Posts Tagged: wellness

COVID-19 vs. the flu vs. the common cold

As the COVID-19 pandemic grows, individuals may find themselves feeling under the weather and immediately begin thinking the worst. Feeling as if the best thing to do is go straight to the hospital to be tested. However, many health care systems across the country are beginning to become overrun with patients experiencing symptoms that are…
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Close-up Of A Person's Hand Holding Ribbon With Hope Text To Support Alzheimer's Disease Awareness

What can we do to prevent Alzheimer’s disease?

Dementia or “memory loss” is a term familiar to all of us. Dementias are subdivided on the basis of their underlying pathology, largely defined by accumulation of specific types of abnormal protein in the brain cells. An accurate number of individuals affected by dementia is difficult to estimate secondary to diagnostic challenges and absence of…
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What is celiac disease?

What do cereal, beer and soy sauce all have in common? While these items may seem to have nothing in common, taking a closer look reveals they all contain something called gluten. Gluten is a form of protein that certain grains use to store energy and maintain the food’s shape. Many common cereals, fries, beer,…
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Pelvic Floor Disorders

What is a pelvic floor?Both men and women have a pelvic floor that contains tissues, muscles and nerves that support the bladder and other pelvic organs. In women, the pelvic floor includes muscles surrounding the uterus, vagina and rectum. Sometimes, women need treatment for their pelvic floor during pregnancy due to the changes to accommodate…
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How to treat a bee sting

Most of us enjoy the smells and bright colors flowers bring us. As the seasons change and the weather warms up helping flowers can grow and bloom, it also means bees are working hard to keep our flora pollinated. Generally, bees, hornets and wasps fly around minding their buzzing business. However, occasionally people experience the…
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