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Health

A Healthier, More Satisfying Second Half of Life: Bone Health

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
This is the eighth in our series (40 Things for Every Woman in Her 40s) of Medical Monday articles intended to be useful to all our readers, but pointed especially toward those in their 40s — that in-between decade in which hormonal change has begun but fertility is still possible. This week the focus is on musculoskeletal health.
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Fitness · Health

Medical Monday: Preparing for Battle Is Vital for Weekend Warriors

By Dr. James F. Wyss, MD, PT
By Dr. James F. Wyss, MD, PT

There is no better medicine than exercise, in my opinion, but choose to do it wisely. Train your body to be able to handle the exercise based activities you want to participate in, take time to warm up and cool down, use your diet to help you prepare for and recover from activity and allow your body time to rest.

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General Medical · Health

Dr. Pat Consults: The Hazards of a Misaligned Spine

By Dr. James F. Wyss, MD, PT
By Patricia Yarberry Allen, MD and James F. Wyss, MD, PT

Kyphosis, or roundback posture, refers to an increased curvature of the spine from front to back. It has known causes, and can become progressively worse with time. Kyphosis is more common in women. It is often feared, since it causes a loss of height and poor posture. Severe khyposis is associated with health impairments that include pain, neurological problems, digestive problems, or even difficulty breathing.

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