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Navigating Depression: Practical Tips for Mental Health Management

Depression is a prevalent mental health condition that affects millions worldwide. However, with the right strategies and support, managing depression becomes more manageable. In this guide, we’ll explore effective techniques to navigate the challenges of depression and prioritize mental well-being. Seek Professional Help for Depression Management: Consulting with mental health professionals such as therapists, counselors, …

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Heated tobacco products - what are they? Find out in our blog.

The Bottom Line on Heated Tobacco

Heated tobacco products are rapidly becoming more prevalent among cigarette smokers, but the bottom line is that they’re still harmful to our health. Our latest blog discusses what heated tobacco products are and the common misconceptions about them. The Breakdown of Heated Tobacco  Heated tobacco products (HTPs), also known as heat-not-burn products, are electronic devices that …

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Pre-Habilitation: 5 Exercises to do Before Knee Surgery

Pre-Habilitation: 5 Exercises to Do Before Knee Surgery

Most knee and other joint replacement patients know that physical therapy rehabilitation is necessary for recovery after surgery. But did you know that participating in an exercise therapy program in the weeks leading up to surgery has benefits too? If you’re considering knee replacement surgery, here are 5 pre-habilitation exercises to do before. Benefits of …

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Mayday! Mayday! Is Your Liver In Distress?

Is Your Liver Sending You a Mayday?

Mayday is a radio communications term many use worldwide that signals you’re in distress and need help. Did you know your body has built-in “distress” signals that tell you when you’re in pain, sick, and even in danger? With some medical conditions like liver disease, there are typically no obvious symptoms to alert you to …

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NASH: The Elephant in the Room

NASH: The Elephant in the Room

When liver disease comes to mind, many are more familiar with the types that occur in heavy drinkers of alcohol or from hepatitis C. On the contrary, the most common chronic liver condition in Western populations is non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). NAFLD affects people who drink little to no alcohol, but face the same …

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Bunion Removal Surgery

Bunion Removal Surgery: What You Need to Know

Bunions are often the result of prolonged stress on the joint in the big toe. They can be extremely painful, but shoe modifications, splints, and pain medications provide relief in most cases. If these measures don’t help, your doctor may suggest bunion removal surgery (bunionectomy). If you’re considering bunion surgery, knowing the surgical options and …

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National Kidney Month

National Kidney Month

Did you know every day, your kidneys filter 200 liters of blood? Most people aren’t aware of how important our kidneys are. That’s in part why National Kidney Month began. Every March, health providers and educators immerse themselves into communities. Their focus is building paths to better kidney care. The Major Functions of the Kidneys …

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Signs you may need a knee replacement

Signs You May Need a Knee Replacement

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative type of arthritis and is the most common form found in the knee. OA of the knee can affect your every move. Knee replacement surgery (knee arthroplasty) can help relieve pain and restore function when all other OA treatments have failed. Surgery is a big step. However, if you know …

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