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If you’re like most people, you think about hormones and mental health as something that mostly affects women. What most people don’t know is that both women and men are affected by hormone imbalances. Hormones are chemicals produced by your endocrine system. These hormones affect nearly every aspect of your life: metabolism (weight loss or...
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Kettle Ball Weights
If you read our last blog, you know that building muscle mass isn’t about entering body-building contests or looking good in a swimsuit. Building lean muscle mass plays a major role in your overall health by: Improving your heart health Improving your balance and reducing your risk of injuries Increasing your strength and bone health...
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man flexing muscle
You know exercise is important, even if you don’t make it to the gym. But many people don’t know why building muscle mass matters. Strength training isn’t just about having big biceps or being able to lift that huge box from Amazon. Strength training is an important part of your overall fitness; it increases your...
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There are so many options for reversing hair loss available. And it’s no surprise why – losing your hair is a sign of aging. The endless search for the fountain of youth has created a massive market for serums, supplements, and even surgeries that promise to reverse the aging process. But one cutting edge hair...
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Banana at the beach.
This is the second article in a two-part series focusing on skin cancer prevention and the impacts of the sun on your skin. At Duke City Health, we’re here to help you when you’re sick, and we love to talk prevention so that you stay healthy (and don’t get sick!) – that includes protecting your...
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Retro suntan lotion advertisement.
This is the first article in a two-part series focusing on skin cancer prevention and the impacts of the sun on your skin. Did you know that every year more people are diagnosed with skin cancer than all other cancers combined? Overall, one in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer by age 70;...
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Prevent heatstroke
It’s almost summer – that time of year most closely associated with endless fun in the sun. But that shiny friend in the sky could quickly become your enemy if you’re not careful. Before you overdo it, take a few steps to stay safe and prevent heatstroke so you can let the good times continue...
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sleep problem consultation
You understand Why Getting Enough Sleep Really Does Matter. You’ve read our blog post on What You Can Do to Get a Better Night’s Sleep. But, you still can’t sleep. It’s time to come in for a visit with the doctors at Duke Health. Lots of people are afraid to talk to us, for fear...
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Are you one of the 33%? That’s the percentage of Americans who don’t get seven to nine hours of sleep a night. If you read our last blog, Why Getting Enough Sleep Really Does Matter, you know that getting enough sleep is critical for your health, well-being, and productivity. It’s frustrating when you can’t get...
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Couple possibly facing alzheimer's disease
Science has been exploring the link between sub-optimal hormone levels in women—and more recently, men!—and Alzheimer’s disease (AD), and other cognitive function diseases like the overarching category of dementia. The results are in… When hormone levels are balanced, the risk of diseases like Alzheimer’s and Dementia can be significantly reduced. An article posted in the...
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