Dieting for A Healthy Colon

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Colon health is important and often overlooked. Your colon absorbs and stores waste before it exits the body, ensuring that your digestive system works properly and efficiently. People’s risk of developing colon cancer has become higher within the last few years. This is likely due to unhealthy eating habits and bad nutrition. Making simple diet

C.T and M.R.I: What’s the Difference?

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Perhaps your doctor has scheduled you to have imaging done, and you aren’t sure what to expect. You may not be clear on what kind of imaging you will be doing and what will be involved in the process. Most people dread these appointments because they think it will take a long time or be

Is it Possible to Have a Heart Attack Without Knowing It?

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There are certain symptoms that are typical of heart attacks which would alert you to the fact that you are likely experiencing one. These include chest pain and discomfort, trouble breathing, and dizziness and nausea.  However, it is actually possible to have a heart attack without experiencing these symptoms. These “silent” heart attacks can be

Everything You Need to Know About Coronary Heart Disease

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Coronary heart disease occurs as a result of plaque buildup in the coronary arteries. This can cause the arteries to narrow and let less blood through to the heart, which can lead to a heart attack. Coronary heart disease affects many people, so it is important to know how you can prevent it, and how

American Heart Month Promotion – Lower Your Risk

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Many people believe a heart attack or other major heart issue is something they will never have to personally deal with. However, around 40% of adults are at high risk of developing heart disease due to factors like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes. If not properly monitored and cared for, these factors may

New Year, New Baby? How to Prepare

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The new year brings in new goals, hopes, and dreams for you and your family.  If you plan on adding to your family this year, there are a few things you can do to prepare, making the transition for your family as smooth as possible, and allowing for moments of rest and celebration during what

Getting Healthy in 2020

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The most common New Year’s Resolutions often have to do with improving health. Many people aim to exercise more, lose weight, or drink more water. Trying to improve your health is a great goal to make at any time in the year, but since the start of a new year is a popular time to

Weight Loss Management for 2020

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One of the most popular New Year’s Resolutions is to lose weight. And since health problems such as heart disease are associated with being over a healthy weight, it’s a good goal to have. However, many people get discouraged when they aren’t able to reach their goals.  Some are so afraid of failing, that they

New Year’s Resolution Tips for the Whole Family

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It’s that time of year where we begin making New Year’s resolutions again. This is a common practice for adults, but studies have shown that setting resolutions can be good for the whole family.  So this year, try making setting New Year’s resolutions something that your kids can get involved in too. Work as a

The Importance of a Pediatrician

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You always want to make sure that your children are their happiest and healthiest selves. One of the best ways you can do that is to make sure your child is cared for by a board-certified pediatrician. While taking your child to an after-hours clinic whenever they get sick can be quick and convenient, and having a