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June: Men’s Health Month

June: Men’s Health Month

By Dr. Melissa Mitchell, DC, CFMP The month of June is a time in which fathers are celebrated, so it is fitting that June is also the time in which we honor men’s health.  A health issue on the forefront of male health is the depletion of testosterone. The litany of...

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Neuropathy Awareness Week

Neuropathy Awareness Week

Diabetic Neuropathy: Pathophysiology and Therapeutic Approaches By Dr. Melissa Mitchell, DC, CFMP Peripheral Neuropathy Awareness Week is observed in early May each year. An estimated 30 million people in the United States alone experience symptoms of peripheral...

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Lipids and Labs: Fat for Thought

Lipids and Labs: Fat for Thought

By Dr. Melissa Mitchell, DC, CFMP The American Heart Association has existed since 1924, and since its inception has facilitated funding for groundbreaking research and heart health awareness based on the efforts of doctors,...

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February: American Heart Month

February: American Heart Month

With American Heart Month well underway, there’s no better time to become more informed about heart disease - the number 1 cause of death in America and worldwide. Unfortunately, there remains a great deal of misunderstanding among the general public regarding heart...

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January: National Glaucoma Awareness Month

January: National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma is a leading cause of irreversible blindness around the world. The most common form of glaucoma in the US and worldwide is age related, open-angle glaucoma, which is the form most typically identified when discussing the disease.1 Over time, a buildup of...

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