The Agency for Research and Health Care Quality is focused on Prevention of Chronic Disease. From their webpage come these facts:
"More than a quarter of all Americans—and two out of three older Americans—are estimated to have at least two chronic physical or behavioral health problems. Treatment for people living with these multiple chronic conditions (MCC) currently accounts for an estimated 66 percent of the Nation's health care costs. As the U.S. population ages, the number of patients with MCC continues to grow. This mounting challenge has become a major public health issue that is linked to sub-optimal health outcomes and rising health care costs."
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Examples of chronic conditions: arthritis, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, kidney disease, obesity, depression, anxiety, addictive dependencies.
Smoking seems to shrink parts of your brain that help you think and remember things. It also raises your risk of dementia, possibly because it’s bad for your blood vessels. And it definitely raises your risk of stroke, which can damage the brain and cause vascular dementia.
So, What Does It Really Mean to be Healthy? Open the document below for an overview.
The Amazing Human Body . . .
A 3-part video series illustrating in actual microphotography and observations of human activity how sophisticated the human organism is. Beginning with "Grow" (Part 1) you will see how body functions, even at the cellular level, and initiates maturity. (1918)
Subsequent episodes are "Survive" and "Learn". They certainly will convince you that we are made from a highly intelligent design . . . Could it have been God?
Learn how humans begin life as a single cell and, over the course of a lifetime, grow into beings of more than 37 trillion cells. Plus, explore new discoveries that can help humans live longer, healthier lives .
A coaching course that guides tobacco product users in quitting and recoverying from nicotine addiction--motivating and personalized. Taking Control is a 14-day coaching course that is wholistic in scope, integrating diet and nutrition, activity, stress, and faith as you need it.
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An ebook on healthy food choices and reaching nutrition satisfaction.
Plan your daily menu of meals and snacks calculated to your preferences for improved cirulation of blood and healthy weight management with high-powered internet sources.
Find out your activity needs toward building strength and flexibility in your body and vitality to your lifestyle.
Get Moving with the steps required to improve your health in this ebook.
It is difficult for many to eliminate tobacco from their life alone; social support and encouragement--and accountability measures--are needed. We at FrameWork Health can provide that through a comprehensive and multi-faceted program -- CMATCH, or Case Management Approach to Tobacco Cessation Help, coaching individuals who are addicted to nicotine into recovery .
With the engagement of caring providers, This is Power Potential!
These worksheets (below) will aid you in developing your healthy nutrition plan.
National Diabetes Prevention Program - where you can find:
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Humans are uniquely created in 3 dimensions -- mind, body, and soul . Access to life-changing guidance compels one to make a Choice. . . Learn more
Approach a beneficial lifestyle change with CALM:
Celebrate God’s goodness: “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!” Phil. 4:4
Ask God for help: “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” Philippians 4:6
Leave your concerns with God: “And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:7
Meditate on good things: Philippians 4:8