SNMH releases March class list |

SNMH releases March class list

Noses, hearts and hormones will be among the health topics covered in March by Wellness Center classes at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital.

— Dr. Will Mora, M.D., will teach “Holistic Approaches to Sinusitis, Allergies and Asthma” from 7 to 9 p.m. March 4. Participants will learn a complete, nutrition-oriented approach to managing these health issues. The fee is $15.

— Josette and Ba Luvmour will offer a free class, “How to Create a Successful Family Dynamic as a Single Person,” 7 to 8:30 p.m. March 6. All single parents are invited, regardless of custody arrangements.

— “Sleep Apnea” will be covered by Dr. John Lace, M.D., 7 to 9 p.m. March 13, He will explain how the sleep disorder occurs and what the symptoms are, and describe treatment options and preventive actions. There is a $15 fee.

— Benefits, side effects and risks will be discussed in “Hormone Replacement Therapy” by instructors Lennie Martin, RN, and Pam Jung. This class, which has a fee of $15, will be 7 to 9 p.m. March 20.

— Registration for “Heart Smart 2002,” a six-week series on heart health that begins April 1, will be accepted in March. The class will run from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on successive Mondays through May 6. There is a $30 fee for the series. Instructor Robin Wright Mallery, R.N., will talk about living with heart disease, how the heart works, risk factors, nutrition, stress management and lifestyle changes.

Ongoing classes in March include:

— “Living Well With Pain” by Jeffrey Cram, Ph.D., from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on second Mondays.

— “Taking Charge of Diabetes,” 9 a.m. to noon on March 5, 12 and 19.

— “Living Well With Asthma,” on 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 12.

Call 274-6824 to register or obtain further information. All classes are held in the conference area of the SNMH Outpatient Center.

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