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Ready, set, enjoy your spring break!

Ready, set, enjoy your spring break

By Dr. Nicole Freels, FACFAOM Last month, Lexington podiatrist Dr. Nicole Freels shared tips to get ready for spring break – how to choose shoes that will provide support; the importance of good socks; using orthotics to improve your gait; and exercises to increase flexibility and reduce impact on your …

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Stop Looking for that Restroom!

Stop Looking for that Restroom!

By Dr. James B. Frederick, MD It’s a subject that most women find embarrassing. Urinary incontinence. No one is talking about it, so they think they’re alone. That their situation is unique. But if you were the only one suffering – why would there be so many TV commercials for products …

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Could 24/7 News Be Harming Your Metal Health?

Could 24/7 News Be Harming Your Metal Health?

Not so long ago, we consumed our news in two, maybe three big chunks. Over breakfast with the morning paper; after dinner with the evening news; and occasionally, if something monumental happened, during a breaking news alert. Now, not only is news a 24-hour-a-day business, you can’t escape it. It’s all …

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3 Things Are Making You Fat!

3 Things Are Making You Fat

Dr. Pearce, D.C. Health and nutrition can be very overwhelming. The doctor on TV says one thing, your friends say another, the latest book claims something totally different, and you are left confused and not making any changes. So let’s get simple. I am going to break down the three most …

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Time to Reclaim What Childbirth, Aging Have Taken Away

Time to Reclaim What Childbirth, Aging Have Taken Away

By Dr. James B. Frederick, MD If you’re a woman of a certain age … or you have given birth to a child or two … you know things change “down there.” You’ve likely been told there’s nothing to be done about it, short of surgery. So you’ve been living …

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To love others, you must first love yourself

To love others, you must first love yourselfTo love others, you must first love yourself

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” –Buddha It’s true. As human beings, we are incredibly hard on ourselves. We pick over every flaw and obsess over it endlessly. It’s OK to want to look your best, to feel comfortable in your own …

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What Every Woman Should Know About Heart Disease

What Every Woman Should Know About Heart Disease

Robert D. Sawyer, MD Women often think that breast cancer is the deadliest disease affecting them. But in truth, the No. 1 killer of women across the U.S., year after year, is heart disease. It is also a leading cause of disability among women. “If you’ve got a heart, heart disease …

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New Treatment Provides Hope for Those with Knee Pain

New Treatment Provides Hope for Those with Knee Pain

The following is the first in a two-part series focusing on a new treatment that promises relief for knee pain sufferers. This month, we introduce the treatment. In March, we’ll talk more about the treatment as well as therapies that support its success. Do you suffer from debilitating knee pain? …

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Relief from trigger point pain is just a phone call away

Relief from trigger point pain is just a phone call away

By Justin Pearce, D.C., Millpond Integrative Health & Wellness Center No matter your age, everyone experiences a random ache or pain now and again. Most of the time, we can pinpoint the cause of the discomfort: standing (or sitting) too long in one position; jumping into an exercise routine that’s a …

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Forgetful or Feeling Fatigue? You might have Hypothyroidism

We’ve all experienced changes in our bodies from time to time that seem more of a nuisance than a medical issue. Take, for example, forgetfulness or fatigue, difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, perhaps even muscle or joint pain. Too often we chalk these symptoms up to the stresses of …

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