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Exercise benefits for bariatric patients

If your goal as a bariatric patient is to improve your health and enhance longevity, losing weight by modifying your diet and having bariatric surgery is not enough. You also need to understand the importance of increasing your level of physical activity.

Sunghwan Choi DPT By Sunghwan Choi March 28, 2017

Monday Run Day 10: Fuel before exercise

Are you starting to feel like the “The Little Engine that Could?” As you continue to push yourself, remember that nutrition is an incredibly important piece of the puzzle.

March 24, 2017

Vagus nerve stimulation treatment for seizures

Medications and other treatments, such as a vagus nerve stimulator, can help people with epilepsy find seizure control.

Scott Spritzer, D.O. By Scott Spritzer March 24, 2017

Tinnitus and quality of life

Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, can be exceedingly bothersome and affect your quality of life. It is important to discuss possible management strategies with your audiologist and health care team.

Lisia Rollman AuD By Lisia Rollman March 23, 2017

Memory loss

A Mayo Clinic study asking participants 70 and older how their memory now compared with their memory of the past indicated that four out of five had trouble remembering people’s names.

March 22, 2017

With stroke, time is survival

What happened to my arm? Why can’t I walk right? What’s wrong with mom’s face? It’s drooping on one side and her words don’t make any sense at all. Stroke hits someone about every 40 seconds in the United States — and suddenly life is changed.

Andrew Reeves MD By Andrew Reeves March 21, 2017

Too Embarrassed to Ask: Is urinary incontinence in women treatable?

Women suffering from urinary incontinence often think it’s untreatable and something they have to learn to live with. Thankfully, this is not the case, and there are many options to treating urinary incontinence, including surgery.

Fadi Yahya MD By Fadi Yahya March 20, 2017

Monday Run Day 9: Balancing training and family

By now, you likely have put in hour after hour, day after day and week after week of training for this race. Have you found yourself begging family and friends for forgiveness while dedicating so much time to achieving your goal?

March 17, 2017

10 things you can do during a cryolipolysis procedure

Cryolipolysis, also known as CoolSculpting, is a noninvasive cosmetic procedure that uses controlled cooling to eliminate fat cells underneath the skin that are resistant to diet and exercise. Here are 10 things you can do during your procedure.

March 17, 2017

5 nutrition tips to maximize your workouts

Did you know when and what you eat can have an impact on your workout? Eating and exercise are connected, and you can maximize the effectiveness of your workouts by using a few tips.

John Murphy MD By John Murphy March 14, 2017

Monday Run Day 8: Assessing your protein needs

As you reach the midpoint of your training, are you looking for ways to fine-tune your regimen and up your performance? Let’s take another look at your diet. Do you really know how much protein you need when exercising?

March 10, 2017

Don't bet on it

With March Madness just around the corner, the topic of sports gambling is worth exploration. There are some simple rules to help manage gambling, as well as warning signs to help you see trouble coming.

Brien Gleeson, L.P.C., CSAC By Brien Gleeson March 10, 2017