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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 [...]

Back on Pace After a Complex Tumor Surgery for Sarcoma

By |2024-05-10T08:42:13-04:00January 19th, 2024|Categories: Cancer, Health A-Z, Patient Stories|Tags: , , |

When Maria Rotella felt a lump on the back of her left thigh, she was concerned about a blood clot and went to urgent care. The initial diagnosis was a lipoma, a harmless, fatty tumor. The 83-year-old Perth Amboy resident didn’t think much about it for several months – [...]

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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