Ways to Treat Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a common problem that can have a profound impact on quality of life. Although there are many effective treatments available, chronic pain often remains undertreated. There are many reasons why people with chronic pain may not receive the treatment they need. Some people may not be [...]

2022-10-20T16:37:52-04:00October 12th, 2022|

How Does Hot Weather Affect Your Health?

You’ve heard the old saying: “It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity." Actually, for those of us who live in Florida, it can be BOTH. Blistering Florida temperatures in July and August combined with rising levels of humidity can pose some very real health risks for many who live in [...]

2022-07-08T13:02:05-04:00July 1st, 2022|

Abnormal Menstrual Periods

Many individuals will experience bothersome symptoms, irregular vaginal bleeding patterns and excessive bleeding at some point during their reproductive years. This can be a very frustrating and confusing experience, especially if you don’t know what’s going on. In this article, we will discuss the most common types of abnormal periods, [...]

2022-06-27T11:16:50-04:00June 27th, 2022|

June 19 World Sickle Cell Day

Following a Resolution passed by the United Nations in 2008, June 19 has been formally established as World Sickle Cell Day. The day is designed to increase public knowledge and education about sickle cell disease (SCD). The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America provides a good primer on this inherited [...]

2022-07-26T13:44:47-04:00June 16th, 2022|

Don’t Let The Summer Heat Beat Up Your Feet

Ahh, Summer in Florida has arrived. Time to kick off the work shoes and take a barefoot walk in the grass, maybe a stroll along one of our beaches. As relaxing as that may sound, summertime has the potential to pose foot problems for young and old alike, even more so for [...]

2022-07-18T15:09:15-04:00June 10th, 2022|

June is Men’s Health Month

OK, guys.  This month is for you. The month of June features a special focus on Men’s Health.  A good reminder for men to pay attention to health signals and age-adjusted concerns.  Guys, a little attention goes a long way—especially when it comes to providing yourselves with the best opportunity [...]

2022-05-23T12:41:03-04:00June 1st, 2022|

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month

It’s been called a “silent killer” with good reason.  And good reason why the month of May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) defines high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, as blood pressure that is higher than normal.  Left untreated, it can [...]

2022-07-26T13:48:45-04:00May 23rd, 2022|

May is Food Allergy Awareness Month

Just as Spring pollen count can trigger itchy eyes, coughing and wheezing, coming into contact with foods you may be allergic to likewise can trigger negative reactions. Food allergies are a growing concern in the United States and one of the reasons the month of May is used to draw [...]

2022-07-18T15:03:28-04:00May 20th, 2022|

Tips to Handle a Dental Emergency

Dental issues can typically wait for office hours for treatment. If you’ve got a minor toothache, for instance, or you’re concerned about your gums, you can generally make it through the night and call your dentist in the morning. In some cases, though, we face true dental emergencies. When something [...]

2022-11-29T15:24:43-05:00May 16th, 2022|

Are ER Doctors and Family Medicine Doctors Similar?

When accidents or sicknesses strike, knowing which doctor to call can save you stress, money, and time while ensuring you get the treatment you need when you need it. Learn the differences and similarities between ER doctors and family medicine doctors, the types of patients they treat, and their unique [...]

2022-06-23T11:05:07-04:00May 13th, 2022|
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