Know Your Risks

Know your Risks

 

Once you have completed your health maintenance assessments, click on your personal risk factors below to display management and prevention methods.

 

Risk For Arthritis

For every risk factor you have, place an “X” in the box over the risk
factor. Three “Xs” in a row, places you at a greater risk for developing
the disease. If you find yourself at risk for this disease, or you
presently have the disease, look below for the health action you can
take to reduce your risk or to preserve function and quality of life.

Decrease your risks
with management &
prevention:
• Non-Weight Bearing
Exercise
• Adequate Calcium
& Vitamin D
• Maintain Healthy
Weight
• Strength Training
• Limit Caffeine Intake
• Flexibility Exercises
• Manage Depression

 

 

Risks for Cancer

Once you have completed your health maintenance assessments, play the Tic Tac Risk game. For every risk factor you have, place an “X” in the box over the risk factor. Three “Xs” in a row, places you at a greater risk for developing the disease. If you find yourself at risk for this disease, or you presently have the disease, look below for the health action you can take to reduce your risk for the disease or to preserve function and quality of life.

Decrease your risks with management & prevention:

 

• Exercise
• Diet High in Fiber
• Reduce Fat Intake
• No Smoking
• Maintain Healthy
Weight
• Limit Alcohol Intake
• Eat Fruits &
Vegetables
• Avoid Smoke &
Pollutants

 

 

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Once you have completed your health maintenance assessments, play the Tic Tac Risk game. For every risk factor you have, place an “X” in the box over the risk factor. Three “Xs” in a row, places you at a greater risk for developing the disease. If you find yourself at risk for this disease, or you presently have the disease, look below for the health action you can take to reduce your risk for the disease or to preserve function and quality of life.

Decrease your risks with management & prevention:
• Exercise
• No Smoking
• Deep Breathing
• Avoid Environmental
Pollutants
• Avoid Respiratory
Pollutants
• Healthy Diet –
Frequent Small Meals

 

 

Risk For Depression

For Depression
Once you have completed your health maintenance assessments, play the Tic Tac Risk game. For every risk factor you have, place an “X” in the box over the risk factor. Three “Xs” in a row, places you at a greater risk for developing the disease. If you find yourself at risk for this disease, or you presently have the disease, look below for the health action you can take to reduce your risk for the disease or to preserve function and quality of life.

Decrease your risks with management & prevention:

• Increase Fruits &
Vegetables
• Increase Complex
Carbohydrates
• Limit Alcohol Intake
• Exercise
• Adequate Sleep
• Limit Drug Intake

 

 

Risk For Diabetes

Once you have completed your health maintenance assessments, play the Tic Tac Risk game. For every risk factor you have, place an “X” in the box over the risk factor. Three “Xs” in a row, places you at a greater risk for developing the disease. If you find yourself at risk for this disease, or you presently have the disease, look below for the health action you can take to reduce your risk for the disease or to preserve function and quality of life.

Decrease your risks with management & prevention:

  • Exercise
  • No Smoking
  • Avoid Stress
  • Low Fat Diet
  • Maintain Adequate Weight
  • Increase Fruits & Vegetables

 

 

General Fitness

Once you have completed your health maintenance assessments, play the Tic Tac Risk game. For every risk factor you have, place an “X” in the box over the risk factor. Three “Xs” in a row, places you at a greater risk for developing the disease. If you find yourself at risk for this disease, or you presently have the disease, look below for the health action you can take to reduce your risk for the disease or to preserve function and quality of life.

Decrease your risks with management & prevention:

• Regular Exercise and
Strength Training
Program
• Eat a Low Fat/High
Fiber Diet
• No Smoking
• Maintain a Healthy
Body Weight
• Monitor BP and
Cholesterol Levels
• Reduce Daily Stressors
• Limit alcohol and
caffeine intake

 

Risks for Heart

Once you have completed your health maintenance assessments, play the Tic Tac Risk game. For every risk factor you have, place an “X” in the box over the risk factor. Three “Xs” in a row, places you at a greater risk for developing the disease. If you find yourself at risk for this disease, or you presently have the disease, look below for the health action you can take to reduce your risk for the disease or to preserve function and quality of life.

Decrease your risks with management & prevention:

 

• Exercise
• Limit Alcohol Intake
• No Smoking
• Monitor BP and
Cholesterol
• Eat a Low Fat/High
Fiber Diet
• Maintain Healthy
Weight

 

Risks for Hypertension

Once you have completed your health maintenance assessments, play the Tic Tac Risk game. For every risk factor you have, place an “X” in the box over the risk factor. Three “Xs” in a row, places you at a greater risk for developing the disease. If you find yourself at risk for this disease, or you presently have the disease, look below for the health action you can take to reduce your risk for the disease or to preserve function and quality of life.

