April 21, 2018 - Saturday
Breaking News
Home » Tri-Cities Edition

Tri-Cities Edition

Changes Medical Spa & Laser Center: Celebrating 5 Years and Patients from 19 States

Changes Medical Spa & Laser Center

By Dr. Angela Shelton The field of Medical Laser Aesthetics has rapidly changed in the past 10 years, with new procedures and equipment providing better results and little to no downtime, as well as new treatments for issues previously correctible only by surgery.  Changes Medical Spa & Laser Center in Johnson City was founded 5 years ago to bring those new …

Read More »

Treatment for Rosacea

Treatment for Rosacea

By Dermatology Associates April has been selected as Rosacea Awareness Month by the National Rosacea Society (NRS) to help with public awareness of the signs associated with this common skin condition. Rosacea is now estimated to affect more than 14 million people. Rosacea (pronounced “roh-ZAY-sha”) is a common skin disorder that may begin with a tendency to become aflush or …

Read More »

An Overview of Diabetes

An Overview of Diabetes

Presented by ETSU Endocrinology Diabetes is a medical disorder of metabolism where a person’s blood sugar is abnormally high because the body has decreased production of insulin or because the body’s cells fail to respond normally to the insulin produced. What Causes Diabetes? When the food we eat is broken down in our digestive system, it produces glucose. Glucose is …

Read More »

Making Your Retirement Healthier – Are you Nervous About Getting Financial Advice?

Making Your Retirement Healthier - Are you Nervous About Getting Financial Advice?

By Michael D. Bird, CFP®, MBA For many people, finances are a necessary evil.  And financial advisors are assumed to be “evil sorcerers.”  I like wearing hats, but none of them are pointy.  Nor do I have a beard.  None of the advisors that I know look like the wizard Gandalf, nor the evil Saruman from the Lord of the Rings.  …

Read More »

Women’s Nutritional Health Center Reveals the “Secret” Combination to a healthier more vital life

Women’s Nutritional Health Center Reveals the “Secret” Combination to a healthier more vital life

By Dr. Charley F. Ward, Chiropractic Physician & Master Nutrition Response Testing Clinician We know that we are abundantly blessed to be able to do what we do.  There are few activities that bring greater satisfaction than helping people improve their health.  We love it.  Many of the people that come to Women’s Nutritional Health Center have already tried standard …

Read More »

Spring is in the air! Learn how to avoid common seasonal and perennial allergy triggers

Spring is in the air!

By The Allergy, Asthma & Sinus Center Have you ever wondered if it’s possible to avoid spring or year-round allergy triggers? You’re not alone! While you might not be able to avoid all of them, you can take specific measures to significantly lessen your exposure to the most common ones, namely, house dust mites, mold, animal dander, and pollen. Knowing …

Read More »

Awaken Summer Imagination!

Awaken Summer Imagination!

Come Celebrate Healthy Kids Day® at the Greater Kingsport Family YMCA By Abigail Weaver According to a recent survey conducted by the Sullivan County Health Department, the rate of childhood obesity and childhood diabetes rank among the highest in Tennessee. When the school year ends, the physical and educational health of many kids worsens. Summer is the time for kids …

Read More »

Living With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Living With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome, or ‘IBS’, is an unpleasant, yet surprisingly common, disorder that can severely disrupt an individual’s life. As with any problem, psychological or physical, it is important first to understand what it is. Having found out all you can about its nature and causes you can begin to seek out treatments. What is IBS? IBS is a disorder …

Read More »

Relating to a Child with Asperger’s Syndrome

Relating to a Child with Asperger's Syndrome

Individuals who have been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome are unique in that they usually demonstrate average or above-average intelligence, but they often have problems interacting with others. They tend to have difficulty relating to others, holding conversations, and understanding social cues. However, they want what every other person with a disability desires: to be accepted just as they are. It …

Read More »

Why You May Want to Meet with an Integrative Dietitian Nutritionist

Why You May Want to Meet with an Integrative Dietitian Nutritionist

By Monique Richard MS, RDN, LDN, RYT-200 Named Today’s Dietitian Top 10 dietitians making a difference You have probably heard of a dietitian or a nutritionist.  But have you ever heard of an Integrative Dietitian Nutritionist?  If you feel like you’re wanting something more than traditional medicine, would like something to compliment the conventional medicine approach, or have tried every diet …

Read More »

