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High-Tech Swallowing Therapy Program Restores the Joy of Eating

By |2024-05-10T08:13:13-04:00October 31st, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z, Physical Therapy|Tags: , |

Shuvro Ghose felt fine after a cardiac procedure at another hospital in November 2022 – until he tried to swallow medication and began choking. An MRI of his brain revealed he had several small strokes during the procedure. Due to neurological damage from the strokes, Shuvro’s vocal cords wouldn’t [...]

Do I Need a Digital Detox?

By |2023-10-31T09:20:35-04:00October 29th, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

In today's fast-paced world, digital devices have become an integral part of our daily lives. But the urge to check smartphones and social media can become compulsive, impacting sleep, relationships and your health. If you’ve noticed these effects – or if you feel unhappy, irritable, frustrated, lonely or insecure [...]

The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

By |2023-10-31T09:23:29-04:00October 22nd, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

In the quest to shed extra pounds, many people have turned to a practice that’s increasing in popularity: intermittent fasting. This pattern of eating between designated hours not only aids in weight loss, but it also can offer additional health benefits. “Intermittent fasting gives your body recovery time at [...]

A Ray of Hope for Severe Depression

By |2023-11-02T13:24:27-04:00October 11th, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Several years ago, Stephanie Akselsen of Howell faced a “perfect storm” of challenges: physiological menopause symptoms and inadequate sleep; emotional repercussions of three relocations; and her fourth child’s departure for college. She held her emotions in and soon found herself with debilitating depression. When other therapy and medications didn’t [...]

Is Cottage Cheese Healthy?

By |2023-10-11T11:36:45-04:00October 10th, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z|

Step aside, avocado toast, cottage cheese is back and gaining a lot of attention from health-conscious foodies with good reason. Packed with protein, cottage cheese provides calcium to support strong bones and may also contain probiotics to boost gut health, according to CentraState registered dietitian Caryn Alter, MS, RD, [...]

Preventing Stroke with an Advanced Minimally Invasive Procedure for Carotid Artery Disease

By |2024-02-19T07:30:32-05:00October 9th, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Up to one-third of strokes are caused by carotid artery disease, a buildup of plaque in the main arteries in the neck that supply oxygen-rich blood to the brain. Without treatment, this buildup can slow blood flow or dislodge plaque that travels to the brain, causing a stroke. Some [...]

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