Health in Yakima, WA

Imagine a huge ballroom dance in which couples are whirling and twirling to the music
Until a single, unpaired dancer enters the ballroom. He cuts in on another dancing couple. This leaves one of the original couples without a partner
This new lone dancer disrupts another couple by cutting in. This odd-man-out scenario creates chaos. A chain reaction of changing partners disrupts the dance again and…

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Fueling your body with the nutrients it needs to function properly can help you heal faster
Most of our patients begin care because they have an ache, pain or some other health issue. Naturally, they want it resolved as quickly as possible.
Ingest a pain reliever and within minutes the drug disperses throughout your body, numbing the symptom. Many of us have grown accustomed to this almost instantaneous result.
Granted, it’s produced by fooling the body so it can’t feel the symptom. The…

When it comes to watching your salt intake, most people focus on limiting certain foods–but some beverages, like sports drinks, are often high in sodium
Salt is the primary seasoning used to flavor food and an essential ingredient of the diets of both animals and humans alike.
The human body contains about four ounces of salt. If you don’t have enough of it, your heart won’t beat, you can’t digest your food, your blood won’t circulate throughout your body and your muscles won’t…

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By adjusting your spine, our practice is focused on balancing your nervous system
By now you know that chiropractic care is different from medical treatment. This difference goes beyond the importance of repeated visits
At our practice, the focus remains on the integrity of your nervous system. How do we do it? By seeing YOU.
Seeing the Person
While medicine is interested in the problem in…

When it comes to your health, are you active or reactive
Our health (and the decisions we make about it) is among the most personal of decisions.
Are we passive, ignoring our health until we lose it? Or do we actively assume the responsibility for and take action to promote our health?
The choice we make is often revealed by how we respond when we have a health crisis of some type.
Strategy One: Eliminate the invader. Whether it’s applying weed killer to…

Join Dr. Yami as she shows you how to create delicious meals that help decrease your risk of cancer. In this two-hour class she will demonstrate 6 nutritious and easy recipes and you will receive plenty of education on how you have the power to change your healthy destiny. You will be given class materials and will have the opportunity to sample the recipes
This is a very informative and fun class where you will have ample opportunity to ask questions.
This class…

Did you know you have a ‘second brain’ in your gut
It surprises many to learn that they have an enteric nervous system. Have you heard of it? It controls and regulates the esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon and has five times the number of neurons as your spinal cord.
You’ve probably heard the admonition “trust your gut.” Turns out it’s wise advice. If you’ve ever felt butterflies in your stomach, felt a hunch or sensed that the crab cakes were a…

Cascade Surgical Partners are skilled surgeons serving patients in Yakima. Meet our general surgeon team.

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Here's a good reason for regularly reviewing all of your medicines with your doctor.

National Get Fit Don't Sit Day, sponsored by the American Diabetes Association, is your opportunity to get up and get moving!

As many as 3,459 lives could be saved each year with public defibrillators, bystanders and initiative. Are you ready?