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Going Vegetarian

By Sheena Quizon Gregg

During the summer months, I often have clients that toy around with the idea of becoming vegetarian, especially with all of the delicious produce available. Though a vegetarian diet can provide an adequate balance of nutrients that your body needs, it's important to recognize the key nutrients often found in a "traditional" diet and the plant-based dietary sources of these nutrients. It is also important to understand the varying degrees of vegetarianism.

  • In general, vegetarians do not eat meat, fish and poultry.
  • Semi-vegetarians may still include select animal products such as poultry.
  • Laco-ovo vegetarians avoid meat but still include milk products and eggs in their diet.
  • Lacto vegetarians include milk products but avoid eggs, meat, poultry and fish.
  • Vegans are the most restrictive and avoid any type of animal product.
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5 Tips for Choosing a Senior Community

By Bryan Mercer

Choosing the right senior community is an important decision that can determine just how “golden” your golden years are. Of course, what makes a good senior community varies for each person. Here are five tips that will help you determine the best possible senior community for you.

  1. Start Looking Before You Need To

    Many people resist moving into a senior community (often because they have unrealistic views of what senior communities are like), and therefore don’t look for one until they absolutely have to. However, this puts them and their loved ones in a stressful situation where they’re rushing to make a decision.

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The Importance of Hydration During Hot Summer Months

By Sheena Quizon Gregg

Woman Drinking Water During Exercise

If you're physically active in the heat, it's important to be mindful of hydrating yourself properly. Outside temperatures raise our core body temperature, so just think how much more our body temperature is raised when we're exercising in the heat. Our body can often mimic the feeling of hunger when in the beginning stages of dehydration. You may be waiting too late if you are only drinking water after having a parched mouth or dry lips.

Recognize the common signs of dehydration:

  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea
  • Dark-colored urine or decreased urine output (note that some supplements/vitamins will discolor urine
  • Constipation
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness or tiredness
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How to Relieve Lower Back Pain During Pregnancy

By Chelsea Wardach

When you're pregnant, your belly gets bigger and your center of gravity shifts forward. This imbalance puts pressure on your lower spine, which ends up curving back to compensate. This then leads to one of the most common pregnancy symptoms - back pain. Fortunately, over the years women have discovered many techniques for reducing and relieving this pain.

  • Have good posture - Poor posture can lead to a sore back even when you're not pregnant. One of the most important things you can to reduce back pain during pregnancy is watch your posture when sitting and standing. When sitting, choose a chair that supports your back or get a lumbar cushion for more support. When standing, stand up straight and tall. Also, be sure to take breaks if sitting or standing for long periods of time so your back doesn't get worn out.
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Study: Breast Cancer Patients Aren't Getting Enough Exercise

By Annika Garvey

For years, researchers have studied the relationship between breast cancer and physical activity. Numerous studies have found that physically active women have a lower risk of developing breast cancer than those who don’t exercise. This suggests that physical exercise can be beneficial for breast cancer patients. However, researchers from University of North Carolina found that most breast cancer patients fail to meet physical activity guidelines after being diagnosed with the disease.

The US Department of Health and Human Services and the American Cancer Society recommend that adults engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity or 75 minutes of intense physical activity each week for general health wellness. Researchers took a look at the pre- and post-diagnosis activity levels of 1,735 North Carolinian women aged 20 to 74 years who were diagnosed with invasive breast cancer between 2008 and 2011.

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  • Annika Garvey

    Annika Garvey

    Certified Personal Trainer

    Expertise: Exercise & Fitness

    Annika Garvey is a certified personal trainer, cycling instructor and Pilates teacher. She focuses on personal health and wellness, as opposed to trying to achieve an ideal physique.

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  • Bryan Mercer

    Bryan Mercer

    Registered Pharmacist

    Expertise: Aging in Place, Mobility

    A pharmacist since 1979, Bryan offers tips on how to safely and comfortably age in place, and how mobility aids can help people maintain their independence.

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  • Chelsea Wardach

    Chelsea Wardach

    Staff Writer

    Expertise: Respiratory

    Chelsea provides tips on how people with respiratory issues, such as asthma, sleep apnea and allergies, can use nebulizers and oximeters to breathe better.

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  • Maggie Bridges

    Maggie Bridges

    Occupational Therapist

    Expertise: Geriatric & Pediatric Care

    Maggie is an occupational therapist who enjoys her work with geriatric and pediatric populations.

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  • Mary Hulme

    Mary Hulme

    Geriatric Social Worker

    Expertise: Alzheimer's/Dementia

    With over 18 years of exeperience as a licensed geriatric social worker, Mary Hulme offers practical solutions for elderly adults and their families.

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  • Nancy Pham

    Nancy Pham

    Staff Writer

    Expertise: Incontinence

    Nancy aims to help men and women with urinary incontinence better manage their bladder problems through absorbent products and behavorial treatments.

