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News Posts in February, 2018

CaroMont Health and Wellness personal trainer Jake Turney works with patients to emphasize the importance of exercise. He explains that frequent exercise decreases your risk of heart disease because it helps improve cholesterol, regulate weight, ...
The heart wants what it wants, but it needs a healthy diet to do its job well. Treating your heart to healthy foods at each meal really isn’t as difficult as you think. CaroMont’s Community Wellness Registered Dietitian, Meghan Gregory, ...
I am often asked if men get breast cancer. Male breast cancer accounts for 1% of all diagnosed breast cancer. While men and women are different in physical appearance and personality characteristics, neither gender is immune to a certain type of ...
As you are contemplating your goals for 2018, consider reevaluating your health and ensuring that you have your happiest and healthiest year yet. Routine screening tests with your healthcare provider are an important part of meeting that goal, and ...
Decoding Your Doctor's Pain Chart
Posted Feb 15, 2018
On a scale from one to ten, how confusing is it to put your pain level to a number? Understanding the pain chart can be a level ten chore in itself, and doctors know that. As Dr. Ammar Alamarie, a physician at CaroMont Health, explains, “Pain ...
CaroMont Health’s sponsorship application period is now open. Applications for the upcoming fiscal year, July 2018 through June 2019, will be accepted through the health system’s website until February 28, 2018. Non-profit organizations ...
Heart Disease is on the rise this year— especially for women. Often thought of as a disease that has historically plagued men, recent studies have revealed that it is actually women at an increased risk for heart disease. While we’ve been ...