Category: Executive Health Mindset

Explore our monthly series, featuring articles written by key members of the Hoag Executive Health team, about the importance of an Executive Health Mindset. This mindset is not exclusive to the business leaders that we so often serve, but rather a way to look at health goals and the methods by which you can achieve them.

National Kidney Month

March is National Kidney Month! The kidneys play an essential role in regulating our body’s overall internal functioning, so it is important to stay informed about what’s happening with these waste removing organs.  Caring for Your Kidneys During the history-taking portion of our executive physical, we get an idea of the quality of our patients’ […]

What is the Fitness Evaluation?

Fitness is an incredibly important component to overall health. Exercising regularly in the way that is best for your body is an excellent way to take a preventative approach to a lot of common diseases, like cardiovascular disease. The best way to know what’s best for your body? Visiting Hoag Executive Health! A foundational part […]

Foam Rolling and Stretching

Do you incorporate stretching or foam rolling into your daily routine? Both of these are practices that you should absolutely slot into your day-to-day calendar, because the benefits are far-reaching… just like you will be after all that stretching! Benefits of foam rolling and stretching Preps muscles for movement and can prevent injury Helps with […]

Nutrition and Heart Health

February is Heart Month, and it is important to talk about all of the areas of our life that influence our heart health. This includes diet, which is a very important pillar of overall health and wellness. Heart Disease What we put in our bodies matters, as it directly affects all of our bodies systems […]

February is American Heart Month

February is Heart Month, a time to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease and its prevention. As heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, it is essential to examine your own risk and how to mitigate the chances of developing heart issues.  Why Is Heart Month Important? A healthy heart is […]

Health Trends to Monitor in 2022

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2022 presents many exciting challenges, opportunities and innovations in the complex world of healthcare! Hoag Executive Health is proud to have a team of world-class physicians who continuously work to stay informed and ahead of the trends that are shaping medicine.  Our enhanced clinical services combine medicine and technology, providing comprehensive and cutting-edge testing that […]

Glaucoma Awareness Month

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month! Did you know that more than 3 million people in the United States have this sight-stealing disease? In fact, the National Eye Institute has projected that this number will surpass 4 million within the next 10 years, which is a 58% increase. This month is an important reminder to go […]

Harder Is Not Always Smarter: Understanding Heart Rate Ranges

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There is a common misconception that the more intense the workout is, the better it will be for us. This most certainly makes its way into how many people approach cardiovascular exercise. It is important to stay educated on what type of activity – and at what level – is best for you.  How to […]

Start the Year Strong!

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Start the year off right by checking in with what matters most: yourself. There is no better time than now to set yourself on the best path possible for sustained health and wellness. Hoag Executive Health offers options that go beyond the standard yearly physical you might be used to.  Our comprehensive medical examinations, personal […]

Stressed Out About Stress?

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Stress. We all feel it. Whether it’s feelings of nervousness before a big meeting, anticipation of a family dinner, or frustration as you’re late and stuck in traffic, we can all relate to situational stressors. Your palms may start to sweat, your heart might start pounding harder, and your breathing might pick up pace.  This […]