April 21, 2018 - Saturday
Breaking News

Recent Posts

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 »

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 »

Cancer & Fatigue – How Park Terrace Assisted Living Can Help!

Cancer & Fatigue

What can be done to help those who are fighting the ultimate battle? Cancer and the treatments used to help us survive, such as chemotherapy, radiation, and biologic therapy, can cause extreme fatigue. Many patients describe this as feeling tired, weak, heavy, slow, or as having no energy. Fatigue related to cancer is different from fatigue that healthy people feel. …

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 »

Moles and Freckles and Skin Tags, Oh My!

Moles and Freckles and Skin Tags, Oh My!

By John Osborne, D.O. Health System Encourages Education and Awareness The past two decades have brought us a significant amount of information on skin cancer: who is at risk, what it looks like, and how to avoid it. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S., with more than 3 million people diagnosed each year. With increased …

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 »

It’s Shorts Season! Are you Ready?

It's Shorts Season! Are you Ready?

Presented by West Tennessee Vein Center at the Cardiovascular Clinic of West TN It’s that time of year again! Temperatures are warming up and hemlines are about to get shorter. Many of us are stepping up our workout routines and getting ready for vacations, but what about the issues that exercise and eating correctly can’t fix? Do you have varicose veins? …

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