Nurse's Notes December 2019

A Few Fun Facts:

  • Stress heightens allergies

    • Not only do allergies increase stress levels, but stress can also make your allergies worse.

  • Saying "Thank you" measurably improves your mood.

  • More than half of your bones are in your hands and feet.

  • Owning a pet can lower your risk of heart disease.

    • Studies show that owning a pet lowers blood pressure and lowers your cholesterol, which decreases your risk of cardiovascular disease.

  • Chewing gum sharpens your focus.

  • Eating bananas are not only high in fiber, but can provide you with extra energy!