May 2021: Stroke, Arthritis, Allergies and more.
May brings many important health awareness items such as Strokes, arthritis, asthma/allergy, and mental health.
May is Stroke Awareness Month. Think FAST: Face drooping, Arm or leg weakness, Speech slurred… Time to call 911. Learn more by clicking here.
Another focus this month is Arthritis Awareness. 1 in 4 adults are affected by arthritis. It’s important to learn self-management skills, be active, manage your weight, and protect your joints. Learn more by clicking here. If you have concerns about your current or potential arthritis, talk to a doctor.
It’s also Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month. 25 million Americans have asthma. 32 million Americans have food allergies. 24 million Americans have hay fever, rhinitis, or nasal allergies. Call Dr. Whiting’s allergy clinic at (435)722-6144 to learn how we can help.
Last, but definitely not least, it’s National Mental Health Month. Our mental health is in constant flux and ebbs and flows on a daily basis. Many things can impact this including our physical health. The connection between our physical body and our mental health is important and may be something worth exploring when thinking about staying mentally healthy. Click here to test your knowledge.