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Ways to Burn Calories Through-out the Day

While the importance of hitting the gym and engaging in cardio cannot be replaced, sometimes you are not able to make time for it. Modifying regular daily activities that involve certain muscles can have an immense effect of burning extra calories, while helping lower the risk of both major and minor health ailments. Here are some great ways to burn your calories in between exercising.

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The Flu: Myths VS Facts

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Flu season is just around the corner and we want to make sure you know the facts when it comes to the flu.

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What’s Your Body Telling You When It Makes Noises?

Do you feel self-conscious or embarrassed when your tummy rumbles or your neck, elbows or knuckles make a cracking sound? Often your body takes you by surprise and can catch you off guard with these unusual and weird noises. Instead of cringing at these noises, we should try to understand the important signals that our body is trying to give us. Consider it a warning and take appropriate action to get to the root of the problem.

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Get ready to squirm…

With children back in the classroom it’s the perfect environment for the spread of, wait for it, LICE! When you put all those bodies in close quarters day after day it makes it fairly easy for the parasitic insect to jump from student to student.

Watch the video below for tips to keep those creepy crawlers from infesting your home.

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Is Your Blood Pressure Normal?

Your lifestyle is a true determinant of your cognitive, physical and social health and can be consciously taken care of. Often a medical report diagnosing you with an illness like high blood pressure can make you feel intimidated and worried about other related ailments and diseases. When your blood pressure shoots up, you often start taking precautionary measures like controlling your diet, reducing your intake of sodium, losing those extra pounds, and then ultimately relying on medication to get your ...

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How Water Fuels Your Body


We can’t live on air and sunshine alone, we need food and water to survive. While it’s known that humans can live for 21 days or more without food, we can only survive about three to four days without water.

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Fresh water is essential to human life. It quenches our thirst, keeps us clean, and is vital to all body processes. Water acts as a ...

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Could stress be the cause if your stomach pain?

Is your stomach tied up in knots? Stomachaches account for about a 1/5 of all Centra Care visits. And although serious disorders can cause abdominal pain, the problem is usually due to something less worrisome.

If there is no physical reason found for your belly ache, the pains may be anxiety or stress related. Watch the video below to learn a few tips that can help mellow out those tummy troubles.

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2016 Labor Day Holiday Hours

The following locations will be OPEN on Labor Day:

Orange Lake Centra Care
Holiday Hours: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Lake Buena Vista Centra Care
Holiday Hours: 8:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Lee Road Centra Care
Holiday Hours: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Sanford Centra Care
Holiday Hours: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Waterford Centra Care
Holiday Hours: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Winter Garden Village Centra Care

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Urgent Care Centers in Central Florida

It’s easier than ever to seek urgent medical treatment in Central Florida. If you’re out shopping near the airport, the Conway Centra Care location is there for you in the event of a medical issue.

Centra Care in Conway accepts most insurance providers so that you can concentrate on getting better, and we can handle the logistics. Whether you’re traveling, a resident without a doctor, or if you’re unable to get an appointment with a primary care physician, Centra Care ...

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Sun Safety Tips

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According to the EPA, Americans spend 93% of their life indoors. This means that only about 12 hours a week are spent outside our offices, cars, and homes. While it’s no doubt great to get outside, there are precautions that we need to take to stay safe in the sun and heat.

Spending time outdoors is a great way to get needed exercise, boost immunity, build up Vitamin D ...

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