How to Slow the Aging of Your Bones

How to Slow the Aging of Your Bones

Movement is life – that’s why our bones and muscles play a crucial role in what we do and enjoy every day. Our bones and muscles have to be well taken care of to ensure they can serve us our entire lives.

Integracare Clinic 2022 Year in Review

integracare 2022 Year in Review

A look back at everything that happened at Williams Integracare Clinic in 2022. With the opening of a second location in Foley and the expansion of our lower level, we were able to welcome many new faces to our Integracare team this year!

Why Gut Health is Important to Your Weight Loss Success

gut health and weight loss

The foods we eat influence our health – it’s simple. A pivotal part of that process is our gut. To begin an effective weight loss journey, you need to first identify the root our your health problems. For some this could be an unhealthy gut that is the result of poor diet or lifestyle choices – two aspects that also contribute to weight gain.

Understanding the Role of Cholesterol in your Diet

cholesterol and your body

Cholesterol is often viewed negatively since too much cholesterol poses health concerns. However, cholesterol plays a necessary role in making your body function as it should. Fortunately your body makes all of the cholesterol you need. With a healthy diet and exercise, you can regulate your cholesterol to maintain a healthy amount.

Why am I Dizzy After Standing Up?

why am i dizzy after standing up

You can probably think of a time that you were sitting down, or laying in bed and quickly stood up. What happened next may have come across as alarming – your vision blurred and you suddenly felt light headed. You had just been feeling fine when you were laying down, what happened?

Hormones: Understanding the Basics of What they Do For Your Body

basics of hormones

There are over 50 different hormones that regulate various facets of your body. The task of a hormone is to carry information from cell to cell throughout your body. Because the role of hormones are so impactful, yet so mysterious (considering their effects are not not visible to patients), many patients consult our providers to learn more about their hormones.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids: The Good Kind of Fats

benefits of omega 3 fatty acids

It is estimated that 68% of adults do not consume enough Omega-3 fatty acids. Commonly found in fish, omega-3’s provide many great benefits to your heart and overall health. Make a meaningful change and add omega-3s to your diet!

UV Safety Month: Staying Safe in the Sun

uv safety month july

We started the summer with an emphasis on raising awareness for skin cancer and why protecting your skin is so important. Now in the middle of that summer heat, UV Safety Month serves as another opportunity to remind ourselves of the dangers the sun’s UV rays can pose.

Foods for an Upset Stomach

what to eat when your stomach is feeling sick

Be it the flu or a similar stomach bug, what you eat while you are feeling ill can play a big role in how you feel as your body recovers. It’s likely you grew up being told to drink lots of fluids – this is great advice!