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!