Don’t sweat it

Don’t sweat it

Understanding and treating excessive perspiration Exercise or a hot environment can increase your body temperature. When you experience a rise or fall in your body temperature, the hypothalamus, a part of the brain that acts as an internal thermostat, senses the change in internal temperature and takes action to protect your body. The brain directs more of your blood flow to the skin and signals the body to begin sweating. When Read more »
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May 15, 2014
Could it be…LOW T?

Could it be…LOW T?

What makes a man “feel like a man?” Some attribute it to body strength, a deep voice, a hairy chest and a healthy sex drive. It’s all thanks to a hormone called testosterone that is responsible for the physical changes in puberty that turn a boy into a man. When testosterone levels naturally begin to decrease after age 30, it can affect not only how a man feels about himself, Read more »
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May 14, 2014
The Truth about Colorectal Cancer

The Truth about Colorectal Cancer

Screening for colorectal cancer, maybe more than any other form of cancer, has the potential to identify cancers and pre-cancers, when they are most treatable, and save lives. And yet…about 4 out of 10 Americans ages 50-75, don’t follow screening recommendations. Since many of these “unscreened” Americans may be uninformed or under-informed about the risks of colorectal cancer, and the procedures used to screen for it, in this article, Well-Being Read more »
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March 21, 2014
Make the most of your annual check-up.

Make the most of your annual check-up.

The yearly check-up – while it has recently come under fire from one study that suggested it may no longer be necessary, it can still be a valuable tool to help you maintain and improve your state of health. Does it have to be once a year? There is no universal answer to that question, as in most things medical it depends on the health status, lifestyle and family history Read more »
By admin
March 19, 2014
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