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Forever Chemicals and Fast Food Wrappers

Forever Chemicals and Fast Food Wrappers

New reports have found "forever chemicals" in fast food wrappers- Here's how that affects your health and what you can do about it.
Magnesium: The Miracle Mineral

Magnesium: The Miracle Mineral

On this episode of Rethink my Health, Dr. Agolli and Dr. Burdette will be discussing magnesium: the miracle mineral. We call magnesium the miracle mineral because of the numerous metabolic processes in the body that rely on magnesium. In addition to the important role magnesium plays, it is a common deficiency in our modern diets. In fact, the majority of patients that come into Progressive Medical Center are found to have a deficiency in Magnesium. The team will discuss why Magnesium is so important and will teach you how to best obtain magnesium whether though your diet or supplementation.
Thyroid Health: What You Need to Know- Rethink My Health Podcast Episode 3

Thyroid Health: What You Need to Know- Rethink My Health Podcast Episode 3

On today’s episode of Rethink my Health, Dr. Agolli and Dr. Burdette will be talking about Thyroid function and will be discussing top nutritional strategies for supporting the thyroid. The team will go over hallmark symptoms of underactive thyroid function. You will learn the difference between clinical and subclinical hypothyroidism and that “in-range” numbers may still present with hypothyroid symptoms. You will learn about thyroid hormones and clinical tests your provider may be using to diagnose thyroid function.
Embracing the Elimination Diet!

Embracing the Elimination Diet!

What is meant by an elimination diet? An elimination diet is usually recommended as a way to get to the root of which foods may be giving your body problems. Those problems can be myriad, as which foods we eat can cause all sorts of reactions in the body.
A Healthy Life Is Worth the “Weight”

A Healthy Life Is Worth the “Weight”

Weight loss is one hot topic. More than 40% of people that visit their physician have a concern related to their weight. However, what are the main areas that you can focus on to make weight loss a reality?
The Top 6 Reasons You May Not Be Losing Weight

The Top 6 Reasons You May Not Be Losing Weight

When it comes to losing weight, there can be multiple factors working against you. Without knowing what they are and how to manage them, even your best efforts can be met with defeat. After all, it’s virtually impossible to wage war against an enemy you don’t know. The good news is that the Progressive Medical Center team is made up of experts who can help figure out how to get you on track quickly. First, we’ll help you understand the primary reasons people struggle with weight loss, then explain how our customized programs are designed to address your needs specifically.
Amp Up Your Exercise

Amp Up Your Exercise

Where are you with your resolution? Did you do the right thing? Increase your exercise, pull out those running shoes and go? You gave up the Christmas cookies for kale salad, you increased your physical activity, but you aren’t seeing it on the scale? Why?
It’s Not Just Your Swimsuit, It’s Your Life!

It’s Not Just Your Swimsuit, It’s Your Life!

Many of us think a little weight gain is no big deal. However current research shows us in a large prospective study of more than 20 000 people has shown that body-mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC)–accurately measured by trained staff–were equally predictive of cardiovascular disease events and mortality over 10 years.
Weight Loss Fact, Fiction or Fad?

Weight Loss Fact, Fiction or Fad?

Ever read the same book your friend did about weight loss, tried it out and your results vary radically? Why is this? Its that each person is fundamentally difference. This difference means that no two paths are the same for weight loss. In fact, leading researchers can even look at your genes to tell what type of exercise, diet, and other interventions will work for you.
Holiday Cheer or Fear?

Holiday Cheer or Fear?

While many are busy making merry, for those who aren’t experiencing cheer, the holiday season can feel particularly isolating. High expectations, money woes, and other holiday hazards can spell trouble for anyone, but especially those prone to depression. With a bit of foresight and planning, however, holidays can leave you feeling up, not down. Follow these simple tips for a successful holiday.
10 Tips for Avoiding the Holiday Pounds

10 Tips for Avoiding the Holiday Pounds

Even if you have superhuman willpower, the holiday season is challenging for everyone. Staying on track can seem so daunting, you feel like swan-diving into the eggnog and sending your sensible routine into hibernation until the New Year. But, as we all know, excess pounds don’t disappear along with decorations, and nobody wants to start the new year in the hole, body-wise.
What’s Behind the Detox Craze?

What’s Behind the Detox Craze?

While studying search engine trends worldwide, searches for “What is Detoxification?” is considered a “breakout” category. That means that there’s not a scale available to measure the increased volume in just 10 years! With that knowledge, let's dive into detoxification!