healthfocus OCTOBER 2016
AWARENESS EARLY DETECTION CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE
Page 1 Breast Cancer: Signs & Symtoms
Page 2 14 Tips for Healthy Joints
Page 4 How to Do: A Breast Self-Exam
Pages 5-6 10 Best Exercises for People in Pain
Pages 8-9 Finding A Doctor Near You
UNITY HEALTHCARE News New Physician Joins Preferred Pediatrics of Lafayette Unity Healthcare is pleased to announce that Dana Stewart, MD will be joining Preferred Pediatrics of Lafayette on November 1st, 2016. Dr. Stewart will practice with Dr. Melanie Hayes, Dr. Ann Jonkman, Dr. Jewel Marino, Dr. Anna Wildermuth, Karrie Tarter, RN, MSN, NNP-BC, CPNP and Kristyn Zundo, RN, MSN, CPNP-BC. Dr. Stewart obtained her bachelorâ€™s of science degree in biochemistry at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. She completed her doctorate of medicine degree from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. She then completed her pediatric residency at Wright State University at the Dayton Childrenâ€™s Medical Center in Dayton, OH. Dr. Stewart is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (Fellow), American Medical Association and the Society of Hospital Medicine. She has a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, a Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification, and a Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) certification. Her practice emphasis is caring for children with ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Asthma. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling and helping in her church ministry. About Preferred Pediatrics of Lafayette: Preferred Pediatrics of Lafayette is a Unity Healthcare Partner and located at 3774 Bayley Drive, Suite B in Lafayette, Indiana. To schedule an appointment, please call 765.807.8180.
The Signs & Symptoms of
Breast Cancer Knowing how your breasts normally look and feel is an important part of keeping up with your breast health. Finding breast cancer as early as possible gives you a better chance of successful treatment. But knowing what to look for does not take the place of having regular mammograms and other screening tests. Screening tests can help find breast cancer in its early stages, even before any symptoms appear.
The most common symptom of breast cancer is a new lump or mass. A painless, hard mass that has irregular edges is more likely to be cancerous, but breast cancers can be tender, soft, or rounded. They can even be painful. For this reason, it is important to have any new breast mass or lump or breast change checked by a health care professional experienced in diagnosing breast diseases. Other possible symptoms of breast cancer include: • Swelling of all or part of a breast (even if no distinct lump is felt.) • Skin irritation or dimpling. • Breast or nipple pain. • Nipple retraction (turning inward.) • Redness, scaliness, or thickening of the nipple or breast skin. • Nipple discharge (other than breast milk.)
Sometimes a breast cancer can spread to lymph nodes under the arm or around the collar bone and cause a lump or swelling there, even before the original tumor in the breast tissue is large enough to be felt. Swollen lymph nodes should also be reported to your doctor. Although any of these symptoms can be caused by things other than breast cancer, if you have them, they should be reported to your doctor so that he or she can find the cause.
Because mammograms do not find every breast cancer, it is important for you to be aware of changes in your breasts and to know the signs and symptoms of breast cancer. For more information, please contact: Horizon Oncology Center - 765.446.5111 Wael Harb, M.D. Ajita Narayan, M.D. Lafayette Cancer Care - 765.446.5050 Nancy A. DiMartino, M.D. Glen Papaioannou, M.D.
Tips for 14 Healthy Joints! Know Your Limits
It's normal to have some aching muscles after you exercise. But if you hurt for more than 48 hours, you may have overstressed your joints. Don't push so hard next time. Working through the pain may lead to an injury or damage.
Eat Fish to Reduce Inflammation
Stay in Motion
It's the golden rule of joint health; The more you move, the less stiffness you'll have. Whether you're reading, working, or watching TV, change positions often. Take breaks from your desk or your chair and get active.
Padding is your pal. So suit up when you do things like in-line skating or when playing contact sports. If your joints already ache, it may help to wear braces when you do activities like tennis or golf.
Lean In to Your Weight
Your size affects some of the strain on your hips, knees, and back. Even a little weight loss can help. Every pound you lose takes 4 pounds of pressure off the knees. Ask your doctor what's the best way for you to get started.
Don't Stretch Before Exercise
Flexibility helps you move better. Try to stretch daily or at least three times a week. But don't do it when your muscles are cold. Do a light warm-up first, like walking for 10 minutes, to loosen up the joints, ligaments, and tendons around them.
