Tag Archives: plus size health

Medicine Chest

Plus Size Health: 4 Medicine Cabinet Must Haves

Need help to manage your everyday plus size health issues? Sometimes all it takes is a tip to avoid chaffing and yeast infections or a handy tool to make it easier to care for hard-to-reach areas.

Must Haves for Plus Size Health

Plus size bodies often have special problems. Thighs that rub together can chafe. Stiffness can make it difficult to reach your feet to apply lotion or clip your toenails. But, a product or tool from your medicine chest can make your health care jobs a lot easier. Here are a few things to help: Read More

Ask Susan!

Size-Friendly Fitness Resolution: New Year/New You

Are you trying to make a size-friendly fitness resolution? Are you busy gathering tips about how to achieve a “New Year/New You”?

One question I always hear at the end of the year is “If I concentrated on building a ‘New Me’ last year (or for the past several years), then why do I have to concentrate on making a ‘New Me’ this year?” It’s a great question. My basic answer is always to concentrate on enjoying and enhancing your “Old Me.” Read More

reason to use a large blood pressure cuff

Reason to Use a Large Blood Pressure Cuff

The #1 reason to use a large blood pressure cuff is that it is easy for larger people to get an incorrect blood pressure reading if they don’t use a large blood pressure cuff. In fact, it is reported that this is one of the most common problems faced by plus size men and women in medical care. Read More