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

Taking Care of Your Mental Health During COVID-19

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It is hard to avoid the uncertainty, fear and anxiety surrounding COVID-19. It seems to be part of every conversation, channel, and radio station. It is likely that many people are struggling with their mental health currently, so it is important that you understand how you can best care for your own and others’ mental

Carrying On With Back Problems

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Back problems seem like a regular part of life for most adults. Back pain can be caused by many different things ranging from muscle overuse to traumatic injury.  Although back pain is common, it does not have to go untreated. There are several types of treatment that may help relieve back pain, making it easier