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    5 Common Diet Mistakes to Avoid
    Eating right is a crucial part of managing your weight. Yet there’s a lot of misinformation about exactly what that entails. If you fall for the myths, you could be sabotaging your weight loss or even risking your health. Luckily, by knowing what to watch out for, you can avoid these missteps and keep your weight-loss plan on track.
    Don’t Forget to Talk About Memory Problems
    Many of us worry about developing memory problems as we age. So it is surprising that less than half of adults with memory concerns have discussed them with a healthcare provider.
    Positive Aging: The Happy, Healthy Way to Grow Older
    The world turns, and so do the pages of the calendar. Aging is inevitable, so why not make the most of it?
    It’s a Guy Thing: Depression Affects Men, Too
    If you feel sad, anxious, hopeless, or restless, it’s not just in your mind. These can be some signs of depression, a condition that affects more than 6 million U.S. men each year. While your instinct may be to keep these feelings to yourself, it’s important to recognize symptoms of depression and seek help immediately.
    Take Steps to Avoid Falls
    When you see people tumble on TV, it can be funny. But in reality, falling is no laughing matter. For older adults, especially, accidental falls can lead to serious injury, disability, and even death.
    Eating Healthy at 60 and Beyond
    We change over time. And our eating habits should, too. The recently released Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025 address this by including life stages, like older adulthood, for the first time.
    Drive Well as You Age
    Americans love to drive. And that love affair with automobiles doesn’t fade as we get older. In fact, being able to drive plays a key role in older adults’ ability to maintain their independence as the years go by.
    Take 3 Steps Toward Healthy Eating
    We know we should eat more of what’s good for us and less of what’s not. But most Americans get too many calories and not enough nutrition in their daily diet, health experts claim. Here’s a simple three-step plan to help.
    Pandemic Stress Has Taken a Toll on Teeth
    Clenched teeth have long served as a telltale sign of stress. And as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to weigh on Americans, dentists are noticing a concerning trend.
    Release Muscle Tension: Foam Rolling 101
    Replace that expensive massage with a foam roller to release muscle tension.
    Start a Fitness Journey—With Your Doctor’s Help
    A famous saying notes that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. If you have a chronic health condition or disability, deciding that you’re ready to start exercising may be the first step. The next one should be talking with your healthcare provider.
    Know the Signs: How to Spot Testicular Cancer
    Unlike many other types of cancer where your risk climbs as you age, testicular cancer is most likely to strike when you’re in the prime of your life.
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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