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  • Renee Mercer

    Renee Mercer

    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

    Expertise: Bedwetting, Incontinence

    As a certified pediatric nurse practitioner, Renee Mercer has over 20 years of experience treating children with bedwetting (enuresis) and incontinence issues.

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  • Roscoe Nelson

    Dr. Roscoe Nelson

    Board Certified Urologist

    Expertise: Incontinence, Prostate Cancer

    Dr. Nelson has practiced urology in Arizona since 1999 and is a partner of Arizona State Urology. His goal is to provide personalized, state-of-the-art care for all patients.

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  • Sheena Quizon Gregg

    Sheena Quizon Gregg

    Registered Dietitian

    Expertise: Diabetes, Obesity

    Sheena is a registered dietitian at the College of Community Health Sciences at the University of Alabama. She offers tips on how to practice healthy eating habits at a low cost.

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Annika Garvey

Annika Garvey

Certified Personal Trainer

Expertise: Exercise & Fitness

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Short Bio: Annika Garvey is a certified personal trainer, cycling instructor and Pilates teacher. Her main focus is on personal health and wellness, as opposed to trying to achieve an ideal physique.

Annika Garvey is a certified personal trainer, cycling instructor and Pilates teacher. Her main focus is on personal health and wellness as opposed to trying to achieve an ideal physique.


“Exercise should not be considered a chore, instead it should be thought of as a personal time where you get to do something for you – you should truly enjoy it and even look forward to it. You should also enjoy the benefits it brings and more often those will include a feeling of strength and inner tenacity rather than bulging muscles and a size 25 waist.”


Annika believes that being healthy starts with understanding what healthy is. Her feeling is that healthy is a combination of cardio, strength training, stretching, good nutrition focused on the individual.


“Not every body’s healthy is the same as the next person’s. You need to figure out what your healthy is and aim for it.”


When Annika is not at the gym or on a long walk, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids visiting museums, seeing shows or just hanging out.

Sheena Quizon Gregg

Sheena Quizon Gregg

Registered Dietitian

Expertise: Diabetes, Obesity

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Short Bio: Sheena is a registered dietitian at the College of Community Health Sciences at the University of Alabama. She offers tip on how to practice healthy eating habits at a low-cost budget.

Website: A Filipino Foodie

Sheena Gregg, MS, RD, LD is a registered dietitian in the College of Community Health Sciences at the University of Alabama. She is the assistant director of nutrition, education and health services in the Department of Health Promotion and Wellness, and provides medical nutrition therapy services in the Department of Family Medicine.


Prior to working at UA, Gregg was a clinical dietitian at Gadsden Regional Medical Center in Gadsden, Ala., and at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa. Gregg received both her BS and MS in Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management from the University of Alabama and completed university’s Coordinated Program in Dietetics. Additionally, she has Certificates of Training in both adult and childhood weight management by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.


During her undergraduate career, Gregg was recognized by the American Dietetic Association with the outstanding dietetics student award in a coordinated program in 2007 for the state of Alabama. Most recently she was awarded Outstanding Young Dietitian of the Year by the Tuscaloosa Dietetic Association in 2012. She currently serves as President of the Tuscaloosa Dietetic Association and Chair of the state of Alabama’s Obesity Task Force.

Nancy Pham

Nancy Pham

Staff Writer

Expertise: Incontinence

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Short Bio: Nancy aims to help men and women with urinary incontinence better manage their bladder problems through absorbent products and behavorial treatments.

Website: National Incontinence Blog

Nancy Pham is the editor and content creator for Just Home Medical. She focuses mainly on issues with urinary incontinence, including stress incontinence and urge incontinence.


Nancy earned her BA in journalism at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland – College Park. She served as editor-in-chief for The PublicAsian, the campus’ student publication focusing on Asian Pacific American issues. She is a former intern at Elsevier/IMNG.


During her free time, Nancy enjoys freezing time through photography, exploring the outdoors and finding thrifted goods.

Renee Mercer

Renee Mercer

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Expertise: Bedwetting, Incontinence

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Short Bio: As a certified pediatric nurse practitioner, Renee has over 20 years of experience treating children with bedwetting (enuresis) and incontinence issues.

Website: Bedwetting Store Blog

As a certified pediatric nurse practitioner, Renee Mercer has more than 20 years of experience in treating children with nocturnal enuresis, or bedwetting. She understands how frustrating bedwetting can be for children and their families, and hopes that she can help them overcome this issue with success and confidence.


Along with her husband, she opened the Bedwetting Store, now the leading store of bedwetting alarms and supplies. She is also the co-founder of Just Health Shops, a niche-based company with over 15 online shops, including Just Home Medical.


