Health + Wellness

Read the latest posts from Pardee providers, covering a variety of health topics and perspectives on medical news in support of a healthier, happier community.

Is Sunless Tanning Safe?

We all know to avoid the sun’s rays, but what do you do if you still want a summery glow? Sunless tanning is a popular

Stay Healthy at Your Desk

Do you have aches and pains from sitting at a desk for hours a day? Read on for some simple ergonomic changes to your desk

Are CBD products safe?

In recent years, CBD products have gained significant popularity for their potential health benefits, ranging from pain management to anxiety relief. As interest in these

How to Get Your Digestion Back on Track

Everyone experiences digestive issues occasionally. But there are ways to reduce uncomfortable symptoms like heartburn, indigestion, gas, constipation and diarrhea. Here are some tips for

10 Common Health Myths

From old wives’ tales to internet rumors, there’s no shortage of misinformation that can lead us astray when it comes to our well-being. In this

Signs of a Thyroid Disorder

Having a thyroid disorder can affect your energy, weight, sleep, mood and even fertility. Thyroid disorders are more common in women than in men and


It’s Never Too Late to Quit Smoking

Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer-related death in both men and women. According to the American Cancer Society, smoking causes one in


What Can Physical Therapy Do for You?

Even if you have never had chronic pain or been prescribed pain medication, physical therapy can help relieve discomfort from an injury, illness or surgery,


Preventing Falls at Home

Millions of people 65 and over fall every year, and an estimated one in five incidents cause serious injury. And while more than one out


How to Promote Healthy Aging

Our health and lifestyle change as we age and enter new phases of life. Making it a priority to proactively take care of your physical


Breastfeeding Tips for New Mothers

Many new moms are anxious about breastfeeding but want to give their baby the best start. Breastfeeding is one of the best things mothers can


Why Are Men More Prone to Hernias

People of all ages and genders are susceptible to developing hernias. Men experience inguinal hernias at a staggeringly higher rate than women. According to studies,

Summer hydration tips

6 Ways to Stay Hydrated This Summer

Staying hydrated is crucial throughout the year, especially during the hot summer months when dehydration becomes more prevalent. Our bodies are composed of approximately 60%


Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

There is a misconception that if a person is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, nothing can be done. While there is no cure, there are medications


Osteoporosis and a Bone-healthy Diet

It’s critical to take good care of your bones. They support your internal organs, aid in movement and balance, and transfer vital minerals like calcium


Let’s Talk About Mental Illness

Mental illness and suicide often frequent the news, yet unfortunately, these conditions are still not talked about openly and honestly in many families and communities.


10 Ways to Make Comfort Food Healthier

Many comfort food dishes evoke memories of loved ones and good times. While creamy, fried, or sugary treats can soothe frazzled emotions temporarily and are


Get a Better Night’s Sleep

It’s recommended that adults get seven to eight hours of sleep a night. However, if you wake up from eight hours of sleep feeling tired,


How to Curb Emotional Eating

When we feel stressed, many of us turn to food for comfort. It may remind us of happy memories, celebrations, or childhood. While food is


7 Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

Knowing your cholesterol numbers can save your life. Read on to learn how cholesterol affects your health, how to maintain healthy cholesterol levels and when

Silent Heart Attacks

What is a Silent Heart Attack?

One in five heart attacks is “silent,” meaning it goes unrecognized because it doesn’t have the well-known heart attack symptoms of chest pain, upper body