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Manage Cholesterol to Reduce Heart Attack Risk

Manage Cholesterol to Reduce Heart Attack Risk

If you have heart disease, or are worried about developing it, there are some very real things you can do to reduce your risk says Lexington Clinic cardiologist Terence Ross, M.D. “By now, everybody has heard that if they smoke, the most important thing they can do for their hearts …

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Winter Chill Means Time to Heed Carbon Monoxide Warning

Winter Chill Means Time to Heed Carbon Monoxide Warning

More than 400 Americans die from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than 20,000 visit the emergency room, and more than 4,000 others are hospitalized. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas that often goes undetected, striking victims caught off guard …

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Four Foundations for a Healthy Relationship

Four Foundations for a Healthy Relationship

February may be the month of love, but beyond the flowers and chocolate, finding a love that will endure the ups and downs of life is the goal. The foundation for lifelong, healthy relationship are built on four things; trust, communication, equality and boundaries. Trust Trust is an important part …

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Keep Your Home in Shape this Month

Keep Your Home in Shape this Month

Valentine’s Day aside, February could well be one of the worst months of the year. It’s cold and wet. And the whole month feels like Groundhog Day over and over again! But being cooped up at home can really help you focus on things that need to be done in the …

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Tackle Chronic Inflammation for Heart Health

Tackle Chronic Inflammation for Heart Health

By Justin Pearce D.C. | Millpond Integrative Health and Wellness Center Inflammation can be linked as the root cause of almost any ailment or illness a person has, including high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, heart disease and even heart attack and stroke. Inflammation contributes to health conditions that worsen heart problems, including …

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Highgrove Residents Love Where They Live! You Can, Too!

Highgrove Residents Love Where They Live! You Can, Too!

Highgrove at Tates Creek, one of the newest retirement communities in Lexington, is devoted to providing the absolute best community for our residents. Highgrove is committed to helping young people achieve their dreams, too! Late last year, Highgrove, which offers independent living cottages, assisted living and memory care, held a scholarship …

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At a loss for words?

Here are some quotes to inspire your Valentine’s Day If you’re looking for a little inspiration – something that will carry your pen beyond “I love you, babe,” you’re in luck. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, some inspiring quotes to give your love wings. Happy Valentine’s Day! “Your flaws …

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Soreness vs pain: What’s the difference?

Soreness vs pain

By Dr. Pete Stucchi ApexNetwork Physical Therapy There are many benefits to exercise, including the potential for improved physical and mental wellbeing. However, there may also be some physical discomfort associated with these activities due to the stresses placed on the body. When experiencing discomfort, it is important to understand the …

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For a Stronger Heart, Think Green

By the American Heart Association People who live in leafy, green neighborhoods may have a lower risk of developing heart disease and strokes, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. In this study, …

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Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

Article Compliments of the American Heart Association If you have any of these signs, call 9-1-1 and get to a hospital right away. 1    Uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain in the center of your chest. It lasts more than a few minutes, or goes away and comes back. 2   …

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