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					High blood pressure
What is high blood pressure?

Blood pressure is the force of blood against the walls of arteries, and it rises and falls
during the day. When blood pressure stays elevated over time, it's called high blood
pressure or, to coin the medical term, hypertension.

Pam Levy Bio :Across our target groups, there are endless amounts of topics and
information as it relates to prevention, active aging and cognitive health. In addition,
Energy & Balance shares a close relationship with Corporate Wellness as we spend a
large percentage of our lives at work. Helping people find a balance between their
business and personal lives is a huge step towards improving their total health and
creating synergies between these topics. By providing real world solutions, Check UP
becomes a reliable source of useful health and wellness information for creating
meaningful and lasting change.

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Athletes are especially susceptible to heat-related illness such as dehydration, heat
exhaustion and heat stroke while exercising in hot weather. Most serious heat illness in
athletes can be prevented by following some basic guidelines and heeding the warning
signs and symptoms. However, if these warning signs are ignored, they may progress into
a life-threatening heat emergency.

Pam Levy Clients : Replace Lost Electrolytes
Sweat leeches salt and minerals from the body. It's important to maintain sodium and
electrolyte levels if you are sweating profusely and exercising more than 90 minutes. The
easiest way to replace these are with salty foods or sports drinks.

Check Up Magazine Services The National Institute of Health's National Center for
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) classifies complementary and
alternative medicine and therapies according to what it calls "practices": 1) manipulative
and body-based, 2) biologically-based, 3) energy medicine, and 4) whole medical
systems.

Check Up Magazine Athletes are especially susceptible to heat-related illness such as
dehydration, heat exhaustion and heat stroke while exercising in hot weather. Most
serious heat illness in athletes can be prevented by following some basic guidelines and
heeding the warning signs and symptoms. However, if these warning signs are ignored,
they may progress into a life-threatening heat emergency.

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