What exercise is good? The best choices are activities that don't pound your joints, like walking, bicycling, swimming, and strength training.
Flex Some Muscle
Get stronger to give your joints better support. Even a little more strength makes a difference. A physical therapist or certified trainer can show you what moves to do and how to do them. If you have joint problems, avoid quick, repetitive movements.
Work on Your Range
Are your joints too stiff and inflexible? You'll want to get back as much as you can of your "range of motion." That's the normal amount joints can move in certain directions.Your doctor or physical therapist can recommend exercises to improve this.
Power Up Your Core
Stronger abs and back muscles help your balance, so you're less likely to fall or get injured. Add core (abdominal, back, and hip) strengthening exercises to your routine. Pilates and yoga are great workouts to try.
If you have joint pain from rheumatoid arthritis, eat more fish. Fatty cold-water types like salmon and mackerel are good sources of omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3s may help keep joints healthy, as well as lower inflammation, a cause of joint pain and tenderness in people with RA. Don't like fish? Try fish oil capsules instead.
Keep Your Bones Strong
Calcium and vitamin D can help you do that. Dairy products are the best sources of calcium, but other options are green, leafy vegetables like broccoli and kale. If you don't get enough calcium from food, ask your doctor about supplements.
Target Your Posture
Stand and sit up straight to protect joints all the way from the neck down to your knees. To improve your posture, take a walk. The faster you do it, the harder your muscles work to keep you upright. Swimming can also help.
Ease Your Load
Consider your joints when lifting and carrying. Carry bags on your arms instead of with your hands to let your bigger muscles and joints support the weight.
Chill Out Pain
Ice is a natural -- and free -- pain reliever. It numbs the hurt and eases swelling. If you have a sore joint, apply a cold pack or ice wrapped in a towel. Leave it on for up to 20 minutes at a time.You can also try a bag of frozen vegetables wrapped in a towel. Never apply ice directly to your skin.
Supplements? Ask First
Stores are filled with ones that promise to relieve joint pain. Glucosamine and SAM-e have the best research behind them. Talk to your doctor if you want to give supplements a try, so you know about what's safe and what might affect your medicines or health conditions.
Treat Joint Injuries
They can add to the breakdown of cartilage in your joints. If you get hurt, see your doctor right away for treatment. Then take steps to avoid more damage.You may need to avoid activities that put too much stress on your joint or use a brace to stabilize it.
For more information, please contact: Lafayette Rehabilitation Services Lafayette - 765.447.5552 West Lafayette - 765.446.5250 Miracles Rehabilitation Lafayette - 765.807.2773 West Lafayette - 765.463.2200 Source: http://www.webmd.com/arthritis/ss/slideshow-keep-joints-healthy
10Breast Cancer Common Misconceptions of
Breast pain is a symptom of breast cancer.
That's rarely the case; breast cancer, especially early breast cancer, usually does not cause pain and may exhibit no noticeable symptoms. Most aches, pains or tenderness can be attributed to things like fibrocystic breast changes and the rise and fall of hormones, or a benign fluid-filled sac (a cyst), which can feel firm or squishy and can be aspirated by a doctor to withdraw the fluid causing the pain.
You're only at risk if breast cancer runs in your family.
Only 5 to 10 percent of all breast cancers are hereditary due to mutations in genes associated with the disease. These mutations are more common among certain geographic or ethnic groups, like people of Ashkenazi (central or eastern European) Jewish descent and people of Norwegian, Icelandic or Dutch ancestry. Because they have a shared ancestry over many generations, particular genetic changes can occur more frequently in these groups.
Monthly self-exams don't make a difference.
Despite recent advice discounting the importance of regular breast checks, many experts still believe in them. Mammography, clinical exams, MRIs: they're reliable screening methods, yet none of them are perfect, so it's wise to increase your chance of early detection by becoming familiar with your own breasts and reporting any changes, like lumps, swelling, dimpling or discharge to your doctor.
Tight, underwire bras cause breast cancer.
This myth started with a husband and wife medical anthropologist team claiming that by wearing tight-fitting bras all day, every day, women inhibited lymphatic drainage, thus causing toxins to become trapped in breast tissue. But scientists discounted this theory in its failure to exclude confounding variables such as the presence in some women of known risk factors for breast cancer such as family history, hormones, age, weight, exercise levels, giving birth over the age of 30 or not having had children.
