Many people think of fat as something that should be stayed away from. Grocery store shelves are lined with low-fat options of all our favorite foods, and many diet plans attempt to eliminate fats wherever possible. However, getting rid of all fats can actually cause health problems in some cases. This is because when fats
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Having a surgical operation is often necessary to treat certain conditions. However, the risks, pain, and sometimes difficult recovery often associated with surgery can make it seem like an undesirable option. Within the last few years, however, new technology has greatly improved the surgical and recovery processes, making it easier to receive the treatment needed
May is National Stroke Awareness month, an opportunity to educate and raise awareness about the signs, symptoms, and treatments for strokes. Knowing what to do if someone near you experiences a stroke, could help save a life and prevent disability. Signs and Symptoms Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and of disability.
Donating blood is one of the most common ways people choose to give back to their communities, and the demand for blood in hospitals is always high. Despite the high demand and the general recognition of its importance, only about a fourth of the people who are able to donate blood do. Many people are
A healthy diet can help your body in many ways. One particular benefit of a healthy diet that many people don’t think about is maintaining good bone health. Your bones, like the rest of your body, need certain nutrients to stay strong. The two most important nutrients for bone health are calcium and vitamin D.
Breastfeeding is a beautiful and important part of motherhood, but it can feel difficult at times. The Women’s Center at Crisp is here to walk through the challenges and the victories that come with breastfeeding. We’ve included a list of some helpful tips and resources below to support new and pregnant mothers. Have patience –
Along with new flowers and warmer temperatures comes pollen season. If you have seasonal allergies, you have probably begun to experience some of the irritating symptoms as spring arrives. The itchy eyes, runny nose, and sneezing don’t have to keep you from experiencing spring outdoors, however. We’ve compiled a few tips to help you get
If you’re in pain, whether that be because you are recovering from a recent surgery, you landed on your foot wrong while playing a sport, or you just can’t get rid of that constant, nagging pain in your back, it can be confusing to know how to find relief. There are several options, but some
March is National Athletic Trainer Month This month, we want to take some time to appreciate athletic trainers across America. The National Athletic Trainers’ Association has made this year’s theme, “Compassionate care for all.” The theme comes from Athletic trainers’ commitments to practice with compassion toward every person they serve. Who are athletic trainers? Athletic
Women’s health is important at any age, and having trusted doctors who specialize in any women’s health issues you may face is key. At Crisp Regional, our women’s health specialists provide excellent health care to women in every stage of life. Here are a few women’s health topics to keep in mind. 1. Keep up