Here at Jai Medical Systems, your health is our priority. See below to discover ways you can live a healthier life.
Managing your weight is a great step towards good health. Being underweight or overweight can put you at risk for certain diseases and conditions.[i] Your body mass index or BMI can help you determine if you are at a healthy weight. Use the BMI calculator here to find out your BMI and receive recommendations to maintain or get to a healthy weight.
Eating well keeps you healthy and helps you live longer.[ii] Figuring what to eat and how much can be difficult, but there are resources to help you out. A personalized food plan breaks down how much of each food group you should be eating to stay healthy.
Get your personalized food plan here.
Once you’ve received your food plan, you can use this food diary to log your progress!
The benefits of being active are endless. Generally, active people live longer and have less health risks.[iii]
Get recommendations for physical activity for your specific age group here.
You can get started at living an active life today! Use this physical activity diary to log your progress!
Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation
Smoking is one of the leading causes of preventable diseases and disabilities in the United States.[iv] While quitting can be difficult; it is possible. Jai Medical Systems is here to help. Use our customizable worksheet to create your quit plan and take the first step to becoming smoke free.
Identifying Depressive Symptoms
Most people experience feeling down or having a bad day; however, depression occurs when those feelings last for a long time and prevent you from being able to do your normal everyday functions.[v] Take this depression screening to determine if you may be experiencing depression.
Here at Jai Medical Systems, we understand that these are difficult times, but there is hope and help available to you. Speak with your primary care provider or contact Optum at 1-800-888-1965 to be connected with a behavioral health provider in your area.
Crisis Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
More than 75% of adults admit to experiencing symptoms of stress like headaches, feeling tired, or changes in sleeping habits. [vi] Stress affects all body systems triggering conditions like migraines, asthma attacks, hypertension, depression, and so much more. Because of this, it is extremely important to find healthy ways to manage your stress. [vii]
Take a look at this guide for managing stress:
Use the mood log below to rate your stress levels and track your progress:
For more information and tips on managing stress view this helpful article from the American Psychological Association: https://www.apa.org/topics/stress/tips
Avoiding At-Risk Drinking
Do your health a favor and drink responsibly. Excessive drinking can lead to liver cirrhosis, unintentional injuries to yourself or others, violence, and other alcohol use disorders. Excessive drinking includes binge drinking, heavy drinking, and drinking under the age of 21 or while pregnant.[viii] Complete the worksheet below to determine if you your drinking is excessive and how to avoid putting yourself and others at risk.
For more information about at-risk drinking visit https://www.cdc.gov/alcohol/fact-sheets/alcohol-use.htm