WHAT YOUR PEE IS TELLING YOU

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By Everyday Health Guest Columnist Troy Sukkarieh, MD, Published Apr 6, 2015 There is no perfect urine. Your quality and quantity of your urine can change based on your health and lifestyle. However, it’s important to know what is normal for you. This way, you can relay any serious or bothersome changes to your doctor. Urine has been a useful … [Read more...]

PHYSICAL THERAPY

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by Stacy Hennis, PT, C/NDT New Beginning Physical Therapy, Inc “You get what you pay for.”Decide wisely on where to spend your health care dollars and your time. Many people are familiar with traditional physical therapy, especially after a surgery. Unfortunately, not enough people think of physical therapy for wellness and prevention, or … [Read more...]

IF YOU CHOOSE TO BE THE PRIMARY CAREGIVER FOR YOUR ILL SPOUSE

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Making the decision to provide care at home for your spouse is a huge decision that affects both spouses, and all others in the family. The well spouse will find that it is one of the most demanding tasks s/he has ever undertaken. The commitment is major, and cannot be taken lightly. Once the choice is made to be responsible for in-home care, … [Read more...]

FDA APPROVES NORTHERA TO TREAT NEUROGENIC ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION

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For Immediate Release: Feb. 18, 2014 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Northera capsules (droxidopa) for the treatment of neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (NOH). NOH is a rare, chronic and often debilitating drop in blood pressure upon standing that is associated with Parkinson’s disease, multiple-system atrophy, and pure … [Read more...]

TRANSCRANIAL DIRECT CURRENT STIMULATION (tDCS)

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by Stacy Hennis, PT, Owner of New Beginnings Physical Therapy Newer research is showing the benefits of using a weak electrical signal through the brain to help with all body functions. Studies have examined, with positive results, everything from depression, sleep, motor problems, addiction, cognitive tasks, speech…the list goes on. By either … [Read more...]