Two Great Ways to Lower the Risk of Cavities

Some of the main reasons that children and adults get cavities include plaque, bacteria, and food particles. These usually cause demineralization of the teeth.[3]  Sealants and fluoride treatments are two important cavity prevention products that can help lower the risk of cavities. Each treatment is slightly different, but both can [...]

2021-10-12T16:28:57-04:00October 20th, 2021|

Combating the Flu in 2021

Every year, your doctors and nurses at Brevard Health Alliance remind you to get your flu shot. And this year is no different as we are all still living with COVID-19 and its variants. It is more important than ever to take measures to protect yourself from the flu. Why [...]

2021-10-12T15:39:21-04:00October 12th, 2021|

Why Wellness Visits Are Important for Teenagers

Teenagers are at a stage in their lives where they are the most vulnerable to peer pressure and being influenced by those around them. They are also growing and developing at an accelerated rate, including physical changes that involve hormone imbalances as well as a higher risk of acquiring a [...]

2021-10-12T15:15:15-04:00September 27th, 2021|

Is It Heat Rash or Another Summer Skin Ailment?

Heat rash is a condition that occurs when a person's sweat glands become clogged, and sweat cannot escape to the surface of the skin.[1] Of course, this is most commonly a problem during hot and humid summer months when people sweat the most. If you find yourself with a case [...]

2021-10-12T15:17:00-04:00September 20th, 2021|

How Therapy Could Get Rid of Your Headaches and Bellyaches

Many people suffer from migraine headaches or stomachaches once in a while. However, if you have these conditions on a frequent basis, it might not be caused by the food you ate or the sensory stimuli to which you were exposed. Anxiety and stress can also cause these conditions, and [...]

2021-10-12T15:19:52-04:00September 13th, 2021|

Common Conditions Our Providers Diagnose Through Telehealth

Use Telehealth to Diagnose Common Conditions A telehealth diagnosis involves a virtual medical appointment with your healthcare team. Telehealth has many advantages, like saving time and saving a commute.[4] A host of common diagnoses, where a physical examination by your healthcare provider is not necessary, can be performed remotely by [...]

2021-10-12T15:20:55-04:00September 6th, 2021|

7 Ways to Keep the Mosquitos at Bay Outside

Outdoor activities in the summer often involve keeping pests at bay. While camping outdoors in Florida, mosquitos are some of the most obnoxious pests you will come across outdoors. They're relentless in their quests to feast on blood. There exist over 3,500 species of mosquitos, although not all of these [...]

2021-10-12T15:23:20-04:00August 30th, 2021|

Try These Protein-Filled Lunch Ideas for Work or School

Over the past 30 years, the rates of overweight individuals and obesity have risen at a dramatic speed.[1] Packing your lunch for work or school could help you avoid unwanted weight gain. You'll also save money by bringing your lunch, and you won't have to worry about driving anywhere to [...]

2021-10-12T15:27:39-04:00August 23rd, 2021|

What Causes Sunburn?

Sunburn is caused when the skin is overexposed to UV rays from the sun.[1] It is characterized by redness of the skin, which develops into peeling, burning, or itching skin. Blisters may develop in severe cases. Redness typically sets in after a few hours and leads to burning that can [...]

2021-10-12T15:28:23-04:00August 17th, 2021|

Dehydrated During Summer? Enjoy Naturally Hydrating Foods

While we know that the commonsense strategy to fight dehydration is to drink plenty of water, there is another effective alternative. You can also eat to fight dehydration. Hydrating foods can help you combat dehydration on those sweltering summer days. Check out these tips from Brevard Health Alliance for staying [...]

2021-10-12T15:32:11-04:00August 9th, 2021|
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