National Women’s Health Week is now- May 14-20th, 2017. This special week is in place to honor all of the strong women who make a big difference in our lives, and to encourage them to take care of their own well-being. There are always ways to improve yourself and build a healthier lifestyle, no matter what age you are. Here are some tips from our team to help improve your health and wellbeing.
Take Control Of Your Health
Whether you are in your 20s, 30s, 50s, or even 80s, there are many things you can do to take action. Here are specific ways to gradually improve your life:
- Start a fitness plan: By exercising several times per week, you can see results and feel better in a matter of weeks. By making a plan for yourself to go on a walk with a friend, join a gym near your home, or even get your heart rate moving at home will make a difference. You will feel great mentally, and look great physically.
- Change your diet: Eating well will promote good health down the line. By cutting out some carbs, sugars, and fats in your typical diet, you can not only lose weight, but lower cholesterol, diabetes, and blood pressure. We suggest eating more greens, fruits, protein, and good fats.
- Get more hours of sleep: It is very important to sleep for at least 8 hours every night. This way, you will not feel fatigue as you attend work, school, run errands, etc. Having a great night’s sleep will put you in a better mood, have you eating/feeling better, and get you more motivated to keep going. If you do not have time to sleep for 8 hours per night, taking mid-day naps can help boost your energy as well.
- Quit smoking: If you are a heavy smoker, this can not only cause severe health complications, but can also stop you from doing the things you love to do. Smoking can lead to death, and it is important to be aware of the circumstances. You can get help with quitting to smoke, as there are many alternative solutions. By putting an end to your smoking habit, you are already one step ahead of living a healthy life.
- Get regularly scheduled doctor check-ups: By visiting your primary care doctor regularly and obtaining physicals & blood work will ensure good health. It is important to always stay on top of your mental and physical health and taking the necessary medications and/or vitamins to do so.
Family Creations proudly supports and encourages all women to stay healthy and happy. National Women’s Health Week can motivate women to take action. There are also many women who are currently struggling not only with health but with infertility issues. If you are considering an egg donation or surrogacy program to grow your family, give our specialists a call today for a free consultation!