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By   /  June 30, 2021  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

 Kathy Magerkurth  Cindy: I’ve been having pain on and off with my elbow area and I’ve been told by others that it could be tennis elbow. What exactly is this and how can I manage the pain??  Megan: The tendons in your elbow area have been overloaded possibly due to repetitive movements or overuse of […]

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By   /  June 22, 2021  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

Layla: I love snacking on carrots and sometimes it’s my snack 2 or 3 times a day just because it’s so easy for me when working. Of course everyone laughs and says I’m going to turn orange. Do carrots really turn your skin orange?? Megan: Overeating carrots could possibly turn the palms of your hands and/or […]

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Healthy Community Healthy You – Rotator Cuff Injury

By   /  June 19, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Megan Johnson McCullough —Rotator Cuff Injury: When less is more..Our shoulder joint is a leading commander for our upper body movements. Composed of 4 ligaments (tissues that connects bones to other bones) that stabilize the shoulder, injury to the area is quite common. Repetitive motions, especially overhead movements, are a major culprit. Baseball and tennis […]

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By   /  June 15, 2021  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

Silvia: I like to get Botox done every so often and every time I go it seems like I can’t workout for a while after, or at least they say not to. It bugs me because I hate skipping, workouts, so how long should you wait after Botox to exercise? Megan: Of course my answer […]

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Healthy Community Healthy You -Mosquito Bites

By   /  June 13, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Megan Johnson McCullough –Mosquito Bites: Stop itching them –Summertime brings those pesky, itchy, pink colored bumps to our skin. Mosquito bites are the result of the mouthpart of the insect puncturing our skin and feeding on our blood…. Yuck!!!! For most of us, they bother for just a couple days then go away. However, certain […]

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By   /  June 9, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Tiffany: A friend recommended B12 shots since I seem to feel sluggish and just lethargic. I understand this could maybe give me an energy boost but why the shots and not just pills?? Megan: It is said that up to 50% of people have Vitamin B deficiency. We do need B12 for energy production in […]

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Healthy Community Healthy You – Meningitis

By   /  June 6, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

– another reason to keep social distancing Megan Johnson McCullough – Anyone can contract meningitis but is most common in ages 16-25, in those over age 55, and in newborns. This is a rare infection of the membranes called meninges. The membranes that protect the brain and spinal cord become inflamed. The fluid surrounding these […]

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By   /  June 2, 2021  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

Chris: I’m on a salad kick trying to really eat healthier and even when I go to restaurants I order one of the salads. I know that the dressings are the downfall and can wreck the whole point of eating salad, so what do you recommend for salad dressing? Megan: You are correct that salad dressings are […]

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Healthy Community Healthy You – Sauna vs Steam Room: Who wins?

By   /  May 29, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Megan Johnson McCullough –After a workout or after a long day, stepping into a sauna or steam room is treatment for your body. These facilities are found in gyms, spas, hotels, and some people even have them at home. The main difference is being in a dry versus moist environment. Both have pros and cons […]

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Healthy Community Healthy You – Arthroscopic Surgery: Expiration Dates On Joints

By   /  May 22, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Megan Johnson McCullough -Our body’s joints seem to have expiration dates and definitely experience the wears, tears, and breakdown that daily living can cause over time. Arthroscopy is a type of surgery used by doctors to look at and treat joint related problems. In fact, this treatment method can be used on any joint in […]

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Healthy Community Healthy You – Thyroid – Your Body’s Task Master

By   /  May 15, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Megan Johnson McCullough–The functioning of the thyroid gland plays an important role in our metabolism, which of course is related to our fitness journeys. It’s amazing to think that such a small gland located right below our Adam’s apple produces hormones that enter our bloodstream which then control our metabolism. Over the years, clients have […]

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Healthy Community Healthy You – Deoderant vs Antiperspirant

By   /  May 8, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Megan Johnson McCullough -Deodorants are applied to the arm pits, feet, and other body parts to prevent body odor (BO) from making its smelly presence. Their purpose is to eliminate odor and control sweat near the underarms. When a person excessively sweats, using an antiperspirant might be a consideration. The primary difference between these two […]

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By   /  May 5, 2021  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

Jeff: I want my wife to start going to the gym with me and lift weights not just do cardio while I’m in the weight area. She thinks she will get too bulky but I told her that isn’t true. What should I tell her?? Megan: The benefits of weight training for women are tremendous […]

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Healthy Community Healthy You – Body Fat Percentage vs BMI

By   /  May 1, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Megan Johnson McCullough — When starting a weight loss program, there are different ways to measure one’s progress besides the actual scale weight loss. To me, as we seek to improve our health and fitness levels, it is important to measure our progress, but to not become obsessive with these numbers that aren’t a “tell […]

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Healthy Community Healthy You – POTATOES: Type Matters

By   /  April 25, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Megan Johnson McCullough -White, red, and sweet…. they make up the potato family. These starchy vegetables are staple of our diet, but each differ in taste, size, and nutrients. The potato is economical, can be prepared and used for so many different varieties of food, and can either practically be a meal or compliment a […]

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SWEAT: Our Body’s Air Conditioning System

By   /  April 17, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Megan Johnson McCullough — We have 2.6 million sweat glands in our body, covering nearly every inch. Sweating, also known as perspiration, helps regulate our body’s temperature. The arm pits, palms of our hands, face, and soles of or feet, are the most common areas that release this fluid. It is completely normal when our […]

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Healthy Community Healthy You -FRIED FOOD

By   /  April 11, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Adding calories & fat to your dish Megan Johnson McCullough –Most people are well aware that fried foods are not good for your waistline or health. Yet, turning down French fries is an act of willpower and strength. The bottom line is that fried foods are high in fat, calories, and usually salt. As a […]

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By   /  April 6, 2021  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

Jane: People say that doing tons and tons of crunches or abs doesn’t mean you are going ot have a 6-pack and it’s a waste of time. Is that true? Megan: Doing abdominal exercises is beneficial but to see the muscles (6-pack) you have to shred and lose the layers covering them. You have your skin, your […]

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By   /  March 30, 2021  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

Jeremy: Why is eating white bread considered bad for you? Megan: Ever heard of Wonder Bread? Rumor has it the name came to be because of the mystery ingredients that makes you wonder how the bread can have such a long shelf life. White bread is a simple carbohydrate which means it has more sugar that […]

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Healthy Community Healthy You: Arthritis – Achy Body Parts

By   /  March 28, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Megan Johnson McCullough – When aches and pains persist and it hurts just to move sometimes, we know our bodies are communicating to us. Inflammation is our body signaling to us that an area is not doing well. Arthritis is the inflammation of our joints. This is a more common condition than one might think, […]

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