Health in Valdosta, GA

Have you had your blood pressure tested lately? And if so, is it high? Find out why your blood pressure is so important, and how weight loss can help.

Are you going back to the office after a nice, relaxing vacation? If so, you might still be excited

Maybe you’re racing to finish a quarterly report before your deadline tomorrow morning. Perhaps you’

They say people don’t quit jobs; they quit managers. Unfortunately, since most employees won’t dare

Teeth grinding – which is also known as bruxism – is very common in children, especially among toddlers and preschoolers.

Recently, a reader named Mike sent in his story that so wonderfully outlines the mouth-body connection that I talk about so often. Not only did he lose 160 pounds and have a lot of overdue dental work done, but he’s feeling better than ever.

Eat slowly, eat less. You’ve probably heard it before, but most people still eat too fast. Did you know that it takes about 20 minutes for your body to signal that it’s full. So when you eat too quickly, you end up eating more. A recent study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found eating slowly led to lower hunger ratings in both normal weight and overweight people. So if you have some weight to lose and feel…

US Dietary Guidelines have long recommended that low-fat or non-fat milk is healthiest. But new research suggests that the prevailing opinion about the risks of whole milk may be misguided
In the Nurses’ Health Study of Professionals Follow-Up Study, the blood of 3,333 adults consuming either whole-fat or low-fat dairy over 15 years was analyzed. The results showed that those who consumed whole-fat dairy had on…

VALDOSTA — Weighing in at 7 pounds and 12 ounces, Nolan Mitchell was the first baby born in Lowndes County for 2018.

Antibiotics do not fight infections caused by viruses like colds, most sore throats and bronchitis, and some ear infections. Unneeded antibiotics may lead to future antibiotic-resistant infections. Symptom relief might be the best treatment option.