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|

Numbers to Extend Life

Recent studies reported in the AARP Bulletin, offer health numbers to extend life. 2.7: days you should stay home with the flu to reduce risk of infecting co workers. 2: hours of TV daily. Too much tube time increases triglycerides and lowers HDL cholesterol. 7+: ideal daily servings of fruits and veggies. The extra can reduce risk of early [...]

2019-03-10T11:44:24-04:00March 10th, 2019|Wellness|

Why Did I Get the Flu if I Had the Vaccine?

Did you get the flu this season, even though you were vaccinated? As of February 9, the CDC estimated 7.2–8.4 million people sought medical treatment due to flu-like symptoms. First, understand that getting an annual flu shot is strongly recommended and your healthcare professional can determine a best choice You + Health Advocate = Expert Care [...]

2019-03-06T12:55:38-04:00March 6th, 2019|Wellness|
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