When it comes to good lifestyle habits that can help prevent heart disease, it’s common knowledge that eating a healthy diet, getting regular exercise, and managing high blood pressure and high cholesterol are key. But preventing heart disease isn’t the only reason to adopt these healthy habits. The choices you make every day can have…Details
There is no one size fits all approach to nutrition. We as human beings are always changing, and our nutritional needs change as we age. The food choices we make today may impact our health today, tomorrow, and well into the future. Learn about the nutrients needed for optimal health at all stages of life.
Welcome to 2021. To many of us it feels just like a continuation of 2020. While the world around us may feel very much the same, you can make positive changes to take back your year. If you suffer from back and neck pain, here are some steps you can take to reduce your pain…Details
Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted veins that are visible under the skin and are commonly seen in patients’ legs. For many people, varicose veins and spider veins — a common, mild variation of varicose veins — are a cosmetic concern. However, for others varicose veins can cause aching, pain and swelling and in some cases…Details
The ancient art of acupuncture has been used for centuries in Asia to treat a wide range of conditions and to help relieve pain. It has recently gained more popularity as a treatment on its own or in combination with more conventional Western medicine treatments.
Most of us have heard of gastroesophageal reflux disease, frequently referred to as GERD. GERD is one of the most commonly diagnosed digestive disorders in the U.S. According to the American College of Gastroenterology, more than 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least once a month. “GERD is a common and oftentimes a complex, chronic…Details
People used to think that osteoporosis was an inevitable part of aging. Today we know a lot more about how to prevent, detect and treat this disease. Osteoporosis prevention should ideally begin in childhood, but it shouldn’t stop there. Whatever your age, the habits you adopt now can affect your bone health for the rest…Details
Although many gyms and fitness centers have reopened in our area, there are a lot of us who are still apprehensive to return to our pre-COVID indoor exercise routine. Now that we’re into the fall season and temperatures have cooled to comfortable levels, it’s a good time to get outside and walk. It may seem…Details
COVID-19 has changed the way we do just about everything. The way we interact with friends and family, how we work, our trips to the grocery store, and how kids learn, just to name a few. It’s also changing how people get health care. Thankfully technology has allowed us to maintain and create meaningful connections…Details
Back pain is one of the leading causes of lost time from work and is the leading cause of disability throughout the world. Here are some tips for preventing pain and injury at work: