Headaches and migraines are certainly an unpleasant affliction. Not only are you left dealing with excruciating pain that renders you unable to focus, or perform most tasks; but it also brings with it uncomfortable side effects like- nausea, vomiting, blurred vision and fainting.
Trucking can be a high-stress job that leads to poor eating and sleeping habits. These factors – as well as alcohol, smoking, poor posture and more – can lead to headaches of varying length and severity.
Herein a few “winter warmers” from the folks at the RoadPro family of brands, whose products include a slow cooker that will operate on 12-volt power in-cab — if you’re running with an inverter, more standard slow cookers are possible to utilize as well.
I recently came across a video that the Heart and Stroke Foundation created a few years ago titled, “Make Health Last”. On a split screen imagine it shows how the last 10 years of an older gentleman’s life could look. The question: “Will you grow old with vitality, or get old with disease?”
Our jobs require us to travel on occasion, or every single day if you have a job such as a truck driver, recruiter, or pilot. In hindsight it sounds like an amazing gig, and you likely find it rewarding and well worth those miles, but it can take a toll on you mentally.
Some truck stops offer clinics for DOT physicals and basic medical care. Another option for basic care away from home is telehealth services that facilitate talking with a doctor, who often can prescribe medication.
Flu cases are on the rise this time of year, and while some are all a-flutter about gearing up for “one of the worst flu seasons ever,” I think we can all agree that any season in which you or any person you have to be in close proximity to gets the flu is the very definition of the worst flu season ever.
If you’ve been putting on weight recently and have noticed blurry vision, fatigue or tingling in your hands or feet, don’t ignore those symptoms. They’re likely indicators of poor circulation.
As a truck driver, you spend many hours sitting behind the wheel. If you don't take care to makes sure that you're sitting properly, you can cause chronic lower back or neck pain.
The isolation from being stuck in the cab for long hours can be detrimental to mental health and the long hours sitting behind the wheel can be physically unhealthy. Whether you are a driver who is hauling freight across the country or you’re hauling local produce to the grocery store across town, following a few simple tips to better health can help you stay fit while on the road.
Truck drivers and fleets looking for low-cost medical service on the road have a new option in UrgentCareTravel, a growing network of clinics based in certain Pilot Flying J locations off of major highways.