The Holidays with Diabetes

The Holidays with Diabetes

We often see people with diabetes who think that they have to ignore holiday meals. That is not the case. We believe that it is perfectly possible for diabetic individuals to fully enjoy that part of the holiday season and stay healthy. All it takes is a little bit of...
When to Get Screened for Breast Cancer

When to Get Screened for Breast Cancer

Early detection is critical when it comes to a cancer diagnosis. In general, we have an easier time treating cancer if we can catch it early than after it has time to get established. Regular screenings provide the best chance at early detection, which means that they...
Is Vaping a Safer Alternative?

Is Vaping a Safer Alternative?

Vaping has gotten more and more popular over the past decade or so, so it is only natural that people are starting to ask us if it can be a safer alternative to smoking. The details are complicated, so it is vital to get informed before making any decisions. Is Vaping...
What Causes Gallstones?

What Causes Gallstones?

Gallstones are regrettably common, and they can be absolutely agonizing. Fortunately, they are fairly easy to treat once we find them. That is why we believe that everyone should know how to recognize them so they can seek treatment. Recognizing Gallstones It is...
Understanding Asthma

Understanding Asthma

Back to school can mean new challenges for those who suffer from asthma. School exposes them to more allergens and germs than other environments, which cause a sudden surge in asthma attacks among children when school starts. The good news is that there are a lot of...
Counting Cholesterol

Counting Cholesterol

High cholesterol is a deadly condition because it increases the risk of having a heart attack or a stroke. Unfortunately, we meet too many people who underestimate their own risks, mainly because you can have high cholesterol without showing any symptoms. With...
High Blood Pressure: The Silent Killer

High Blood Pressure: The Silent Killer

There is a medical condition that can cause a fatal heart attack or stroke without any warning. We call it the silent killer because most of the people who suffer from it don’t have any symptoms or warning signs. That condition is high blood pressure, also...
What is Rosacea?

What is Rosacea?

We all have to deal with facial redness from time to time. It usually isn’t a big deal, but there are times when it can indicate a real medical problem. We encourage people who suffer from frequent facial redness to get in touch with a doctor to see if they have...
Vaccine Round Up

Vaccine Round Up

Vaccines are among the most powerful tools for keeping people healthy. They allow us to prevent some of the world’s most dangerous diseases, many of which have the potential to be lethal. That is why we support National Immunization Awareness Month and urge...
What are Kidney Cysts?

What are Kidney Cysts?

Kidney cysts, which are also called renal cysts, are relatively common among older individuals. Few of them cause any symptoms or do any real harm to the patient, but there are exceptions. It’s important to identify the symptoms, especially in light of the chance that...
Stop Smoking – For Good

Stop Smoking – For Good

Smoking is a dangerous habit, and quitting is one of the best steps that a person can take to improve their health. It can be a challenge, but we believe that anyone can quit if they take the right steps. Fortunately, there are a few techniques that can make the...
Burn Treatment Tips

Burn Treatment Tips

Burns are a fact of life. We all have the occasional accident in the kitchen or hot coffee spill on the way to work. Most of those burns are minor injuries. They hurt, but they can easily be treated at home. On the other hand, a major burn can be a medical emergency...
Traveling With Diabetes

Traveling With Diabetes

Diabetes is an inconvenient disease at the best of times, but it doesn’t need to get in the way of traveling and enjoying life. It takes a little bit of extra preparation to stay healthy while traveling, but we believe that anyone can properly manage it. If...
Prostate Cancer Protocols

Prostate Cancer Protocols

A lot of men have questions about prostate health. Many know someone who suffers from prostate cancer or are worried that they might develop it. As experts in medical care, we want to help shed some light on prostate cancer, explain exactly what it is and help people...