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The Key to Getting Fit Again – Develop A Routine

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The Key to Getting Fit Again – Develop A Routine
If you’ve ever tried to start an exercise program after years of being on the sideline, you know the first few weeks are extremely tough. Statistically, most of us abandon our initial goals and end up back on the couch within a few weeks. But there are some specific steps you can take to break through and overcome getting stalled during your first month.

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Obesity: the New Risk Factor for Covid-19 Severity

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Obesity: the New Risk Factor for Covid-19 Severity
We know that data collected from Covid-19 studies across the globe shows that age is a common risk factor in the severity of the disease.  Put simply, older people get sicker from Covid-19.

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May is Hypertension Month – The best way to take BP in Isolation

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May is Hypertension Month – The best way to take BP in Isolation
Over half of Canadians over the age of 60 have hypertension (high blood pressure), and 9 out of 10 of us will likely develop the condition as we grow older. If you have been diagnosed with hypertension, you have likely been prescribed medication to control the condition, and you should be monitoring your blood pressure at home.

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Canadians with High Blood Pressure Beware of Covid 19

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Canadians with High Blood Pressure Beware of Covid 19
Over 7.5 million Canadians have high blood pressure (hypertension). Analysis of other COVID-19 countries, including China have shown that individuals with hypertension or other heart related conditions are at higher risk of complications from Covid-19, including higher death rates. 

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Does Covid-19 Attack your Heart?

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Does Covid-19 Attack your Heart?
Medical researchers are perplexed by data from Covid 19 patients. The data shows that cardiac arrest is the cause of death in 20% of cases.(1) This is not particularly significant because severe respiratory distress frequently can result in heart failure as the condition deteriorates.

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