So you have Alzheimer’s Disease…now what?

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Many people are faced with uncertainty when they are given a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease.  What is the next step?  If your diagnosis is early there are a couple of things that you should do immediately.  Most people are not prepared to deal with the financial and legal consequences that follow a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and other progressive diseases. Legal …

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Metabolism and You

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It is spring time…finally!  In addition to the flowers blooming, the birds singing and grass growing, everywhere you go you see people out and about the town.  People are biking. People are walking. People are running.  Exercise is not for the ill prepared but it does not have to be hard. How many times have you heard someone say they …

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Get out there and get moving

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Every year we make New Year’s resolutions and the most common ones are: “I am going to lose weight”, “I am going to start eating right”, or “I am going to start exercising.”  Well, it has been a month.  How are you doing on those resolutions?? According to the Mayo Clinic the best way to improve your health is: to …

Health Care Budgeting

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insDo you plan for the future?  Spend more than you earn?  Are you scraping by on your monthly income?  Do you allow a set amount for health care?  If you are not budgeting for health care, you need to start.  Most individuals cannot afford medical bills if they have not saved wisely.  Allocating money for health care is often overlooked …

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Sunscreen and You

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  There are some things that we automatically reach for as we head out the door each day: wallet, keys, cell phone, and possibly sunglasses.  Rarely is sunscreen on the top of the list.  However, studies show that daily use of sunscreen helps reduce the risk for skin cancer.  UVA rays are the ones that age our skin and UVB …

It’s open season on ticks!

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Living in the South is often equated with hunting—deer, duck, turkey, quail–you name it, we probably hunt it!  So this hunting season protect yourself, your family, and your pets from tick bites.  Hunting brings you in close contact with ticks and their habitats, so take the proper precautions to reduce your changes of being bitten.  If you develop a fever …

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Is blood pressure a problem?

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Every day has it’s challenges but your health should not be one of them.  There are numerous websites and advertisements that offer the latest fad in health care, weight loss, and energy.  Did you know that the first place to start is with your mouth? Everything you eat has to start in your mouth.  The oral environment is designed to …

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Save Time and Money

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Everyone is busy and in a hurry these days, except when you are waiting at a doctor’s office. Here are five simple steps that you can take to save yourself time and money. Make sure before you schedule an appointment that the doctor is in the network. Know if your doctor visit is a preventive care exam or a diagnostic …