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family health hour

    Health Tips By Doctor Polucki, Trust Your Gut

    In the past thirty days; have you had a headache? Have you seemed easily irritated? Had aches or pains not related to a recent injury? Just in the past thirty days; have you had allergies? Indigestion or sleep problems? Have you taken any kind of medication for one of these in the past thirty days?

    Editorial: It Might Be Hormonal, By Doctor Polucki

    Ask a friend if, at times, you seem a little moody. If they change the subject or run away, you might have a hormone problem.

    Do you have skin problems, no matter how you eat or what products you use?

    Do you rely on coffee, soda or energy drinks to get through the day?

    Do you have trouble sleeping?

    Have you had fibroids?

    Editorial: 5 Costly Mistakes When In A Car Accident, By Doctor Polucki

    With a 1 in 8 chance of being in a car accident this year, here are a few important things you need to know to avoid unnecessary pain, suffering and financial hardship for the rest of your life.

    1) Get the right insurance coverage.

    Med-pay is a little known option on your auto insurance policy that automatically pays if you are injured, regardless of fault.

    Editorial: Fat Free At Last, By Doctor Polucki

    If you are like me, losing and finding the same 20 pounds for 20 years OR you’ve past a certain age and just can’t keep the belly fat away no matter how you starve or torture yourself at the gym. Listen…

    • Drug addiction carries less of social stigma than obesity.
    • Over weight people have 30% more chronic health problems than smokers and alcoholics.

    Over weight people have a disproportionately higher risk of:

    1. Heart Disease

    2. Cancer

    3. Respiratory Disease

    4. Stroke

    5. Diabetes

    Editorial: 7 Things You Can Do To Avoid The Flu, By Doctor Polucki

    Waiting in the checkout line at a large retail store, you may be tempted by the nurse at the fold up table to get your flu shot while you are waiting to ring up your items.

    Why not? It’s convenient. It’s almost free, no doctor’s appointment needed. Every day on the news they say you really should get a flu shot this year because it’s going to be a bad flu season.

    Sure there are opinions out there against vaccines but what about the science? Is there a real and unbiased source to get information about flu shot safety and effectiveness?