Don’t ignore bladder control problems

Posted by CarePoint Health on Jul 29, 2015 2:00:00 PM

If you see your gynecologist for regular check-ups, chances are high that you have discussed bladder control. Urinary incontinence, or loss of bladder control, is an extremely common condition that affects millions of women of all ages. But, due to embarrassment or discomfort, some women don’t tell their physician about the problem right away and continue to live with bothersome symptoms.

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Topics: OBGYN, Women's health

4 tips to beat workout boredom

Posted by CarePoint Health on Jul 29, 2015 9:30:00 AM

We all know exercise is great for the body. Whether you’re trying to get in better shape or you’re taking care of yourself after bariatric surgery, everyone needs physical activity to be at their best. But, it’s easy to get into a rut and to get bored with your workout, which can be very discouraging to those with long-term goals. If you dread exercising or it feels too much like a chore, perhaps all you need is a few tweaks to make exercise more fun and exciting.

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Topics: Bariatrics, Exercise, Health

Easy habits that are good for you

Posted by CarePoint Health on Jul 28, 2015 12:00:00 PM

You probably know that a healthy diet, regular exercise, and regular health care are the key components to living a healthy lifestyle. But beyond these, there are some simple, even fun, activities you can do to keep your health at its best.

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Topics: Exercise, Nutrition, Health, Primary care

10 healthy eating habits you should adopt

Posted by CarePoint Health on Jul 28, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Adopting healthy eating habits often comes down to educating yourself and your family on the nutrition facts of the foods you love. Although sweets and junk food can be agonizingly tempting, learning about healthier alternatives and introducing them into your diet can do a lot of good.

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Topics: Bariatrics, Nutrition, Health, Diabetes

Weight-loss story: Comedienne Lisa Lampanelli feels 19 again

Posted by CarePoint Health on Jul 27, 2015 3:00:00 PM

Lisa Lampanelli is known for her racy and controversial stand-up style of comedy. In 2012, she decided to undergo bariatric weight-loss surgery at a weight of 248 pounds. Now, the 53-year old comedienne celebrates her loss of more than 100 pounds and newfound energy.

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Topics: Bariatrics, Nutrition, Health

How birth control can clear your skin

Posted by CarePoint Health on Jul 27, 2015 2:00:00 PM

For women who struggle with persistent acne, it seems there is no perfect cure. Plenty of creams and potions for breakouts flood the store shelves, but they are often ineffective or have undesirable side effects like skin dehydration.

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Topics: OBGYN, Women's health

5 benefits of bariatric surgery

Posted by CarePoint Health on Jul 27, 2015 9:30:00 AM

Bariatric surgery has a long track record of success. In fact, more data continues to emerge about the many health benefits of this procedure for people who have been battling obesity. If you or a loved one are considering weight-loss surgery, it’s time to learn about some of the many ways it can change lives.

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Topics: Bariatrics, Nutrition, Health, Diabetes

Take time to take care of yourself

Posted by CarePoint Health on Jul 24, 2015 3:00:00 PM

It’s no secret that women today are often stretched to the max. Many women have regular jobs outside the home, care for children and coordinate their activities, may be taking care of aging parents, and have additional responsibilities for friends or volunteer organizations. No wonder there seems to be zero time for yourself!

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Topics: OBGYN, Women's health, Exercise, Health

5 ways to burn more calories throughout your day

Posted by CarePoint Health on Jul 24, 2015 9:30:00 AM

When you’re trying to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight, every calorie counts. Many factors contribute to weight gain beyond diet and exercise, including genetics, stress levels, hormones, and more. But one basic rule can help almost anyone lose weight: burn more calories than you consume.

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Topics: Bariatrics, Exercise, Health

4 simple ways to keep your mind sharp

Posted by CarePoint Health on Jul 23, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Most of us know the frustration of misplacing the car keys or forgetting someone’s name. Although these types of lapses are normal, many people are concerned about diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s. This has led to a number of “brain exercise” websites and tools that promise to make you forget less and stay sharp.

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Topics: Primary care, Mental health

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