Monday , March 8 2021

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Postponing Medical Testing What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Postponing Medical Testing

Fear of Medical Tests Can Cause Dangerous Delays in Care People in need of routine cancer screenings and important diagnostic tests often find reasons to postpone or avoid getting them done. Reasons range from fear and anxiety to inconvenience or lack of time. People often decide to wait until they …

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What You Need to Know About Your IMMUNE SYSTEM

By Sheryl Hensel As long as your immune system is running smoothly, you don’t even notice it’s there or think about what it’s doing. What happens when it doesn’t work properly? Diseases like Colorectal Cancer, Endometriosis, Kidney Disease, Vision Impairments, and Brain Disorders to name a few start to set …

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Nutrition: Fueling The Body With High-Quality Nutrients is Key

Nutrition

We all know that getting enough sleep, exercise, and socializing are critical elements to aging well, but when it comes to nutrition, some information can be confusing. At Pacifica Senior Living, they understand that a combination of healthy foods that are delicious, comforting, pleasing to the eye, and beneficial for …

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Do You Have Ringing in Your Ears?

Ringing in Your Ears

If you suffer from hearing or balance disorders, it’s time that you get the appropriate treatment to live your life free from lack of communication, ringing in the ears, pain, dizziness, and other adverse effects that are damaging to your overall health. Tinnitus is a common condition that many people …

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It seems way too soon . . . until it’s too late

It seems way too soon

Submitted by Hospice of Marion County Think of the many things we put off every day, tasks we’d rather not do. Procrastination is all too easy, especially when it comes to talking about something as unpleasant as the end of life. It’s one of those topics most people would rather …

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Are Your Symptoms Related to Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)?

Atrial Fibrillation

AFib is an irregular heart rate that is often rapid with palpitations and causes insufficient blood flow. More than 6 million individuals in the United States have AFib. Hereditary heart disease usually causes the disorder, but other factors contributing to heart arrhythmias are high cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, heavy …

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Include Good Nutrition in Your Meal Planning

Good Nutrition

During this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, boosting your immunity is more important than ever. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), people who have a well-balanced, nutritious diet tend to be healthier and have a stronger immune system with a lower risk of chronic illnesses and infectious diseases. …

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Kidney Awareness Month

Did you know that 37 million adults have kidney disease and the majority of people do not know they have it? One out of three people are at risk for kidney disease. The kidneys are our primary source of detoxification. These two small organs clean the blood and filter waste …

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Lower Your Cholesterol with these Tasty Tips

Lower Your Cholesterol

High cholesterol can become a problem at almost any age, but our risk for developing it increases as we get older. For women, high cholesterol can especially become a problem after menopause. Luckily, there are some easy ways to prevent high cholesterol or help lower it right in your kitchen. …

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Neuropathy? Or is it?

Neuropathy

Dr. Brent Carter These days we hear more and more about neuropathy. People often attribute all their foot ailments to neuropathy: Burning, Tingling, Numbness, and Pain to name the most common but also loss of balance, swelling, and weakness. The truth is that many of these symptoms can indeed be …

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