Decrease your risks with management & prevention:

• Exercise
• Limit Alcohol Intake
• No Smoking
• Monitor BP and
Cholesterol
• Eat a Low Fat/High
Fiber Diet
• Maintain Healthy
Weight

 

 

Risks for Low Back Pain

Once you have completed your health maintenance assessments, play the Tic Tac Risk game. For every risk factor you have, place an “X” in the box over the risk factor. Three “Xs” in a row, places you at a greater risk for developing the disease. If you find yourself at risk for this disease, or you presently have the disease, look below for the health action you can take to reduce your risk for the disease or to preserve function and quality of life.

Decrease your risks with management & prevention:

• Exercise
• Adequate Calcium
• Adequate Vitamin D
• Maintain Healthy
Weight
• Strength Training
• Back Stretches
• Minimize Stress

 

 

Risks for Musculoskeletal Weakness

Once you have completed your health maintenance assessments, play the Tic Tac Risk game. For every risk factor you have, place an “X” in the box over the risk factor. Three “Xs” in a row, places you at a greater risk for developing the disease. If you find yourself at risk for this disease, or you presently have the disease, look below for the health action you can take to reduce your risk for the disease or to preserve function and quality of life.

Decrease your risks with management & prevention:

 

• Participate in a Strength
Training Program 2-3
times per week
• Walk Daily
• Consume Protein
Enriched Foods
• Maintain Healthy
Body Weight

 

 

Risks for Obesity

Once you have completed your health maintenance assessments, play the Tic Tac Risk game. For every risk factor you have, place an “X” in the box over the risk factor. Three “Xs” in a row, places you at a greater risk for developing the disease. If you find yourself at risk for this disease, or you presently have the disease, look below for the health action you can take to reduce your risk for the disease or to preserve function and quality of life.

Decrease your risks with management & prevention:

• Exercise
• Low Fat Diet
• Diet High in Fiber
• Reduce Total Calories
• Strength Training
• Limit Alcohol Intake
• Increase Fruits &
Vegetables
• Limit Sweets &
Alcohol

 

Risks for Osteoporosis

Once you have completed your health maintenance assessments, play the Tic Tac Risk game. For every risk factor you have, place an “X” in the box over the risk factor. Three “Xs” in a row, places you at a greater risk for developing the disease. If you find yourself at risk for this disease, or you presently have the disease, look below for the health action you can take to reduce your risk for the disease or to preserve function and quality of life.

Decrease your risks with management & prevention:

• Weight Bearing Exercise
• Adequate Calcium
• Adequate Vitamin D
• No Smoking
• Strength Training
• Limit Caffeine Intake
• Limit Alcohol Intake

 

 

Risks for Parkinsons Disease

Once you have completed your health maintenance assessments, play the Tic Tac Risk game. For every risk factor you have, place an “X” in the box over the risk factor. Three “Xs” in a row, places you at a greater risk for developing the disease. If you find yourself at risk for this disease, or you presently have the disease, look below for the health action you can take to reduce your risk for the disease or to preserve function and quality of life.

Decrease your risks with management & prevention:

• Consume a diet rich
in Calcium
• Consume a diet rich
in Vitamin D
• Consume a diet rich
in Vitamin B
• Practice walking
correctly
• Perform Range of
Motion Exercises

 

 

Risks for Peripheral Vascular Disease

Once you have completed your health maintenance assessments, play the Tic Tac Risk game. For every risk factor you have, place an “X” in the box over the risk factor. Three “Xs” in a row, places you at a greater risk for developing the disease. If you find yourself at risk for this disease, or you presently have the disease, look below for the health action you can take to reduce your risk for the disease or to preserve function and quality of life.

Decrease your risks with management & prevention:

• Perform circulation
exercises for lower
legs 2-3 times per day
• Walk daily, gradually
increasing distance
• Consume a diet low
in fat, high in fiber
• Limit Alcohol Intake
• No Smoking

 

 

Risks for Pulmonary Disease

Once you have completed your health maintenance assessments, play the Tic Tac Risk game. For every risk factor you have, place an “X” in the box over the risk factor. Three “Xs” in a row, places you at a greater risk for developing the disease. If you find yourself at risk for this disease, or you presently have the disease, look below for the health action you can take to reduce your risk for the disease or to preserve function and quality of life.

Decrease your risks with management & prevention:

• Exercise
• No Smoking
• Deep Breathing
• Avoid Environmental
Pollutants
• Avoid Respiratory
Pollutants
• Healthy Diet –
Frequent Small Meals

 

 

Risks for Stroke

Once you have completed your health maintenance assessments, play the Tic Tac Risk game. For every risk factor you have, place an “X” in the box over the risk factor. Three “Xs” in a row, places you at a greater risk for developing the disease. If you find yourself at risk for this disease, or you presently have the disease, look below for the health action you can take to reduce your risk for the disease or to preserve function and quality of life.

Decrease your risks with management & prevention:

• Exercise
• No Smoking
• Low Fat Diet
•Low Cholesterol Diet
• Limit Alcohol Intake
• Reduce Blood
Pressure
• Limit Salt Intake
• Maintain Healthy