Tips for Better Sleep

Try to go to sleep at the same time each night and get up at the same time each morning. Go to bed only when you are sleepy. Avoid using your bed for anything other than sleep. Sleep only as much as needed to feel refreshed the following day. Avoid taking naps during...

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Tired of Carrying the Extra Weight?

We can help! An estimated 60 percent of Americans aged 20 years and older are considered overweight and one-quarter are considered obese. Obesity is most often the result of inactivity, unhealthy diet and bad eating habits, pregnancy, and certain medical conditions...

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Balanced Mind

Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life. According to the WHO, wellness is "...a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."...

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Suffering from Frequent Migraine Headaches? Botox® it!

What is Migraine Headache? A migraine is a painful throbbing headache, usually on one side of the head. The pain is so intense that it may disable a person to work or do a simple task at times. The pain is usually over the forehead, temple or even in the back of the...

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Stress Management Part II

As a physician, I hear the word “STRESS” more than two dozen times per day. “Mr/Mrs X, your blood pressure is high today." “Well Doc, I have really been under a lot of stress recently", is a common answer I hear from my patients visit after visit, not recognizing that...

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52 Proven Stress Reducers

Get up fifteen minutes earlier in the morning. The inevitable morning mishaps will be less stressful. Prepare for the morning the evening before. Set the breakfast table, make lunches, put out the clothes you plan to wear, etc Don’t rely on your memory. Write down...

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Don’t Sweat It. Botox® it!

Botox® therapy is a way to block the sweat glands to reduce severe perspiration from the armpits, the forehead, and often the hands and feet. In 2004, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved Botox® for the treatment of severe primary axillary...

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Menopause: Don’t let it take over your life!

As reproductive functions play out over time, hormone levels decrease, signaling the onset of menopause and causing hormonal imbalance. Perimenopause is the period of transition before menopause. The first natural decline in estrogen levels starts during this phase....

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Low “T”

Testosterone is a hormone that is responsible for the proper development of male sexual characteristics but it is also important for maintaining muscle mass, bone growth, healthy skin and hair, adequate levels of red blood cells, and sexual function. As a man ages,...

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It’s never too late to quit!

According to CDC, tobacco use can lead to nicotine dependence and serious health problems. Smoking cessation greatly reduces the risk of developing smoking-related diseases. More people in the United States are addicted to nicotine than to any other drug. Research...

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