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Your Secret Weapon for the New Year

By Alex Anderson In August of 1996, I was having breakfast with a pastor that I admired. He did not come from a privileged family, but his life was full of good things. He was very blessed in every way. He had started his church a year and a half earlier, and it was flourishing. He had a beautiful, healthy …

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Easy Holiday Hosting and Toasting

Easy Holiday Hosting and Toasting

If the very notion of holiday hosting has you feeling a bit overwhelmed, get organized with these simple ideas that can help you serve up a successful holiday celebration. Entertainment: Ensure guests enjoy a good time by offering entertainment that is suitable for their personality types. If your guests are more drawn to energetic activities, choose light-hearted, competitive games like …

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PDO Threading, the Non-Surgical Facelift

PDO Threading, the Non-Surgical Facelift

You can have a younger, naturally looking lifted appearance of the face, neck and brow without going “under the knife”. At Nu U you can receive a minimally invasive option for lifting and tightening aging skin without surgery. FDA-approved threads are thin, flexible, absorbable sutures inserted underneath the skin to rejuvenate sagging tissue into a higher, more youthful position that …

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Herbal and Homeopathic Immune Strengtheners 101

Herbal and Homeopathic Immune Strengtheners 101

It’s cold and flu season! The CDC is already reporting that this year is expected to have high rates of infection. When the sinuses are infected with a virus or bacteria, there are different treatments that your primary care physician might recommend, and of course, there is the flu vaccination to try and help stave off the contagion. Adults 65 …

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Nutritional Treatment for Neuropathy

Nutritional Treatment for Neuropathy

By Brian K. Bailey, DPM, MS – Body-Mind-Spirit Podiatric Center Diabetic neuropathy is a common complication of diabetes that can lead to severe pain, foot ulcers, non-healing wounds, and potentially amputation. This month, we’ll focus on nutritional treatment for diabetic neuropathy. Diabetic neuropathy and the majority of diseases attributed to aging are caused by what I call “carbohydrate poisoning.” Blood …

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5 Holiday Tips From ApexNetwork Physical Therapy

5 Holiday Tips From ApexNetwork Physical Therapy

During the holidays, we’re looking forward to spending time with family, traveling, and attending events; our lives tend to be a bit more hectic. With all of the extra festivities and travel, injuries often coincide. Tip #1 When traveling for long distances, whether by car, plane, or other means, we can become somewhat cramped up in small spaces. It’s wise …

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Don’t let hearing loss isolate you from the world!

Don’t let hearing loss isolate you from the world!

By Ann L. Rhoten, Au.D., CCC/A Kentucky Audiology and Tinnitus Services People – like most creatures on the earth – are social beings. We interact with and relate to other human beings in times of great joy and in times of great sorrow. We find comfort in human touch, reassurance in a familiar face, delight in verbal expressions of love, …

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For Many, This Holiday Season’s Gift Giving Includes an In-Office Gynecological Procedure to Help Turn Back the Clock on Intimacy!

In-Office Gynecological Procedure

The holiday season brings joy by celebrating with family and friends, holiday parties, special events and gift giving, but alongside of all of the “Fa La La” often comes a bit of stress, over-indulgence and anxiety. It’s important to try and take time out for yourself to destress. Don’t forget about your health. It’s critical to make sure you’ve scheduled …

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Should I See an Ophthalmologist for Eye Care?

When you go for vision checks, do you know who is taking care of your eye health? Many people don’t know the difference between the three types of eye care providers. Ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians all play an important role in providing eye care services to consumers. However, each group has different levels of training and expertise; you should be …

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This season, make memories for those you love

This season, make memories for those you love

It’s been said that once you have children, your purpose in life is to make memories for them. That seems to ring true … but let’s not forget that some of the fondest memories we adults have are of time spent with our grandparents. There’s something about grandma’s cookies, or grandpa’s sense of humor that resonates in grandchildren throughout their …

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Hope for the Holidays

We don’t need a calendar to tell us the holiday season is officially here. In the blink of an eye, merchants swapped the pumpkins and scarecrows for snowmen and glittering baubles. Announcements of sales we simply cannot miss are flooding our inboxes, and the race is on to create Christmas memories worthy of a Norman Rockwell painting. The hustle and …

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Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: Causes and Treatments

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

By Brian K. Bailey, DPM – Body-Mind-Spirit Podiatric Center Diabetic peripheral neuropathy accounts for significant medical problems and predisposes the lower extremities to debilitating complications such as infection, ulceration, and eventually amputation. This month, we’ll look at some of the causes of peripheral neuropathy as well as prescription medications for the condition. Next month, we’ll focus on nutritional aspects of …

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An Advanced Treatment Option for Women’s Health and Intimacy

An Advanced Treatment Option for Women’s Health and Intimacy

In today’s world, we’re much more educated now about healthy diets and the importance of exercise and limiting stress, but what doesn’t garner much attention is the importance of intimacy and sexuality. Being sexually intimate has the ability to increase overall health benefits. So, how does this one aspect make us healthier? It has to do with the release of …

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Misphonia: Small sounds causing big problems

Misphonia- Small sounds causing big problems

By Ann L. Rhoten, Au.D., CCC/A The term misophonia, which means hatred of sound, was coined by Drs. Margaret and Pawel Jastreboff. The condition can make every-day sounds, which go unnoticed by most people, unbearable. Trigger sounds are typically soft noises related to the body that cause the sufferer to react. Most of us have certain sounds that annoy us, …

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Dry Needling Offers Relief for Muscle Tension, Trigger Points

Dry Needling Offers Relief for Muscle Tension, Trigger Points

By Ron Handshoe, MSPT Regional Manager, ApexNetwork PT Dry needling is a long-practiced technique that assists therapists in reducing muscle tension, relieving trigger points, and addressing pain throughout the body. Dry needling is based on Western Medicine and incorporates understanding of the musculoskeletal and neuromuscular systems. Dry needling is different from acupuncture in that Chinese medicine focuses on restoring “meridians” …

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