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Iron Deficiency Dec 4th, 2020

What is Iron Deficiency? Iron deficiency is a type of Anemia that occurs when your body does not have enough iron to produce hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is the protein in your RBCs that is responsible for carrying oxygen to your tissues. If you aren’t consuming enough iron or if you’re losing...

Fitness and Exercise Health Tips Dec 3rd, 2020

It produces changes in the parts of the brain that regulate stress and anxiety. It can also increase brain sensitivity for the hormones serotonin and norepinephrine, which relieve feelings of depression. In addition to being an important part of a healthy lifestyle, exercise can also enhance your emotional well-being. Exercise...

Influenza (Flu) Dec 2nd, 2020

What is Influenza? The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year....

Thyroid Disease: Types and Causes Dec 1st, 2020

This process affects almost every cell in your body, helping control the body’s functions and it has a profound effect on cellular energy and metabolism. Your thyroid is responsible for providing energy to nearly every organ in your body. It controls functions like how your heart beats and how your...

Hypertension Nov 10th, 2020

There are two types of high blood pressure: Primary (essential) hypertensionIn 90 to 95 percent of high blood pressure cases in adults, there's no identifiable cause. This type of high blood pressure, called essential hypertension or primary hypertension, tends to develop gradually over many years. Secondary hypertensionThe other 5 to...

Coronary Artery Disease Nov 7th, 2020

Overview As a person ages, fatty deposits and scar tissue form plaque that clings to the inside of the arteries. This makes them narrower and lets less blood flow through. Without enough oxygen, the heart muscle becomes strained. This is especially so when a person is emotionally stressed or involved...

Diabetes Explained: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment Nov 3rd, 2020

Now with both types of diabetes, the cells don't have enough sugar to function properly and you end up with excess sugar outside of the cells or in your bloodstream. This causes high blood sugar, which is diabetes. This elevated blood sugar is toxic to your organs, which can cause...

Annual Physical Exam Nov 2nd, 2020

Here are a couple of reasons why annual physical exams are important, these visits also help you track your progress toward your health goals. There are several components to a physical examination.  A physical exam can help you and your child's doctor detect and diagnose possible health conditions or see how...

Benefits from using Telemedicine Oct 28th, 2020

To help protect yourself, your loved ones, and our staff, please do not visit our facilities without an appointment. You are able to get quality care at the comfort of your home using this fantastic method. Fast way to see your doctor virtually - Doctors are able to communicate through...