• On Rotation with Dr. Beesley: Jess Wissenbach

    On Rotation with Dr. Beesley: Jess Wissenbach

    Jess Wissenbach is a student of Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine. As part of her education, she is shadowing Dr. Brian Beesley.  “Being able to watch him and see how thorough he is with his patients has been amazing,” she said. “It gives me a better understanding of how I can help my patients get

  • Why Seasons Pediatrics Providers Painted their Thumbnails Blue

    Why Seasons Pediatrics Providers Painted their Thumbnails Blue

    April is Child Abuse Prevention month, so Madison Cares has been asking people and businesses to show their support and raise awareness by painting their nails blue and planting pinwheels. Seasons Medical is in full support of this movement and our Pediatric Providers have the blue thumbnails to prove it. 

  • Obesity and Heart Disease

    Obesity and Heart Disease

    Want to know your vulnerability to heart disease? Like it or not, one of the best ways to know is to get on the scale. If you’re unhappy with what the scale tells you, you’re not alone. Despite our national obsession with thinness, Americans are heavier and less active than ever before. Over half of

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    Diabetes: The Exercise Prescription

    The American Diabetes Association recommends at least 150 minutes a week of moderate exercise

  • Target Heart Rate and Exercise

    Target Heart Rate and Exercise

    How fast should my heart be beating? If you’re an adult, your heart should beat somewhere between 50 and 90 times per minute when you’re resting, regardless of your age or sex. If you’re a super-fit athlete, your heartbeat may be as low as 40 or 50 beats per minute. If you’re overweight, if you’re

  • Smoking and the Heart

    Smoking and the Heart

    Kicking the addiction can add years to your life

  • Cardio Kickboxing

    Cardio Kickboxing

    What is cardio kickboxing? All the rage at fitness centers around the country, this workout borrows moves from the Thai sport of kickboxing to make participants work up a sweat. A typical hour-long class will take place in the center’s aerobics studio. With everyone facing the mirror, a teacher leads the group through specific punches

  • Climbing Gyms

    Climbing Gyms

    Not surprisingly, people living in Boulder, Colorado, have access to some pretty decent rocks. Climbers come from all around to scale the famous Flatirons and other stretches of sandstone or granite in this part of the Rockies. But the mountains aren’t the only game in town. In recent years, many serious — and not so

  • Exercise and Fatigue

    Exercise and Fatigue

    How can I make myself exercise when I’m so tired all the time? Start out slowly. If you haven’t been active in awhile, see your doctor before starting an exercise program. Then try just walking for a few minutes each day. In the beginning you may find that you’re tired after a workout or that

  • Depression and Exercise

    Depression and Exercise

    Can exercise really fight depression? A gym membership and a new pair of walking shoes aren’t magic bullets against depression, but there’s no doubt that your mood is closely tied to your exercise habits. Many studies have found that people who exercise regularly tend to be less anxious and depressed than people who rarely work


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