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PMS: The Struggle is Real

By |2022-03-28T15:56:32-04:00April 21st, 2022|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: |

Mood swings. Bloating. Headaches. Difficulty concentrating. Imagine if you experienced these symptoms for several days out of every month. For many women, this is their reality. More than 31 million women in the U.S. experience PMS (premenstrual syndrome). Some women only feel several days of mild discomfort before their [...]

A Blueprint for Better Quality of Life: Disc Replacement Surgery Relieves Architect’s Pain

By |2022-05-23T15:59:58-04:00April 20th, 2022|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

Laura Mulroy is a hands-on architect, often rolling up her sleeves to help complete home renovation projects for her clients. When the active Freehold resident’s chronic neck pain began to impact her livelihood, Laura sought a long-term solution. Laura, 51, had neck pain, migraines, and tension headaches for decades. [...]

Bariatric Surgery X2

By |2022-03-28T15:40:09-04:00April 18th, 2022|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

Daniel and Marie Anderson have a second chance at a healthier life, thanks to bariatric surgery at CentraState. Today, a combined 200 pounds lighter, they can play with their two young children with ease, fit on rides with them at the amusement park, and model a healthy lifestyle. The [...]

Relief Prevails After Removal of Complex Tumor

By |2022-03-28T15:41:22-04:00April 18th, 2022|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

Soon after hepatobiliary and advanced gastrointestinal surgeon Alexander Itskovich, MD, arrived at CentraState to serve as medical director of the Statesir Cancer Center, he headed down to the Emergency Department (ED) to introduce himself to the team. While there, he asked the staff to give him a call should [...]

Hidden Heart Hazards

By |2022-06-21T10:02:19-04:00March 21st, 2022|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

You're naturally lean and take good care of yourself. You eat clean, work out and get a physical every year. So, you don't have to worry about heart disease, right? Think again. When it comes to heart health, the old adage “you can’t judge a book by its cover,” [...]

Make Activity a ‘Weigh of Life’

By |2022-03-18T14:03:23-04:00March 18th, 2022|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

Want to help ensure your weight loss efforts are sustainable and long-term? Have some fun! Seriously, we’re not kidding. “Minor changes in your exercise regimen, along with a healthy diet and a strong support system, is a winning formula for weight loss success,” says Cindy Kinsella, health coach at [...]

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