Healthy Meals On a Budget

Healthy Meals On a Budget

By Karina Hammer, Certified Holistic Wellness Coach In recent years, grocery prices have skyrocketed.  Here are some tricks to pinching pennies at the grocery store, while still enjoying nutritious and delicious food: Eat more beans – Beans are wildly economical and versatile. Beans are also a rich source of protein and fiber. Vegetarian Meals – Eat more vegetarian meals than …

Read More »

Coalition for Kids Invites YOU to Change a Life

Coalition for Kids Invites YOU to Change a Life

By Randy Hensley, Executive Director “I basically grew up here” Alysia’s expression turned clear with sadness as she explained that her time at Coalition was coming to an end. “You can always come back as a Coalition staff member,” explained Miss Shelly, Alysia’s Site Director. At once Alysia’s face light back up with a smile too big to hide, “Maybe …

Read More »

East Tennessee a Rock Climbing Haven

East Tennessee a Rock Climbing Haven

By Johnny Molloy High adventure. You know, doing the kind of thing you want to do, but can’t  – like rock climbing. Clinging to the stone face of a mountainside, hanging by the tips of your fingers, muscles tightened, beads of sweat popping from your forehead as you plot your route skyward. Fear and a dry throat. The possibility of injury …

Read More »

Focused Faith

Focused Faith

By Dave McAuley “Decide upo n your major definite purpose in life and then organize all your activities around it.” ~ Brian TracyFocused faith is simply being intentional about living out what we claim to believe. With all the distractions in the culture around us, it’s easy to drift into a lifestyle of fuzzy faith. If someone isn’t clear about what …

Read More »

LISTEN UP – Which Hearing Aids Are Best for Me?

LISTEN UP - Which Hearing Aids Are Best for Me?

Contributed by Debbie Clason, staff writer, Healthy Hearing You’ve been diagnosed with hearing loss and the hearing healthcare professional says you’ll benefit from wearing hearing aids, but which devices are best for you? The decision you make will depend greatly on the severity of your hearing loss as well as your health and the lifestyle you lead. Before you sit down …

Read More »

LiliFlow Offers Relief from Evaporative Dry Eye

LiliFlow Offers Relief from Evaporative Dry Eye

By Johnson City Eye Clinic Johnson City Eye Center is now offering an innovative new treatment for dry eye sufferers.  If you are experiencing eye dryness, irritation, light sensitivity, vision fluctuations, contact lens intolerance and eye fatigue, you may be a candidate for the state-of-the-art treatment, Lipiflow®. What causes dry eyes? The surface of the eye is covered in a …

Read More »

Farmer and Rancher Mentorship (F.A.R.M.) The region’s first Farmer and Rancher Mentorship

Farmer and Rancher Mentorship (F.A.R.M.)

By Sylvia Crum Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD), a local non-profit committed to transitioning Appalachia by supporting local agriculture, exploring new economic opportunities and connecting people to healthy food, has partnered with Appalachian RC&D Council and Rural Resources to launch a 200 hour, on-the-farm Farmer and Rancher Mentorship (F.A.R.M.) in northeast TN and southwest VA. F.A.R.M. is a 3 year program, designed …

Read More »

Nashville’s health is failing says new report

Nashville’s health is failing says new report

According to recent news from nashvillehealth.org “Nashville is a thriving, energetic city, in the midst of an economic boom, we have one of the highest rates of employment growth of any large metropolis since the Great Recession. Additionally, we are known globally as an innovative healthcare center. Unfortunately, the overall health of our own population is poor – which, left …

Read More »

Relief from Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Relief from Snoring and Sleep Apnea

By Dr. Angela Shelton National Institutes of Health data show that almost 30% of all males and almost 10% of all females snore while sleeping.  Of those who snore, the majority have some degree of a condition called Obstructive Sleep Apnea.  What does this mean? It means that many of us are NOT getting a good night’s sleep!  But a …

Read More »

Melasma Treatment & Triggers

Melasma Treatment & Triggers

By Casey Watkins, MD Melasma is a common skin problem that usually affects women and people with darker skin tones. Brown to gray-brown patches appear on the cheeks, forehead, chin, nose, and above the upper lip. The exact causes of melasma are unclear, but there are several well-known triggers including sun exposure, pregnancy, and birth control pills. Melasma is often a …

Read More »
error: OOOPS! It\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s a copyrighted material!
Nashville H&W
Middle TN Health and Wellness Magazine moved to www.healthandwellnessnashville.com