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Advance Directives Guide Families During a Medical Crisis

Healthcare Advocates are Encouraging ‘The Conversation’ in April. By Gregory Rumburg Who will speak for you in case you can’t speak for yourself? That’s the question healthcare professionals are putting before themselves, their families and communities this month—and in the months to come, too. April 16—the day after federal taxes are due—has been designated as National Healthcare Decisions Day. Now ... Read More »

Don’t Be Road Kill

This is a story we tell many of our patients, to shake them out of our natural tendencies, to just accept the cards we are dealt by life. It is not the most medically acceptable or proper phrase, but it helps create a vivid and realistic image that I hope will inspire you to change how you think about your health ... Read More »

Liposuction

By Dr. Ronald Gilmer, M.D., Gilmer Plastic Surgery Q. What are some of the liposuction techniques performed? A. There are several techniques available. It depends on what is best for you. The main technique in which all other techniques are based upon is Tumescent Liposuction. This technique involves the surgeon injecting or infiltrating the area with a solution of saline, ... Read More »

Stress and Infertility… Just Relax?

By Dr. Kenith Robins, Consulting Associates “You’re just trying too hard.” “You’re too stressed. Just relax and it will happen.” “You’ve got to calm down and let nature take its course.” If you’ve been trying six months or more to get pregnant, you’ve probably lost count of the number of times well-meaning friends and family offered this or similar advice. ... Read More »

What is Bruxism and How Does It Cause TMJ/TMD Symptoms?

By Anthony P. Urbanek, DDS, MD What is Bruxism? Bruxism comes from the Greek word brygmos: “gnashing of teeth.” Bruxism includes grinding the teeth with brief intermittent muscle contractions, as in chewing and clenching the teeth with continuous muscle contractions of up to thirty seconds. During past medical training, I have watched one of my professors clench while concentrating on ... Read More »

April is Autism Awareness Month!

The Autism Society of Middle Tennessee (ASMT) is the leading Advocate and Resource for the Middle TN autism community. Our mission is to enrich the lives and experiences of individuals on the autism spectrum, their families, and their surrounding community through Support, Advocacy, and Education. Having a child with an autism spectrum disorder can be frightening and overwhelming. We provide the ... Read More »

Taking Control of ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder By Jason B. Bour, Certified Life Coach, A New Beginning Coaching There are several ways to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): medication, cognitive behavioral therapy, neuro feedback, holistic treatments, relaxation therapy, meditation, or a combination of the above. One of the newer ways to manage the symptoms of ADHD is ADHD Coaching. What is ADHD Coaching? ... Read More »

“The Quality of My Sobriety”

By Scott Reall, Founder and Executive Director of Restore Ministries The other day in our Big Book study we were talking about the “quality of our sobriety.” The point of the quality of our sobriety is that even though a person may not be acting out their compulsion/addiction outwardly, inwardly they were still struggling tremendously. They still suffered with some core ... Read More »

From Serene to Extreme, Nashville Shores Has It All!

Nashville Shores Has It All

A Family Recreation Destination Located on the shores of beautiful Percy Priest Lake, Nashville Shores Lakeside Resort is a 385-acre family recreation destination featuring a waterpark, ropes courses and zip lines, RV campground, lakeside cabins, marina, boat rentals and other attractions. Whether you want to relax or want high-flying thrills, you can find it all only 10 miles from downtown ... Read More »

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