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Vocal Therapy for Voice Disorders

Many people have experienced losing their voice at some point. It may be from a cold or a respiratory illness, or it might be caused by a disorder of the of vocal chords. If you have a voice change that lasts for a few weeks, you may need to consider seeing a specialist that can help you with your voice disorder. Joining the show to discuss voice disorders and treatment options available is Marissa Yoes, MS CCC-SLP. She is a Speech-Language Pathologist with Meritus Health.

Duration: 00:09:42

Long Term Complications of Diabetes

Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death among Americans. Experts think that many cases of diabetes are not reported as a condition leading to or causing death. But each year, more than 200,000 deaths are reported as being caused by diabetes or its complications. Complications of diabetes can include eye problems and blindness, heart disease, stroke, neurological problems, amputation, kidney disease, and impotence. In this segment, Laurie Sandberg, BSN, RN, CDE, discusses the long...

Duration: 00:11:57

Anemia is Not a Normal Part of Aging

According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, anemia is the most common blood disorder and it affects more than 3 million Americans. Here to speak with us today about anemia, is Dr. Syed Shahid Mahmood. He is a hematologist, oncologist with Meritus Health.

Duration: 00:11:39

Tips for Successful Aging

Physical activity is a vital part of staying healthy. As we age, our bodies change. Our soft tissue and joints can break down and we are at greater risk for a loss in bone density and osteoporosis. In this segment, Ethan Roberts, P.T, joins the show to discuss the effects of aging on our bodies and how exercise can offset some of those changes and offer amazing health benefits.

Duration: 00:11:57

Understanding the Bariatric Surgery Process

The Meritus Weight Loss Center offers minimally invasive bariatric surgery procedures, like gastric bypass and adjustable gastric banding, and the most advanced laparoscopic surgical technique available—single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS). This surgical program is offered through a comprehensive, patient-centered program. In this segment, Cheryl Frushour, RD, discusses bariatric surgery to help those struggling with obesity get the long-term weight loss they need to lead a longer...

Duration: 00:12:57

Do You Suffer From Back Pain?

Your back is important to almost every move you make, but you probably won't realize that until you hurt it. Then you may wish you could return to the days when you took your back for granted and didn't have any pain. Even though you can't turn back time, you can recover from most back injuries. Back pain is the #1 disability for those under age 45 and Americans spend more than $50 billion each year on back pain. Studies show that participating in physical therapy can be just as effective...

Duration: 00:08:00