Boomers can't overlook the importance of simple, manageable lifestyle choices that may lessen their health risks. Taking medication as prescribed and getting regular exercise are two easy ways to improve your health.
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Female Speaker: In addition to the daily struggle that face all Canadians when trying to prevent feature illnesses. Canadian boomers are engaging in risky health behaviors, according to a recent study of Canadian boomers. In fact, one-third of boomers forgets to take their medication that doctor has prescribed and one quarter hardly, ever or never exercises. Canadian cardiologist doctor Akbar Panju. Dr. Akbar Panju: Canadian boomers have a great opportunity to reduce their overall health risk. One of the things that Canadian boomers can do is to have regular exercises. For example, 40 minutes of walking everyday or go for a jog or run a marathon, it's that what they enjoy. Regular exercise has been shown to reduce the overall health risk in many studies. Other things Canadian boomers can do is to control their weight, eat healthy, which means having more fruits and vegetables and to have a relax stress free lifestyle. Female Speaker: This month started Panju with encouraging boomers to make simple changes to the routine, and take the time to discuss their individual health risks with the physician. A study found that after 40% of survey respondent miss annual check ups with their doctor. Dr. Akbar Panju: Boomers can take a proactive role in reducing their overall health risks they can talk to their doctors and discuss simple majors, like taking Aspirin eighty one milligram as a preventive therapy and reducing their overall risks. Host: Gail Goldman that simple changes to your life style can make a difference in the long run. Gail Goldman: My physician recommended Aspirin is a daily preventive therapy al these years later I am stil taking this Aspirin everyday, and I believe that this simple addition to my everyday routine has benefited my overall health. Host: Achieve your new year's resolution by focussing on your health taking care of your self and be more fro the people you care about the most. Tell them more about pledging to improve your health visit redpledge.ca 00:02:18 reporting.

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