Progressive News for Your Health

Daily ‘breath training’ can work as well as medicine to reduce high blood pressure

There is a simple device that is now proven to improve not only respiratory conditions such as asthma and sleep apnea, but recently a study showed it also lowers blood pressure.

5 minutes of RESISTANCE BREATHING is what is recommended. If you’ve ever had a major surgery, you were probably given a device to take deep breaths and hold while trying to move the marker up to a certain volume. That is one form of resistance breathing. There are several handheld devices available for purchase on-line. Just “Google” handheld resistance breathing device.

Why Is Fiber Good for You? The Crunchy Truth

Get enough fiber in your diet, but avoid the gas. More and more research is linking gut health to chronic conditions. Rather than taking a supplement, try to get it from foods that are part of a low fermentation diet.

The Best Places to See Fall Colors in Illinois

Fall is my favorite season! Taking long walks outside improves both physical and mental health. The first 2 weeks of October are predicted to be the best time to see fall colors. This article lists the best places in Illinois, but you don’t need to go far. Just ask me my favorite spots

Direct Primary Care for Small Businesses

Renewal time for many small business insurance plans is coming soon. We offer membership plans for employees of small businesses. Employees get the same benefits of membership – in depth care, easy to schedule appointments, and discounted prescription medications.

Employers can save money on their health insurance costs. In depth care like DPC usually reduces the need for specialists and hospital, ER, and urgent care visits, which is what drives much of the cost for employers.

If you own a business and would like more information, please call us.