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If you don’t make time for wellness, you will be forced to make time for your illness

Firefighters are aware of the statistics linking firefighter deaths to preventable diseases and illnesses caused by unhealthy lifestyles. One of the leading causes of firefighter deaths is heart attacks. “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Bringing answers to the modern firefighter’s burning health questions, we aim to help firefighters identify and put into practice better health choices to increase your chances at a healthier wellbeing with disease and illness free careers and retirements.

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Making a Habit of Post Fire Skin Decontamination

Good habits can be hard to build. Bad habits can be even harder to break. A habit is much more likely to stick if it takes less than two minutes to accomplish. 

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IT’S ABOUT YOUR HEART

By John Hofman According to a study performed at the Illinois Fire Service Institute, three hours of prolonged firefighting stiffens arteries and impairs heart function in young healthy male firefighters. So what does that mean to you? Ok, let’s not all panic just yet, but rather break this information down to see how we help […]

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WHAT IS LOW T AND WHY DO YOU CARE?

The goal of treatment is to reverse the symptoms of low-T and to restore testosterone levels to the normal with minimal side effects. Picture this… it’s Saturday night hockey. You’ve got your snacks and are hanging with the guys. While waiting for the game to start, an ad flashes across the screen about low testosterone […]

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UNDERSTANDING THE MANLY HORMONE: HOW TESTOSTERONE LEVELS AFFECT MEN’S QUALITY OF LIFE

Alarming signs of the flame weakening include lower sex drive, erectile dysfunction, diminished facial hair growth, loss of lean muscle mass, fatigue, obesity and symptoms of depression. Basic knowledge in biology tells us testosterone is the primary male sex hormone made in the testicles and adrenal glands. Testosterone aids in producing sperm, making new blood cells, […]

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COMBINING INTERMITTENT FASTING WITH FIREFIGHTING

We’re all unique, and what works best for one person may not work for another. Intermittent fasting is a style of eating that’s gained popularity in recent years. It’s a style of eating where you eat in a small window of time and fast for a larger period of time. But, is intermittent fasting a […]

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3 WAYS TO LOWER CHOLESTEROL FAT

As a firefighter, the health of your heart is vital for a long-lasting career. The constant physical demands of the job means that a firefighter’s heart is often working overtime. Because of that, it’s that much more important to make sure that every firefighter watches their LDL cholesterol levels (aka the “bad” cholesterol). Let’s talk […]

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DON’T BLOW A PUMP

High blood pressure (or hypertension) has been on the rise for some time, to the extent that some experts have identified a looming health crisis. The figures have only gotten worse in the last 15 years so that 1 in 3 Americans now have hypertension. When you have high blood pressure, it’s a result of […]

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