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What is a Lipidologist?

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In short, a lipidologist is a cholesterol specialist, and Lee County is home of the only board certified clinical lipidologist: Dr. Kordonowy of Internal Medicine, Lipid & Wellness of Fort Myers. Dr. Kordonowy is Board Certified in clinical lipidology. He has received...
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How to Manage Post-Holiday Bloating

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The holiday season isn’t even over yet, but you’ve already had your share of stuffing, turkey, wine, pie, cookies, and every other goodie you can possibly imagine. Often, after indulging in all this food, a person can feel bloated, which is when the stomach is swollen after...
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What Is Acid Reflux?

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Put a little extra spicy sauce on your dinner? Or, did you overate last night? There’s a good chance you may feel like your breathing fire right now. Suffering from heartburn with that burning sensation in your chest is no fun. Nearly everyone experiences heartburn in their life....
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Are You At Risk for Prediabetes?

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More than 54 million people in the United States have prediabetes. Are you one of them? When a person has type 2 diabetes, it is almost always after they had prediabetes, which is when the blood glucose is higher than normal but not as high as someone with diabetes. Most people...
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How Stress Affects the Body

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We’re headed into the busiest time of year with parties, shopping, baking, crowds, entertaining, deadlines, and commitments galore! Meanwhile, we’re all still handling our everyday tasks like work, family, errands, health/fitness, and social activities. It’s a no-brainer that all...
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Facts About Pneumonia

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You probably heard the respiratory infection “pneumonia” being referenced pretty often in the news last month. After Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton fell ill during a 9/11 ceremony, her physician revealed she was diagnosed two days prior with pneumonia.  Clinton...
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How to Manage and Lower Your Cholesterol

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More than 100 million adults in the United States have high cholesterol. When a person has high cholesterol, his or her risk of getting heart disease or having a heart attack increases. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the states. Over 2,100 Americans die each...
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Info About the Antibacterial Soap Ban

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Skip the antibacterial soap and opt for soap and water instead. Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banned the 19 active ingredients in antibacterial soap.  The ban includes liquid, foam, gel hand soaps, bar soaps, and body washes (not hand sanitizers or hand...
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Foods to Eat for a Stronger Immune System

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Getting sick is a bummer, and unfortunately, even the healthiest of people can catch a bug. No matter the time of year, germs and viruses are out there for people to pick up. Techniques for lowering your risk of infection include: washing your hands often, using hand sanitizers,...
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The Buzz About Resveratrol

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You may have been hearing about the supplement resveratrol a lot lately.  Resveratrol is an antioxidant found in red wine, grape skins, cranberries, peanuts, and blueberries. It is also sold as a supplement. Many health and fitness websites, blogs, and magazines have been...
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What Are Macronutrients?

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Have you heard of the term “macronutrients”? It isn’t usually used in daily conversation when talking about diet and nutrition, but the components of macronutrients are terms you may be more familiar with: protein, fat, and carbohydrates. In the fitness industry, there are many...
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