10 10, 2019

Breast Cancer Awareness and the 3D Mammography Advantage

2019-10-10T17:54:15+00:00October 10th, 2019|

Dr. Henry Setliff, MD Dr. Setfliff, Radiologist discusses why Breast Cancer Awareness is important and 3D mammography is the Gold Standard to screening. "Breast Cancer Awareness month is October of every year. Early breast cancer detection is important, since 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed in their lifetime. The risk for developing breast cancer increases with age and breast cancer risk is greater in patients with dense breasts.   3D mammography is the gold standard [...]

14 06, 2019

Turn Up the Tumeric!

2019-06-14T20:14:54+00:00June 14th, 2019|

Nearly 4,000 years old and related to ginger, turmeric is becoming increasingly-known for its multiple health benefits and culinary accolades. The yellow-orange spice, native to India and Indonesia, not only gives curries their rich color, it has long been used as a seasoning, in religious ceremonies, and as a medicinal herb to treat digestive issues.  Turmeric is the best food source of a compound called curcumin, a plant chemical shown to block enzymes leading to cellular inflammation and [...]

8 05, 2019

Eating to Nourish Your Bones

2019-05-08T13:48:41+00:00May 8th, 2019|

Humans actively build bone until reaching our mid-20s, then we begin to slowly lose bone mass. Over the age of 50, 1 in 2 women and 1 in 4 men will break a bone due to osteoporosis, or “brittle bones”. Since 70% of our bone density relates to heredity, we face greater risk of skeletal problems if our family history is positive for the disease; this does not mean; however, that lifestyle choices don’t play a role. Behaviors [...]

11 03, 2019

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

2019-03-11T15:09:44+00:00March 11th, 2019|

March is colon cancer awareness month and the Greenbrier Clinic is doing its part to spread the word and help save lives by preventing this deadly disease. Colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths, most of which are preventable with proper screening. Guidelines recommend average risk screening at age 50 and even earlier in some cases such as a family history of colon cancer. A colonoscopy is a safe and effective method of colon cancer [...]

4 01, 2019

Tips to Survive the Winter Blues

2019-01-04T16:21:45+00:00January 4th, 2019|

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder? Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD is a form of depression that usually occurs during the fall and winter months when there is less sunlight and shorter daylight hours. According to the National Institute of Health data, this disorder impacts about 5% of adults in the U.S. annually.  Telltale symptoms of SAD include plummeting energy, weight gain, depression and mood swings. It can be overwhelming and may disrupt activities of daily living.   Tips [...]

10 12, 2018

The Greenbrier Clinic Adds Two New Physicians

2018-12-10T16:10:39+00:00December 10th, 2018|

The Greenbrier Clinic adds two new physicians   The Greenbrier Clinic is excited to announce the appointments of two new physicians to its talented team. Isaac Hurst, MD, and Gary Poling, DO, will officially join The Greenbrier Clinic team and begin seeing new patients on Jan. 9, 2019. “We are excited to continue to add to our team of dedicated and qualified physicians,” said Dr. Jill Justice, Administrator, The Greenbrier Clinic. “Both of these individuals match the qualifications [...]

30 11, 2018

Three Keys to Wellness for a Healthy New Year

2018-11-30T00:40:54+00:00November 30th, 2018|

December Concierge Members Event Greenbrier Concierge Medicine Members please join our resident professionals:  a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, a Registered Dietician, and a Clinical Psychologist for a fire side presentation. Topics include: Why have a fitness assessment prior to starting an exercise program? Tips to achieve work-life balance. Eating to Age Well. Date:  December 13, 2018 Time: 2pm - 3pm Where:  North Parlor at The Greenbrier Please RSVP by December 10, 2018 to info@greenbrierclinic.com.

13 11, 2018

The Greenbrier Clinic Welcomes New Physician.

2018-11-16T12:57:03+00:00November 13th, 2018|

The Greenbrier Clinic adds Dr. Isaac Hurst as new physician   WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — (November 12, 2018): The Greenbrier Clinic is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Isaac Hurst as its new physician. Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Hurst graduated Cum Laude from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2004, volunteering with WVU Medicine and Milan Puskar Health Right during his time as an undergraduate. [...]

31 10, 2018

Wintertime Wellness offer

2018-10-31T13:43:17+00:00October 31st, 2018|

The special winter time wellness offer represents a $1.000 discount! This limited-time $2,500 package includes: Two-day Signature Evaluation Diagnostic, screening services focused on cardio-vascular and pulmonary systems Personalized plan for stress management, nutrition and physical fitness Access to state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and personalized consultations Please review the protocol and sample itinerary at greenbrierclinic.com Terms and Conditions Cannot bill insurance for services rendered in the standard protocol.  Services deemed medically necessary and rendered outside of the standard protocol may [...]

20 10, 2018

Tips to Prevent Spreading the Flu

2018-10-20T21:59:37+00:00October 20th, 2018|

The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated, but good health habits like covering your mouth when you cough and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu. Avoid close contact. Avoid close contact with people who are sick.  When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick too. Stay home when you are sick. If possible, stay home [...]