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Dr. Kayode Sotonwa Highlights Health Tips for Staying Fit this Summer

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in Doctor Kayode Sotonwa, Dr. Sotonwa |

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With a barbeque going on almost every weekend, this time of year can be one where people pack on the pounds if they are not careful. Dr. Kayode Sotonwa knows that it can be hard to resist the delicious temptations offered at neighborhood parties and family get-togethers’ during this time of year. But in order to avoid feeling sluggish or gaining extra weight during the summer fun season, it’s important to keep a few tips to help stay fit this summer.

  • New Methods of Transportation: Dr. Kayode Sotonwa shares those who live close to their job have an advantage, since they can exercise during their commute. Instead of wasting gas and contributing to pollution, consider riding a bike to work or taking a scenic walk on the way home. For other ways to sneak a quick work out in, try taking the stairs instead of the elevator and getting up at least once every hour from your desk. These are all great ways to add exercise to a busy routine in the summer.
  • Call a Friend: Those who have someone to work out with often do much better on their fitness regimens. Call a friend up and ask if they would like to try a new fitness class together like hot yoga or spinning. Dr. Kayode Sotonwa shares this is the perfect tip to stay fit and have fun this summer.
  • Last but not least: whenever working out this summer, Dr. Kayode Sotonwa advises people to drink plenty of fluids. Getting to the point of dehydration is easy in the heat and will make someone feel very sick. Be sure to drink at least eight 8 oz. glasses of water each day in order to stay hydrated and be able to make it through a tough workout at the gym.
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Doctor Kayode Sotonwa Shares Information on How to Help Prevent Stroke

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Doctor Kayode Sotonwa, Dr. Sotonwa, Health |

Prevent strokes based on heathy meals and exercise

Prevent strokes based on heathy meals and exercise

Doctor Kayode Sotonwa believes that it is essential for individuals to stay informed about their health and take the time to make sure that they are doing the best things for themselves and their families by taking preventative measure to avoid falling victim to conditions like stroke. For that reason, Doctor Kayode Sotonwa would like to share some essential information on what can lead to and increase the chances of stroke and how individuals can take steps to minimize their risks of stroke.

There are many conditions that can lead to stroke and some of these cannot be easily changed says Doctor Kayode Sotonwa. There are, for example, many genetic conditions that may leave an individual more susceptible to stroke. One such conditions is being born with a brain aneurysm. Fortunately some of these conditions, such as high blood pressure, can be best controlled and monitored with the help of doctor and this will help reduce the risks that lead to a stroke. Other uncontrollable factors that may add to an individual’s chances of having a stroke include things like your age as those above 55 are more likely to fall victim to a stroke.

There are however, other secondary factors that may lead to that are up to an individual to monitor and control. Being obese, eating a lot of salt or cholesterol, taking drugs, and smoking can all lead to an increased risk of having a stroke.  Doctor Kayode Sotonwa says that for individuals to avoid the increased risk of stroke caused by these conditions they should be sure to eat a well-balanced diet and exercise to maintain their weight. They can get help form their doctor or nutritionist to help them maintain a healthy weight and can also take steps like cutting out soda. They should also make sure that they don’t smoke or take drugs, and that they are careful with their prescribed medications as well.

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