Wednesday, August 28, 2019

My HealtheVet Update | August 28, 2019

Rx Refill Options | Prevent Heart Disease | Blood Pressure | Women and Pain | Lose Weight | Cancel Appointments | Sleep Treatments |

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Get to Know Rx Refill Options

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What's right for you?

Refill your VA Prescriptions without a trip to the pharmacy. VA makes it easy for Veterans to request prescription refills from your PC, smartphone browser, or with a telephone call. Discover your prescription refill options to better manage your health care. Learn more.
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Can You Prevent Heart Disease?

Heart disease may be a leading cause of death in the United States, but that doesn't mean there aren't things you can do to prevent it and live longer. You can dodge heart problems in the future by following some basic steps, so get started today. Learn more
Veteran checking blood pressure at home

Track Blood Pressure on My HealtheVet

Your blood pressure changes so much that you're more likely to get a 'normal' reading if you check it at home. Managing blood pressure is easy with My HealtheVet. The Track Health feature is a powerful tool for managing blood pressure and helping you keep a healthy lifestyle. Learn more.
Veteran meeting with a doctor about her neck pain

What Women Need to Know About Pain

Chronic pain is a real problem and a big concern for those who experience it. It's especially common among women Veterans. Chronic pain may include headaches, back pain, arthritis, joint problems, fibromyalgia, and pelvic pain, among others. Learn more.
Veteran and granddaughter having breakfast together

What about Lunch?

There are delicious ways to 'brown bag' a healthy, low-calorie lunch. Start eating smarter with a lunch that keeps you on track with your weight-loss goals and doesn't make you feel tired the rest of the day. VA has quick and easy recipes for your lunchtime meal. Learn more.
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If You Need to Cancel an Appointment

Have you ever found yourself unable to make a doctor's appointment? It's not unusual. We double-book ourselves, get slammed with work, or even family emergencies. But if you don't cancel, you miss the chance to help another Veteran get care sooner. Help us give your spot to another Veteran.
Veteran talking to a doctor about CPAP machine

Get Back to Sleep with VA Tools

Sleep influences every aspect of wellness, and sleep disorders are highly common in Veterans. Join VA at 12:00 p.m. ET on September 4, 2019, for a Facebook Live discussion on VA tools that can help you sleep better. Learn more

Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and (PRESS 1). Learn more.
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