Symptoms of a Sleep Disorder

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Sleep disorders are fairly common; one in three Americans experience the symptoms of a sleep disorder in their lifetime. Both children and adults can suffer from sleep disorders. Lack of sleep due to sleep disorders can have negative repercussions on other aspects of a person’s health. Someone with a sleep disorder is more likely to develop other

What is Joint Replacement Surgery?

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Our joints are meant to protect our bones from rubbing together when they move. Sometimes joint cartilage becomes worn down or damaged due to injury or disease. When this happens, the bones can’t move smoothly, which often results in pain, swelling, and immobility. Treatment If joint problems like this are left untreated, they can become debilitating.  Often,

Joint Replacement Surgery at Crisp Regional Hospital

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Joint replacement surgery is one of the most common and helpful surgeries available to people with joint pain or joint disease.  Crisp Regional Hospital diagnoses joint problems in patients and can help form a plan for each patient about the best options for treatment. If surgery is recommended, the team at Crisp Regional hospital will walk through

Keys and Benefits of Consistent Hydration

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Staying hydrated throughout your day plays an important role in many aspects of your health and wellbeing. Many people have grown up hearing that they should drink 6 to 8 glasses of water per day. While that is partially true, the reality is that everyone needs different amounts of water. Drinking enough water has many

Helpful Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Weight

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The holidays are over, and you’re trying to get back in the rhythm of eating well. It’s not uncommon to put on a few extra pounds right before the new year with all the sweets and holiday parties.  It often feels good to be back into a healthy routine. Below are some tips on how

How to Get More Rest and Have More Energy

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January is the perfect time to start fresh and be intentional about living a healthy lifestyle. Contrary to what you might think, living healthily doesn’t have to require drastic life changes. Usually, you just need to make some small healthy habits that will keep your life organized and healthy. Start with breakfast Start your day

How to Deal with Mental Stress During Christmas

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Despite the joy of the Christmas season, many people experience mental health problems that often get overlooked or pushed aside. The holiday season brings with it a lot of stress due to full calendars and keeping up with obligations and expectations. And although many people get to spend Christmas with their families and friends, Christmas is a

Diabetes Month

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November is National Diabetes Month. Diabetes causes health problems like kidney disease, nerve damage, and blindness. It is also one of the leading causes of death nationally. Over 80 million people in the U.S. are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. However, with certain changes in diet and exercise habits, type 2 diabetes can be prevented.

Home Care and Hospice Month

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November is hospice and homecare appreciation month. It is an opportunity to thank all of the nurses, therapists, social workers, and home care aides who dedicate time and care to the patients and families they serve. These people are important to our health care system, and the work they do gives peace and comfort to thousands of patients and