Massage Therapy and Improved Immunity

Posted Lake Norman Woman Health, Medicine, Wellness, Women's Health

Contributed By: Kristy Serdinsky, Franchise Owner/Strategic Partner, Massage Heights-Jetton Village The immune system is a complicated thing. It fights off viruses and bacteria for us, but the immune system can be compromised for any number of reasons. Studies show that massage therapy can increase the body’s capacity to fight off invaders and prevent illness. How […]

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Tooth Truths for Little Teeth

Posted Lake Norman Woman Health, Wellness

In honor of Family Health Day this month, Dr. Ryan Whalen of Whalen Dentistry in Cornelius shares with Lake Norman Woman his “Tooth Truths for Little Teeth.” TRUTH:  BABY TEETH ARE IMPORTANT WHY:  Speech development, chewing correctly, and creating space for those permanent teeth to grow in. TRUTH: FLOURIDE IS ESSENTIAL WHY:  Flouride protects your […]

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Supporting the Blind and Visually Impaired in North Carolina

Posted Lake Norman Woman Health, Wellness, Women's Health

By: Hannah Earnhardt, Director of Development, North Carolina Lions, Inc. For many of us, we don’t think twice about opening ours eyes in the morning and greeting the day; however, individuals with blindness or visual impairments do not have the luxury of saying “hello” to the day with sight. North Carolina Lions, Inc. (NCLI) is […]

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Obey the Rules

Posted Lake Norman Woman Letter from the Publisher

My husband, son, and I experienced an extreme example of how rules can be less than definitive as we traveled along a stretch of highway through the Yucatan Peninsula over spring break. As drivers in the U.S., we are not only accustomed to, but make every effort to follow, the road signs, right-of-way laws, and […]

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Celebrate Nurses Week with a Salute to Nursing

Posted Lake Norman Woman Health, Local Businesses, Medicine, Women's Health

Contributed by Kimberly Fulford, Regency On Time Advantage National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6th (National Nurses Day) through May 12th, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. This week highlights the way nurses influence, inspire, and innovate to improve the healthcare industry. Celebrations and receptions honoring nursing professionals will be held in healthcare facilities across […]

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Huntersville Mom and Daughters Lose 150+ Pounds With Team Approach

Posted Lake Norman Woman Health, Kids Health, Wellness, Women's Health

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. In this case, a picture was worth more than 100 pounds. A Huntersville mom and her two daughters celebrated a very special wedding. After looking at the photos from the wedding, the trio decided to embark on a new journey—a weight loss journey with Physician’s Plan […]

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The Importance of a Confident Smile

Posted Lake Norman Woman Health, Kids Health, Wellness

Those who project self-confidence often have a brilliant smile and aren’t afraid to show it. Having white, straight teeth can go a long way toward instilling that confidence in yourself. Your smile is one of the biggest non-verbal cues you can use to convey happiness, approval, approachability, and confidence. In fact, scientists and spiritual teachers alike agree […]

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