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Best Exercises For Lowering Blood Pressure, Health Channel

Best Exercises for Lowering Blood Pressure

In an interview with the Health Channel, Brian Betancourt, Exercise Physiologist at Baptist Health South Florida, shares what the best exercises are for lowering blood pressure.  Brian suggests that the best exercises for lowering blood pressure are going to be ones that get you moving, but not too fast paced. “You don’t want to feel ...
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Breathing Techniques For Pain Relief

In an interview with the Health Channel, Diana Solares, Physical Therapist at West Kendall Baptist Hospital, describes how controlled breathing techniques can help alleviate chronic pain and promote relaxation.  In our bodies we have the sympathetic nervous system and the parasympathetic nervous system. The sympathetic nervous system is more involved with chronic pain. It reacts ...
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Strengthening Exercises For Neck Pain, Health Channel

Strengthening Exercises For Neck Pain

In an interview with the Health Channel, Brian Betancourt, Exercise Physiologist with Baptist Health South Florida, talks about neck exercises and how to do them safely. Brian says that he recommends neck exercises to patients complaining about neck pain but warns to make sure you are doing them properly.  Before delving into different exercises, Brian ...
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ADD & ADHD in Children

In an interview with the Health Channel, Dr. Yadira Torres, Psy.D., Psychologist & Clinical Associate with Child Psychology Associates, explains how ADD and ADHD diagnoses are done for children.  Dr. Torres says that when she talks about ADD or ADHD inattentive type, she’s talking about those children who are really struggling in school because that ...
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Daily Sugar Intake for Children

In an interview with the Health Channel, Amy Kimberlain, Registered Dietitian with Baptist Health South Florida, gives advice to parents on how to help their children form healthy eating habits.  Amy recommends that you have at least one family meal per week, even if it is not with the full family. “Even if one child ...
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Common Developmental Disabilities in Children

In an interview with the Health Channel, Dr. Yadira Torres, Psy.D., Psychologist & Clinical Associate with Child Psychology Associates, discusses different types of developmental disabilities to watch out for in your children. The most common ones seem to be attention deficit, hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorder.  “With ADHD what we see is kids who ...
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Asthma Symptoms in Kids

In an interview with the Health Channel, Dr. Mario Zambrano, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician with Homestead Hospital, talks about asthma in children. He explains that it can get serious if the child does not follow a specific treatment plan.  Asthma can get worse with time, so it is important to use the medications prescribed, like ...
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How to Prevent Computer Vision Syndrome

In an interview with the Health Channel, Dr. Richard Simon, an Ophthalmologist with Baptist Outpatient Services, talks about the danger of computer vision syndrome and how it affects adults and children alike. Allowing young children to have too much screen time can damage their eyesight if it is not properly regulated.  When we blink our ...
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