Millions of Americans experience high blood pressure (hypertension) every year — and surprisingly, many don’t even know they have the condition. Because high blood pressure raises your risk for heart attack or stroke, not knowing your blood pressure is elevated can put your life at risk. If you don’t know your numbers, it’s important you talk with your primary care doctor about your blood pressure at your next appointment. A better understanding of your numbers and potential risk for hypertension can help Disney Cast Members and Employees chart a plan for healthy living and reduce risk for heart disease.
Do You Have High Blood Pressure and Not Know It?
Millions of Americans experience high blood pressure (hypertension) every year — and surprisingly, many don’t even know they have the condition. Because high blood pressure...
5 Things Your Primary Care Provider Can Treat
Your primary care provider (PCP) is your go-to for annual physicals and sick visits — but they can also provide comprehensive care well beyond annual...
Mental Health in Black Communities
The stigma that still surrounds mental health conditions prevents many individuals from seeking help when they need it most. When one is part of a...
5 Simple Health Goals To Help You Feel Whole Next Year
The new year always brings a new opportunity for change, and these past two years more than possibly ever before, many Disney Cast Members and...
7 Ways to Kick Off Your Exercise Routine After the Holiday Lull
The holidays are known for many things, but a commitment to fitness is not one of them. With the busy schedules for Disney Cast Members and Employees, gatherings, travel and the abundance of tempting treats around, tasks around your health like your diet and exercise routine are often the to-dos that get left off of your list. So, how do you step it up again after your holiday lull? Fortunately, it's easier than you might think. Here you'll learn seven things experts recommend you do to get back into your groove after the holiday season hiatus.
How Mental Health Affects Whole Health
What does stress do to your body? It turns out that your mental health has important influences on your whole health. People who have a positive outlook and feel more joyful about life have a better chance of being healthy, while those who struggle with mental health may be more likely to experience health challenges. Let’s talk about why.
Do You Have COVID-19, the Flu, a Cold or Seasonal Allergies?
Coronavirus, the flu, the common cold and even seasonal allergies can cause some of the same symptoms. For instance, you may have a cough with most of these ailments. But other symptoms, like a fever, are more likely to occur with only COVID-19 and the flu. To help you tell the difference between these conditions, here’s a roundup of their most common symptoms. It may ease your mind and help you and other Disney Cast Members and Employees make the best health care choices.
Have You Scheduled Your Annual Wellness Visit Yet?
Now, more than ever, it’s important to keep your health at an optimal level so you can stay happy and healthy. As Disney Cast Members and Employees, you can schedule an annual physical with your primary care physician (PCP) that’s 100% covered by your AdventHealth CastCaresm health plan through Disney once per year.