Ester Marsh, Author at Salisbury Post

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Ester Marsh column: Are you suffering from restless legs syndrome?

I have had challenges with restless leg syndrome, especially flying overseas. What is restless legs syndrome? Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder characterized ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, May 14, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Exercise to improve your health

It doesn’t seem to matter what study they come up with, exercise is always part of the regimen, sometimes even the solution. Everyone knows that ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, May 7, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Do you have bone spurs?

One of our members stopped me the other day and asked if he could exercise with bone spurs in his foot. Let’s first explain what ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, April 30, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Mourning, grieving — I’ve never felt this way before

I am a positive soul and work hard at it, as I mentioned in last week’s column about the death of my dad. I have ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, April 23, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Happy Easter

Whether you are a believer or not, and I am, I am very thankful that Jesus died for my sins and has risen on Easter ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, April 16, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh: A trip across the Atlantic to see dad one final time

A little over two weeks ago, I got the dreaded phone call that many people before me have experienced. My dad was dying…. And I ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, April 9, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Aging and lifting weights

Even though I am considered a spring chicken (at 55) for our older generation and “old” for our younger generation, we all feel the effects ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, March 26, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: March is colorectal cancer awareness month

My husband just had his second, 10-year colonoscopy. He had a few polyps removed, but all is well and both came back benign. I have ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, March 19, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Issues come with switch to daylight savings

I don’t know about you, but this one hour change affects me tremendously! It’s really amazing to have one hour mess up your biological clock. ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, March 12, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh: Trying to stay positive in an unruly world

I was listening to the radio the other day and this author was mentioning to get herself in the “right frame of mind,” she starts ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, February 26, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Dealing with back pain

Do you suffer from lower back pain? It is estimated that 80% of Americans deal with some sort of back pain in their lives. Eight ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, February 19, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Exercises for healthy knees

Many people who come in the fitness center deal with bad or weak knees. If you are troubled with knee pain, have your doctor diagnose ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, February 12, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: It’s all about the attitude

A positive attitude has a lot the do with the choices you make. There is nothing wrong with seeking professional help if you feel life ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, February 5, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: How do you get rid of belly fat?

This question is the No. 1 question in any YMCA, fitness center or weight loss center. My initial answer is always “the push away exercise.” ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, January 29, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Are you getting enough Vitamin D?

The winter months have shorter days, and at the moment, it’s a lot colder too. Vitamin D, also called the “sunshine vitamin,” is deficient in ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, January 22, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Why physical therapy is so important

I have talked to so many people who have received knee replacements lately, and I am proud that they are doing the exercises their physical ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, January 15, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: A new year for a new you

A new year a new you. That’s what we all desire right? Start the new year off healthier, happier, stronger and more prosperous. But as we ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, January 8, 2022 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh: Getting through the holidays without packing on the pounds

Can you believe Christmas is right around the corner? Times are still crazy but we must have hope! The holidays are great to share love, ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Saturday, December 4, 2021 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh: Let’s be extra thankful this Thanksgiving

There are choices we make, and waking up after a challenging night makes it harder to start the day off right. However, I choose the ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, November 21, 2021 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh: Back to the land of the living

When my surgeon and his PA told me the first two weeks after surgery were going to be rough, they were not kidding. What’s so ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, November 14, 2021 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh: Studies have shown that cancer hates exercise

Tomorrow is the day! A left modified radical neck dissection and a trans robotic radical left tonsillectomy with right tonsillectomy. Boy, a mouth full right? ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, October 24, 2021 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Are you afflicted by white coat syndrome?

Do you have “white coat syndrome” while they take your blood pressure at the doctor’s office? I sure do! White coat syndrome is where there ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh column: Exercise is medicine for your mental health

We know exercise is medicine right? Your doctor has probably tried to get you to move more when your activity level is low or if ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, October 10, 2021 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh: Strength, faith and support all helpful

Wow, the phone calls I have received and responses on last week’s column have been so heartwarming. My main goal was to bring light to ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, October 3, 2021 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh: Metastatic squamous cell carcinoma is not something you want to hear

In the middle of June, I noticed my left lymph node in my neck was swollen. No big deal. When I have a sore throat ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, September 26, 2021 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh: We all need more respect, responsibility, honesty and caring

We all agree that we are living in some very trying times. And I am going to be open and honest with everyone. Nope, this ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, September 19, 2021 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh: Heel spurs might be your feet saying they need a ‘rest’

Heel spurs, which are bone spurs, are a bony growth formed on a normal bone. A lot of people think that bone spurs are sharp ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, September 5, 2021 12:00 am

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Ester Marsh: Are you willing to try some HIIT?

High Intensity Interval Training, or  HIIT, is a form of interval training that is characterized by near maximum efforts. You read this, and you think, ... Read more

by Ester Marsh, Sunday, August 29, 2021 12:00 am

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