Nutritional Recommendations

Avoid: Glutamate / MSG Aspartame / NutraSweet Sugar and refined carbohydrates Avoid processed foods   Eat a high protein diet: More protein than carbohydrates. Choose lean cuts of meats. Chicken Eggs Fish Turkey Pork Cottage cheese   Eat large quantities of vegetables and fruits Eat 2x more vegetables than fruit Eat more salads and fresh […]

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Biography

Susan Lyn is an Educator and Registered Nurse. She holds a Masters Degree in Nursing Education as well as Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (CHPCN). Years of providing care to those at the end of life has sparked in Susan a passion and commitment for health and holistic well-being.  She has personally delved deeply into nutrition, fitness, […]

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Exercise for Stress Reduction: by Cynthia Cortini

Exercise provides a profound physiologic benefit resulting in mood elevation and stress reduction. Research has proven that aerobic exercise raises the level of the neurotransmitter endorphin which triggers feelings of well-being and is a natural pain killer.  Along with this effect is the reduction in the activity of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system that […]

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Preoperative Testing

Preoperative Testing As a general rule there are no routine requirements.   Test requirements are guided by findings on the History + Physical Exam.   INDICATIONS CBC PT/INR SERUM GLUCOSE CMP CHEST    X-RAY 12 LEAD EKG               History of bleeding disorder/hemhorrage X X               […]

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