Health & Wellness
Staying mentally and emotionally healthy even

Staying mentally and emotionally healthy even

You’re sitting in one of the exam rooms at your primary care physician’s office.  You’ve just finished explaining that you don’t feel like yourself. You’re having trouble sleeping. You can’t seem to concentrate. You don’t have any energy. You’ve started to gain weight because you’re inexplicably eating too much. Clearly,… Read more...
Exploring a new option in women’s hormone replacement therapy

Exploring a new option in women’s hormone replacement therapy

If you’re like many women today who are in the early stages of menopause, you might feel a little lost. Years ago, as soon as a woman experienced her first hot flash, she headed straight to her gynecologist to talk about hormone replacement therapy (HRT), which involved using a prescribed,… Read more...
Women’s Health Screenings

Women’s Health Screenings

Women's Health Screenings Information Onset of sexual activity to age 20 ❑    Breast exam❑    Pelvic exam❑    Gonorrhea and Chlamydia testing❑    HIV testing (also consider other STD testing depending on risk factors) Age 21-25 ❑    Breast exam❑    Pelvic exam❑    Pap test❑    Gonorrhea and Chlamydia testing❑    HIV and other STD testing if… Read more...
Causes and solutions for back pain from Atlanta experts

Causes and solutions for back pain from Atlanta experts

If your day typically ends with you popping a couple of aspirin and using a heating pad to soothe your aching back, you’re not alone. According to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), 75 to 80 percent of all people experience back pain at some point in their lives. Of course,… Read more...
Atlantas Superheroes of Wellness

Atlantas Superheroes of Wellness

They may not wear capes, but they’re superheroes just the same. Their mission: to help the public at large improve their health and well being. Their archenemies: poor eating habits, lack of exercise and general apathy toward health. Their special powers: the ability to lead by example and encourage those… Read more...
Treat and prevent 5 common sports injuries

Treat and prevent 5 common sports injuries

You’ve heard the old exercise-related adage over and over again: “No pain, no gain.” Well, if you’re over the age of 40, no pain is actually a good thing. In fact, the presence of pain after a workout session or a day enjoying your favorite sports activity can actually be… Read more...
Take charge of your health

Take charge of your health

“Shake it off.” “Rub some dirt on it.” If you’re a man who lives by these popular adages when it comes to your health and wellness, you're not alone. Research has shown that many men fail to get routine checkups and preventative care, and they often ignore symptoms or delay… Read more...
Listen up, guys!

Listen up, guys!

Though he has always enjoyed exercising as a way of relieving stress, Clark Howard never considered himself a health nut. It wasn’t until he reached his 50s that he decided to kick his self-proclaimed awful eating habits and start seriously thinking about nutrition as a preemptive strike in the impending… Read more...
The power of pets

The power of pets

There are many reasons why a dog is man’s best friend. Our beloved four-legged companions are loyal, trusting and affectionate. They can make us smile with a simple wag of the tail or a spirited lick on the face. But there’s more. It turns out that your precious pooch can… Read more...
A clear view

A clear view

When you enter your 40s, certain standard health topics undoubtedly will come to the forefront of your daily conversations: your blood pressure, cholesterol levels and breast or prostate health. But there’s one topic that you just might turn a blind eye to without realizing how important it actually is—your vision.… Read more...
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