Renee received her Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) certificate at Medical College of VA, and earned her Master of Nursing (MN) degree at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP).


When she’s not seeing patients with enuresis, Renee enjoys spin cycling and traveling the world with her husband.

Bryan Mercer

Bryan Mercer

Registered Pharmacist

Expertise: Aging in Place, Mobility

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Short Bio: A pharmacist since 1979, Bryan offers tips on how to safely and comfortably age in place, and how mobility aids, such as walkers and rollators, can help people maintain their independence.

Website: Just Walkers Blog

Bryan Mercer has been a pharmacist since 1979, having earned his degree at the University of Iowa. He is the founder and CEO of Just Health Shops, a niche-based company with over 15 online shops, including Just Home Medical.


Prior to starting his own business with his wife, Bryan served in the U.S. Army with the Medical Service Corps (MSC) and with several consulting firms.


In his spare time, Bryan enjoys scuba diving, skiing and traveling.

Chelsea Wardach

Chelsea Wardach

Staff Writer

Expertise: Respiratory

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Short Bio: Chelsea provides tips on how people with respiratory issues, such as asthma and allergies, can breath better.

Chelsea Wardach is the Marketing Director at Just Health Shops. When she isn’t putting together the next email strategy, she is finding the latest and greatest products to bring to you! She loves attending medical trade shows and finding unique and useful items to make your life easier.


In her 5 years at Just Health Shops, Chelsea has learned more about medical conditions and products that she ever knew possible! Her primary areas of study have been respiratory, adaptive devices, and mobility equipment. Chelsea is a proud graduate of George Mason University.


In her free time, Chelsea enjoys traveling the world, especially via cruise ship. She also loves all things food related – shopping at local specialty food markets, trying new restaurants, and cooking gourmet meals with her husband.

Mary Hulme

Mary Hulme

Geriatrics Social Worker

Expertise: Alzheimer's/Dementia

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Short Bio: Mary Hulme is a licensed geriatric social worker who offers practical solutions for elderly adults and their families.

Website: Moonstone Geriatric

Mary Hulme was raised in San Francisco, CA and received her BA in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Upon her return to San Francisco, Mary earned a master's degree in Social Work with a special focus on Gerontology and Management Planning from the University of California, Berkeley. Mary received her clinical license from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences in 2004.


In 2010, Mary earned specialized certifications in Health Care and Gerontology from the National Association of Social Workers. She has been chair of the VISN Dementia Steering Committee and the Social Work Professional Standards Board, and remains active in numerous organizations throughout the Bay Area.


Mary has been working with the elderly for over 17 years and recently started her own business, Moonstone Geriatrics, which provides geriatric consultation to elder care facilities, clients and families throughout the Bay Area.

Dr. Roscoe Nelson

Dr. Roscoe Nelson

Board Certified Urologist

Expertise: Incontinence, Prostate Cancer

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Short Bio: Dr. Nelson has practiced urology in Arizona since 1999 and is a partner of Arizona State Urology. His goal is to provide personalized, state-of-the-art care for all patients.

Website: peedoc

Dr. Roscoe S. "Rocky" Nelson is a nationally recognized Board Certified Urologist. His practice encompasses all urologic conditions with a strong focus on prostate cancer, incontinence, kidney stones and male sexual health.


He has a special interests in integrating social media into his practice having been active on Twitter as @thepeedoc for many years. His website, peedoc.com is geared to make patients comfortable with difficult topics. His goal is to provide personalized, state-of-the-art care for all patients.


Dr. Nelson has practiced urology in Arizona since 1999 and is a partner in Arizona State Urology. About “PeeDoc” he said, “Yes, it's a funny name in a medical profession with serious conditions, however, by keeping things lighthearted, I can connect with more people; and by doing so, I’m able to help more people.”

Maggie Bridges

Maggie Bridges

Occupational Therapist

Expertise: Geriatric & Pediatric Care

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Short Bio: Maggie Bridges is an occupational therapist who thoroughly enjoys her work with geriatric and pediatric populations.

Maggie Bridges, MS OTR/L is an occupational therapist who enjoys her work with geriatric (older adults) and pediatric (children) populations.


She spends her mornings working with older adults at Fairfax Nursing Center in Fairfax, VA, and her afternoons working with children at Wings to Fly Therapy and Play Center in Chantilly, VA. She is trained to use various modalities to complement traditional occupational therapy interventions for the geriatric population.For the pediatric population, Maggie is certified in Handwriting Without Tears, Therapeutic Listening, and has special training in reflex integration, and visual, vestibular, and auditory treatment techniques.


She graduated summa cum laude from Virginia Commonwealth University- MCV with a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, after receiving her Bachelor of Science in Biology, summa cum laude, from George Mason University. When she is not with her clients, Maggie loves to be outside running, biking, or hiking with her dog.