Your body tends to break down as you age. In your 40s, it is likely you will start to feel the first aches and pains that come with the wear and tear you put on your joints and muscles. Did you know there are treatment options to help slow or possibly stop that degeneration? Dr.
Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease We all have moments of forgetting things, but when is it time to be concerned that a loved one’s forgetfulness is turning into something more? “The number one sign for Alzheimer’s/dementia is the gradual, insidious progression of cognitive loss,” says Dr. John Webb, lead physician in Neurology at St. Elizabeth Healthcare.
This year in the Tri-State area, it feels like we skipped spring and went straight to summer. Without a gradual warmup for our bodies to get used to, it’s more important than ever to focus on staying hydrated as the temperature continues to climb. Whether you are training for a marathon, playing a round of
Giving birth is a deeply personal and life-changing event. The team at the St. Elizabeth Healthcare Family Birth Place is committed to empowering you to make your birth experience as personalized and natural as you desire. “Natural childbirth is a wonderfully empowering option for women, but it’s important to be prepared and to select a
For many musicians, keeping their body in excellent shape is part of their job. But what can be done when an injury happens? Conditions affecting musicians can range from soreness and pain to an injury that impacts their ability to play and perform as scheduled. Just as learning an instrument requires special training and expertise,
Summer is finally here! It is time to get outside, get moving and absorb some vitamin D. While you’re enjoying the sun, you can add even more nutrients by eating some summer superfoods while they are available fresh, locally. Rachel Wagner, MS, LD, a licensed dietitian at the St. Elizabeth Physicians Weight Management Center tells
A new life thanks to LINX For Northern Kentucky resident Patricia Pillion, severe acid reflux was affecting every aspect of her life – work, eating, even sleep. “I’d wake up in the middle of the night and food would be coming up. I’d sleep propped up by three pillows just to try to keep everything
For many parents, traveling with a new baby can be stressful. Add in the fact that adjusting to regular life with a newborn can be a bit overwhelming – it’s enough to make you want to stay home until your newborn starts kindergarten! Don’t fear – the experts at St. Elizabeth Healthcare have you covered.
Tammy Godman was only 36 when she felt a lump in her breast. Although she was too young for a recommended mammogram, she regularly did self-checks. Tammy said, “I have always worked in the medical field. In fact, I even worked in a mammography office once so I would regularly check for anything different.” It
As an athlete, it is inevitable that at some point you will experience an injury. Whether it is a minor deep tissue bruise or something that requires surgery, cryotherapy can aid in recovery and pain management. “Using cold or ice on an injury is beneficial in helping to control swelling, reduce bleeding and it may