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Fit After 50 Make a Total Transformation

Fit after 50

By Grant Bradshaw, NASM, CPT, CES Personal training is my passion. I have dedicated my life to helping others become healthy and fit! After spending 20 years researching, learning and living a healthy, fit lifestyle, I am committed to helping others learn to do the same. Over the last nine months, I have had the privilege of working with John McCarthy, …

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Are Your Hormones Making You Fat?

Medi Clinic

By Betsy Stander, APRN Are you struggling to lose weight even when you’re doing everything ‘right’? Are you suddenly gaining weight although your diet and exercise have remained the same? Your hormones could be to blame! Hormones are important to all body functions and play a significant role in your ability to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight. There …

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Natural Solutions to Neck Pain

Natural Solutions to Neck Pain

By Dr. Kyle Gulledge Carrie had been everywhere. She had tried physical therapy, chiropractic, medications and steroids. While some of these things had helped for a time, she seemed to always have that stiff neck and shoulder tension. When she came into Elite Physical Medicine, she was a little bit skeptical. She had tried everything and she wasn’t sure how …

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Help for Psoriasis Sufferers

Help for Psoriasis Sufferers

By Andy Dean, PA-C – As we all know, Kansas City is notorious for its cold winters. About this time of year, the sweaters, long pants and heavy coats fly out of the closets and off the shelves. And for about 3% of the population, those long sleeves are a relief as they can finally cover up a distressing skin …

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Can Dropping Weight Drop Your Blood Pressure?

Can Dropping Weight Drop Your Blood Pressure

By Tara L. Parr, MPAS, PA-C, Medi-Weightloss Clinics® – High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a major health problem in the United States, affecting more than 50 million people across the country. Hypertension is a state in which the pressure of blood in the arteries is elevated and requires the heart to work harder than normal to circulate …

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FREE Hearing Evaluations for Children and Adults in August

Hearing Evaluations for Children and Adults in August

By Belinda Gonzales, HIS As August comes, so do thoughts of school. For my grandchildren, it means shopping for new backpacks and clothes. For myself, I remember having to have a P.E. uniform, Elmer’s glue, and a gift for the teacher as the perfect first impression. Some of my favorite back to school memories are those of MY parents and …

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LIVE LONGER BY BEING A QUITTER!

LIVE LONGER BY BEING A QUITTER

By Mikki Mills, RN, MSN and Stacy Searcy – It is well known that a cigarette has more than 4,000 carcinogens, many that are addicting and cause cancer. Smokers need to have support to quit. Anne Penman Cold Laser Therapy offers a non-invasive, pain free, NATURAL way to stop smoking. The Anne Penman Program is the most advanced treatment for …

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Natural Healthcare Combined with Science and Research

Natural Healthcare

By Dr. Kyle Gulledge Kansas City Health & Wellness Magazine has brought together professionals from various disciplines and, although we may be slightly different in approach, we all are striving for optimal health for all our patients and clients. As a new contributor to this publication, we thought we would begin by introducing ourselves to the KC Health & Wellness …

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Hot Weather Running Tips

Hot Weather Running Tips

The Road Runners Club of America wants to remind the running community about the importance of following our hot weather running tips. Running in the heat of summer can be dangerous if proper precautions and preparations are not followed. Avoid dehydration! You can lose between 6 and 12 oz. of fluid for every 20 minutes of running. Therefore it is …

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How to Manage Your Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive Heart Failure

“Congestive Heart Failure.” Hearing those words from your doctor can be alarming. Congestive Heart Failure, or CHF, means that your heart does not pump enough blood to meet your body’s needs. The backing up of blood forces the fluid in the blood into the lungs, causing shortness of breath or difficulty breathing. Fluid can also back up into feet, ankles, …

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Obesity: A Costly Issue for Your Business

Obesity

How improving the health of your employees can improve your bottom line. By Paula Lawrence, Medi-Weightloss – Let’s face it – healthy weight isn’t all about looking great in those skinny jeans. People who are at their ideal weight feel better. They have more confidence, energy and an overall sense of well-being. In the workplace, employees who put priority on …

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My Ears Are Ringing

My Ears Are Ringing

By Belinda Gonzales- Tinnitus is commonly described as a ringing in the ears but can often sound like crickets, locusts, hissing, buzzing and many other sounds. Tinnitus can be heard constantly or intermittently and may be in one or both ears. It may be soft or loud and may present itself in different pitches. Possible Causes of Tinnitus If you …

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Prostate Health Update

Prostate Health Update

By Raoul S. Concepcion, M.D., F.A.C.S. – Throughout their lifetime, some men may experience issues directly related to the prostate gland, necessitating a visit to their local urologist or primary care physician. What is the function of the prostate and what are the symptoms that men should be aware of to maintain proper health? In essence, the prostate is an …

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What Makes a Great Father?

What Makes a Great Father

By Randy Hensley – Nehemiah 6:1-3, “When word came to Sanballat, Tobiah, Geshem the Arab and the rest of our enemies that I had rebuilt the wall and not a gap was left in it, though up to that time I had not set the doors in the gates, Sanballat and Geshem sent me this message: ‘Come, let us meet …

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DRINK UP: THE POWER OF HYDRATION

THE POWER OF HYDRATION

By Tara L. Parr, MPAS, PA-C – Quick! Before you read this, grab a bottle, fill a glass, or take a shot. Of water, that is. Silly you, what did you think we were talking about?! You are not just what you eat; you are what you drink. Literally. Water composes more than half of your total body weight. For …

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Associated Audiologists Offers Comprehensive Dizziness and Balance Care

Comprehensive Dizziness

Associated Audiologists, Inc. prides itself on having the most comprehensive and advanced Dizziness and Balance Clinic in the state of Kansas and has recently added rotational chair testing at the Overland Park location. “This testing helps us identify and diagnose causes of dizziness and balance problems that might have been missed otherwise,” says Samuel N. Bittel, Au.D, FAAA, Vestibular Program …

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May is Stroke Awareness Month

May is Stroke Awareness Month

MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital: A Stroke Center of Excellence Certified by the Joint Commission A stroke occurs when blood flow is lost in the brain, causing localized damage. The effects of a stroke can cause many changes. Depending on the severity and part of the brain affected, stroke victims can experience: weakness or partial paralysis, usually on one side of the …

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SAVVY WOMEN KNOW…

SAVVY WOMEN KNOW

Women know that health matters! Every day, doctor appointments are made for their husbands, children, parents, in-laws, others and themselves. Every person becomes a patient at some point in their life and savvy patients know one important first step: HOW TO NAVIGATE AND GET INFORMATION ABOUT RESOURCES. For Shannon, a single female scheduling her first colonoscopy at age 40 because …

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