Benefits of probiotics after surgery

Bacteria are microscopic organisms that can affect your health. Some are good for your body. Other germs can make you sick.

One much-talked about types of live bacteria is probiotics. These complex microbes have garnered a lot of positive press for their ability to make you healthier and even they affect your mood.

They live inside your digestive system and help it run smoothly by lending a hand to your gut. They do so by breaking down nutrients so that your body can use them. Generally considered safe, probiotics have many day-to-day benefits. They can also provide benefits after you have surgery.

Read on to learn more about what researchers know about probiotics and their ability to improve surgical outcomes.

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Breastfeeding and your available resources

Should I breastfeed my baby? This is the question many mothers-to-be ask themselves as they prepare for their new baby to enter the world. Some mothers know they will breastfeed from the moment they find out they are pregnant, while others may want more information on the benefits of breastfeeding. Here's what you should know about breastfeeding and the resources that are available to you.

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Things no one tells you about giving birth

One of the most common pieces of advice new mothers are given is, "Don't compare your journey to anyone else's journey." And while that is true -- that no pregnancy and birth experience are the same -- there are things that women commonly experience that you were never told. Put your mind at ease and know that yes, others have experienced this and no, no one warned you.

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LMH and CCHD COVID vaccine distribution

The Cass County Health Department (CCHD) is expecting their first shipment of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine this week and plans to begin distribution on Monday, January 11, 2021. Distribution will take place at the COVID-19 Center of the CCHD, located at 1616 Smith Street in Logansport. At this time, there will be no distribution at the Cass County Health Department High Street Location.

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Workouts that burn calories and make you stronger

When it comes to exercising and staying active, you can’t go wrong with options that not only provide cardio but strength-training, too. Combined with a healthy diet, workouts that make your body move will burn calories and make you stronger are essential for shedding extra weight and getting healthier.

Read on to learn more about how strength-training and cardio exercises can help you reach your fitness and athletic goals.

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