COPD: What You Need to Know

COPD: What You Need to Know

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, is a life-threatening lung disease that makes it difficult for people to breathe.  Airflow from the lungs can become trapped when trying to exhale through obstructed airways.  This can be caused from inflammation or narrowing of the airways, excess mucus or scarring.  Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis are the most …

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An Interview with Chiropractic Services at WAH

An Interview with Chiropractic Services at WAH

October is National Chiropractic Health Month and is the 1 year anniversary of Chiropractic Services being offered at Windom Area Health! To celebrate, we asked our two Chiropractic providers, Phillip Skow, DC, of Progressive Chiropractic and Kylie Norell, DC, of Wellness & Vitality Chiropractic, a few questions about their experiences with their specialties. What drove …

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Women and Lifting Weights: Changing the Narrative to Age Well

Women and Weightlifting: Changing the Narrative to Age Well

For decades, women have been targeted with fitness phrases like, “long, lean muscles”, “trimmed and toned”, and “belly-blasting exercises”. This has lead millions of women to spend countless hours toiling away on cardio equipment and then exhausting the “low weight, high reps” notion. The idea that women will “bulk up” from lifting heavy weights was …

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Cholesterol: What to Know

Cholesterol: What to Know

September is National Cholesterol Education Month. What is cholesterol? How can it hurt you? What can you do to get it under control and keep it there? What are some myths and facts about cholesterol? Keep reading to find out more fun and interesting information. What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that …

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