Staying Fit & Healthy

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  • The Key to Maintaining Your Mind, Body, Independence? Exercise

    As a family practice doctor with an aging patient population, I’m frequently in the position of having to assist my patients through difficult times: cancer, other illness, and the death of loved ones, to name a few. Through these experiences, I’ve realized there are three things my patients tend to fear [...]

    2019-06-17T14:37:42-04:00June 17th, 2019|Fitness|

    Oh, My! What Is His Name?

    Imagine this: At a neighborhood party, you meet Gabriel, a young man who recently moved into the two-story house just down the street from your home. You welcome him warmly. Two days later, while shopping at Harris Teeter, you run into Gabriel. “Hello,” you begin … but you don’t have any idea [...]

    2019-06-17T13:23:18-04:00June 17th, 2019|Wellness|

    Nerves Got You Down? PRP and Peripheral Neuropathy

    Peripheral neuropathy is a condition plaguing our population. More than 20 million people are suffering from this condition nationwide. So, what exactly is peripheral neuropathy? For some people, it may cause numbness in the hands and feet, making it difficult to maintain balance (increased falls) or to hold onto anything [...]

    2019-03-27T18:22:36-04:00March 21st, 2019|Wellness|

    Are Americans Sleep Deprived?

    Americans today are sleeping less (seven hours nightly) compared to nine hours nightly a century ago, according to Harvard Medical School. Sleep deprivation can be complete or partial, based on duration and severity. Complete sleep deprivation occurs when you stay up all night. Partial sleep deprivation happens when you get less sleep than you need for several days (like [...]

    2019-03-10T11:48:20-04:00March 10th, 2019|Wellness|
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