July 28th Is World Hepatitis Day

Hepatitis, in one form or another, remains a health problem in the United States and world-wide.  Good reason July 28 is set aside as World Hepatitis Day, designed to bring attention to the health risks, prevention and treatment of the disease. Various Forms of Hepatitis There are several different forms [...]

2023-06-13T13:39:08-04:00July 28th, 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 [...]

2023-07-21T13:56:44-04:00July 1st, 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 [...]

2023-09-06T15:41:52-04:00June 10th, 2022|

How Covid-19 Has Impacted Nutritional Health

There’s an age-old proverb that states, “You are what you eat.” The notion is that we need to eat good, nutritional food in order to remain healthy and fit. Easier said than done as the Covid-19 Pandemic, which began in late 2019, now stretches well into its second year. A [...]

2023-06-30T12:49:42-04:00March 7th, 2022|

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|

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 [...]

2022-09-23T12:30:30-04:00September 20th, 2021|

How to Combat Fall Allergies

As the seasons change, do you find that your allergy symptoms start to flare up? It can be frustrating to be dealing with a runny nose and itching eyes throughout the day. The body is reacting to something in your environment, causing the immune reaction to kick in. Fall Allergies [...]

2022-08-03T14:44:45-04:00November 13th, 2019|

Why Do They Call it a Cold?

The common cold can strike at any time, but we often find that the occurrence of a head cold increases in the winter season. This timing leads people to ask: Is the contraction of a cold actually related to lower temperatures? What Causes the Common Cold? When you come down [...]

2023-06-28T12:59:40-04:00November 6th, 2019|

Preparing for Hurricane Season

As hurricane season draws near, it’s important to start preparing yourself and your family members. When hearing about hurricane preparedness most people think about getting batteries, shutters, flashlights, battery powered radios, canned foods, drinking water, generators, gas, and fans. A lot of people forget about health-related needs. 3 Tips to [...]

2023-02-20T18:40:32-05:00June 14th, 2019|

How to Prevent Heatstroke

Summer is here! This season signals a time for outdoor fun and leisure, but anyone who’s lived here for even one summer knows the heat can be outrageous. The combination of temperature and humidity are enough to make the most seasoned Floridian pause. Heatstroke is a serious concern when we [...]

2023-02-20T18:32:40-05:00May 30th, 2019|
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