It’s that time of year again and everyone is talking about what they are going to stop or start doing to create perfect health. Make this year the year you actually reach your goals by looking at the “new year” in a new way. Lake Health wellness coach Lydia Skiljan shares how:
Karen Leaphart started 2019 unhappy and unhealthy. After a few years of steady weight increase, she found herself at the doctor with an ultimatum: Lose weight in six months or begin medication for high cholesterol. Karen needed serious help. Nothing she had been doing was working to get the weight off, and she wanted lasting weight-loss success for a healthier future.
Flu season is upon us, so for the best protection, get your annual influenza vaccine. Experts recommend that everyone over the age of six months receive the vaccine every year. Learn more:
Sepsis kills 270,000 Americans each year. Recognizing the signs of sepsis and urgently seeking treatment when symptoms are first noticed can save lives and reduce long-term disabilities.
Seeing the same primary care physician regularly can have great benefits for your health long-term! Here's why:
Thai “yoga” massage is the newest healing therapy offered at Lake Health Integrative Medicine. Commonly referred to as “assisted yoga,” Thai massage combines the benefits of a yoga class with the hands-on pressure of a massage.
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:
If your child has a true food allergy, such as to strawberries or peanuts, you will know immediately because he or she might break out in hives or have trouble breathing after eating these foods. But if your child has a food sensitivity—which can result in more vague symptoms such as gas, bloating, rashes, joint pain and fatigue—you can have a hard time pinpointing the sensitivity. Lake Health naturopathic provider Jacob Wolf, ND, LAc, Dipl OM, explains how to uncover the culprit and what to do about it:
Constipation is common throughout childhood. Dr. Simone Majetich, a family physician with Lake Health Physician Group SOM Center Primary Care, explains why it happens and how to solve this common issue: