TPCA Archives: BlogPost

TPCA Welcomes DeAnna R. Rivas, ARNP!

We would like to welcome DeAnna R. Rivas, ARNP-C to the TPCA Family! DeAnna is the newest member of Dr. Wallace’s medical staff and has been a practicing nurse for over 5 years. She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of West Florida in Pensacola, FL and her Bachelor of Science[…]

What Exactly is Breast Density?

Breasts are made up of lobules, ducts, fatty and fibrous connective tissue. Lobules are often referred to as glandular tissue. If you have dense breast tissue, you have more fibrous and/or glandular tissue and less fat in the breasts. Dense breast tissue may increase your breast cancer risk, but it’s not abnormal. In fact, it’s very common. […]

Under Pressure: Stress, Anxiety and You

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States. In fact, anxiety affects over 40 million Americans each year. The World Health Organization estimates that the number of new anxiety diagnoses has increased nearly 50% since 1990.[…]

I Know I’m Getting Older, But Is This Normal?

Most people reach their peak functioning at around age 30. Many adults who are over 65 are therefore not surprised when some body function is not what it was at 30. I am however quite often faced with a question by one of my older patients about a new symptom, skin appearance or a change in a sensation that seems to have just appeared from nowhere. The issue is often explainable and a popular response I get is “getting old is not for whimps” or something like that.[…]

Dr. Morse’s 7 “Secrets” to Remedy a Cold

By: Dr. William L. Morse, TPCA Integrative Family Medicine Below are the things that I use when I get a cold. I believe the sooner you follow these recommendations, the faster you can start your journey to recovery. The first 4 – what I call the “Big 4” – are the most important ones. 1.[…]

Exercise: Apply Daily

By: Christine Morse, M.S., Certified Personal Trainer and daughter of Dr. William Morse, TPCA Integrative Family Medicine physician. I often tell people that exercise is like brushing your teeth. Once a week you don’t pile on seven times the amount of toothpaste you normally need and then skip brushing for the remainder of the week.[…]

Going for the Goal

By: Christine Morse, M.S., Certified Personal Trainer and daughter of Dr. William Morse, TPCA Integrative Family Medicine physician. Let’s set some goals. Goals are essentially resolutions with an action plan. A goal has to be measurable and achievable. If it’s not achievable and measureable then it’s just a wish. How will you measure your progress?[…]

That Thing Called Stress

Modern life is full of frustrations, deadlines, and demands. For many people, stress is so commonplace that it has become a way of life. Stress isn’t always bad though. Stress within your comfort zone can help you perform under pressure, motivate you to do your best, even keep you safe when danger looms. But, when[…]

New Year’s Resolution: Time

Many of us make New Year’s resolutions related to exercise and fitness. Do you have a hard time setting these New Year’s resolutions? Do you have an even harder time keeping them? For those of you that can relate, here’s a suggestion: This year, instead of setting an outcome goal, try setting a time goal.[…]

Healthy Holidays!

Contributed By: Christine Morse, MS, Fitness Coordinator with Premier Health and Fitness Center Is it possible to maintain a healthy lifestyle during the holiday season? Or better yet, is it possible to maintain a healthy lifestyle and still enjoy the holiday season? I submit to you that yes, it is possible! There are small things[…]

The Goldilocks Principle: A Workout That’s “Just Right”

by: Christine Morse, M.S., Certified Personal Trainer Are you working out hard enough? Or too hard?  In order to achieve optimal benefits from your workout you want to make sure you’re doing something that’s neither too hard nor too easy, but “just right”. I refer to this as “the Goldilocks Principle.” Many of us have[…]

Health Fads. Are they right for you?

by: Christine Morse, M.S., Certified Personal Trainer High intensity interval training (HIIT), hot yoga, CrossFit, Paleo diet…There are innumerable fitness trends and fads. With all the hype, it can be difficult to know which foods to eat and what exercises to perform. Here are some basic questions to ask about health trends before you jump[…]

  • Best of Tallahassee Magazine 2021
  • Demos Winner
  • Proud Member of the Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce
  • Mental Health Council of the Big Bend