Only women get breast cancer.
Although women do account for the vast majority of breast cancers, men are susceptible, too. With men, their cancers are usually linked to a strong family history or genetic causes and are usually seen in later stages, since men are not typically screened for breast cancer.
Older women don't need to get mammograms.
Since the incidence of breast cancer increases with age, older women should get mammograms indefinitely. The highest incidence of the disease is in women in their 70s. The risk is approximately 1 in 23 for a woman in her 30s; rising to 1 in 8 by the time she is 85.
Wearing antiperspirant causes breast cancer.
Parabens, which are used as preservatives in some antiperspirants, do have weak estrogen-like properties. One small study found parabens in samples of tissue from human breast tumors but failed to analyze healthy breast tissue or tissues from other areas of the body (thus failing to demonstrate that parabens are found only in cancerous breast tissue). Subsequent studies have been unable to make a definite connection between parabens and breast cancer. The American Cancer Society says that more research is needed to study this issue.
A lump is the only sign of breast cancer.
While a lump may indicate breast cancer or other benign breast conditions, there are other changes that could indicate cancer, like skin irritation or dimpling; swelling, nipple retraction or discharge (other than breast milk); redness, scaliness, or thickening of the nipple or breast skin. Lymph nodes under the arm might swell if the cancer has already spread before a tumor in the breast is even large enough to be felt. And a mammogram can pick up a cancer before any symptom is felt or seen at all.
Only your mom's family history of breast cancer is important. Your father's family history is just as important, especially the women on his side of the family. And other cancers in men, like early-onset prostate or colon cancers should be considered when assessing your risk, too.
Women with lumpy, fibrocystic breasts are more at risk.
Once thought a factor in increasing your risk, it is no longer seen as a connection. Lumpy breasts do, however, make it more difficult to differentiate normal tissue from cancerous tissue, so ask your doctor if you might be helped further by adding an ultrasound to your mammogram screenings.
For more information, please contact: Horizon Oncology Center - 765.446.5111 Wael Harb, M.D. Ajita Narayan, M.D. Lafayette Cancer Care - 765.446.5050 Nancy A. DiMartino, M.D. Glen Papaioannou, M.D. Source: http://healthyaging.net/healthy-lifestyle/healthy-aging/
HOW TO DO: A Breast Self-Exam IN THE SHOWER
Using the pads of your fingers, move around your entire breast in a circular pattern moving from the outside to the center, checking the entire breast and armpit area. Check both breasts each month feeling for any lump, thickening, or hardened knot. Notice any changes and get lumps evaluated by your healthcare provider.
IN FRONT OF A MIRROR
Visually inspect your breasts with your arms at your sides. Next, raise your arms high overhead. Look for any changes in the contour, any swelling, or dimpling of the skin, or changes in the nipples. Next, rest your palms on your hips and press firmly to flex your chest muscles. Left and right breasts will not exactly matchâ€”few women's breasts do, so look for any dimpling, puckering, or changes, particularly on one side.
Can I Rely On Breast Self-Exams Alone To Be Sure I Am Breast Cancer Free? Mammography can detect tumors before they can be felt, so screening is key for early detection. But when combined with regular medical care and appropriate guideline-recommended mammography, breast self-exams can help women know what is normal for them so they can report any changes to their healthcare provider. If you find a lump, schedule an appointment with your doctor, but don't panic â€” 8 out of 10 lumps are not cancerous. For additional peace of mind, call your doctor whenever you have concerns.
When lying down, the breast tissue spreads out evenly along the chest wall. Place a pillow under your right shoulder and your right arm behind your head. Using your left hand, move the pads of your fingers around your right breast gently in small circular motions covering the entire breast area and armpit. Use light, medium, and firm pressure. Squeeze the nipple; check for discharge and lumps. Repeat these steps for your left breast.
