• Acute Diseases

    At some point in our lives we will all experience a health problem, whether it's the common cold or the pesky flu. While some will go away on their own, there are health issues that require urgent medical attention, and it's important to know when to seek proper treatment. What Is An Acute Disease? An

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  • Annual Checkups

    Why Annual Checkups Matter So, let's cut to the chase – why bother with an annual checkup? Well, think of it as your health's yearly tune-up. These visits are not just about fixing what's broken but ensuring everything runs smoothly in the first place. Prevention is the name of the game, and annual

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  • Arthritis

    Arthritis can affect individuals of all ages, genders, and backgrounds. While the exact causes vary depending on the type of arthritis, common factors include genetics, age, joint injuries, and autoimmune disorders. Osteoarthritis, for instance, often develops due to the wear and tear of joint cartilage

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  • Asthma

    Your respiratory system is one of the most complicated parts of your body. There are many diseases and conditions that can afflict various parts of this system, including asthma. Asthma is an extremely common condition, and it can happen for a variety of reasons. If you've ever experienced trouble breathing,

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  • Asthma Attack

    Experiencing an asthma attack can be scary, but if you know how to handle an asthma attack, you can learn to make it more manageable. However, if you are experiencing a severe asthma attack, you may need to seek medical attention immediately. Avoiding an attack With your doctor, you can figure out a

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  • Chronic Disease

    According to the Center of Disease Control, chronic diseases cause 7 out of 10 deaths each year and are responsible for 86 percent of America’s healthcare costs. Some of the most common chronic diseases include: Heart disease Stroke Cancer Diabetes Obesity Arthritis Other types of chronic conditions

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  • Diabetes

    Types of Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes: Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition where the body's immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas. This type is often diagnosed in childhood or adolescence and requires lifelong insulin therapy. Type 2 Diabetes:

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  • Discussing Mental Health

    The Importance of Addressing Mental Health Mental health is an integral part of overall well-being. It influences how we think, feel, and act. It also affects how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Despite its significance, mental health often takes a backseat during annual checkups.

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  • Heart Attack and Heart Failure

    We've all heard the dreaded names ­ heart attack and heart failure. So what sets these two frightening conditions apart? Heart Attack A heart attack, also known as a myocardial infarction, occurs when a blood clot develops at the site of plaque in a coronary artery, suddenly cutting off most or all

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  • Heart Disease

    Hey there, heart health enthusiasts! Today, we're diving deep into the intricate world of heart disease – a topic that hits close to home for many of us. But fret not; this isn't a doom-and-gloom tale. Instead, think of it as your guide to understanding, preventing, and embracing a heart-healthy lifestyle.

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  • Mental Health

    Mental health disorders are common and can affect anyone, no matter their age. It’s believed that as many as 54 million Americans suffer from a mental disorder every year. It can be difficult for families to accept that a loved one has a mental illness. If you or someone you know is currently experiencing

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  • Obesity

    Overview Defining Obesity: Obesity is not just a matter of excess weight; it's a medical condition characterized by the accumulation of body fat to the extent that it poses health risks. Body Mass Index (BMI) is a commonly used tool to classify obesity, with a BMI of 30 or higher indicating obesity. Global

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  • Personalized Health Goals

    The Value of Setting Health Goals Health goals are a vital part of maintaining and improving overall well-being. They provide a roadmap for individuals to follow, guiding their health-related decisions and behaviors. During an annual checkup, discussing these goals with a healthcare provider can offer

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  • Physical Exam

    The Role of Physical Exams Physical exams are a cornerstone of an annual checkup. They provide a hands-on evaluation of an individual’s health, allowing healthcare providers to assess various aspects of physical well-being. These exams can detect potential health issues that may not be evident through

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  • Preventive Care

    We know your family's health is of the utmost importance in your life. Whether you are a first-time parent or have teenagers, it's important that everyone in your family is given the proper medical care they need. That doesn’t just mean visiting when someone is sick - that also means regular "wellness

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  • The Importance of Regular Blood Work

    Blood work is a critical component of an annual checkup. It provides a comprehensive overview of a person’s health status. Blood tests can detect potential health issues early, allowing for timely intervention and treatment. They can reveal vital information about the functioning of major bodily systems

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