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Preventative Care: Putting Your Health First

There are many reasons we make appointments to see our doctors. While some adults only go to the doctor when we are experiencing a problem, the prospect of establishing a routine of annual visits with…

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HEALTHCURRENTS – Take Action: Fight the Flu

This month on HealthCurrents we discuss flu symptoms and prevention. As #FluFighters, we truly care about protecting our patients and ourselves from the spread of flu viruses every season. Washing hands often, covering coughs/sneezes and…

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HEALTHCURRENTS – Alzheimer’s: Signs & Symptoms

Alzheimer’s: Signs & Symptoms Over five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. This number is expected to triple by 2050. This year alone, the cost for caring with those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias is…

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How migraine and mini stroke affect stroke risk

Stroke symptoms can be deceivingly similar to symptoms of other neurological conditions. From vision problems and nausea to severe headaches and sound sensitivity, how can you know whether your symptoms are fleeting…

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HEALTHCURRENTS – Stroke: Every Second Counts

For someone suffering a stroke, time is critical. The sooner you are diagnosed, assessed and receive treatment, the less damage will occur. This month on HealthCurrents we speak with Dr. Bruce Dodt about the symptoms…

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Know the Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Memory Loss that prevents or disrupts daily life. Difficulty doing familiar routine tasks. Withdrawal from usual activities or social events. Changes in mood or personality Problems with words both speaking and writing. Confusion with time, dates and places. Decreased or poor judgement.

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Tips for Caregivers

Educate yourself about the progression of the disease. This will help you understand some why your loved one is acting the way they are. Engage in their favorite pastimes, such as cooking a family recipe or looking through family photos. Remember to take time for yourself. Your mental and physical health…

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HealthCurrents – Alzheimer’s Caregiver Tips

Over five million Americans live with Alzheimer’s Disease and that number does not reflect the impact it has on their caregivers and loved ones. That number is only expected to grow. By 2050, the number of…

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