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...
Melanoma Vs. Carcinoma: What’s the Difference?

Melanoma Vs. Carcinoma: What’s the Difference?

Melanoma Awareness month is here and making sure that everyone understands the differences between carcinoma and melanoma is an important part of raising awareness for these life-threatening conditions. We often see some confusion on the topic because the two problems...
Can’t You Just Give me an Antibiotic?

Can’t You Just Give me an Antibiotic?

Antibiotics are among the most powerful tools in our medical arsenal, but they are not miracle cures. They have a time and a place, but there are plenty of cases where they will not do any good for the patient. Understanding their limits is the key to understanding...
Debunking Common Stroke Myths

Debunking Common Stroke Myths

Strokes are one of the leading causes of death in the developed world and, with May being National Stroke Month, we thought it would be a great time for everyone to learn more about them. There are a lot of misconceptions about them, and separating the facts from the...

Preventing Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a common disease of the bone. It occurs when a person’s bone gets brittle, often because their body can no longer produce enough new bone to make up for bone loss. After age 50, osteoporosis becomes more common, and bones weakened by the disease...

A Podiatrist’s Favorite Shoe

Our feet are easy to overlook, but they really are an important part of the body. Unfortunately, we tend to put them through a lot of stress. One of the best ways to cut down on that stress is to wear shoes that provide the right type of support. The right footwear...

What is PCOS?

PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome, is a common medical problem among women of childbearing age. It is also an easy disease to overlook despite the fact that roughly one woman in ten will suffer from it. Learn more about PCOS and the signs and symptoms associated with...