Under Pressure

Under Pressure

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a common yet serious medical issue that everyone should understand and be aware of the causes. Many people who suffer from it can go for years without displaying any symptoms, so it is vital to understand how to prevent it and...

Meet the Doctor: Elena Mann, MD

Elena Mann, MD is an OB/GYN with the SLMA Comprehensive Health Clinic. She supports her patients on an individual level with compassion and empathy during this sacred time in their lives.    Why did you choose to go into the medical field? “When I was contemplating my...
GERD Grief

GERD Grief

GERD, also called acid reflux, is a fairly common problem among our patients. Most people will only experience it every once in a while, but some suffer from it much more frequently. GERD came become a serious problem that requires treatment. GERD is so common that we...
Flu FAQ

Flu FAQ

Influenza is one of the most common diseases, so it’s natural that people have a lot of questions about it. In an effort to help you stay educated on the topic, we have created an outline of flu FAQ to make sure you will be prepared during this flu season. What are...
Seat Check: Your Guide To Car Seats

Seat Check: Your Guide To Car Seats

Car crashes are among the leading causes of death for young children. One of the best way to keep your child safe is to make sure you match your child to the appropriate car seat. That can be more complicated than it looks, so it is best to take your time, do your...
Wash With Purpose

Wash With Purpose

Every time we touch a surface, we expose ourselves to bacteria. The good news is that it is pretty easy to combat the situation as long as we make sure to wash our hands the right way. Do: Take Your Time Quickly running your hands under some water may make them feel...
Understanding Concussions

Understanding Concussions

Concussions are one of the most common types of mild traumatic brain injuries. While most concussions are relatively minor and will resolve on their own, it’s important to understand the signs and symptoms of a concussion so that you know when to seek professional...
Is Breast Best?

Is Breast Best?

You’ve probably heard the saying “breast is best,” but you may be wondering if it’s true. What makes breastfeeding the ideal choice for many people? In honor of Breastfeeding Awareness Month, we want to share information about the benefits of breastfeeding for both...
Dehydration & Sunstroke

Dehydration & Sunstroke

Summer weather is great for pool parties and barbecues, but with the summer sun also comes an increased risk of dehydration and sunstroke. Learn more about the difference between the two, as well as how to stay cool and hydrated so you can continue to enjoy the summer...
The Way of Lice

The Way of Lice

Just thinking about head lice crawling around is enough to make your scalp itch. These tiny insects feed on human blood from the scalp and spread easily from one person to another. Keep reading to learn more about head lice and what you can do to prevent them. Causes...