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 [...]

2022-05-23T09:30:10-04:00May 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 [...]

2022-05-19T14:48:37-04:00May 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 [...]

2022-05-16T15:48:38-04:00May 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|

Managing Adult Sleep With Baby On Board

Your new little bundle of joy is about to bring a huge bundle of change. One of the biggest adjustments parents make with the arrival of a new baby is how to handle the change an infant will bring to adult sleep cycles.  If you’re used to a solid eight [...]

2022-06-23T11:11:04-04:00May 9th, 2022|

What Comes First: Flossing or Brushing?

When it comes to good dental health, it’s a question that might be older than the proverbial inquiry:  What came first—the chicken or the egg? Do I brush first and floss second or vice-versa? While some dental health professionals may not agree on the specific sequence, almost all agree the [...]

2022-06-23T11:12:51-04:00April 26th, 2022|

When Should Wisdom Teeth Be Removed?

Do you still have your wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth generally make an appearance between the ages of 18 and 21, and many dentists recommend removing them. Why is this? And what are wisdom teeth, anyway? It’s thought that wisdom teeth are vestigial. In other words, while our ancient ancestors needed [...]

2022-04-28T15:19:06-04:00April 25th, 2022|

Identifying ADHD

How much do you know about ADHD? A complex neurodevelopmental disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is widely misunderstood. In fact, even though it affects both children and adults, the symptoms can be hard to recognize. There’s no single test used to diagnose this condition, but it can affect a [...]

2022-04-28T16:21:02-04:00April 22nd, 2022|

How to Control Anxious Thoughts

It’s perfectly normal to have worries or feelings of anxiety. People worry about their everyday lives, about what’s in the news, and about the world in general. It’s ok to feel anxious sometimes, but if worry and anxiety start to be excessive, these anxious thoughts can put a strain on [...]

2022-04-28T16:32:19-04:00April 20th, 2022|

7 Steps to Help you Cope with Stress

Stress is a normal part of the human condition. Everyone deals with stressful situations from time to time, and different people experience stress in different ways. It’s important to learn how to deal with stress so that it doesn’t overwhelm you, because too much stress can be harmful. Can stress [...]

2022-04-25T11:18:12-04:00April 15th, 2022|
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