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    Hot, Hot, Hot! Exercise Safely in Summer
    Hot, humid conditions test the limits of even the most dedicated athletes. So it’s no surprise that summer weather is a challenge for those of us with more modest exercise goals. Here’s how to stay on track while avoiding heat-related problems.
    Seniors: Find Your Strength Inspiration
    Strength training. It’s something we know we’re supposed to do, but it can be so easy ignore. After all, gyms are intimidating—especially for older adults—and not everyone is motivated by the thought of bigger, stronger muscles.
    Fight Age-Related Weight Gain
    Middle-age spread may seem unavoidable—but you can escape the weight gain that afflicts so many of us in our 40s and 50s. Many Americans pile on extra pounds because of lifestyle changes that occur in midlife. In a lot of cases, people just don’t balance their calorie intake with their level of physical activity.
    5 Good for You Foods to Boost Your Nutrition
    Experts seem to agree: Good nutrition involves a balanced diet that includes a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and low-fat dairy. Still, some foods pack more disease-fighting nutrients than others. When designing a varied diet, consider moving some of these “super” nutritious foods to the top of your pick list.
    The Below-the-Belt Warning Sign Men Shouldn’t Ignore
    What’s the link between ED and heart disease? The two conditions have many common risk factors, including obesity, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol levels.
    Men and Belly Fat: No Laughing Matter
    The health effects of extra fat in the abdomen, also called visceral fat, are serious. Men who pack more pudge around their middles have a greater risk for heart problems, diabetes, cancer, and other conditions.
    The Health Benefits of Male Friendships
    From on-screen bromances to buddy comedies, male friendships play a big role in many movies. But they’re even more important in real life. Social support is associated with staying healthier and living longer. And the benefits can be long-lasting.
    9 Bad Habits That Can Put You at Risk for a Sports Injury
    Nothing can ruin a sports season or a good exercise streak quite like a sports injury. Here's how to prevent one.
    Protein Powers Muscle Maintenance
    A blend of protein sources, from both animals and plants, can keep people from losing muscle size and strength as they age.
    Keep Your Brain Sharp as You Age
    Certain lifestyle habits can help protect the brain over time. These strategies can help you take care of your brain.
    Holding On to Stress Raises Risk for Health Problems a Decade Later
    Stress happens. But how you cope with it may impact your health in the long run.
    Make the Most of Medicare’s Yearly Wellness Visit
    An annual wellness visit can help you stay your healthiest. It’s a chance for you and your provider to talk about preventing disease or catching it early, when treatment works best.
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    Southern New Mexico
    Surgery Center

    2301 Indian Wells Rd. Suite B
    Alamogordo, NM 88310

    Phone: 575.437.0890
    Fax: 575.437.0905