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F I T 2 0 1 8 - 2 0 1 9 1 5 HEALTH TIPS HEALTH TIPS Oral pain medications have many disadvantages. They take time to work, have side effects and must be taken by the patient at scheduled times. Another disadvantage of oral pain medication is that over time, the body can become accustomed to its dosage, requiring higher doses to manage pain. — Dr. Ajith Nair, Kentuckiana Pain Specialists Special Advertising Section When deciding where to have a hair transplant, go with an office where the physician is involved in all aspects of the procedure: donor hair removal, recipient graft site creation and planting of the graft. — Dr. Mark Waldman, Parsley Waldman Hair Center Both men and women can be good candidates for hair transplantation. Make sure you see a physician who is familiar with both medical and surgical options for your hair loss. — Dr. Mark Waldman, Parsley Waldman Hair Center Many dental problems can be prevented. Don't wait until you have a problem to see the dentist. Preventive care helps to avoid cavities and gum disease and is less expensive than treating these dental problems after they arise. — Kentuckiana Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates, PSC Visit the dentist every six months to keep your teeth and gums clean and healthy. — Kentuckiana Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates, PSC Sterilize your environment. By removing high-calorie, non- nutritious foods from your home or work environment, you eliminate the potential to sabotage your weight-loss goals. — Dr. Vincent Lusco, Louisville Surgical Associates Joe Pilates said, "Change happens through movement and movement heals." The human body is a living organism that must move and breathe to keep blood circulation healthful and cleansing. Correct breathing and movement must be learned to restore posture, to render the spine youthful and to expel unwanted toxins that could negatively impact health. – Laura Porter Blackburn, Owner, Core Fluency Pilates Joe Pilates said, "The Pilates method of body conditioning develops the body uniformly, corrects posture, restores vitality, invigorates the mind and elevates the spirit." True fitness is not just about rock-solid muscle tone, it is about uniform development of all the muscles and the resulting tensile strength, flexibility and well-being that ensues. – Laura Porter Blackburn, Owner, Core Fluency Pilates Release muscle tightness or trigger points by using a foam roller. — Larry Holt, Ken Combs Running Store

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