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June 22, 2015

Think You’re Too Old for a Thyroid Problem? Think Again.

It is rather amazing that a gland as small as the thyroid (which is located in your neck and is shaped like a butterfly) can have […]
July 6, 2015

Magnesium – Key Element for Good Health

Why magnesium is a key element of good health Magnesium. Maybe you remember it from the periodic table in 10th grade chemistry class. What you may […]
July 16, 2015

Testosterone Replacement Therapy: Is It the Right Treatment for You?

Male hypogonadism is a condition in which the testes are not producing enough testosterone. You have seen the commercials during sports broadcasts: “Do you suffer from […]
July 30, 2015

Could you have a bleeding disorder and not know it?

When most people get hurt, their body creates a blood clot at the site of the injury to stop the bleeding. In order for the blood […]
August 9, 2015

Taking A Closer Look: Commonly Ordered Blood Tests

There are hundreds (if not thousands!) of reasons why your healthcare provider might order blood tests for you. Abnormal hormone levels, vitamin deficiencies, diseases, and more […]
August 17, 2015

Taking A Closer Look, Part 2: Commonly Ordered Blood Tests

As we highlighted last week, there are numerous blood tests that can aid your doctor in diagnosing and/or monitoring your unique health issue. Let’s take a […]
August 26, 2015

Hemoglobin A1c: The Diabetic’s “Gold Standard” for Testing Blood Sugar Levels

If you are diabetic, you know that it is important to maintain and test your blood sugar levels daily. But did you know that it’s also […]
September 9, 2015

Feeling tired? It could be a vitamin or mineral deficiency

With the busy lives people lead these days, it’s common for people to feel worn down. If you are burning the candle at both ends and […]
October 1, 2015

The Crucial Vitamin D: It’s Not Just for Bone Health!

Temperatures are beginning to cool (in some parts of the country, at least!), and the days are getting shorter, which means that many people will not […]
December 28, 2015

Why Am I Gaining Weight? Maybe It’s The Weather

In many parts of the country, hibernating animals are busily preparing for the winter, eating and eating and eating as they build up the energy stores […]
February 10, 2016

Diabetes and Eye Health

There is a strong connection between diabetes and your vision health. If you have pre-diabetes or diabetes it is important to get your blood glucose levels […]
February 24, 2016

Is Statin Use Worth the Risk?

If you have high cholesterol, chances are your physician has prescribed or suggested using a statin drug. Statin use is considered the most powerful medication currently […]
August 10, 2016

Fighting Inflammation with Food!

Body inflammation is caused when the body senses a stimuli such as an injury or infection. Prolonged inflammation can damage many things in the body like […]
August 17, 2016

Yes, Eat Your White Vegetables

Often times we don’t eat white vegetables because they lack color so we think that they aren’t as “good” for you or have as much nutrients […]
September 1, 2016

Is Your Medication Affecting Your Thinking?

Is your medication affecting your thinking skills? Every time you take medication there are possible side effects: dry mouth, nausea or drowsiness. Certain medication may affect […]
September 12, 2016

Practice Mindful Eating

Many times you eat meals, and a couple of hours later you don’t even remember what you ate. It is important that you acknowledge what you’re […]
September 28, 2016

How to Have a Less Stressful Lifestyle

Having a little bit of stress or pressure on you can often better your productivity and senses, however, having a high amount of stress on you […]
October 3, 2016

Chocolate – Healthy or Not?

Some argue that chocolate may help prevent cardiovascular disease and better your memory, but is it true? There have been studies conducted to see if chocolate […]
October 7, 2016

Controlling Inflammation levels

Inflammation is the body’s reaction to infections and it occurs to protect your body and keep it healthy. There are two types of inflammation that may […]
October 10, 2016

Why Does Stress Cause Weight Gain?

Stress has a short term effect of lost of appetite; the brain releases corticotropin hormones that reduce hunger. Adrenaline is also released, which activates the fight […]
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