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Women’s Brain Health

Women’s Brain Health

According to the Women’s Brain Health Initiative, almost 70% of new Alzheimer’s sufferers will be women. Evidence suggests that the “use it or lose it” philosophy applies to brain function. Try these mentally stimulating exercises daily to help reduce the risk of cognitive decline and related diseases!

Wellness & You: Me Time!

Wellness & You: Me Time!

Is your body screaming for a makeover? Are you looking for a little peace in your life, a little “me” time? Do you ever feel like you are the last person on the totem pole? You are a mom, an employee, a wife/partner, and chief cook and bottle washer! It seems likes it’s impossible to take care of our minds and bodies when so much is demanded of us. The best way for woman to take care of others is to look out and care for ourselves. These tips from Melly Blankin, mother, personal trainer and life coach can help you to look out for yourself and incorporate a little exercise and stress relief in your life.

Sun Smarts: SPF

Sun Smarts: SPF

We see it in our lotions, make-up, and even in some clothing. But what exactly does the Sun Protection Factor (SPF) indicate, and how can you determine the best level for you?

Lifestyle Lessons: Getting Fit & Healthy

Lifestyle Lessons: Getting Fit & Healthy

According to America’s Health Rankings, 28% of the US population is estimated to be obese, with a body mass index (BMI) of 30.0 or higher, almost 10% of the population reports having diabetes or pre-diabetes and 26% of adults age 18+ report doing no physical activity or exercise other than their regular job in the last 30 days.

Summerville, SC resident Kelly Wimer was part of another unhealthy statistic, suffering from low self-esteem until she decided to make changes and take control of her health. Kelly teamed up with reForm Studio‘s owner and personal trainer, Katrina Cobb, and beat the odds to become her most fabulous self.

Heart Health

Heart Health

Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the nation and the leading cause of disability among women. Preventing disease by making healthy choices is key to keeping your heart healthy.

 

Don’t Let Your Teeth Get the Summertime Ewws!

Don’t Let Your Teeth Get the Summertime Ewws!

People are often extremely concerned during the summertime about the shape of their body, but often neglect the shape of their teeth. With so much to do outside and so many tempting treats, such as ice cream and sodas, we often forget to properly take care of our teeth. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, dental-related emergencies increase during the summer months, due to the fact that we change our daily routine, which includes our oral hygiene, and we use our teeth as tools. In order to not fall victim to the “summertime ewws,” Water’s Edge Dentistry has created a list of do’s and don’ts to help save you an unexpected visit to the dentist this summer:

 

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