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SouthCoast Health Allergy Department: Pollen is Here. 101 on Allergies in Savannah

Monday, January 20th, 2020

Different plant species begin pollinating at different times of the year, with some trees starting as early as late January in our area. By late February, tree pollination here is in full swing, according to SouthCoast Health Allergy Department in Savannah.

For those who have developed an allergy to pollen, pollen can trigger sneezing, congestion, itching of the eyes and upper airway, and even chest tightness with shortness of breath.

Do you have such allergies? Determining whether allergies are playing a role in producing symptoms is best accomplished by visiting an allergist who is certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology

Learn more here. 

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Savannah & Pooler pediatricians: Coastal Pediatrics

Friday, January 17th, 2020

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Pediatrician searching in the Savannah or Pooler area?

The above is a review of Coastal Pediatrics, which has offices in Savannah & Pooler. Learn more about Coastal Pediatrics here.

Coastal Pediatrics- Savannah
2 Wheeler Street
Savannah, GA 31405

Coastal Pediatrics- Pooler
1000 Towne Center Blvd
Building 1000B
Pooler, GA 31322

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You’re invited: Be Well Hilton Head – a Wellness Festival Jan. 30-Feb. 2

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

Be Well Hilton Head Wellness Festival 2020

Soar into the new decade at Be Well Hilton Head – a wellness festival like no other on America’s Favorite Island.

Be Well Hilton Head is guided runs, oysters, cocktails, meditation, beach biking, natural wines, and more. It’s an entire Wellness Weekend – Well Played. This inaugural Be Well Hilton Head event will be Jan. 30-Feb. 2, 2020.

Tickets are on sale now to over 20 invigorating activities including career coaching, basics of meditation, food & beverage experiences, and fitness classes. Find a full list of events here.

Make it a beach getaway with a special Be Well Room Rate or VIP Package at The Westin, and you’ll be at the center of all the festival action.

Click on the links below for more information.



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Kids’ fitness classes @ Hyperformance Athletics, Savannah

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

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When kids enter the doors @ Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah , they can’t keep still.

Their natural instinct is to climb, swing, and explore.

For Hyperformance Athletics’ 1st – 5th grade classes, kids spend time hanging, jumping, and yes, going upside down. While it looks like play, they are developing movement patterns that pay off later in sports. They are building stamina and confidence.

Come see how Hyperformance Athletics makes fitness fun!

2020 class times are:

Mondays 3:30 -4:15PM
Wednesdays 3:30-4:15PM
Saturdays 10:15-11AM

(Ask about Hyperformance Athletics teen sports performance classes too!)

New Hyperformance Athletics location:
7805 Abercorn St.Ste 14E (White Bluff side)
Savannah, Georgia 3140

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Savannah physical therapist: Screen addiction side effects include iHunch, iPosture, Text Neck

Monday, January 13th, 2020

Savannah physical therapists SouthCoast Health Screen addiction isn’t just affecting our brains, it’s also affecting our bodies, says SouthCoast Health Physical Therapist Lisa Bettio.

“More and more people are coming to see physical therapists with neck pains, tendonitis of the hand, and bad posture,” Bettio stated. “The number one culprit of this is our daily use of cell phones and technology.”

Other negative side effects include: iHunch, iPosture, Text Neck, Texting Claw or Cell Phone Elbow.

There are a few simple solutions to help fight against those negative side effects. Learn more here. 

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Savannah allergist: How to know if you have a food allergy

Monday, January 6th, 2020

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With 32 million Americans having food allergies including 5.6 million children under the age of 18, the question of “do I have a food allergy” is a concerning reality many people have to face.

“Reactions to food allergens can range per person,” SouthCoast Health Allergist Dr. Wasil Khan stated. “From something simple like sneezing and coughing to more serious reactions like, hives, swelling, and even blood pressure changes leading to unconsciousness and death from anaphylaxis. The best step for anyone who thinks they might have a food allergy is to see an allergist like me.”

If you’re asking yourself if you or your child has a food allergy,  learn more here.

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SouthCoast Health physician: Making Healthy New Year’s Resolutions You Will Actually Keep

Monday, December 30th, 2019

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SouthCoast Health physician  Dr. Regina B. Dandy offers tips on how to make healthy New Year’s resolutions that you will actually keep here.

“We see a lot of patients asking questions about improving their overall health through lifestyle changes this time of year,” said SouthCoast Health physician Dr. Regina B. Dandy. “It’s really a great thing that so many people take the New Year mark as a time to think about their overall wellness and what they can do to improve, but the tricky part is actually changing your personal health habits.”

SouthCoast Health offers a wide array of services that can help you get there, including primary care physiciansnutritionistsphysical therapistsdiabetic counseling services, and more.

Learn more here.

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Savannah, Richmond Hill Pediatric Dentist: Keep a healthy smile as we head into the New Year

Friday, December 27th, 2019

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Below is a guest post from Kid’s Dentistree , a pediatric dentist office in Richmond Hill.

Keep a Healthy Smile As We Head Into the New Year

In the spirit of welcoming the new year, Kid’s Dentistree in Richmond Hill  is giving you a lesson in how to keep a healthy smile as we head into 2020. Read Kid’s Dentistree blog post here. 

With all the festivities happening this season, keeping up with your regular dental hygiene routine is something that can slip your mind.

