Weight Gain: Is it Hormones or Habits

Weight Gain: Is it Hormones or Habits

With the new year, many people often set resolutions to lose weight. While many lifestyle factors contribute to weight gain, there are also underlying medical issues that can make it more difficult for some people to lose weight. A person’s weight is largely the...
Small Batteries, Big Problems

Small Batteries, Big Problems

The holidays are coming up and, for those who have children you know what that means: toys, toys and more toys. There are several toys that require batteries in order to operate so we want to be sure that parents and caretakers are aware of the risk associated with...
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

If you are interested in scheduling a consultation with Dr. Mann or another member of our team, please call 1-985-360-3755.Elena Mann, MD is an OB/GYN with the SLMA Comprehensive Health Clinic. She supports her patients on an individual level with compassion and...
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...