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High Cholesterol EQUALS a Higher Risk for Diseases & Disorders

High Cholesterol EQUALS a Higher Risk for Diseases & Disorders

Courtesy of American House Cholesterol is a natural substance that the body produces through the liver. It’s waxy and circulates through the bloodstream, feeding the heart and brain. But when cholesterol is derived from foods like saturated fats and trans fats, the body overproduces LDL, which is the “bad” cholesterol. HDL is the “good” cholesterol our bodies crave. Without HDL, …

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Discharged from the Hospital? Why Cardiology Follow-Up Care is Essential for Your Heart Health

Dr. Joseph Freedman MD, MBA If you have a cardiac episode that puts you in the Emergency Room or admits you to the hospital, one of the most important things you can do to ensure your cardiac health is managed properly is to see your cardiologist soon after you are discharged. Cardiac episodes are scary, to say the least, but ignoring …

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Why Are So Many Adults Needing Rotator Cuff Repairs? What to Expect if your Shoulder requires treatment

Dr. Brian Wallace, DO – Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Over the past decade, there has been a dramatic increase in rotator cuff injuries.  As we age, our bodies are subjected to more repercussions from normal wear and tear.  This is particularly the case with individual’s age 60 and older, but the same wear and tear is accurate for younger people that …

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Health Insurance – Medicare 2019 Annual Election Period & Individual/Family Open Enrollment is Coming Soon!

5 Warning Signs of a Hidden Heart Attack

By Ulla-Undine Merritt (Dee) National Producer Number (NPN) 8853366 Individual/Family Health Insurance Open enrollment will start November 1, 2018, to December 15, 2018 for January 1st 2019 effective. This deadline pertains to fully insured plans that meet the Affordable Care Act (ACA)/Obama Care Guidelines. * Very important for people that have pre-existing conditions and or would qualify for government subsidies. …

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Water Therapy for Back Pain

Water Therapy for Back Pain

Water has some very special properties that for some people with back pain yields great results in terms relief. The beauty of being in water is that it allows you to do more than you would on land – because it reduces or eliminates constraints gravity imposes on your moving body. Water exercise is done in shallow, mid-deep and deep …

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It’s Time to Get Your Cholesterol in Check

It’s Time to Get Your Cholesterol in Check

By Justin Ceravolo, PharmD When was the last time you had your cholesterol levels checked? If the answer isn’t recently, you’re probably overdue. September is National Cholesterol Education Month, making now the perfect time to have your cholesterol tested and to learn what your cholesterol levels mean. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), more than 102 million American …

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Is Urgent Care the answer to Your Medical Needs?

Is Urgent Care the answer to Your Medical Needs?

If you or someone you know are experiencing burning sensations and abrasions in the eyes that limit your everyday living activities, you may have dry eyes. Or, if you already have been diagnosed with dry eyes, the “solution” provided by your physician may be offering only temporary, short-term relief. So we talked with Ophthalmologist James E. Croley III, M.D., about LipiFlow, …

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Regularly Scheduled Hearing Tests Are Important for Diabetics!

Regularly Scheduled Hearing Tests Are Important for Diabetics!

By Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Services Diabetes and hearing loss are two of America’s most widespread health concerns. Nearly 30 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, and an estimated 34.5 million have some type of hearing loss. Those are large groups of people, and it appears there is a lot of overlap between the two. A recent study …

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Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

Be Aware of the Risks Associated with Knee Replacement Surgery By Physicians Rehabilitation As with any surgery, knee replacement surgery carries risks. There is a chance with knee replacement surgery to experience the following post-surgical complications: . Infection . Blood clots in the leg vein or lungs . Heart attack . Stroke . Nerve damage . Allergic reactions to anesthesia …

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Improving Our Children’s Immune System with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Improving Our Children's Immune System with Traditional Chinese Medicine

By Toni Eatros, MS, Dipl Ac, AP Acupuncture is part of an ancient medical system known as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It is commonly used to treat a multitude of ailments in adults and is gaining popularity among pediatrics. There are licensed acupuncturists who specialize in treating children and are in high demand. These pediatric acupuncturists are helping children where …

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