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How Exercise Helps Prevent Falls and Injuries In The Elderly

Posted on May 3, 2017

Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury to seniors? In fact, falls are suffered by about one-third of people age 65 and over and around 50% of seniors over age 80. This is why medical experts are strongly promoting fall prevention in the elderly by encouraging seniors to be more active on a regular basis to… Read More

5 Back Exercises for Men to Fight Lower Back Pain

Posted on April 27, 2017

Back pain is one of the biggest health issues plaguing men. Many suffer from lower back pain, but others endure upper back pain. But men have suffered for far too long. Back pain no longer needs to be a part of men’s lives because there are many upper back and lower back exercises for men that provide relief. In addition… Read More

Why You Must Take the Danger of Undiagnosed High Blood Pressure to Heart

Posted on April 18, 2017

Recent reports revealed that millions of people worldwide unknowingly have undiagnosed high blood pressure. Are you one of them? Few people are aware of what causes high blood pressure or realize that high blood pressure symptoms are mostly unnoticeable. As a result, many people don’t get the high blood pressure treatment they need until they suffer a life-threatening medical problem … Read More

How to Breathe Easy Throughout South Florida’s Allergy Season

Posted on April 13, 2017

While Florida may avoid the winter freeze felt by the rest of the country, that doesn’t mean that residents can give all seasonal problems the cold shoulder. In fact, the state’s warm climate results in very high levels of pollen, which can lead to severe allergy symptoms. Florida’s year-round warmth means that the state suffers from a prolonged and more… Read More

How to Help Reduce the Risk of Pneumonia in the Elderly

Posted on March 23, 2017

Pneumonia is a dangerous condition at any age, but especially for the elderly who often have extremely weak immune systems and other medical maladies. Pneumonia is an infection in the air sacs of the lungs caused by an organism like fungus or bacteria. It results in the air sacs becoming full of fluid and pus, which poses serious breathing problems… Read More

When You Shouldn’t Back Down About Seeking Treatment for Back Pain Relief

Posted on March 16, 2017

Back pain affects everyone at some time in their lives and it’s not always best to just turn your back on the problem and suffer in silence. While back pain is very common, it can also be very serious and be a sign of more serious disease and illness. Yet it’s not always easy to know when back pain demands… Read More

New Report Breathes Concern into Florida’s School Asthma Practices

Posted on March 9, 2017

A recent report about the lack of asthma support in Florida schools may cause parents statewide to gasp. According to the “2016 State Honor Roll” from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), Florida schools are failing to protect children with asthma and allergies. Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that Florida schools… Read More

Heart Health: Why It’s Vital to Know Your Blood Pressure Readings and Cholesterol Range

Posted on March 2, 2017

Numbers don’t lie, and in the case of heart health, they can offer you an honest look at your current health. But certain numbers matter more than others, with the most important numbers being your blood pressure readings, cholesterol ranges, and BMI level. Luckily, it’s easy to learn all of these numbers through a simple physical exam. But since time… Read More

Understand Cancer Risk by Knowing the Link Between Exercise and Cancer

Posted on February 21, 2017

For years, medical experts have actively searched for ways to help people reduce their risk of cancer. At last, it appears that they’ve found the cancer-reduction answer in regular physical activity. Recent studies have confirmed the direct connection between cancer and exercise, showing that exercise both reduces the risk for certain cancers and also increases the survival rate for those… Read More

See How to Prevent Eye Trauma in the Workplace

Posted on February 14, 2017

At MD Now, we’ve provided minor urgent eye care for many patients who have experienced eye trauma in the workplace. It’s important to realize that immediate eye injury treatment is critical when you suffer any sort of eye trauma, so you can’t afford the long waits and high costs of the emergency room, or waiting for days or weeks for… Read More

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