Health & Wellness

Don’t CareGive alone!

By Aysha Cooper

The cost of caregiver stress can result in endless emotional distress and increased health problems.  Like most caregivers I know and meet every day, they have no rest and no time for themselves.

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When is it safe to return to play?

Over the past few months we’ve talked about a handful of great concussion topics. Hopefully, by now, you know the signs and symptoms and what to do when you suspect a concussion.

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Permission to take a nap

By Aysha Cooper

First, I would like to thank Gwinnett Citizen for allowing me to use this platform to share some of my encounters with caregivers that I hope will reach other caregivers going through the same feelings and alleviate some of the guilt caregivers often feel.

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Life after cataract surgery

By Dr. David Carlin

Cataracts have existed for centuries. With state-of-the-art surgical techniques, cataract surgery has become one of the safest and more effective outpatient procedures. According to the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 3 million Americans undergo cataract surgery each year, with an overall success rate of 98% or higher.

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Ladies, you may be surprised to learn that heart disease is overwhelmingly the biggest threat to your health. As Gwinnett Medical Group cardiologist Mary Ellen Bergh, MD, points out, “heart disease remains a challenging health issue for women.

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