Osteoporosis in Women

Osteoporosis in Women

OSTEOPOROSIS in WOMEN – – – – – – – – – – – – If you are female over the age of 50, now is the time to get screened for osteoporosis. As women reach menopause, production of estrogen goes down,...
Preventative Medicine

Preventative Medicine

Jennifer Fletcher | ARNP | MN | Owner Outline of preventative medicine exams, exercise, and nutrition by age. Age 18-29: Annually Wellness examBaseline cholesterol screen/labsevery 2-5 years based on family history and baseline assessmentSkin checkThyroid examSTD...
Winter Activities are Good for Mind and Body

Winter Activities are Good for Mind and Body

Winter Activities are Good for Mind and Body Winter can be a tough in the Northwest. The weather is icy, cold, snowy, and sometimes windy. With our winter weather and lack of sun-light an increased number of us may suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD). One of...
Strength Training for Weightloss: Workout #2

Strength Training for Weightloss: Workout #2

ROUND #2 – – – – – – – – – – – – For those of you that have been doing our previously posted exercise routine, awesome and congratulations on doing this! Here is your next routine that can be...
Strength Training for Weightloss: Workout #1

Strength Training for Weightloss: Workout #1

Essentials for maintaining weight or losing weight: Strength Training – – – – – – – – – – – – It is really important to strength train preferable 3 days per week. As we age we loose muscle...