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  • Preparing for Spring Allergy Season

    By Dr. Michael Ellman on March 24, 2015
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    Spring officially sprung last Friday (March 20). Depending on our weather here in Dallas, you may already be experiencing some allergy symptoms. Regardless if you are or aren’t, it you regularly suffer through the sneezes and watery eyes during the spring, read below for some tips on how to prepare for this year’s allergy season. The American Academy of Allergy, […]
  • At-Home Leg Strengthening Exercises

    By Dr. Michael Ellman on March 17, 2015
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    Many people think that in order to strengthen their legs, they need to head to a gym and work with the weight machines. Weight machines are great tools for strengthening our muscles, but you don’t need machines. You don’t even need a barbell or dumbbell – all you need is your own body weight, and you can perform body-weight exercises […]
  • Spring Training for the Weekend Athlete

    By Dr. Michael Ellman on March 10, 2015
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    Spring (officially) is just 10 days away. As the warmer weather approaches – and the ice storms we’ve had lately become just a memory – many of us are looking forward to engaging in our favorite sports or hobbies. But winter can put a damper on getting outdoors; many of us probably are out of shape and a tad heavier […]
  • Healthy Irish Stew Recipe for St. Patrick’s Day

    By Dr. Michael Ellman on March 3, 2015
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    As you get ready to host a St. Patrick’s Day party, you may be looking for some ideas for healthy dishes to serve your guests. There’s one dish that just screams Ireland: Irish stew.   But many stews can be full of heavy fats. Not this one. The Irish stew recipe below includes not only beef, but also raisins and […]
  • When It’s Not “Just” a Sore Neck

    By Dr. Michael Ellman on February 24, 2015
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    You have a sore neck. It’s been sore for a few days and doesn’t seem to be improving. Could this be something more than “just” a sore neck? Read below for help in ascertaining when a neck is simply sore, or when the soreness may be a sign of something more serious. Generally, waking up with a “crick” in your […]
  • Better Back Exercises

    By Dr. Michael Ellman on February 17, 2015
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    A strong back is critical to our health, especially as we grow older: strong back and stomach muscles help keep back pain and injury at bay. You may know that “old fashioned” sit ups (the kind where you hook your feet under a bed, bend your knees and raise your torso all the way to an upright position) can cause […]
  • Healthy Valentine’s Dessert Recipe: Berry Swirl Frozen Dessert

    By Dr. Michael Ellman on February 10, 2015
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    Boxes of chocolate and hard candies shaped as hearts are all well and good for Valentine’s Day. But show your true love how much you truly love him or her by making this delicious – and healthy – frozen raspberry swirl for a Valentine’s Day dessert treat. At just 214 calories per serving, it’s worth the bit of extra time […]
  • Instead of Chocolates This Valentine’s Day, Go for a Run with Your Sweetheart!

    By Dr. Michael Ellman on February 3, 2015
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    As Valentine’s Day 2015 approaches, consider giving a gift to your sweetheart that shows true love: instead of candy, roses and jewelry, why not buy a gym membership, running/walking shoes, a pool membership, etc. ? What’s more, make sure you give yourself the same gift and go with the person you love to the gym, for a run/walk or to […]
  • Why Cold, Damp Weather Hurts Joints

    By Dr. Michael Ellman on January 27, 2015
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    A few years ago your grandfather used to say – in a joking-but-serious-way – “My knee is giving me pain; rain’s coming.” And it would rain.   Does rain make your knees ache? Many people with arthritis/joint point report that damp weather exacerbates their pain. So was your grandfather’s arthritic knee help him be a weather forecaster? Can damp weather […]
  • The Considerable Benefits of Physical Flexibility

    By Dr. Michael Ellman on January 20, 2015
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    Can you touch your toes without bending your knees more than “just slightly?” Can you sit on the floor, spread your legs out in a “V” and place your torso flat in the space between them? Can you place your left hand behind your back lifting it toward your head while lifting your right hand up and behind your shoulder […]

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