Points Newsletter - September 2019

10 Simple Ways to Take Control of Your Weight

10 Simple Ways to Take Control of Your WeightBy Dr. Daoshing Ni, D.O.M., L.Ac., Ph.D.,DIPL.C.H.

Many Americans will try to lose weight this year and several will fail. This failure frequently occurs because of the difficulties of changing one’s lifestyle, and I finally learned why. Lifestyle changes can be a great boost to one’s self-esteem and it can be a simple process as long as the change is incremental. Changing your diet should also be a simple process as long as the dieting process is not so strict that you will have difficulties following through. Unless one is severely obese, strict diet and implementing dramatic changes tend to have little lasting success. More...

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Strategies for Real Life Weight Wellness

Strategies for Real Life Weight WellnessBy Tiffany Craft

If you or a family member are struggling with weight challenges, you might feel alone or powerless to make a change. However, you are neither. Weight wellness starts with acknowledging the circumstances as early on as possible so that you can reduce the risk of developing more serious medical conditions later in life. While it's true that a person's genes do influence weight, they are only one small part of the equation. Many other factors come into play. Especially when it comes to children, it's essential to realize that the goal is to grow into one's own ideal weight and not what you see others doing. More...

 

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Ask Dr. MaoQ: I have been diagnosed with a large prostrate. What can I do to help this condition?

A: As men age, we become increasingly aware of health issues that are specific to us, stemming from that walnut-sized gland located under the bladder: the prostate. It can become infected and inflamed, causing prostatitis; increase in size, causing benign prostatic hyperplasia; and/or it can become cancerous. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among American men. It affects one in nine men, and the average age of diagnosis is 66 years old. It is commonly understood that even if a man is not diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, he will die with it to a greater or lesser degree (it just may not be the cause of his death).

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