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The Scoop On Protein Powder

By |2024-03-25T15:19:06-04:00March 25th, 2024|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

Protein powder is a popular trend. But does it really measure up to the hype? CentraState registered dietitian Chelsea Dyer, RD, a protein powder user herself, provides the scoop. PROS: Protein powder can help build muscle and repair tissue, keep you feeling fuller for longer and increase protein intake [...]

Tackle Fatigue & Boost Energy

By |2024-03-08T09:45:22-05:00March 8th, 2024|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

If you often feel like you’re dragging through your day, you’re not alone. One of the most common health complaints is physical and mental fatigue. “Fatigue has many possible causes,” says CentraState family practice physician Robert Pedowitz, DO. “It could be the stressful times we’re living in, the result [...]

The Beat Goes on With a Lifesaving Heart Pump

By |2024-03-28T07:11:27-04:00January 19th, 2024|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

Mohammed Chaudhry, 72, was in relatively good health, maintained an active lifestyle and proactively had regular cardiac stress tests. Then one morning, the Jackson resident experienced sudden chest pain, dizziness and numbness in his arms and hands. His wife, Musarat, took him to his nearby primary care doctor, who [...]

Breathe Out for Better Sleep

By |2024-02-14T09:53:53-05:00January 19th, 2024|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

Having trouble getting a restful night’s sleep? Try focused breathing before bed. “Any type of breathing that emphasizes the exhale is relaxing and calming, especially at night to settle the body and mind,” says Beth Ando-Brenman, MPT, yoga instructor and community health educator at CentraState. She recommends the 4-4-8 [...]


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