Back to School: Women’s Health
Stock up your pantry with wholesome foods
Be sure to eat a healthy, balanced diet every day including lots of fresh fruits and vegetables. Pay close attention to food labels (choose foods low in saturated and trans-fats, salt and calories).
Look for nutritional supplements with specific health benefits:
Regular physical activity can help you feel more energized and improve your mental and heart health. Try to get 150 minutes per week of low-to-moderate-intensity exercise, such as walking, cycling, and swimming. Lifting weights, push-ups, and climbing stairs can help make your muscles and bones stronger. Be sure to speak with your doctor before you start any new exercise regimen.
Benefits of regular exercise
- Helps maintain a healthy body weight
- Helps joints stay well-lubricated and flexible
- Releases “feel-good” chemicals in your brain
- Helps mental health and promotes relaxation
- Reduces your risk of getting certain health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer
Take care of yourself, too!
The modern woman often juggles quite a few roles and responsibilities, so it’s important for women to take time to take care of themselves.
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More stress-busting tips
- Deep-breathing exercises
- Spiritual activities
Walmart pharmacy can help women of all ages endure back-to-school and has the product selection that speaks to the needs of a busy woman.
TIP: If you are having symptoms of menopause, your Walmart pharmacist can recommend products that can help. Just ask!
This information should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your doctor. There may be variations in treatment that your physician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances. If you have questions about your symptoms, ask the Pharmacist at Walmart for more information, and/or contact your doctor.