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6 Healthy Habits for Women & Why You Should Start Them Today

Being healthy is about so much more than not getting sick. In fact, figuring out how to be healthy is just as much about being happy, physically fit, mentally healthy, and socially well-adjusted as it is about avoiding disease and illness. Good health means having more energy, feeling strong and capable, not experiencing chronic pain or illness, and physical, mental, and emotional well-being. But living a healthy life doesn’t always come naturally, so here are six tips on how to be healthy and maintain lasting good health habits.

Hormonal Imbalance: 9 Signs & Symptoms to Keep on Your Radar [Infographic]

Hormone balance is vital to women’s health. Your mood, cravings, weight loss/gain, and sex drive can all be a result of these messengers. When your body becomes unbalanced, it is subject to nutrient inadequacies, stress, and toxic influences. How do you know if you have a symptom of a hormone imbalance? I’m covering some of the common signs below.

Women are Different and Should be Medically Treated as Such

There is a multitude of health conditions and medical issues that affect women only or that affect women differently from men. Because of this, men and women do need unique medical care. Unfortunately, there are a few areas in the healthcare world where women don’t get the help, medical attention, or resources they need.

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Eight Eye-Opening Women's Health Stats

When you look at women’s health statistics, you'll notice a lot of cause and effect. Similarly, when you look at women’s health and disease prevention, you'll notice many themes that appear. Leading an overall healthy life can drastically reduce your risk of most common diseases. Here are eight eye-opening statistics that demonstrate the importance of a healthy lifestyle.

5 Common Signs of Hormonal Imbalance

What surprises a lot of people is that hormonal imbalances can affect both men and women – and of all ages. And although there are types of imbalances that are gender specific, I see many patients in Central Minnesota who are able to successfully treat hormonal imbalances with minor changes.

Welcome Eric Greene, RN, CNP, to Our Preventative Healthcare Team

Please welcome Eric Greene, the newest member of the Williams Integracare team. While Eric joins us as a Registered Nurse and Certified Nurse Practitioner, he originally planned to attend physical therapy school. Learn more about Eric and his lifelong passion for helping people below. 

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How Do I Know if I'm Starting Menopause?

Menopause and menopause symptoms are an eventuality for all women. This biological inevitability is something every woman will go through at some point. And yet there are still many women who don’t know what it is, recognize the symptoms, or know how to tell if they're starting menopause.

6 Women's Health FAQs

Women’s health is an important issue at every stage of life, and you are ultimately responsible for managing and maintaining your own properly. Luckily, there are plenty of people, resources, and healthcare practitioners who can help you maintain your health. Not only is this important to you, but also your partner, children, friends, and loved ones. Here are six common women’s health questions, and things you can do to maintain overall health.

5 Reasons to Never Miss your Annual Exam or Physical

The annual physical exam plays an important role in your health, and there are a number of reasons why you should book and attend a physical every year. Specifically, regular physicals are essential for overall good health and to screen for and prevent disease. No matter who you are or what your medical records look like, here are five great reasons to never miss an adult physical exam.

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The DMR Method: Patient Case Studies of an Innovative Treatment Option

Today, I'm sharing with you two case studies on individuals who were treated using the DMR Method. One sought treatment to alleviate migraine headaches, and the other patient experienced severe neck and back pain radiating to the arm. If you're just learning about this advanced, nonsurgical care for neck and back pain, take a moment to learn a little bit about what the DRM Method is