For more information, please contact: Horizon Oncology Center - 765.446.5111 Wael Harb, M.D. Ajita Narayan, M.D. Lafayette Cancer Care - 765.446.5050 Nancy A. DiMartino, M.D. Glen Papaioannou, M.D. Sources: http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-self-exam; http://theheartysoul.com/breast-cancer-self-exam/
BEST EXERCISES FOR
PEOPLE IN PAIN
If you’re in pain, there's a temptation to skip exercising. But exercise can often help reduce pain and improve your quality of life. That doesn’t mean it’s easy. The good news is that you don’t have to run a marathon to get back to the business of life. “Everybody can do something,” says Perry Fine, MD, a board member at the American Pain Foundation. Exercise "does actually allow people not only to reduce their perception of pain but to overcome limited functioning.” Just remember to pace yourself and consult a physical therapist for advice. Here are 9 types of exercise that can help get you moving:
This is a low-impact activity that's a good choice if you have the physical capability. The benefit is that you can exercise almost anywhere: The mall, the local school track, or a parking lot. Walking has appeal because it’s easy to do. It’s an option you can do during all four seasons no matter where you live, and there are very few conditions when walking is not feasible.
Swimming is great for people who have osteoarthritis, who have musculoskeletal issues or any joint disease where any kind of impact may exacerbate an underlying problem. The reason: Swimming (and other forms of water exercise) defies gravity, so there aren’t any unpleasant and potentially damaging jolts to the joints.
The breathing component of yoga might be just as helpful to ease chronic pain as the movement and stretching. But Steven Calvino, MD, an assistant professor of anesthesiology and rehabilitation medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center, in New York City, recommends against doing certain poses. “Yoga can involve very extreme ranges of motion involving the spine and other joints so there is a risk of injury,” he says. “You want to do whatever is a comfortable range of motion within your abilities. Don’t push it unless you’re in very good condition.” Still, even someone who is bedridden could simply start with certain breathing exercises and focusing on different body parts, integrating this into either active or passive movements (such as contracting a muscle).
A good exercise for the young and old alike is tai chi, a martial art that originated in China and, like yoga, cultivates mindfulness. There’s almost no one too old to perform tai chi, as long as you can move a little bit. It incorporates the body and the mind. A New England Journal of Medicine study found that twice-weekly sessions of tai chi reduced pain, stiffness, and fatigue in fibromyalgia patients. Tai chi also helps with building strength, endurance, and balance.
This increasingly popular exercise regimen, developed by Joseph Pilates in the early days of the last century, helps with core strength building for a society that’s extraordinarily burdened by low back pain. In addition to people with back pain, people with fibromyalgia may benefit from this fitness system.
When you’re making the golf swing, the (strain) is enormous, especially on the lower back. Golfing should be combined with strengthening and stretching activities. Same with tennis. You don’t play tennis to get into shape. You should be in shape before stepping onto the court.
In general, aerobic activities (which can include using the treadmill or riding on a stationary bike) are particularly good for people with fibromyalgia. A meta-analysis published in the Journal of Rheumatology in 2008 found that strength-only training helped with symptoms, but that aerobic activity helped alleviate symptoms as well as improved physical function. And besides helping your heart, the aerobics activates your endogenous opioid mechanisms to reduce pain.
It’s been found that Pilates improves pain more than a relaxation/stretching regimen. But Pilates generally requires some instruction, so look for an experienced teacher.
You can do this activity in the bedroom or while waiting in line. “Stretching and getting all your body parts moving in a full range of motion and working just a little bit against gravity is helpful,” says Dr. Fine. There are a million different stretching programs to choose from. The University of California, Los Angeles, for instance, diagrams stretching exercises for people who spend too much time sitting.
Light-Weight & Strength Training Weight training is particularly helpful for people suffering from arthritis.
The “exercises strengthen the joints around the injury and that takes some of the stress off the joint when you’re using it,” Sluka says. Weights that are from an ounce to 5 to 10 pounds will help. However, it’s important to pace yourself when doing these exercises. Start with a can of soup, if you’ve been inactive for a long time, or try doing sit-ups or push-ups around the house.
This activity will give you some of the benefits of walking (if you don’t use a cart), but it is probably one of the worst sports for your low back because of the torques involved.
For more information, please contact: Lafayette Rehabilitation Services Lafayette - 765.447.5552 West Lafayette - 765.446.5250 Miracles Rehabilitation Lafayette - 765.807.2773 West Lafayette - 765.463.2200 Source: http://www.cancer.org/myacs/eastern/areahighlights/prostate-what-every-man-should-know
Healthy Recipes French Bread Pizza Mummies 4 servings | Active Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 8 hours | Total Time: 18 minutes INGREDIENTS: • 8 oz whole wheat French bread baguette • 1 cup marinara sauce
• 8 black olive slices (from 2 olives) • 4 slices mozzarella cheese
DIRECTIONS: • Preheat oven to 425 F. • Cut the bread in half lengthwise, then cut each half crosswise in 2 pieces to give you 4 pieces total. Slice the cheese into strips. • Place the breast, cut side up on the baking sheet. Spread ¼ cup of marinara
sauce on each piece.
