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Does Acupuncture Work for Headaches?

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on May 21, 2019 2:51:00 PM

Topics: Integrative Medicine, acupuncture, headaches

The short answer to whether acupuncture relieves headaches is YES! In fact, acupuncture, which has been around for about 4,000 years, has a long history of success in easing a variety of painful conditions. Jacob Wolf, ND, LAc, Dipl OM, with Lake Health Integrative Medicine explains how acupuncture works for headaches: 

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Dealing with Morning Sickness

Posted by Women's Health Team on May 18, 2019 6:18:00 PM

Topics: Pregnancy, Women's Health

Nausea during pregnancy - sometimes called morning sickness -  is typically one of the most experienced and complained about symptoms that women report. Dr. Christine Slotta, an OB/GYN physician with Lake Health Physician Group Women's Health Specialists, shares the advice she gives to her patients for dealing with nausea during pregnancy: 

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How Your Doctor Can Help You Breastfeed

Posted by Lake Health Family Practice Team on May 8, 2019 3:49:00 PM

Topics: Parenting, Women's Health, Breastfeeding, Infant Care

Breast milk is a great source of nutrition for your baby and has benefits for mom too. Every mother’s experience with breastfeeding is different and Dr. Simone Majetich, a family physician with Lake Health Physician Group SOM Center Primary Care, knows moms need support and encouragement to reach their breastfeeding goals.

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How Do You Plan for a Healthy Pregnancy?

Posted by Lake Health Family Practice Team on May 3, 2019 1:40:00 PM

Topics: Pregnancy, New Moms, Parenting, Women's Health

What can you do ahead of time to help you have a healthy pregnancy? Dr. Simone Majetich, a family physician with Lake Health Physician Group SOM Center Primary Care, shares some advice she gives to her patients:

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Do You Need to Eat Breakfast as Soon as You Wake Up?

Posted by Lake Health Bariatric Team on May 2, 2019 3:40:13 PM

Topics: Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery, Healthy Diet, Nutrition


Is the first thing you do each morning eat breakfast? If you've had bariatric surgery, you may wonder how to best space out your meals each day. Caitlin McCullough, RD, LD, clinical dietitian with the Lake Health Bariatric Surgery Center, discusses if it's best to eat breakfast right away or wait awhile: 

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Safe Sleep for Your Baby

Posted by Lake Health on Apr 26, 2019 5:47:00 PM

Topics: New Moms, Parenting, Infant Care, SIDS

Now that you are pregnant or have recently given birth, your friends and family might joke that “You’ll never sleep again.” While that might be true—and frustrating—don’t be tempted to jeopardize a safe sleep environment in an effort to get your baby to fall asleep. Angie Quirk, RN, director of Lake Health Maternal and Child Services, explains the basics of safe sleep:

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What Foods Improve Digestion?

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Apr 20, 2019 4:32:00 PM

Topics: Healthy Diet, Nutrition, Integrative Medicine

Your digestive system’s job is to absorb nutrients and get rid of waste. But if your system isn’t working properly, you could experience abdominal pain, gas, bloating, cramps, and even diarrhea or constipation. Some simple fixes to your diet can help you get back on track, according to Lake Health naturopathic provider Jacob Wolf, ND, LAc, Dipl OM:

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Is My Baby Getting Enough to Eat When I Breastfeed?

Posted by Lake Health Lactation Consultants on Apr 17, 2019 7:15:00 PM

Topics: Nutrition, New Moms, Parenting

The most common question I hear from new breastfeeding moms is, “How do I know if my baby is getting enough to eat?" Lactation consultant Michelle Carlson, RN, IBCLC, shares how you can tell with your new baby: 

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Can Water Rehabilitation Really Help Athletes?

Posted by Sports Medicine Team on Apr 15, 2019 7:10:00 PM

Topics: Student Athletes, Sports Medicine, Athletes, Physical Therapy

When you think of physical therapy, do you picture a swimming pool? More athletes than ever are trying aquatic therapy to return to their sport faster and with less pain. Water offers many unique properties to help you recover from injury better than doing exercises on land. What makes water therapy different? Deb Walko, AT, EMT-B, CSCS, Lake Health Sports Medicine senior athletic trainer and injured-worker rehabilitation expert, explains:

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Can I Eat at Restaurants After Bariatric Surgery?

Posted by Lake Health Bariatric Team on Apr 3, 2019 11:23:00 AM

Topics: Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery, Wellness, Healthy Diet, Nutrition


Eating out at restaurants with friends and family is a popular way to socialize and enjoy the company of others. The good news is you can still find dishes at most restaurants that fit with your post-surgery diet! Caitlin McCullough, RD, LD, clinical dietitian with the Lake Health Bariatric Surgery Center, gives her top tips for ordering at restaurants after weight-loss surgery:

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