As celebrations start to die down and we head into the New Year, now is the time to remind yourself how to protect your family’s teeth from those few last holiday parties and leftover sweets and to learn how to get everyone back on track. For a healthy smile that will keep shining into the New Year, read our blog post on how to protect your teeth through your holiday celebrations and throughout 2020!

To schedule your child’s first appointment of the year, contact Kid’s Dentistree today. We are staffed with a friendly team of hygienists and a welcoming dentist who work together to make going to the dentist fun for both kids and parents. For more information, click here.

The Kid’s Dentistree office is located in the “Clock Tower” building, right next to The Suites at Station Exchange on Ford Avenue in Richmond Hill.

Kid’s Dentistree
1101 Gandy Dancer
Richmond Hill, GA 31324

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Southcoast Health general physician: Make Mental Health a Priority this Holiday Season

Friday, December 20th, 2019

SouthCoast Health General Physician Dr. Keith Cobb in Savannah offers tips on how to make mental health a priority this holiday season.

“Mental health should be one of the biggest priorities for everyone in the season,” SouthCoast Health General Physician Dr. Keith Cobb stated. “But it’s vital to keep moving forward and progressing with our lives and our mental health. Just because it’s the holiday doesn’t mean your needs should take a back seat.”

Learn more here. 

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Free fitness classes @ Hyperformance Athletics Open House, Savannah

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

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You are invited to take a free class or two at a Holiday Open House this weekend @ Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah 

The Open House will be Fri. Dec. 20 2019, 11AM – 2PM and Sat. Dec. 21 2020, 7:30AM – Noon.

Anyone is welcome to come tour Hyperformance Athletics new training facility, meet the coaches, and even take a free class or two (including kids’ classes)

Friday 12/20

30 minute classes at 11:30AM, 12:00PM, 12:30PM, and 1PM

Saturday 12/21 

60 minute classes at 7:30AM and 9AM

30 minute classes at 10:15 and 11AM

Kids class (1st – 5th grade) at 10:15AM

Youth Sports Development (middle and high school) at 10:20AM

Find the full open house schedule and details here. 

New Hyperformance Athletics location:
7805 Abercorn St.Ste 14E (White Bluff side)
Savannah, Georgia 3140

Savannah physician: How to stay fit during the holidays

Monday, December 16th, 2019

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Pushing aside your wellness goals and exercise routine during the holiday season is not a good idea.

SouthCoast Health Primary Care Physician Dr. Robert Remler offers tips on how to jump start your healthy New Year’s Resolutions here.

“This time of year is infamous for skipping altogether daily exercise and calorie counting,” SouthCoast Health Primary Care Physician Dr. Robert Remler said. “It’s just as tempting to put weight loss and muscle building goals to the side until New Year’s rolls around, but waiting just makes everything a much harder and longer process.”

Get Dr. Remler’s tips on how to stay fit during the holidays  here. 

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SouthCoast Health Osteopathic Physician: How to beat the worst of flu season

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

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No one has time to be sick – especially during the holidays.

As we enter peak flu season in Savannah, check out SouthCoast Health physician Dr. Thomas Moriarity tips below to stay well this year  here. 

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Free Savannah Junior Golf Clinic for ages 6-12

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

The ASWING Junior Golf Academy in Savannah and Coach Paul Johnson are hosting a FREE Junior Golf Clinic for boys and girls ages 6 – 12 years old @ Mary Calder Golf Club on Sun. Dec. 15 2019, 4-5PM.

Open to all skill levels, including beginners.

This 45-minute clinic will be an introduction to the game of golf, while demonstrating The Golf Swing Studio’s curriculum to the parent and also HOW FUN EACH CLASS IS FOR THE KIDS!

To register your child, visit for this free clinic.

For more information, call: 912-704-8902 ask for Coach Paul or email:

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Help for adult ADHD @ Savannah Educational Consultants

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

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Are you an adult with ADHD? Does ADHD detract from your ability to apply your talents efficiently and effectively? Are you feeling “stuck” in your life?

Savannah Educational Consultants offers personal coaching and guidance for living well using current best practices:

· Learn effective strategies to manage your time and overcome procrastination.
· Learn effective communication skills that enhance your relationships at home, work and play.
· Establish a positive mind-set, enhance motivation and pursue goal achievement.

If you are interested in services or want more information, please call Savannah Educational Consultants at 912-238-9552.

Savannah Educational Consultants
130 Tibet Ave.
Suite 103
Savannah, GA 31406

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SouthCoast Health Dietitian: Overcoming Obstacles to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

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Staying health during the holiday season is beyond tough.

But SouthCoast Health’s Registered Dietitian Elizabeth Hesley, MS RD LD can help you.

“It’s totally possible to eat healthily and responsibly during the holiday season if you go into this time of year with a plan,” SouthCoast Health Registered Dietitian, Elizabeth Hesley, MS RD LD said.

Learn how to overcome obstacles and stay healthy during the holidays here.

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SouthCoast Health physician: 4 Ways to Get Active With the Family This Holiday Season

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

SouthCoast Health SouthCoast Health general practitioner Dr. Leland Dampier said holiday break is a good time to encourage active, healthy habits with your family.

Find tips here on how to get your family up and moving in Savannah.

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