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The Pros and Cons of Herbal Medications

You know that old saying, “Money doesn’t grow on trees?” Well, what if it applied to medicine?According to your next-door-neighbor, the woman who sits in front of you in yoga class, and other “expert” sources, herbal medication works just as well as prescriptions from your doctor. (At least, that’s what the Internet tells them.) But what are the real facts? Could natural cures be growing in our backyards?

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Health and Wellness: Things patients should never do

When help is needed, who do you call?

Your mom? Maybe you pose your question in a Facebook post or tweet? In this fast-paced, ever-changing world, it’s nice to know there are people you can rely on when you need help and guidance.

Being a friend can help prevent loneliness

Recently, one of my good friends observed her neighbor sitting quietly on a chair in her front yard. As a woman who is normally milling around her yard tending to her flowers, it was unusual to see her there.

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Advances in orthopedic rehab mean quicker recovery period

Think you’re going to stay a week in the hospital after a joint replacement?

Those days are gone. Instead, they have been replaced with advancements in care that have transformed the experience both in the hospital and at home. With a new focus on “rapid recovery protocols,” doctors treat people recovering from orthopedic surgery as “well” patients who should get back on their feet as soon as possible with the help of a few innovations in hospital care, surgery, and rehabilitation.

Do you suffer from ganglion cysts?

Rebecca had experienced tingling in her hand before. This time, the tingling was accompanied by a rather large lump on the top of her wrist. As the pain increased, she decided it was time to see a doctor. The lump on her wrist was diagnosed as a ganglion cyst.

The Chatsworth Park Health Care Center Blog

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