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How Does One Find a Good Family Doctor?

A good family doctor is a friend and an ally. Ideally, they are someone you trust with your family’s health for many years.

A good family physician can guide your family through the health care system. They track your medical history, perform annual exams, advise on preventative measures and keep you feeling your best. When you have concerns or injuries, they are the first health professional to see.

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Annual Physical Exams: What You Should Know

An annual physical exam is a crucial part of regular medical care and a cornerstone of preventative care. Seeing a trusted physician annually can reduce your risk of disease, extend life expectancy and increase your quality of life.

What Is an Annual Physical Exam? What Does it Include?

Most importantly, an annual exam is a chance for you and your physician to check in. It is a time to review your medical history, discuss any changes, address current medical needs and strategize preventative measures for future wellness. If this is a first-time visit, the physician will want to get to know you, your health history and your current medical status.

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What You Need to Know About Preventative Care

Statistics overwhelmingly show that preventative health care works. Men and women who have a primary care physician and partake in regular annual physical exams experience a higher quality of life and longer life expectancy. Chronic diseases account for 7 out of 10 deaths within the U.S. Yet, most chronic diseases are preventable when detected early through the correct screenings and preventative care.

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What Is a Bod Pod?

Bod Pod is a weight loss tool that determines body composition, or your ratio of body fat to lean muscle. Because Bod Pod gives you in-depth information that a scale simply cannot give you, it is considered the gold standard of body composition testing.

At Balance Hormone Center, we believe that Bod Pod is a critical component to your long-term, effective weight loss program.

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How Does a Bod Pod Work?

The ratio of body fat to lean body tissue is known as body composition. For those attempting to lose weight, it is a critical factor in long-term success.

Measuring body composition can be performed in several ways. Traditionally, a caliper test (or skin-fold body fat test) or underwater displacement testing were the methods used to determine body composition. But now there is Bod Pod.

Bod Pod has replaced other invasive and less accurate forms of testing to become the gold standard of body composition testing.

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CBD Oil is Gaining Popularity, But What Do We Really Know About It?

CBD oil is one of the newest, hottest products in states where medical marijuana is legal, and Arizona is no exception. It is said to have health benefits for a wide range of people who have trouble getting relief through traditional medicine. However, a late June decision by the Arizona Court of Appeals illegalized the sale of marijuana extracts–including CBD oil – and dealt a big blow to Arizona’s $425 million medical cannabis market.

In this post, we’ll explain what CBD oil is, what its uses and effect are, what the evidence is for its medical effectiveness, and we’ll get into the court decision as well.

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