Health & Wellness Magazine, launched in 2004, has one of the highest circulations of any free publication in Kentucky. Found in over 2,500 locations with a readership exceeding 75,000 a month, Health & Wellness was created to raise awareness of health-
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Charles Sebastian is a Staff Writer for Health & Wellness Magazine
Diabetes is an elusive illness. Whether you have Type 1 or Type 2 (adult onset) diabetes doesn’t matter: Both can kill. Proper education becomes imperative for success in dealing with this silent killer. If the body is unable to produce insulin, elevated glucose levels in the blood can mean drastic life changes, and sometimes....
The old Kentucky adage, “If you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes,” is as true today as ever. The weather changes constantly in this region, no matter the season. To say our bodies are affected by the weather is an understatement for some people. Many people are more prone than others to environmental shifts.
It staggers the mind to think about how many people have died throughout human history prior to the advent of antibiotics. Also known as antibacterials, these compounds either eradicate or slow disease-
It’s a real blessing to live in an age where competent dentistry is available to everyone. Poor dental hygiene accounts for many of our ancestors dying by age 40 years and, in many cases, in a lot of pain. Pediatric dentistry has become its own specialty over the years. Infant through adolescent teeth have their own special needs....
The decision about whether to invest in dental implants can be a big one. Given the low grade of dental care still rampant in many underde-
Kevin Balcirak is not playing around when it comes to fitness and health. For the past 20 years, Balcirak (pronounced Ball-
A calm mind is worth its weight in gold, especially in this day and age. There are more bills, emails, tweets, kids running around and relationships in need of time than ever before. Everybody needs to learn how to catch their breath and relax. Techniques using the breath to calm the mind have been around forever.
While it has long been understood how challenging schizophrenia can be for the person suffering from it and for their loved ones, the fact that mental illness runs in families is often forgotten. The inheritance of the disease becomes tricky, as with many genetic diseases, because there is a likelihood of acquiring the altered or....