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Why You Need to Take Your Cholesterol Levels to Heart

Posted on July 18, 2017
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As you get older, it’s important to be aware of the good, the bad, and the ugly of cholesterol because it plays a major role in your overall health. Having high cholesterol greatly increases your risk of cardiovascular disease and other serious medical conditions. Fortunately, by getting regular screenings, adopting a healthy lifestyle, and following a low cholesterol diet, you… Read More

Go Bananas Over Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

Posted on July 13, 2017

If you have high blood pressure and are looking for ways to manage it, we’ve got the latest dish on how to help this serious problem. According to a recent study, increasing your intake of foods high in potassium has been found to reduce blood pressure levels. Traditionally, sodium has been the primary culprit behind the condition. As a result … Read More

Recognizing and Treating America’s Epidemic of Opioid Dependence

Posted on July 5, 2017

The United States is suffering from a serious opioid dependence problem, but Florida has made a great deal of recent progress in combating this drug epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of opioid-related deaths in 2015 surpassed the amount of fatalities from vehicle crashes and gun homicides combined. Looking at the big picture, more… Read More

8 Ways Doctors Can Help Diabetics Follow Their Diabetes Treatment Regimens

Posted on June 29, 2017

Many patients are resistant to complying with their diabetes treatment regimens for various reasons. For some, their signs of diabetes are so mild that they don’t believe they require any treatment. For others, their diabetic diagnosis is so upsetting that they disregard any treatments prescribed. Regardless of the reason that diabetics don’t follow their treatment plans, this can have a… Read More

Skin Cancer Is Not Always as Clear as Day

Posted on June 20, 2017

Skin cancer is a deadly condition that can affect anyone under the sun. And few people realize that skin cancer can appear anyplace on your body, from the most noticeable areas to places you never even give a second glance. This is especially frightening because you can be walking be around with early signs that are so hidden that you… Read More

How to Handle Tinnitus, the Ringing in Your Ears

Posted on June 6, 2017

Do you have an ongoing ringing sound in your ears when no external noise is present? Then you’ve experienced tinnitus. It’s a surprisingly common condition suffered by 45 million people in the United States, and is typically more widespread for people aged 60 and over. Tinnitus is merely irritating for most of its sufferers, but can be incredibly troublesome for… Read More

Score Winning Advice on Sports Injury Prevention

Posted on June 1, 2017

The arrival of warmer weather makes many people immediately spring into sports, but their enthusiasm can cause them to suffer a sports injury. According to experts in sports injury treatment, most people have not used their muscles throughout the cooler fall and winter months, so their bodies are not prepared for this sudden athletic activity. As a result, they can… Read More

Mosquito Bites May Bug You Earlier This Year

Posted on May 23, 2017

 Expect mosquito season to arrive early this year and leave residents at greater risk for both the annoyance and the various types of viruses they bring. In fact, some experts are predicting that this year’s mosquito season will be worse than ever. This has put health officials on high alert about the presence of invasive species of mosquitoes carrying dangerous… Read More

Spring Into Action for Seasonal Allergy Relief

Posted on May 18, 2017

Spring brings warmer weather and colorful flowers, along with the sneezing, runny nose, and itchy eyes of severe seasonal allergies. Around 50 million people in the United States suffer from allergies every year. But these allergies are more than a seasonal nuisance and are actually the sixth leading cause of chronic illness. In some parts of the country, springtime allergies… Read More

Take Your Health to Heart with a Heart Healthy Diet

Posted on May 11, 2017

'Even though Heart Health Month has already passed, you should try to have heart healthy foods every day of the year. By following a heart healthy diet and living a healthy lifestyle, you may be able to completely avoid heart disease, while sufferers can lessen its life-threatening effects. Luckily, it’s easy to incorporate heart healthy meals and snacks into your… Read More

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