Beware Health Risk Factors

target_noarrows-risk-factorsThere are key health risk factors that can rob you of your health. Ignoring them by not taking action to control them will likely shorten your years and bring on unnecessary pain and suffering. They are:

  • Alcohol consumption
  • Cigarette smoking/tobacco use
  • Elevated cholesterol/diet
  • High blood pressure
  • Illicit drug use
  • Physical activity/inactivity
  • Overweight/obesity

via Products – Health United States – Health Risk Factors.

What Are The Benefits Of A Health Risk Assessment?

HRAConducting a health risk assessment has several potential benefits including identifying health risk factors, controlling health care costs, predicting employee absenteeism, encouraging individuals to take a proactive stance when it comes to personal health care and monitoring the health status of the general population. Each of these factors can contribute to preventing future health problems. Health risk assessments are used by a wide range of groups and for a variety of reasons.

via What Are The Benefits Of A Health Risk Assessment? | LIVESTRONG.COM.