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Does Alcohol Affect Sleep?

Oct 23, 2018 by Total Access Medical

The negative health consequences of alcohol are numerous. From more alarming outcomes such as cancer to more "cosmetic" inconveniences such as premature signs of aging, alcoholic beverages seem to hide a range of toxic effects that can slowly take a toll on our health.

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How Does Alcohol Affect Your Sleep?

Oct 10, 2018 by Total Access Medical

The negative health consequences of alcohol are numerous. From more alarming outcomes such as cancer to more "cosmetic" inconveniences such as premature signs of aging, alcoholic beverages seem to hide a range of toxic effects that can slowly take a toll on our health.

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Does Olive Oil Reduce Risk of Alzheimer's Disease?

Aug 29, 2018 by Total Access Medical

The health benefits of olive oil are unrivaled, and research reveals more benefits nearly every day. In fact, we are only just beginning to understand the countless ways olive oil can improve our health, and our lives.

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Tips To Help Prevent Unhealthy Food Cravings

Aug 22, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Americans' reliance on processed foods and snacks is undoubtedly one of the main factors driving our skyrocketing obesity and disease rates

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As An Older Adult, What Health Screenings Do I Need?

Aug 06, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Preventive health screenings offered by your primary care physician can help you catch and further prevent the spread of conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer while they are the still in the development stages. But many Americans skip these life-saving screenings. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, almost one in five men (18%) 55 years and older have never received the recommended screening for colon cancer. Even worse, 55 percent of men are skipping health screenings altogether. And yet another survey conducted by NBC News discovered that approximately 8 million women had not had a cervical cancer screening in five years. If you’re not sure what health screenings you need, the information in this post will help.

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How Does Alcohol Affect Your Sleep?

Jun 11, 2018 by Total Access Medical

The negative health consequences of alcohol are numerous. From more alarming outcomes such as cancer to more "cosmetic" inconveniences such as premature signs of aging, alcoholic beverages seem to hide a range of toxic effects that can slowly take a toll on our health.

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Tips for Healthy Aging

Apr 20, 2018 by Total Access Medical

geriatric-doctor.pngPeople in the U.S. are living longer than ever before. Many seniors live active and healthy lives but there's no getting around one thing: as we age, our bodies and minds change.

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8 Everyday Things That Age You

Jul 31, 2017 by William Kirkpatrick

While ageing is an inevitable part of life, how quickly or well you age depends on many different factors. Although there are some obvious causes of premature ageing, there are many seemingly harmless things that can also add on the years. And besides, no one wants to grow old before their time. 

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Do You Skip Breakfast? You Could Be At Risk For Multiple Health Problems

Jul 28, 2017 by William Kirkpatrick

Have you heard of the saying, "you are what you eat?" Well, studies indicate that when you eat may be just as important as what you eat. 

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8 Signs You Should Stop Exercising Now

Jul 17, 2017 by William Kirkpatrick

Being as physically active as possible protects your health. The benefits of physical activity far outweigh any potential risk, but it is not always a good idea. So, the advice is to just listen to your body.

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