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Category: Healthy Living
What is breast density and why does it matter?
For years, you’ve heard about the importance of breast self-examination and why you should have regular mammograms. Now it’s also important to understand breast density and what it could mean to determine your overall breast health. Breasts consist of fibrous and glandular tissue and fatty tissue. Dense breasts have little fat but more fibrous and...
Help for the Sandwich Generation: Therapy Services at Glacial Ridge
Are there days when you feel like your family responsibilities are pressing in from both sides, and you’re stuck in the middle like a panini? Learn how we can help.
New DEXA Scan Technology Better Measures Bone Loss at GRHS
The Auxiliary helped fund the new DEXA Scan bone density scanner that was recently installed. It has advanced technology to identify osteoporosis earlier.
High cholesterol? A few lifestyle choices can help.
Having high cholesterol can cause serious health issues. Family Medicine doctors at Glacial Ridge can help you lower your cholesterol and risks.
The “Silent Disease”—Preventing and Treating Osteoporosis
Because osteoporosis doesn't produce symptoms as bone loss occurs or vertebrae collapse, regular tests for bone density (DEXA scan) can identify it early!
5 Side Effects of Kindness
Kindness positively affects the physical health and well-being of individuals who give and receive it. Plus, kindness increases happiness, and it’s contagious.
Together Our Hearts Beat Stronger: Cardiac Rehab
Patients are supported by a cardiac rehab team while regaining strength, reducing future risk of heart problems, and improving their overall quality of life.
Three Things to Know About Managing Chronic Disease
Living with a chronic condition can be managed well with the help and support of your primary care doctor and healthcare team.
Depression? You are not alone.
Depression is more than just feeling sad or down. Depressive disorder is a real mental health condition that can happen to anyone. Without treatment, symptoms can increase.