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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. Approximately 50% of women undergoing mammography are classified either as having heterogeneously dense or extremely dense breasts. The breast size or firmness is not an indicator for breast density and only a mammogram can see your breast density. Read more
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. Read more
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. Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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, … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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, … Read more
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 … Read more