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Get Up and Get Moving!

  “Sitting is the new smoking.”  While that phrase may seem hyperbolic, it taps into a new epidemic the American public is barely beginning to recognize.  Our lives have become extremely sedentary as technology has infiltrated nearly every aspect of our day to day life.  The following is an extremely generic outline of someone’s day:

How to Prevent Infections During Race Season

How to Prevent Infections During Race Season

The Importance of Fitness Testing

A study from Stanford University School of Medicine published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2012 showed that fit men with or without heart disease live longer that men who are unfit.  Not surprisingly, a person’s fitness level is a more powerful predictor of mortality among men than blood pressure, total cholesterol level

Most Common Knee Injury

Meniscus tears are one of the most common knee injuries I see. Athletes are at risk for meniscal tears, however anyone at any age can tear a meniscus. When people refer to torn cartilage in the knee, they are usually referring to a torn meniscus. The most common symptoms of meniscus tear are: Knee pain

I Can’t Sleep! The Reasons and The Solution

OC Sports and Wellness, and Fuel for Emotional Health, psychologist—Dr. Jason Camu Foothill Ranch and Carlsbad, CA   “My mind won’t turn off. I go over and over things. I worry. I can’t help it and I am totally exhausted…” For many, bedtime is anything but restful. It is an intense time for thought—to review

‘Let food be thy medicine….’

Hippocrates, considered the father of medicine, was quoted as saying: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” In other words, maintaining a healthy diet prevents disease while consuming an unhealthy diet promotes illness and disease. In an article titled “The Real Cost of Food” in this week’s issue of Journal of the

Fitness Testing at OC Sports & Wellness

Dr. Sunshine, Medical Director at OC Sports & Wellness recommends fitness testing for all of his patients. Clinical studies have shown that fitness testing is the simple best measurement of health. We asked Dr. Sunshine why he offers fitness testing in his medical office and to explain the benefits of fitness testing. Dr. Sunshine: Fitness

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Panic Attack and Stress: The Aggregate Model of Anxiety

“ Panic attacks: Anxiety attacks seem to come from nowhere, without warning, and at the worst times, leading many to think they are dying or having a heart attack. But the cause of the anxiety attack may not be what you think. Fear is to blame, but fear of what ? ” “…After more than

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