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Waynedale Health

We like to keep our Waynedale News readers safe and healthy! These are the most current articles and stories to improve your body and mental health written by our original, local writers from around the Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana Community.

HERE'S TO YOUR HEALTH

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This week's Here's To Your Health is a continuation of Steve C.'s story.

 

From the time my third daughter was born on April 3, 1972, and for the next 20 years I made everybody who came into contact with me, just as miserable as I was. Today, I believe one of the most baffling things about alcoholism is the total and absolute denial of our alcoholism and addictions. I was positive in my alcohol soaked brain that I couldn't be an alcoholic; surely that didn't pertain to me! I suffered from...

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OSTEOARTHRITIS VS OSTEOPOROSIS

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I recently had a patient come into my office and ask me, "Dr. Nill, if I have osteoarthritis, will I get osteoporosis?" As I answered the question, I started to realize what an important and good question it was. Not to mention how confusing this issue can be. So I decided to take some time to enlighten you on which is what along with ways to prevent and treat each condition and their symptoms.

Osteoarthritis is considered an inflammatory condition (-itis means inflammation in Latin) of the...

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HERE'S TO YOUR HEALTH

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This week's Here's To Your Health is a continuation of Steve C.'s story.

 

My second daughter was born on January 30, 1971. She is currently married and has four children and still lives in Pueblo, Colorado. Her third son was born with a multitude of birth defects, he is six years old, but only has the mental capacity of a three year old. His speech is barely audible, his right eyelid droops, his right leg has been amputated and he uses a prosthetic device. His right arm is a tangled mess and...

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SHIN SPLINTS

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Although Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, which means 6 more weeks of winter, it seems like spring is just around the corner. This means that people are getting off of their treadmills and starting to run outside. The problem with this is that people start to get shin splints. Shin splints can be described as pain in the front or back muscle groups of the leg (below the knee). They are primarily caused by an overload phenomenon due to overuse, running, or jumping on hard surfaces causing leg...

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HERE'S TO YOUR HEALTH

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We ended the last segment of Steve C.'s story with: After Vietnam I remember sitting at a hometown bar watching television and seeing anti-war riots, people burning their draft cards and others calling us baby killers.

Something happened to me, it was like this: It was like a bad ball in the pit of my stomach. And, I was constantly consuming a food that made it grow. That ball was made of hatred, anger and rage; the food that made it grow was alcohol and drugs! I soon learned to shove all my...

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TMJ DYSFUNCTION

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Have you ever tried opening your jaw and notice a pain sensation or a clicking noise? If your answer is yes, then you could have what is called TMJ or Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction. The cause of this problem can be dental related, faulty dentures, emotional strain (constant biting or grinding teeth), or tight and imbalanced muscles of mastication in the jaw. It is characterized by hypomobility or decreased movement in the jaw. You can test this by trying to place three fingers in your...

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