With temperatures on the rise, it’s crucial to stay hydrated and replenish your electrolytes. Whether you exercise intensely or your child participates in an outdoor sport or you’re a construction worker with a physically demanding job, you’re at risk of dehydration and electrolyte depletion.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine states that 40 percent of adult men and 24 percent of adult woman are habitual snorers. This common phenomenon can be very disruptive to family members’ sleep and can often cause loved ones to sleep in a separate room. What many people may not know is that snoring may be a risk factor for heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and many other health problems.
WASHINGTON — When World War I began in 1914, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed U.S. neutrality. Then in 1917, he sent U.S. troops to Europe. After the war, he worked to create a lasting peace, and in 1919, he won the Nobel Peace Prize.
The Ahwatukee Community Swim and Tennis Center swim team program (33 years and running) is one of the most successful summer programs in the Valley. The summer recreational swim team is for 6-12 year olds, and a new program for 13-18 year olds. The goal for all Tidal Wave swimmers is to become proficient in all four strokes and learn sound workout habits. Pre-season Saturday practices began May 3. The regular season is June 2–July 25.
Alliance Bank of Arizona employees took part in the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk on March 29. Team members raised close to $4,000, surpassing team goals. The American Heart Association also exceeded its financial goal of $1.2 million by over $20,000. All proceeds go to help prevent, treat and defeat heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases that are the nation’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers.
KK Limbhasut of Loma Linda, Calif., birdied No. 18 to capture the title at the Winn Grips Heather Farr Classic hosted by Longbow Golf Club with an 8-under-par 205, while Stephanie Lau of Fullerton, Calif., carded a 7-under-par 206 to win the Girls Division by one stroke.
Being a work day and living in Ahwatukee Foothills I didn’t have time to make it to City Square Church in downtown Phoenix, so I attended the nearby Mountain View Lutheran Church Good Friday service during lunch. Half way through the meditation sermons all seemed ordinary until Senior Pastor Glenn Zorb exhibited stroke like symptoms. From that point on the service was anything but normal for me, it became impactful!
When Mary's elderly mother, Lucy, had to leave the town she had spent her life in, and the home she loved, she was devastated. Mary had asked her mother, who was growing frail, with fading memory, to come live with her.
You would think that a former state senator would understand that you have to cobble together a majority if you want to change things. Tom Patterson (Feb. 25 guest commentary, “GOP ineptitude is exhausting its base”) apparently didn’t get the memo.
La Estancia Nursing and Rehab is pleased to offer a preventive health event. Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, will host their non-invasive and painless health screenings on Friday, March 7.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the No. 1 cause of morbidity and mortality in the U.S. CVD is one of the most misdiagnosed and mistreated conditions in medicine. The top risk factors for CVD include hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes and obesity, a.k.a. diobesity, and smoking, which are poorly treated and often with toxic pharmaceutical drugs. Many physicians fail to measure or are completely unaware of the other risk factors and, therefore, do not treat them.
What would you think if you woke one morning and you noticed in the mirror that half of your face looked strange? By strange, I mean you couldn’t blink one eye and your lips, mouth and tongue didn’t move properly. In short, one side of your face was paralyzed. Would you be concerned that you were having a stroke? Most people would naturally be very scared and concerned that a stroke was indeed occurring.