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Natural Ways to Reduce High Blood Pressure

Lisa Ashwill, RD CD Lisa Ashwill, RD CD May 26, 2016 0 Comments General Health

“My doctor told me I have high blood pressure, what do I do now?” Well, the good news is that what you eat makes a difference, and there are natural, healthy alternatives to reducing your numbers. Here are three healthy alternatives to lowering your blood pressure through a proper diet: Eat less salt. A high-sodium […]

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Healthy Ways to Keep Your Blood Pressure Down

Tiffany Frohmader, B.S. Tiffany Frohmader, B.S. May 19, 2016 0 Comments General Health

May is such a fun month with all of the hustle and bustle of spring sports and school nearing the end, wedding and graduation season kicking off and holidays such as Mother’s Day and Memorial Day. Did you also know that May is also known for “Blood Pressure Awareness” month? Blood pressure is the measurement […]

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5 Ways to Reduce Muscle Soreness

Julia Neppl PT, LAT Julia Neppl PT, LAT May 11, 2016 0 Comments General Health

The weather is turning for the better, and more and more people are beginning a new exercise program to jump start their summer health goals! Whether you are just starting to work out or have been working out for years, muscle soreness is a common part of the process. Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) happens […]

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Growing Up Can Be Stressful

Katherine Lemon, MD Katherine Lemon, MD May 4, 2016 0 Comments General Health

We often refer to our children endearingly as “tiny humans,” which they most certainly are, but they are by no means tiny adults for quite some time. Children’s emotional development grows in stages just as their physical development does. There are so many complex things happening with children and adolescents as they grow up. We […]

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3 Springtime Community Activities for May

Tiffany Tiffany April 28, 2016 0 Comments General Health

Spring Community Activities We’ve made it to nicer temperatures, finally! Spring is my absolute favorite time of year because we’re coming out of the cold Wisconsin abyss known as ‘winter’, and because the communities come alive with activities and people sightings. I love the jammed-packed bike paths, the yardwork being done and of course, the […]

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When is it Time to See Your Urologist?

Christopher Manakas, MD Christopher Manakas, MD April 21, 2016 0 Comments General Health

Urology is the diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the urinary tract and male reproductive system for adults and children. A urologist is a physician with specialized medical and surgical training in treating urinary and genital conditions. At Fort HealthCare Urology Associates, we’re dedicated to alleviating your concerns, provide thorough answers based on the latest […]

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How Yoga Can Improve Your Quality of Life

carriegarity carriegarity April 7, 2016 0 Comments General Health

After decades of running I knew I was losing flexibility and my knees and hips were especially stiff and achy after running. I started practicing yoga in my 40s, on a DVD. I quickly gained flexibility and strength, but there was something more about it that brought me to my yoga mat two or three times a […]

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Understanding Food Labels

Lisa Ashwill, RD CD Lisa Ashwill, RD CD March 30, 2016 0 Comments General Health

I have heard many times how confusing the nutrition facts label can be. “What do I look at? How much am I supposed to get? What is important for me?” The nutrition facts label can be very complex, especially when we haven’t been told how to decipher it. By the way, the FDA is proposing […]

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7 Questions About Your Colonoscopy

jonathanmclaughlin jonathanmclaughlin March 24, 2016 0 Comments General Health

Going in for a colonoscopy might not be anyone’s idea of a fun way to spend an afternoon, but it’s something that everyone over the age of 50 should do. Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer in the U.S. and one of the leading causes of cancer death among both men and women. The […]

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Athletic Training- A Safer Approach to Work, Life and Sport

Brian Meitner Brian Meitner March 17, 2016 0 Comments General Health

Help us celebrate this year’s Athletic Training theme: A Safer Approach to Work, Life and Sport. Athletic Trainers are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) is the professional membership association for […]

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