• More Heartening News About Bariatric Surgery

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    Weighing whether to undergo bariatric surgery isn’t easy. But for those who are significantly overweight, there’s another reason to consider this life-changing—and potentially lifesaving—surgery. Backed by Science Recent research published by the American Heart Association sugges...

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  • Mental Health: Finding the Help You Need

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    When your life spins out of control, asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness. The American Psychological Association (APA) advises that you get the help of a trained mental health provider if: You constantly worry You feel trapped You aren't getting any better with se...

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  • Live Your Best Life With Lifestyle Medicine

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    Looking for the right prescription to help you achieve your best health? An appointment with a lifestyle medicine physician can help guide and motivate you to reverse chronic disease, reach your health goals and live your best life. Lifestyle medicine focuses on six areas or pill...

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  • Boost Your Mental Health

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    You know that you need to eat healthy foods and get some exercise to feel good and live longer. Another key part to living longer is your mental health. Good mental health is just as important as good physical health. But we all face changes in life that can challenge our emotion...

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  • Back to School: How to Help Your Kids Adjust

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    It may be hard to believe, but back to school is almost, well, back. The 2021-2022 school year will likely usher in more than just groans, jumps for joy, or new grade or school jitters—for kids and parents alike. “A lot of uncertainty still remains from the pandemic,” said Betsy ...

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  • Want to Avoid Dementia? Add Some Color to Your Plate

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    Something as simple as having a glass of orange juice in the morning or an apple at lunch could be one of the keys to protecting your brain health. People who consumed just a half serving a day of foods high in a naturally occurring compound called flavonoids had a 20% lower risk...

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  • COVID-19 and ED: Is There a Link?

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    Guys, there’s another reason to get vaccinated for COVID-19. Contracting COVID-19 may increase your odds of experiencing ED (erectile dysfunction or impotence) .   “We’re still learning about the long-term effects of this virus, including its potential repercussions on men’s...

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  • Beat the Heat: Staying Safe While Staying Fit

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    The sizzling temperatures don’t mean you have to resign yourself to a summer-long Neflix binge from the couch. While the air conditioning may provide a welcome relief, by keeping safety in mind, you can embrace the great outdoors and stay active. “Hot and humid conditions can pos...

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  • Stephanie's Story: Pelvic Floor Therapy

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    Holland Hospital Physical Therapy and Rehab provides pelvic floor care to patients experiencing issues related to their pelvic health. After carrying three children, Stephanie needed comprehensive pelvic care. With guidance from Ellen at Holland Hospital Physical Therapy and Reha...

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  • Bringing Your Concentration into Better Focus

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    With streaming TV, constant social media pings and ever-present work and family responsibilities, is it any wonder many of us find it difficult to maintain our focus? Regardless of profession or lifestyle, we all need to concentrate to finish tasks and job requirements, recall cr...

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