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Figbromyalgia: Hope & Treatment
Fibromyalgia causes widespread pain, sleep problems, fatigue, and often emotional and mental distress. Carmen shares her story on hope and treatment.
Carmen learns to thrive with diabetes
“My diabetes is more like a flowing river instead of a mountain range now,” Carmen says.
Boost Bone Health
May is Osteoporosis & Prevention Awareness Month.
Is it time for a bone density scan?
As we age, bone density screening tests are important to do because osteoporosis and low bone density increases the risk of fractures and breaks with falls.
Let’s Be Honest about Mental Health
By: Elizabeth @wordsholdhope Elizabeth bravely writes about her mental health journey to help others in their journey. Let’s be honest, no one ever recovered from mental illness without honesty. If you’ve experienced mental illness, you know it can back you into a corner of shame and disgust. It can make you shut down and lose … Continued
Top 5 Tips For Good Sleep
Often overlooked, sleep is key to our health and well-being. Sleep Medicine experts recommend that adults get an average of 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night. Here’s your sleep hygiene guide!
Erin’s Kitchen: Chocolate Overnight Oats
One of my go-to meal prep breakfast options is overnight oats. Loaded with protein, fiber, and healthy fats that will keep your energy stable and satisfaction levels high!
Book Nook: Black History Month
Black History Month honors the contributions, sacrifices, struggles, triumphs and heritage of African Americans who have helped shape our nation. Why February? February was chosen because Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass were born in February. President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation to free slaves and Douglass, a former slave, was a leader in the abolitionist … Continued
Better health looks and feels good!
“It’s not just about losing weight, it’s about becoming more healthy and active. I feel so much healthier. I have so much energy. The weight loss is a bonus,” Suzi Quick says. An accountant at the Mankato Clinic, Suzi joined Enara Health, a new program at Mankato Clinic last March. Enara brings together a medical … Continued
Be active one step at a time
As a physical therapist, I tell my patients that motion is lotion or movement is medicine. Our bodies are made for movement and movement makes them feel better. To become more active daily, follow the mantra: “Move more, sit less.” Next, make a realistic plan to make exercise part of your weekly routine. A mix … Continued