In the quest for a healthier lifestyle, knowledge is power. The Know Your Numbers campaign, aimed at improving employee health, focuses on crucial health indicators such as blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, and body mass index (BMI). By understanding and monitoring these numbers, individuals can take proactive steps towards a healthier future.
Understanding High Blood Pressure: Protecting Your Heart
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, exerts strain on the heart and contributes to heart disease. Managing blood pressure is vital for maintaining a healthy heart. Simple lifestyle changes, including adopting a healthy diet, engaging in regular exercise, reducing stress, and quitting smoking, can effectively lower blood pressure levels.
Monitoring Blood Sugar Levels: Safeguarding Your Well-being
Elevated blood sugar levels can cause organ damage and lead to diabetes—a severe condition associated with heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease. Managing blood sugar involves maintaining a healthy diet, engaging in regular exercise, and adhering to prescribed medications.
Understanding the Impact of High Cholesterol: Nurturing Heart Health
High cholesterol levels pose a significant risk to heart health, contributing to heart disease. Prioritizing cholesterol control is essential for a healthy heart. By embracing a healthy diet, engaging in regular exercise, and following prescribed medications, individuals can effectively manage their cholesterol levels.
Weight Matters: Addressing the Health Risks of Obesity
Being overweight or obese increases the likelihood of developing various health conditions, including heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer. Maintaining a healthy weight is crucial for overall well-being. By adopting a healthy diet, engaging in regular exercise, reducing stress, and quitting smoking, individuals can achieve and sustain a healthy weight.
Improving Overall Health: Taking Action for a Better Future
Enhancing overall health is within reach through simple yet impactful actions. Embracing a healthy diet, engaging in regular exercise, adhering to prescribed medications, and reducing stress can significantly contribute to well-being. Before resuming exercise after a prolonged break, individuals with health concerns should consult a healthcare professional.
Monitoring Key Health Indicators: A Gateway to a Healthy Lifestyle
Regularly monitoring key health indicators plays a vital role in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. By knowing and understanding their numbers for blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, and BMI, individuals can take proactive measures to improve their overall health.
The Know Your Numbers Campaign: Enhancing Workplace Health
INFRA Health spearheads the Know Your Numbers campaign for businesses, aiming to enhance employees’ overall health. Through on-site consultations and personalized advice, our Occupational Health team raises awareness of potential health issues and guides employees towards appropriate action. This initiative has successfully identified previously unnoticed health concerns, ensuring employees receive the necessary support and recommendations.
Need More Information? Contact Us!
If you require additional advice, support, or wish to implement a similar program in your company, reach out to our occupational health nurse or doctor. Contact us at 0330 113 0006 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you can request a call back using our contact form.
About INFRA Health: Investing in Employee Well-being
INFRA Health understands the value of investing in workplace health. By offering preventative screening, early intervention, absence management, and first aid training, we cultivate a work environment that prioritizes and monitors employee health. These initiatives contribute to a happy and healthy workforce, yielding exceptional results. Our comprehensive range of occupational health services includes occupational health referrals, health promotion, drug & alcohol screening, medical assessments, ergonomic assessments, employee well-being, first aid training, and mental health first aid training.