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By: | 18 Jun 2017 | Comments Off on WEIGHT LOSS AND MENOPAUSE: HOW HORMONES HELP

Women ages 40+ face more challenges when trying to lose weight. A woman’s shifting hormones impact many weight-related processes, like how food is metabolized, how muscle is created, and how sleep patterns change. At New Day Vitality Hormone Center in Arnold, we can help relieve the symptoms of menopause with our bioidentical pellet hormone replacement […]

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By: | 18 Jun 2017 | Comments Off on Knowing Your Family’s Health History Can Save Your Life… Carroll Health Group

Primary care physician Stephanie Buckley, M.D., of Carroll Health Group Primary Care in Mt. Airy, explains why knowing your family’s health history is essential to protecting your own health.
Why do health care providers ask for a patient’s family health history?
A patient’s health is impacted by both environment and genes. Family members often share similar environments, […]

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By: | 18 Jun 2017 | Comments Off on Brushes and Bristles: Choosing the Right Toothbrush (TOOTHBRUSHES)

It’s a common scene – you walk into the oral care aisle at the department or grocery store, and you’re overwhelmed by the selection of toothbrushes. Manual or powered, hard or soft bristles, long or short handle… the variety can be dizzying and leave you confused about what’s best for you.
The short answer is… there […]

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By: | 18 Jun 2017 | Comments Off on Understanding Dementia -Dr. Ruwani Gunawardane

Overview on Understanding Dementia:
At the Center for Brain and Neuro Care (CNBC), we diagnosis and treat memory disorders. This includes programs that focus on Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, and normal pressure hydrocephalus, as well as stroke and related vascular dementia. We take a multidisciplinary approach to reducing the progression of the disease, both to improve […]

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By: | 18 Jun 2017 | Comments Off on Detox and You

“Spring cleansing means detoxifying your body”, says Linda Page, ND, PhD, a naturopathic doctor, lecturer, and author of the book Detoxification. (Detox)  It’s a way to recharge, rejuvenate, and renew, says Page. “Anybody can benefit from a cleansing in the spring time. The body is coming out of what might be called hibernation. It’s a […]

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By: | 14 Jun 2017 | Comments Off on Better GI Health through Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (GI Tract)
Better GI Health through Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (GI Tract)

 
Gastrointestinal Tract Function (GI Tract)
The gastrointestinal tract (GI Tract) is an organ system responsible for turning food into small molecules that our cells can use for energy, maintenance, growth, repair and waste products. Optimal function of these processes is the basis for good health. We assess the GI Tract function through history, physical examination and […]

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By: | 10 Jun 2017 | Comments Off on PASSION FOR HORSES UNITES WITH PASSION FOR THE BATTLE AGAINST BREAST CANCER
PASSION FOR HORSES UNITES WITH PASSION FOR THE BATTLE AGAINST BREAST CANCER

Potomac Valley Dressage Association’s Ride For Life Event Returns for the 14th Year (Support Breast Cancer Treatment & Care).  By Jeannette Bair, PVDA Ride for Life Rider Donations Chair
If you are looking for a fun weekend, have any interest in horses or would like to lend your support for breast cancer research, education and patient’s […]

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By: | 10 Jun 2017 | Comments Off on Chronic Pain and Opiates…Pain Specialist
Chronic Pain and Opiates…Pain Specialist

Chronic Pain affects millions of Americans each year, whether it be acute or chronic.
It can be devastating and significantly decrease quality of life and productivity. It is estimated that 80% of the population will experience back pain during their lifetime. Opioids are often given to treat chronic pain, but in recent times more and more […]

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By: | 29 Mar 2017 | Comments Off on Why Do My Legs Bother Me?
Why Do My Legs Bother Me?

(Why Do My Legs Bother Me? Varicose Veins)
Venous disease affects one quarter of the human population. So if your legs ache when you have been standing you may have venous disease, otherwise known as venous insufficiency or incompetence. Also if your legs itch, burn, swell, or you have restless legs, you may have venous disease. […]

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By: | 18 Feb 2017 | Comments Off on Menopause and Your Skin
Menopause and Your Skin

© Ian Allenden | Dreamstime.com – Mature Woman Experiencing Hot Flush From Menopause
Menopause is a season of transition within the female body.  A coveted perk of menopause is no longer having the monthly, but this perk comes at a cost.  Common and known menopause symptoms include hot flashes, forgetfulness, fatigue, weight gain, moodiness, and a […]

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