Watching Your Weight While on Vacation

by DR. CINDY on July 16, 2013

It’s always stressful planning a vacation, and it’s even worse when we have to worry about how to enjoy ourselves without gaining too much weight!  I know that I have a hard time sticking to healthy eating when I’m away on holiday.  Following are some tips on how to keep the weight off while on […]

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Independence or Freedom?

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by DR. CINDY on July 6, 2013

As I sit here looking at photos of fireworks from Juneau’s Independence Day celebrations, I’m struck by how much the fog and clouds obscured our view. That leads me to thinking, “How many of us really stop to think about what the word Independence really stands for… Webster’s Dictionary defines it as:  “Freedom from control […]

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5 MYTHS ABOUT EYE CARE

March 14, 2013
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As an optometrist, I am constantly amused by the beliefs that my patients hold about their vision.  I’ve realized that there are many misconceptions that the general public has about their eyes and the visual system, so I am going to address the top five here: Myth #1:  You don’t need eyeglasses if your vision […]

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Butt Amnesia

January 21, 2013
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I recently posted an article about the benefits of standing over sitting, but in addition to increasing your risk for a heart attack, did you know that there is such a thing as Gluteal Amnesia? This condition occurs when our butt muscles “forget” to work! How can they just forget? Well, when we sit for […]

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Start Standing

January 13, 2013
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Did you know that standing up is good for your health?   New research has found that people who spend most of their time sitting are at a 54% higher risk to die from a heart attack!   Fifty-four percent!!! That’s a serious number, don’t you agree?   So if you spend most of your […]

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A NEW YEAR’S GIFT FOR YOU

January 4, 2013
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A NEW YEAR’S GIFT FOR YOU! I have some exciting news for you today! You can now get instant access to 100s of downloadable self- help gifts at NO COST. Yes, you heard me right…for FREE! All you have to do is go here: http://selfimprovementgifts7.com/go/1014 If you have found yourself going round in circles time […]

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THE NEW YEAR IS COMING

December 31, 2012
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THE NEW YEAR IS COMING!! We are approaching that time of year! As the new year gets closer, the gym starts to look more and more appealing. Not necessarily because we really WANT to go, but because we feel that we SHOULD go! After all the excessive eating and drinking we’ve indulged in over the […]

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Step Away From The Visine

December 10, 2012
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STEP AWAY FROM THE VISINE®! Red eyes got you blue? Well, Visine® is NOT the answer. Fact is, there are many reasons why your eyes could be red.  It could be allergies, viral infection, bacterial infection, or just plain dry eyes.  But until you know what the underlying cause is, you should not be using […]

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HOW I LOWERED MY CHOLESTEROL 100 POINTS IN 30 DAYS A TRUE STORY

December 5, 2012
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HOW I LOWERED MY CHOLESTEROL 100 POINTS IN 30 DAYS!  A TRUE STORY I want to share something important with you.  Several years ago I went to the doctor for something totally unrelated, and after having blood work done, I discovered that my cholesterol was high.  Your cholesterol should not be over 200 and mine […]

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Weathering the Storm Within

November 16, 2012
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WEATHERING THE STORM WITHIN I’m sitting watching the ocean as we continue to feel the effects of Tropical Storm Isaac, and if I didn’t know better, I wouldn’t be able to tell that there’s a storm system out there.  The sky is bright blue, the sun is shining and fluffy white clouds rush by. But […]

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