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Men's health Men's health

The list includes heart disease, cancer and unintentional injury. Thankfully, most men's health threats are largely preventable. Make healthy lifestyle choices, such as eating a healthy diet and including physical activity in your daily routine. It's also important to manage risky behavior, such as drinking too much and engaging in casual sex.

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Adult health Maintaining good health

Maintaining good health. By Mayo Clinic Staff. When you think of adult health, you might think about various ways to stay healthy, such as cancer prevention, vaccines and hand-washing. Good for you! The choices you make every day go a long way toward promoting adult health. It's equally important to pay attention to your signs and symptoms.

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Oral health: A window to your overall health

To protect your oral health, practice good oral hygiene daily. Brush your teeth at least twice a day for two minutes each time. Use a soft-bristled brush and fluoride toothpaste. Floss daily. Use mouthwash to remove food particles left after brushing and flossing. Eat a healthy diet and limit sugary food and drinks.

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Consumer health Consumer health basics

Consumer health basics. By Mayo Clinic Staff. Can you remember how you got consumer health information before the internet? Your doctor was probably your only credible source, and that meant going in for an appointment. Today it's possible to be more informed about your health care options. Even so, navigating the complex health care system is

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Nutrition and healthy eating Healthy diets

Includes a variety of foods from the major food groups: fruits; vegetables; whole grains; low-fat dairy products and lean protein, including beans and other legumes, nuts and seeds; and healthy fats. Provides guidelines for how much food to choose from each group. Includes foods you can find in your local grocery store — rather than specialty

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Infant and toddler health Infant health

Infant health. By Mayo Clinic Staff. It might seem that your baby learns something new every day. In fact, every experience — from cuddling before nap time to listening to a sibling's chatter — helps your baby learn more about his or her world. As your baby grows and changes, you might have new questions about infant health.

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Stress symptoms: Effects on your body and behavior

Stress that's left unchecked can contribute to many health problems, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity and diabetes. Common effects of stress. On your body. On your mood. On your behavior. Headache. Anxiety. Overeating or …

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Walking: Trim your waistline, improve your health

Warm up. Walk slowly for five to 10 minutes to warm up your muscles and prepare your body for exercise. Cool down. At the end of your walk, walk slowly for five to 10 minutes to help your muscles cool down. Stretch. After you cool down, gently stretch your muscles.

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Integrative medicine and health services in Florida

At Mayo Clinic in Florida, your health care team offers integrative medicine services in a way that reaffirms the importance of the relationship between the practitioner and patient, with a focus on the whole person. A multidisciplinary team of professionals offers a full range of therapeutic approaches to help you achieve optimal health and

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Women's health Women's health

If you worry excessively about breast or ovarian cancer, your anxiety might be misplaced. Statistically, heart disease might be a more significant health risk. Thankfully, healthy lifestyle choices can go a long way toward reducing women's health risks. For some women, breast health tops the list of women's health concerns.

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Mayo Clinic A to Z MedUSafe

Everything you need to know about signs, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention Scott C. Litin, M.D. Easy-to-understand explanations for the 150 most common health conditions. Professional insight on tests and procedures used to make a diagnosis. Essential advice on treatments, including commonly used medications.

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Healthy aging Healthy aging: Beyond 50

Healthy aging: Beyond 50. Healthy aging is a hot topic. Whether you're concerned about weight gain, sex drive or chronic diseases, the key to healthy aging is a healthy lifestyle. Eating a variety of nutritious foods, practicing portion control and including physical activity in your daily routine can go a long way toward promoting healthy aging.

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7 steps to better nutrition habits for cancer survivors

Avoid supplements that your health care provider has not recommended “A recent survey reported that over 70% of cancer survivors take dietary supplements. But dietary supplements aren’t recommended for cancer prevention or in the cancer survivorship setting,” says Dr. Mussallem. “We want cancer survivors to eat a healthy diet and get

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Consumer Health: Enjoy the summer sun safely

1 day ago · Exercising and enjoying time outdoors are important for good health. Staying protected from the sun will allow you and your family to do so safely. Exposure to UV radiation from the sun damages your skin, and increases your risk of developing skin cancer, wrinkles and age spots. Children are especially vulnerable because they tend to spend more

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Tween and teen health Teen health

Teen health. By Mayo Clinic Staff. Concerns about teen health typically focus on lifestyle issues — such as weight control, sleep, smoking and sex. Teenage obesity is a dangerous — and growing — teen health problem. Although there's no magic bullet for teen weight loss, there's plenty you can do to help. Talk about teen-friendly tactics

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Managing your mental health: when is it time to get help

Every mental health condition is different. However, in general, it might be a good idea to seek professional help if you experience: Marked changes in personality, eating or sleeping patterns. An inability to cope with problems or daily activities. Feeling of disconnection or withdrawal from normal activities. Unusual or “magical” thinking.

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Building habits for healthy stress management

Once you start enjoying benefits like reduced anxiety, improved health and more fulfilling relationships you’ll also get better at managing stress in ways that work for you. Health Letter+. Subscriptions starting at $9.99/year. Get direct access to the knowledge, wisdom, advice and practical information on healthy aging from Mayo Clinic, one

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Mayo Clinic Family Health Book, Fifth Edition

Scott C. Litin, M.D. With a 48-page visual guide that helps readers have a better understanding of human anatomy, Mayo Clinic Family Health Book is a must-have guide for understanding healthy living at all stages of life. This reference manual provides a clear look at the causes, symptoms and treatment options for hundreds of potential health conditions. More …

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