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IMMUNIZATIONS

Immunizations are significant for optimal health. Immunization is the process of exposing the immune system to either live pathogens or inactive pathogen substances known as antigens. Once the body is exposed, the immune system stores this information for further exposures and the ablility to illicit a quick and effective response, …

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STRUGGLING WITH A LOVED ONE INFLICTED WITH ALZHEIMER?S?

WHAT IS ALZHEIMER?S? Alzheimer?s is a gradual progressive disease affecting both cognition and behavior. It is a cause of dementia. Projections display one in five will have Alzheimer?s by 2050. Currently, the most prominent risk factor is age with almost one-half of the individuals > eight-five. It is also more …

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Surviving the Fog, Sweat and Tears of Perimenopause

When I began working with women and bioidentical hormone replacement, I could never have envisioned where it?s taken me. I?ve worked with thousands of women (and men) helping them regain their vitality and joy for life, reclaim their memory and step out of the fog, feel youthful and look better. …

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Male Infertility

Male Infertility

Most people think women are usually responsible for infertility. In reality, infertility is often linked to health problems with men. About 40 percent of conception problems are attributed to male infertility. Causes of Male Infertility Varicocele: This is a condition that affects approximately 40 percent of infertile males. It is …

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ALCOHOL AWARENESS

By Kimberly Hoff, Pharm D, BCPS, BCACP, CDE Alcohol is the most common drug used in United States following caffeine. In fact, in 2008, 21.7 gallons of beer beverages per capita and 2.5 gallons of wine beverages per capita were consumed based on the United States Department of Agriculture, Economic …

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Using Integrative Sports Therapies Gets the Job Done

Just 4 months and 3 weeks after her ACL tear surgery, (September 20, 2012), Charisse Williams was back on the basketball courts with Westminster as of February 6, 2013. Charisse, out of Ellisville, Missouri was back on the courts practicing with her team January 15, 2013. The doctors, coaches and …

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How happy are YOU? What does that tell YOU?

At Pounds and Inches Away in Creve Coeur we provide solutions that support our clients desire to achieve permanent weight loss.? Weight loss followed by wellness can be symbolized by imagining yourself wrapped in a cocoon and later emerging as a butterfly metaphorically. It seems we all self-medicate for the …

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Caring for the Caregiver of an Aging Senior

You are a family member of your senior loved one. You are loving and close by, so you are, sometimes by default, the primary caregiver. You?re not paid, but it often feels like you should be. Family members and professionals, like doctors and accountants, rely on you to be there …

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HEALTH – WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE HEALTHY?

By Kimberly Hoff, Pharm D, BCPS, BCACP, CDE – It?s the beginning of a New Year and the pressures of resolutions, what better recommendation than to achieve a year of health. Health encompasses physical, mental, social, spiritual, and emotional balance. Let us break it down. GIVE ME AN H: HOME …

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