Safely Celebrate the Holidays

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It may feel like we need some holiday cheer more than ever this year, but it is still important that we celebrate safely. This doesn’t mean you have to completely miss out on our favorite traditions, but you may need to make a few changes to the way you experience the holidays this year. Below

Stay Ahead of the Curve When it Comes to Kidney Stones

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Either you, or someone you know, has likely experienced kidney stones. And if you have developed kidney stones before, you know that they are a painful experience. Kidney stones are concentrated substances, usually composed of calcium oxalate and calcium phosphate. They can cause symptoms such as: Sharp pain in the abdomen or back Pain while

Immune Reaction to Gluten: Celiac Disease

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Grocery stores and restaurants have more and more gluten-free options available these days. But many people are not aware of the ways gluten can be harmful for some people, ranging from a mild intolerance to the more serious Celiac disease.   What is gluten? When people think of gluten, they often think of breads, crackers,

The Importance of Managing Your Stress Levels

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These days, especially, it is not uncommon to feel high levels of stress and anxiety each day. This age of COVID-19, uncertain futures, and social distancing can make us feel low and anxious. It is important to take care of our mental health proactively; these high stress levels can lead to mental illness such as

When to Call a Doctor About Sleep Problems

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It is not uncommon to experience sleep problems from time to time. Moments of stress, caffeine intake, and even eating certain foods before bed can make it difficult to get a good night’s rest.  However, if sleep problems are persistent and interfere with your day to day life, it may be time to talk to

What You Should Know About Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

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When you get an injury, your body is remarkably good at healing. Your body works hard to heal cuts and bruises – often, with smaller injuries, we don’t even realize it is happening.  But sometimes your body can use a little assistance in speeding the healing process up. Thanks to scientific and medical progress, accelerating

Steps You Can Take Daily to Keep Your Veins in Good Health

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Vein health is often overlooked, but it is an important part of your health. Healthy veins ensure blood flow back to the heart. There are several problems people can experience with their veins that can cause more serious health problems. Types of Vein Health Problems Varicose Veins: This occurs when blood collects in veins due

Preparing for your Telehealth Visit

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Telehealth visits have been offered by some doctors for a while, mostly because of its convenience. People could use telehealth to communicate with their doctor if traveling to a doctor’s office was too difficult or inconvenient. However, because of COVID-19 and a desire to prevent the spread of germs, telehealth visits have become an important

May is National Stroke Awareness Month

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Stroke is ranked as the fifth most common cause of death in the U.S. One of the most lifesaving things a person can know is how to recognize the early signs of a stroke. Detecting these symptoms early can ensure that a person experiencing a stroke gets medical attention before it’s too late. What causes