• Place 2 slices of olives on each pizza to make eyes. Randomly lay out the mummy cheese strips over the sauce. Bake in the center rack until the cheese is melted and bubbling and the bread is crisp, about 8 minutes. NUTRITION Per serving : 239 Calories; 8 g Fat; 32 g Carbohydrates; 10 g Protein Source: http://www.skinnytaste.com/french-bread-pizza-mummies/
Smoky BBQ Spiced Pumpkin Seeds 6 servings | Active Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes INGREDIENTS: • 1 ½ cup unshelled, raw pumpkin seeds • 1 ¼ teaspoon onion powder • 1 ¼ teaspoon garlic powder • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika • ½ teaspoon kosher salt • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper • ¼ teaspoon ground mustard • ¼ teaspoon light brown sugar • 4 to 5 squirts olive oil spray DIRECTIONS: • Preheat oven to 300 F. • Remove the seeds from the pumpkin and separate then from the stringy pulp and rinse the seeds in a colander under cold water. • Shake off any excess water, spread the seeds on a baking sheet and roast for about 10 minutes or until seeds are dry, tossing halfway through. • In another small bowl, combine the onion powder, garlic powder, mustard, smoked paprika, cayenne, salt and brown sugar. • Place the seeds in a medium bowl and lightly spray with oil. • Add ¾ of the spice mixture and toss to evenly coat. • Evenly spread the seeds on a sheet pan covered with parchment and roast for 20 to 30 minutes or until brown and crunchy, tossing halfway through. • Immediately spray more olive oil over the seeds and toss with the remaining spice mixture. NUTRITION Per serving : 81 Calories; 3.5 g Fat; 10 g Carbohydrates; 3 g Protein Source: http://www.skinnytaste.com/smoky-bbq-spiced-pumpkin-seeds/
Choosing A Primary Care Physician - The Smart Way Choosing a new physician can be a difficult task. Asking for recommendations is a good way to start, but ultimately you will have to decide which physician is best suited to your individual needs and situation. It is important to establish a relationship with a primary care physician (PCP), especially before you ever get sick. Primary care doctors should be the first line of defense in protecting your health, but millions of Americans don’t have a PCP. Even patients who regularly visit specialists don’t always have a PCP, leaving them unprepared when the flu or an infection strikes. Everyone gets sick at some point, so selecting a PCP ahead of time means you don’t have to scramble around when you need medical care. Here are some questions and answers that can help you select a PCP who understands your particular needs. What information should I find out about the doctor? It may help to ask the doctor’s office these questions: • At which hospitals does the doctor have privileges? • How long does it take to get in to see the doctor for a routine visit and for urgently needed care? • Who covers for the doctor when the need arises? • Is the doctor board certified? (This means he or she has had training after medical school and has passed an exam to be certified as a specialist in a certain field.) What personal qualities should I look for in a doctor? Find a doctor who listens carefully, explains things clearly, anticipates your health problems and allows you to ask questions. What information should I bring to my appointment? It is important to provide your doctor with the following: • Your health history. • A list of medications you’re taking. • Any vitamins or supplements you take. • A description of any current health problems you’re having. If you have symptoms, the doctor will want to know when they first appeared and how often. • A list of questions. Ask your doctor to explain any answers you don’t understand.
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Unity Immediate Care Center No Appointment Necessary
When you, your family or employee needs immediate medical attention, you want quality care that’s close to home. That’s why Unity Immediate Care Center is open daily, to get you the care you deserve. Our experienced physicians see patients on a walk-in basis when your primary care physician may not be available. The Unity Immediate Care Center provides prompt medical attention for many of your health care needs while bridging the gap between your primary care physician and the emergency room. Some of the many advantages of using the Unity Immediate Care Center include: • Extended hours. • No appointments are necessary. • Walk-ins are always welcome. • Less costly than most emergency room visits. • Convenient and easy access. • Patient-friendly environment. • Less intrusive than a hospital emergency room environment.
No Appointment Needed. Open 8AM to 8PM 7 days a week, except Holidays.
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