Tag: women’s health

Exploring Integrative Healthcare in Charlotte with The Center for Healing Arts

I round my shoulders forward to protect my heart. That's what I told Dr. Babak Mokari, DO at the CENTER FOR THE HEALING ARTS when he asked me about my neck and shoulder pain. Dr Mokari is an osteopathic physician specializing in Integrative Medicine. Osteopathic medicine is...

Why is it so hard to lose weight over 40?

Remember the "Freshman 15"? Snort. #forgeddaboutit. Your real problem is the "Fifty 15" or heaven forbid, the "Fifty 50." How many times have you heard something like this..... I used to live on a diet of pizza and ice cream, and could still lose 5 pounds...

What are the signs and symptoms of menopause and perimenopause?

In her ob-gyn practice at Mintview OB-GYN, Dr. Alyse Kelly-Jones is particularly interested in women's sexual health and in their health & wellness issues in the menopause decade. This period begins when your hormones begin to drop (in your late 30s!!), and continues through to...

Crazy ways to lose weight: fact or fiction?

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You made your New Year's resolution a week ago but despite fighting for a treadmill on three consecutive mornings and politely declining a coworker's birthday cupcake one afternoon, that needle on the scale is just not budging. Sound familiar? Who's ready for a shortcut? We've scoured...

Meet Charlotte Meditation with an EXCLUSIVE Discount

At some point in 2015 my mind turned on me. I had no clarity. I became forgetful. I lost my keys. Yet, I continued to spin my plates on sticks:  work, kids, exercise, laundry, grocery shopping, book writing, do-gooding....did I mention grocery shopping? Heading into...

Lose weight sensibly in 2016 – FACT vs FICTION

We're a few days into the new year ... how are those weight-loss resolutions going? If you're eating your third donut of the day while reading this, don't panic! It's not too late to turn things around. For some professional advice, we chatted with Wellness...

Overcoming Overeating Obstacles in this new year

Are you always overeating? Do you mindlessly snack all day long? Do you crave sugar when you are upset or salty snacks late at night? Same.   At the start of this New Year, we asked Charlotte therapist Rebecca Glavin about the reasons why this might be happening. Below are...

Calculate Your Fitness Age vs. Your Actual Age.

Looking for another reason to kick start the new year with a commitment to fitness? How about turning back the clock to a younger you? The New York Times reported this summer on a Norwegian study that determined "that people with above-average cardiovascular fitness generally had...

Healthy Reminders: Your Favorite Healthy Living Posts from 2015

Scoop girls have a wide and varied interest in all things healthy and a fit lifestyle, as evidenced by the readership on posts created for our clients below.  Here are our top 10 Health posts from 2015, ordered in popularity from 10th to first....

10 ways to avoid holiday weight gain and still have fun

If you find that you have to trade in your skinny jeans for stretchy yoga pants every year once January rolls around, I have some tips that you may want to keep in mind during the holidays. I'm not talking dieting, starvation, or deprivation. These tips...

Actions speak louder than pink. A point-of-view on mammograms & breast cancer.

Bandwagoners wear pink. Where’s the real support for breast cancer? Guest Blog by Brooke Neal for Charlotte Radiology Until about five years ago, I would’ve described October as an orange month. With Halloween on the brain and pumpkin stands on every corner, not to mention the leaves...

They’ve Got Your Back. And Your Hips. More Tips from Orthocarolina Physical Therapists.

We reached out to OrthoCarolina for some tips on how to best care for our Backs and our Hips. Here are 10 Ways to Keep Your Back Healthy. And you can read about hip pain & health HERE. Before we get to today's topic, just a brief...

They’ve Got Your Back. And Your Hips. Tips from Orthocarolina Physical Therapists.

We reached out to OrthoCarolina for some tips on how to best care for two common problem areas ~ our Backs and our Hips. Here's how muscle balance can help prevent hip pain.  And you can read about 10 Ways to Keep Your Back Healthy...

Knee Bone: Get Connected & Running with OrthoCarolina

Hear that? It's your Spiced Pumpkin Latte reminding you to run off the calories you added with that extra whip. Fall is almost officially here and Charlotte is prepping for you.  There are races to be won.  Okay, jogged if you are going with me, but...

The scoop on Hip Replacement: Is it in your future?

We only have to worry about hip replacement when we fall and break our hip in our eighties, right?  Not true ladies. In fact, the age for hip-replacements has dropped steadily. Dr. J. Bohannon Mason at OrthoCarolina explained that there are numerous reasons we could need a hip...

Charlotte’s New Concierge Medical Practice offers better access, better focus and – IMO – the odds of better health.

Tired of waiting for your doctor to be able to see you?  Calling months ahead to schedule.  Waiting for the doc who is running at least 30 minutes behind.  Being taken out of the front waiting room, only to wait for another 15 minutes...

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