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Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

A Long Winter’s Nap: Avoid the Sleep Doldrums

Posted on: February 23rd, 2015 by Forbin Admin No Comments

  The winters in Illinois can be long, snowy and cold. These factors can leave us feeling tired, fatigued (grouchy) and lacking in energy.   There are reasons and a few good excuses why that is true. During the winter, there is much less sun and more gray days, it gets dark earlier, it’s cold, […]

Diabetic Retinopathy: How Diabetes Affects Your Eyesight

Posted on: February 9th, 2015 by Forbin Admin No Comments

  Diabetes-related eye and vision issues can affect the almost 28 million people in the United States who either have diabetes or who are not yet diagnosed. What is diabetic retinopathy?  Diabetic retinopathy is the most common diabetes-related eye disease and affects the retina.  The retina is the light sensitive retina is at the back […]

Walk Your Way to Wellness

Posted on: October 14th, 2014 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

  As crisper fall weather sets in, temperatures are finally cool enough to go out for a leisurely walk. Taking a walk around your neighborhood allows you to look at the changing leaves, pumpkin displays and Halloween decorations. Walking is also one of the best things you can do for your health! If you have […]

6 Ways to Participate in National Healthy Aging Month

Posted on: September 25th, 2014 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” A popular quote by Abraham Lincoln remains true today. Whether you are 25 or 85 years young, it is never too late to begin new health habits. September is National Healthy Aging Month and MedServ Equipment […]

Staying Safe from Food Allergies: What to Look for and What to Do

Posted on: September 18th, 2014 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

While you might not have a food allergy yourself, chances are you know someone who does. An estimated 15 million Americans have a food allergy, a number that has increased by 50% from 1997 until 2011. There is no explanation as to why this has occurred, but because so many people are affected, MedServ Equipment […]

Benefits of Assisted Living Facilities and Nursing Homes

Posted on: July 28th, 2014 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

Deciding to move a loved one into an assisted living facility or nursing home can be a very difficult decision. It often comes with emotions of anger, frustration, sadness, and guilt. While these feelings are important to acknowledge, it is also important to realize the additional care and attention they will receive that is vital […]

5 Reasons to Get Vaccinated during National Immunization Month

Posted on: July 28th, 2014 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

In 1796 Edward Jenner used cowpox material to create an immunity to smallpox. This was one of the first successful vaccinations that eventually led to the eradication of smallpox. Since then, immunizations have improved and been used to prevent dangerous diseases all around the world.  A baby at only 2 years of age can be […]

8 exercises for people with respiratory issues

Posted on: July 2nd, 2014 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

Do you or a loved one suffer from respiratory issues? That doesn’t mean exercise has to take a back seat in your life! MedServ Equipment Corp understands the importance of exercise in everyone’s life, and you can make a fit lifestyle work for you with a little tweaking to workouts. Check out this list of […]

Celebrate Older Americans Month with these 5 Ideas

Posted on: May 22nd, 2014 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

Each Illinois native has the power to stay safe and remain a vital member of society by taking steps to prevent falls and fall-related injuries. May is Older Americans Month and Medserv Equipment Corp encourages all Illinois people to use the month to become more aware of the impact that falls have on elders. Unintentional […]

Dedicated for Life- EMS Week 2014

Posted on: May 20th, 2014 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

Each year in May, our country takes one week to celebrate the hard work and dedication that Emergency Medical Services (EMT) has to provide for our world. This year’s theme is “EMS: Dedicated for Life.” Medserv Equipment Corp wants to show appreciation for the care they provide year round and help raise awareness of what […]