If you’re interested in wellness, you’ve likely come across the term “gut health” in recent years. A variety of products ranging from supplements to drinks claim they can improve gut health, and as a result, a whole slew of health problems. Consumers facing these claims might wonder if they’re true. Gut health is real, but researchers are just beginning to understand it. Keep reading to … Continue reading What is Gut Health?
Being an Olympic athlete is essentially training to be a superhuman. Their athleticism is a cut above the rest—and for a good reason, seeing as they are competing to be the best in the world. They must push their bodies beyond unthinkable limits daily to achieve that. With that in mind, it can be easy to forget that, like regular athletes, their bodies need time … Continue reading Recover Like an OLYMPIAN
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women and most racial groups in the United States. One person dies from it every 37 seconds, and one in every four Americans will die from it. The sad yet hopeful part? It is largely preventable. It is imperative to be proactive about your cardiovascular health. … Continue reading Questions to Ask Your Cardiologist
Dr. Emerson E. Harrison, Sterling Physician Group Urologist, has nearly 35 years of experience in urologic surgery. After practicing in the Atlanta area, Harrison was looking to make a change to improve his work-life balance. When Harrison learned of the rural, teaching hospital in Moultrie, Georgia, he decided to move south to Colquitt Regional. A North Carolina native, Harrison received his medical degree from the … Continue reading Urology Team Brings State-of-the-Art Technology to Southwest Georgia
Your kidney health is just as important as your heart. The kidneys’ function is to filter waste and excess water out of your blood, as well as regulate your blood pressure and vitamin D metabolism for your bone health. When someone develops kidney disease, the waste in their body will fill up due to the lack of filtration. This will lead to unsightly and painful … Continue reading Improve Your Kidney Health