What do notable MDs such as David Katz, Robert Lustig, Catherine Shanahan and Peter Attia have in common? They have joined the ranks of those embracing a paradigm shift in HEALTHY NUTRITION – designed to keep all systems of the body in tip-top shape INCLUDING the heart.
Fat. You may not read that particular word and innately think of healthy eating. In recent decades, the usual recommendation has been that fats be reduced almost in total from diets. But not all fats are equal when it comes to your heart health. And seeking better understanding of the various kinds of fats can help you construct a better plan for longer lasting heart health.
We caught up with Memorial Hospital of Converse County's own Cardiologist Dr. Allan Mattern to discuss Heart health and how to minimize risks to this core system of our health. This is the second part of our two part series with Dr. Mattern on heart disease.
Each February our attention turns to matters of the heart. And we're not talking about the kind filled with those little chocolates or emblazoned with the words "Be Mine". No, the actual heart takes center stage this month as our health community nationally pays attention to that which keeps our blood pumping: our hearts and circulatory system.
Throughout the year we celebrate the varied health care professionals and this week is no exception.
Is there anything that can wake a sleeping parent faster than a child standing next to your bed saying they feel like they are going to vomit? Unfortunately these awakenings are set to continue as Gastroenteritis (more commonly known as stomach flu) rotates through our community this winter. How can you help prevent getting it, or if you have it in your house, treat it? Read on to learn more!
A new year is here and while we all are trying to figure out just how to make 2017 special, putting your health as a priority should be at the top of that list. Memorial Hospital of Converse County Dietician Ashley Littleton will be offering a Healthy Weight class starting January 5th!