Prevention Articles

April 6, 2020
People usually reach the peak of their physical functioning in their 20s and early 30s. After that, things start changing. The rate of the change is individual, and it depends on genetics, lifestyle choices...
March 1, 2020
Enjoying sports and an active lifestyle motivates us to stay healthy and prevent injuries, if possible. Knee injuries such as injuring the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) can be devastating to many athletes and fitness...
December 1, 2019
Stress takes a toll on your quality of life. It can cause emotional and mental difficulties such as anxiety. Also, chronic stress causes physiological changes that can result in ongoing health woes. What are...
December 1, 2019
Millions of Americans — and undoubtedly many of AFM readers — suffer from the debilitating effects of osteoarthritis. But new research and treatments are helping those with OA get active again. We discussed osteoarthritis...
November 8, 2019
Your smile tells the world, “I’m happy to see you!” It speaks volumes about your overall well-being. When researchers discovered the link between periodontal disease, gingivitis and other health woes, given advice included a...
November 1, 2019
Whether it’s a case of the monthlies or the after-effects of scarfing down a bag of chips instead of cooking dinner, water retention can make us feel uncomfortable. Plus, getting on the scale to...
October 1, 2019
Not long ago, it was clear for people to see the areas that were designated for smokers and non-smokers. Nowadays, with cigarettes going from smoke to vapor and from burning to electronic — those...
October 1, 2019
Q: If my vision is fine, do I need to worry about my eyes? A: Yes. Many eye diseases cause no physical symptoms (no eye pain, pressure, discomfort), especially in their early stages, so...
September 1, 2019
Getting outside your comfort zone is valuable. It’s a primary way that the mind and brain reset, learn, grow and develop new insights for your life. There are many ways that we intentionally take...
July 1, 2019
What is your job title and description? I am a Certified Genetic Counselor by training and Director of the Texas Oncology Genetic Risk Evaluation and Testing (GREAT) Program. Genetic counselors are healthcare professionals with...
July 1, 2019
Ailments of the mind are often perceived differently than ailments of the body, yet modern science now understands how connected they are. Physical issues seem more acceptable to talk about, but as mental health...
March 31, 2019
Slowing the clock with the help of Pilates
June 30, 2018
From sports injuries to wholistic medicine we’ve got your go-to doctors who can ensure you’ll be feeling great in no time despite injury, illness, or allergies.
June 20, 2018
What is Cryotherapy?   Cryotherapy is essentially the method of using cold temperatures to induce healing benefits. The process consists of a brief exposure to sub-zero temperatures which rapidly decrease surface skin temperature and...
May 1, 2018
Do you feel bloated—no matter if you have a salad, smoothie, or burger for lunch? It may be more than just what you ate.
May 1, 2018
We sit down with Rocco Bruno, founder of Regenesis Integrative Health Centers, to discuss the process of colon irrigation.
May 1, 2018
Sunscreen has an extensive resume. First off, it protects against uncomfortable and painful sunburns that can peel and blister as well as prevents those cosmetic things like freckles, dark spots, and wrinkles. Most importantly,...
April 1, 2018
We think about one direction for our careers: up. We aspire for fancier titles, salary increases, and an office with a view. This is often done by acquiring skills, knowledge, and experience along the...
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