According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 50-70 million Americans suffer from a sleep disorder. One of the most common sleep disorders is obstructive sleep apnea. It afflicts at least 25 million adults in the United States. Sleep apnea is a serious disease that can cause you to stop breathing up to hundreds of times per night for anywhere from a few seconds to more than a minute. Untreated sleep apnea can increase the risk for several other health problems, such as high blood pressure, stroke and diabetes.
Long-time Valparaiso resident Ruth Born’s life and experiences as a pitcher in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League are highlighted in the 2018 edition of Life Care LEADER magazine, a publication of Life Care Centers of America.
More and more people are choosing chiropractic care for their pack pain and other issues. In fact, they are leaving their traditional medical practices with their pills and surgeries, and opting for the all-natural, non-invasive practice of chiropractic. So why this seemingly sudden exodus over to chiropractic care? It seems that there are several potential reasons.
St. Mary Medical Center of Hobart has become the first hospital in Northwest Indiana to offer robot-assisted, partial and total knee replacements using the Mako Robotic Arm-Assisted Surgery System. This latest advancement in knee replacement surgery benefits patients by providing a personalized surgical experience that can help shorten recovery time and reduce pain following the procedure.
Only the most compassionate senior care centers hire the employees to truly match their level of commitment. At Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center, employees go above and beyond the norm to provide the best possible care for their residents. Aside from their dedication, the level of empathy they give to each aspect of their job shows.
Chesterton has an exciting new option available for those needing a good workout in a short amount of time! Fit Body Boot Camp Chesterton recently opened its doors to host their signature high-energy group workouts.
Health Insurance. To some, those are scary words, but to Mike Telesky, Vice President of Key Account Sales and Account Management at UnitedHealthcare, they represent a fulfilling career. With plenty of opportunities to help others, the career presents him with a chance to have more than just a job.
On Tuesday, Community Healthcare System’s Valparaiso Health Center of St. Mary Medical Center played host to one of the Region’s biggest health fairs of the year: the Porter County TRIAD Health Expo. With dozens of vendors, free continental breakfast and lunch, and several health and safety, the event helped visitors to learn more about senior healthcare services around the Region.
On Saturday morning, the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center of Methodist Hospitals hosted their 6th Annual Pink Party.
Every day millions of people use chiropractic care to help manage pain, correct certain health conditions, and to live a healthier, more mobile life – and there are some very famous faces among them. A number of celebrities use chiropractic on a regular basis. Here are three very different people with very different reasons for seeing a chiropractor.
“Snakes are the only pet that really hug you back,” said Dr. Courtney Harsy, Vale Park Animal Hospital’s newest veterinarian. “A lot of people don’t realize how much personality reptiles have. A lot of first-time reptile owners are surprised by how personable their bearded dragon is.”