Tag: health

8 tips for better digestion

Nancy Teeter, registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) When you adopt the eight habits listed below, your bowels will thank you by moving regularly. In addition, you will enjoy better health because 80 percent of your immune system is in your gut. Begin your day with a fiber-rich meal. Either one cup of cooked old-fashioned, rolled oats or…

2019 Health Fair expands

Gold Ranch first responders at the 2018 Health Fair.

Phyllis Ketring, publicity coordinator Health Fair 2019 will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The Health Fair is one of the largest, volunteer-driven events in our community. The fair has become so popular that the planning committee has had to turn away nearly 30 exhibitors each year. Therefore this year,…

2 Your Health: Lower back and leg pain

Editor’s Note: “2 Your Health” is a new column in the SaddleBrooke Progress dedicated to health issues. Each month different doctors and or medical associations, from varying specialties, will be writing on issues of importance. Articles are based on experiences and independent research conducted by the doctors or medical associations. We encourage anyone considering changing…

2 Your Health: Sickness comes from sitting

Dr. Craig W. Brue, DC I want to tell you a short story about a patient that has frequent episodes of lower back pain. In spite of going to the gym on a very regular basis, this patient continues to have significant flare-ups of back spasms, restricted movements and lower back pain. During a recent…

Health Night Out: Can you see me now?

On Monday, July 22, at 7:00 p.m., SaddleBrooke Health and Wellness will treat you to a most informative talk by Ophthalmologist, Jeff S. Maltzman, MD, who specializes in small-incision cataract surgery as well as the medical and surgical management of glaucoma. Dr. Maltzman is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a…

Exciting news – Health Fair expands

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator The SaddleBrooke Health Fair is growing. The fair has become so popular that the planning committee is forced to turn away nearly 30 exhibitors each year. This year, the fair will be expanding. In addition to the space at SaddleBrooke One, space has been reserved at the MountainView Clubhouse. Immunizations and…

Prescription drug drop-off dates

The prescription drug drop-off dates in June are Friday, June 14 from 10:00 a.m.-noon and Tuesday, June 25 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Drop off unused prescription drugs/pills at Pinal County Sheriff’s Substation in Mini Mart near Bank of the West. Place pills in plastic bags sealed; no containers, liquids, cream, needles or syringes can be accepted.…

Foods which protect brain health

Nancy Teeter, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) June is brain awareness month and it’s a good reminder that what we eat has a significant impact on systemic inflammation which in turn influences brain health. If you have not already incorporated all eight tips listed below, consider adopting one or two healthy behaviors each week. Your brain…