Maybe you have heard someone complain about gout, or perhaps you are feeling pain in your toe and are wondering – What is gout? Gout is a common form of arthritis in which small crystals form inside and around the joints. During a flare-up people with gout experience a sudden attack of swelling and severe Read More
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Get Moving to Celebrate Older Americans Month
May is Older Americans Month and you can get moving and celebrate by being active. We all know that exercising and staying active is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. In addition to helping us to stay at our optimal weight, an active lifestyle also improves heart health, increases bone strength, adds to better Read More
Important Health Screenings for Women Over 40
Annual appointments with your primary care doctor are important. Yearly exams and tests can help find problems before they start, or at early stages when they are easier to treat. While some health screenings are important no matter what age or gender you are, such as blood pressure and cholesterol tests, for women over 40 Read More
How to Keep Your Family Healthy on Vacation
Spring travel season is here! As the cold winter months come to an end many of us have family vacations on our minds. If you’re a parent, you already know that traveling with a sick child is no fun. There are things you can do to reduce your chances of having an illness ruin your Read More
Need Exercise? Reasons Why Women Over Forty Should Start Walking.
Has it been a while since you’ve exercised regularly? Do you have a hard time fitting fitness into your busy schedule? Are you over 40 and concerned about menopausal weight gain? Are you looking for an easy way to add some physical activity to your life? You might want to start walking! Walking is a Read More
Meal Prepping for Busy People
Life is hectic. Many of us do not think about food until we hear our stomach growl. By that time, we might reach for the quickest meal, without considering the nutritional value. Planning may help relieve stress and save money. That is because, the less choices we have to make at the moment, the less Read More
What is Family Medicine?
While looking for a primary care physician you’ll encounter a few different types of medical practices to choose from, family medicine, Internal medicine, OB-GYN, or pediatric medicine. Primary care includes preventative medical services like cancer or diabetes screenings, diagnosis and treatment of injuries or illnesses, and management of chronic long-term conditions, like high blood pressure. Read More
Celebrate Valentine’s Day With A Healthy Meal
Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate love and the many ways we can express it. Interestingly, most of us express and receive love using one of the five primary love languages. They include words of affirmation, acts of service, gifts, quality time, and physical touch. Food can be a love language expressed in many Read More