Medical Update

Statins for Cardiovascular Disease:  Truths, Myths, and Controversies
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Statins for Cardiovascular Disease: Truths, Myths, and Controversies

No group of medications is more controversial in my practice than the ‘statins.’ The statins or hydroxymethylglutaryl (HMG) CoA reductase...
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Medical Update – Shh…It’s A Secret!
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Medical Update – Shh…It’s A Secret!

Several weeks ago, I saw a Facebook post about how secrets can be dangerous things. Webster’s Dictionary defines a secret...
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Nutrition and Mental Health – Medical Update
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Nutrition and Mental Health – Medical Update

Few of us are aware of the connection between nutrition and depression, despite the fact that we understand to some...
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Medical Update – Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Medical Update – Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a disorder that affects the quality-of-life of a large portion of the population. Many patients suffer...
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What You Need to Know About Pelvic Pain  – Medical Update
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What You Need to Know About Pelvic Pain – Medical Update

Most women experience pelvic pain at some time during their lives. Many times pelvic pain is just the normal functioning...
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April is National Autism Awareness Month
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April is National Autism Awareness Month

Over the last several years, Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome have been frontrunners in discussions regarding health and education in children....
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Alternative Therapies: A Proactive Approach to Managing Fibromyalgia
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Alternative Therapies: A Proactive Approach to Managing Fibromyalgia

Often times when we are in pain our automatic response is going to our family physicians and accepting whatever pill...
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Left Untreated, Glaucoma Can Lead to Vision Loss  – Medical Update
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Left Untreated, Glaucoma Can Lead to Vision Loss – Medical Update

Glaucoma can strike without pain or other symptoms and is a leading cause of blindness in the United States. According...
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Antibiotic Overuse And Its Role In Drug Resistant Infections
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Antibiotic Overuse And Its Role In Drug Resistant Infections

We are in the midst of cold and flu season, and I have recently seen an uptick in clinic visits...
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Show Your Heart Some Love: February is American Heart Month
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Show Your Heart Some Love: February is American Heart Month

During the month of February, Americans see hearts everywhere. Most Americans see it as a month that is dedicated to...
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Flu Season Is Here!
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Flu Season Is Here!

The 2016-2017 flu season has arrived. Influenza (more commonly known as flu) activity in the United States is on the...
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Chiropractic Adjusting Techniques: Which One is Best For You?
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Chiropractic Adjusting Techniques: Which One is Best For You?

A Chiropractor’s primary focus is on the musculoskeletal system—the spine—and it’s correlation with the nervous system. Chiropractors believe that many...
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Vitamin D Deficiency:  Why Is It So Common And Do You Have It?
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Vitamin D Deficiency: Why Is It So Common And Do You Have It?

Vitamin D acts as a hormone in the body and was found to play an important role in the maintenance...
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Osteoarthritis and Joint Replacement Surgery? – Medical Update
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Osteoarthritis and Joint Replacement Surgery? – Medical Update

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis and affects the vast majority of patients with arthritis pain. Some refer...
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Fall Risk And Prevention In Older Adults – Medical Update
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Fall Risk And Prevention In Older Adults – Medical Update

Falls are a leading cause of disability and death in adults over the age of 65. Statistics show that every...
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Vaccination Recommendations for Adults
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Vaccination Recommendations for Adults

Vaccines have received a lot of criticism recently, but no other health intervention is more effective at reducing the spread...
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Medical Updates – What’s Your Gut Tell You?
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Medical Updates – What’s Your Gut Tell You?

“All disease begins in the gut.”-Hippocrates Hippocrates was a classical Greek scholar born in 460 B.C. His wisdom is over...
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The Limestone County Council On Aging: Assistance With Medicare And More
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The Limestone County Council On Aging: Assistance With Medicare And More

The Limestone County Council on Aging (COA) is a department of the Limestone County Commission. Its services are also supported...
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Preventing and Managing High Blood Pressure
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Preventing and Managing High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, affects 30% of Americans, and the older one gets, the higher the chances...
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Eye Health Tips – Simple Tips for Healthy Eyes
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Eye Health Tips – Simple Tips for Healthy Eyes

Your eyes are an important part of your health. There are many things you can do to keep them healthy...
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