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Family Practice Associates
Family Practice & General Practitioner located in Broomfield, CO
Family Practice & General Practitioner located in Broomfield, CO
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Indoor Allergies: What You Need to Know
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Both colds and allergies can produce sneezing, congestion, and a scratchy throat, so how do you know if you are sick or if you have allergies? The presence (or lack of) itchy, watery eyes can help you determine your allergies. If you suspect you have allergies, but aren't sure what is causing the reaction, consider allergy testing to pinpoint your triggers.

#allergytesting #indoorallergies #BroomfieldCO
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Tips for Following a Low Sodium Diet
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Fact: Just one teaspoon of salt has a whopping 2300 mg of sodium! With this in mind, if you're on a low sodium diet to help manage your blood pressure, you may want to remove the salt shaker from your table. It can be too easy to add too much sodium to meals without even realizing it! Instead, flavor your meals with fresh herbs.

#highbloodpressure #lowsodium #BroomfieldCO
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High Blood Pressure and Sedentary Lifestyles: What You Need to Know
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Did you know that prolonged sitting and lack of activity can increase your risk of developing high blood pressure? If you sit for prolonged hours at work, try taking regular breaks to stretch and walk around the office. If you make a few lifestyle adjustments but still struggle with high blood pressures, it's time to check in with your primary care physician.

If you have questions about high blood pressure, contact us using the link provided.

#highbloodpressure #hearthealth #BroomfieldCO
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Take Care of Your Heart
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Did you know that heart disease is your greatest health threat? Heart disease is a bigger risk than breast cancer in women and prostate cancer in men. The good news is that you can reduce your risk of developing heart disease by eating healthy and exercising regularly.

#HeartHealth #TeachTuesday #BroomfieldCO
24 Amazing Facts About Your Heart
24 Amazing Facts About Your Heart
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The Importance of Exercise When You're Living with Anxiety or Depression
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If you experience the symptoms of anxiety and/or depression, it may be worth taking a look at your exercise schedule. According to Mayo Clinic, regular exercise can help reduce your symptoms. How much activity do you need before you feel the effects? Experts suggest aiming for 30 minutes of exercise most days of the week.

#anxiety #depression #exercise #BroomfieldCO
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Topics to Discuss During Your Physical: Struggling with Your Weight?
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During your physical, you'll receive a few tests and your vitals will be taken, but it's also the prime time to ask questions and address any specific concerns that you have. For instance, if you're struggling to lose weight (or not sure how much you need to lose), don't hesitate to bring up your concerns during your physical.

Are you due for your annual physical? Schedule yours today!

#annualphysical #weightmanagement #BroomfieldCO
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Happy Valentine’s Day!
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Friendly affection doesn’t have to be so sugar-coated! Rather than giving boxes of chocolates or sugary treats to your loved ones, try gifting heart healthy options, like fresh fruits. Spread the love this Valentine’s Day by celebrating heart health and vitality.

#HappyValentinesDay2019 #ValentinesDay #BroomfieldCO
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Celebrate Heart Health Month with These 7 Shopping Tips for Seniors
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Did you know that fiber helps reduce your cholesterol? Fiber can also help you manage a healthy weight by keeping you full. Be sure to include plenty of fiber-rich food on your grocery list. Whole grains, beans, and produce are great sources of fiber.

#seniorcare #hearthealth #BroomfieldCO
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Spotlight on Preventive Medicine: Adult Vaccines
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Vaccines can help you prevent specific diseases including whooping cough, mumps, and the flu. Vaccines are most often discussed in terms of childhood vaccines, but adults need vaccines too!

Not sure if you're all caught up? Talk to your PCP today!

#preventivemedicine #vaccines #BroomfieldCO
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Are You Caught Up on Your Adult Vaccines?
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Did you know that adults - just like children - need vaccines and boosters too? At Family Practice Associates, you can receive any of the vaccines that you need including the shingles vaccine and the pneumonia vaccine.

Not sure if you need any boosters? Schedule your appointment today.

#vaccines #immunizations #BroomfieldCO
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