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Mar 20th, 2018
November 2017 Newsletter

Sugar is a key component of our diet; it is the main fuel for our body. At least 50 to 60 percent of our daily calories should come from carbohydrates- the major source of sugar. Excess dietary sugar is a major health concern worldwide.

Nov 2nd, 2017
October 2017 Newsletter

According to Journal of the American College of Cardiology, skipping breakfast is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease.

Oct 6th, 2017
The Skinny on Fats (Part II)

This is the killer ingredient which is hidden in many common food sources we consume every day. Every major scientific and regulatory advisory bodies e.g.

Oct 2nd, 2017
August 2017 Newsletter

Knowledge about fats is very important in our daily lives. Imbalance between healthy and unhealthy fats can have a long standing deleterious effect on our body. High blood cholesterol (the bad one, LDL) is known to associate with heart disease which is the

Sep 5th, 2017
July 2017 Newsletter

Cutting down calories abruptly can have deleterious effect on body and mind. Eating less than usual suddenly will results in mood swing, headache, irritability and even depression. Limiting calorie slowly and gradually will give our body time to adjust and

Jul 13th, 2017
June 2017 Newsletter

Emotional trauma can take many forms. There are major traumas that are considered out of the norm for typical lives. They can range from wide ranging traumas that can affect an entire community such as natural disasters or war and personal traumas such as

Jun 7th, 2017
April 2017 Newsletter

The Mayo Clinic has determined that intense aerobic exercise has the potential to reverse the aging process in adults. Though everyone knows exercise is beneficial, there are plenty of questions regarding which types of exercises are the best and what age

Apr 10th, 2017
Detox: Time to Hit the Reset Button

Now that the holidays are over, it’s an ideal time to embrace the New Year with a goal to cleanse your body. There is no better way to achieve it than with a detox. So, what is a detox and why do we need it?

Feb 10th, 2017
January 2017 Newsletter

This month’s newsletter article was assembled by our physical therapist, Molly Fisher, DPT. Dr. Fisher is the founder of a Yoga-Pilates based Physical Therapy approach, holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University and has worked i

Jan 16th, 2017
November 2016 Newsletter

The holidays are great opportunities to take a break from our daily lives and catch up with friends and family and enjoy each other’s company. They can also stress us physically, emotionally and spiritually with all the hustle and bustle and preparation. T

Nov 22nd, 2016
August 2015 Newsletter

Brassica oleracea, better known as kale, is a nutritious leafy vegetable that contains a plethora of nutrients and vitamins. Kale belongs to the Brassica family, of which includes Brussels sprouts, cabbage, and collards.

Aug 13th, 2015
November 2014 Newsletter

With Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years quickly approaching on our calendars, our thoughts turn to spending time with our loved ones and counting our blessings; that is, IF we have time in between shopping, cooking, preparing, traveling, and all the ot

Nov 24th, 2014
“Understanding Emotional Eating” Support Group

Our Licensed Professional Counselor, Beverly Hodsden will be holding “Understanding Emotional Eating” support groups. Come explore the role of food and feelings in your life and how they can be experienced in a positive and healthy light.

May 6th, 2014
Expansion of Physical Therapy Services

Sleep and Wellness Medical Associates is proud to announce the expansion of our physical therapy hours, as well as welcoming board-certified chiropractor John Stobie, DC to our practice. He has over 15 years of experience treating patients of all ages. C

Oct 1st, 2013
Demystifying Full Body Detox

Living in a modern, industrialized society has its benefits in terms of convenience and quality of life, but all too often in the news we hear of pollution and environmental contamination as a result of it.

Feb 11th, 2013
Sleep and Stress

Experts believe that almost 50% of all sleep problems are due to stress. Stress can modify sleep-wakefulness cycles.

Aug 6th, 2012
Sleep Apnea and Depression

Studies have shown that there is an association between sleep apnea and depression. For example, one study showed that people with depression symptoms improved significantly when treated with a CPAP machine.

Jul 1st, 2012