research points to a combination of healthy habits that can help you preserve and protect your

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Stress: What It Does to the Body

Stress is no stranger to any of us, it affects everyone. For example, the global pandemic has caused many people around the world severe stress. Stress regarding health, safety, job security, social isolation, and so much more. There is some stress that is good for your body. Examples of this would include exercising, starting a

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Geriatrician: Why You Should See a Geriatric Doctor

As people age, they have different medicals needs and requirements that should be treated by a physician who has extensive knowledge of elderly conditions and knows how to take care of them. Just like a pediatrician is specialized in child health and knows how to treat health conditions in infancy, a geriatrician is a physician

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Best Superfoods to Promote Heart Health

Eating for heart health is as much about what you do eat as it is about limiting certain foods and ingredients. A healthy meal plan full of fresh and colorful fruits and vegetables and heart-healthy proteins can help lower your risk of many serious and chronic health conditions, including heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure,

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Kidney Health: Protect Yourself From Kidney Disease

March is National Kidney Month which means we are going to talk about the impact these bean-shaped organs have in regards to our health and wellness. Kidneys provide many benefits to our health including filtering blood, releasing waste and toxins, producing hormones, regulating pH, and controlling blood pressure. However, as we get older, we can

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Illinois COVID-19 Vaccines for Seniors and Phase 1B+

Vaccine Appointments Available to Schedule Beginning March 4th at 8:30 a.m. for Seniors and March 7th at 4 p.m. for Residents Eligible in Phase 1B+   Beginning Thursday, March 4 at 8:30 a.m., Illinois seniors can schedule their first COVID-19 vaccine appointment at the United Center vaccine site, which will begin to administer a limited

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