Wednesday, May 8, 2019

My HealtheVet Update | May 8, 2019

Snoring | Reach a Healthy Weight | Pay VA Bill Online | Mindfulness Coach App | Get Fit this Spring | ABCs of Hepatitis C

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Update: May 8, 2019

Don't Ignore the Snore

Woman irritated from spouse snoring

Signs, risk factors, and how VA can help

A good night's sleep is just as important as a healthy diet or regular exercise. Unfortunately, many suffer from chronic sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, which can be dangerous to your health. Don't ignore the snore and at your next visit, talk to your health care team about improving your sleep. Learn more.
Veteran Viewing the 5 Ways to Achieve Your Healthy Weight Infographic

Five Ways to Achieve Your Healthy Weight

If the number on your bathroom scale is rising with the temperature, don't sweat it! My HealtheVet has you covered with five ways to reach your healthy weight this summer. Learn more.
Couple paying VA bills at home

Pay Your VA Bill Online

You can pay the balance of your VA bill without leaving home. With Pay.Gov, there is no more check writing or driving to the local VA to make your payment. It's secure, free, and the easiest way to pay your bill online. Learn more.
Man at peace at house

Mindfulness: How It Helps Your Health

With life at a fast pace, it's normal to search for ways to reduce stress. VA's Mindfulness Coach app is a great place to start. The app provides a training program designed to help you understand and adopt a simple mindfulness practice. Learn how to bring mindfulness into your daily life with a mobile app.
Veteran biking outdoors with his dog

You Don't Have to Call It Exercise

Even if you don't usually workout, the summer season is a great time to get outside and be active. A perfect body doesn't have to be your goal, but you can feel better and reduce health risks with a few simple changes. Learn more.
VA provider and Veteran meet to discuss patient information during rounding

The ABCs of Hepatitis C

Did you know that VA has cured over 98,000 Veterans of hepatitis C? This number may seem high, but because of service-related exposures, Veterans are more likely to have hepatitis C. The good news: treatments for hepatitis C are available at VA and can cure most people in about 12 weeks. Learn more.
Veteran and family on moving day

Change Your Address on File with VA

Is your address up-to-date with VA? If not, you could be missing out on your VA benefits and services, such as prescription refills and appointment reminders. Updating your address online is easy. Follow these steps to update your address.

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