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Why Do My Fingers Hurt When It's Cold

Why Do My Fingers Hurt When It's Cold

Painful fingers during chilly weather may indicate issues with circulation or finger joints. In any event, seeing a health care provider can help you get the answers and the treatment you need to soothe your fingers. 
Feb 1st, 2024

Can I Control Irritable Bowel Syndrome With My Diet Alone?

Knowing what to eat to control symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can help limit the impact of IBS on your quality of life. Teaming up with an experienced health care provider provides the best opportunity to effectively manage symptoms.
Jan 9th, 2024
I'm Overweight: Is That the Root Cause of My Sleep Apnea?

I'm Overweight: Is That the Root Cause of My Sleep Apnea?

Being overweight can impact your health in various ways, including increasing your risk for sleep apnea. The good news is that losing even a modest amount of weight can improve symptoms, and getting back to a healthy weight may resolve it completely.
Dec 14th, 2023
The Dangers of Hypertension

The Dangers of Hypertension

High blood pressure has a sneaky way of staying silent, often causing damage while flying under the radar. Left unchecked, hypertension can ramp up health risks, from heart issues to life-threatening events.
Nov 15th, 2023
Are My Sleep Problems Genetic?

Are My Sleep Problems Genetic?

Are you tossing and turning through the night? It's not just an old mattress or too much caffeine that could be to blame. When sleep problems persist, you may be left wondering if there's a deeper reason.
Sep 1st, 2023
The Link Between Being Overweight and Hypertension

The Link Between Being Overweight and Hypertension

Unlocking the connection between your waistline and blood pressure can be a game-changer for your health. Learn how extra pounds can tip the scales toward hypertension and how losing weight can help rebalance them.
Aug 1st, 2023
Ways Stress Wreaks Havoc on Your Health

Ways Stress Wreaks Havoc on Your Health

In a relentless, fast-paced world, stress can silently impact your overall health. Understanding its hidden effects is the first step toward reclaiming your well-being and steering your health journey with confidence.
Jul 10th, 2023
Trouble Concentrating? Start With Improving Your Sleep

Trouble Concentrating? Start With Improving Your Sleep

A restless night can leave you feeling groggy and unfocused, and if this is a persistent occurrence, it’s time to seek professional help. Uncovering and treating underlying issues like sleep apnea can restore restful sleep and brain power.
Jun 2nd, 2023
Why Do I Keep Waking Up With a Sore Throat?

Why Do I Keep Waking Up With a Sore Throat?

Sleep apnea is difficult to detect on your own because it occurs during sleep. However, certain signs — such as waking up with a sore throat — may point to sleep apnea. Here’s what you need to know.
May 15th, 2023
The Link Between Chronic Headaches and Diet

The Link Between Chronic Headaches and Diet

Various components of your diet may be contributing to your chronic headaches. However, with the right approach, you can reduce the frequency and severity of your headaches and improve your overall quality of life.
Apr 5th, 2023
Why Doctors Calls Hypertension a Silent Disease

Why Doctors Calls Hypertension a Silent Disease

Keeping your cardiovascular system in top shape is essential to overall wellness. Problems like high blood pressure can lead to serious health issues that can cut your life short — without ever having symptoms.
Mar 8th, 2023
4 Lifestyle Habits to Adopt to Ease Arthritis Symptoms

4 Lifestyle Habits to Adopt to Ease Arthritis Symptoms

If you’re living with arthritis, it’s crucial to know how your lifestyle habits can influence your symptoms. While there’s no cure for arthritis, lifestyle changes can help manage symptoms along with your treatment.
Feb 13th, 2023
Coronary Artery Disease: Know Your Controllable Risk Factors

Coronary Artery Disease: Know Your Controllable Risk Factors

Coronary artery disease, the most common form of heart disease, is the leading cause of death, but there are things you can do to lower your risk. It’s never too early or too late to make positive changes to control your risk factors.
Jan 6th, 2023
Chronic Health Conditions That Boost Your Stroke Risk

Chronic Health Conditions That Boost Your Stroke Risk

With stroke being a leading cause of death among Americans, it's important to understand the risk factors so you can take steps to mitigate them. Keep reading to learn how certain chronic conditions put you at risk.
Nov 4th, 2022
Can My Type 2 Diabetes Be Reversed?

Can My Type 2 Diabetes Be Reversed?

It is possible to reverse Type 2 diabetes with long-term weight loss and carbohydrate control. You get the best results when you work closely with a health care provider to devise a plan of action to manage your blood sugar.
Aug 2nd, 2022
Is Sleep Apnea Dangerous?

Is Sleep Apnea Dangerous?

Sleep apnea can gradually steal your health away while you’re seemingly sound asleep. See a specialist right away if you have symptoms of, or suspect that you have, this sleep disorder.
Jul 1st, 2022
Understanding the Different Types of Headaches

Understanding the Different Types of Headaches

Headaches can range from being mildly annoying to being debilitating. If headaches are interfering with your daily life, it’s time to do something about it and see a headache specialist. Learn more about the types of headaches here.
Jun 1st, 2022
Are Migraines Linked to Heart Disease and Stroke?

Are Migraines Linked to Heart Disease and Stroke?

Migraine with aura is the main type of migraine linked to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. Raising awareness about this link can help you protect your cardiovascular health. Learn more here.
Apr 6th, 2022
Why You Need a Primary Care Physician

Why You Need a Primary Care Physician

Your relationship with your primary care physician is key to your overall health and longevity. PCPs can address a range of health concerns and arm you with the tools to achieve wellness, and scheduling regular visits helps you stay healthy.
Feb 3rd, 2022
How to Know if You Have Sleep Apnea

How to Know if You Have Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea symptoms can be easy to miss. You don’t realize them while you’re asleep, so you’re not sure why you feel “off” when you wake up. Once you know what to look out for, you can take steps to have your symptoms evaluated and get treatment.
Jan 1st, 2022
Getting Your Hypertension Under Control

Getting Your Hypertension Under Control

Heart disease isn’t an inevitable fact of life, and you have the ability to prevent problems with your heart. If you have high blood pressure, there are steps you can take to lower your blood pressure and protect your heart health.
Oct 5th, 2021
Relief for Your Painful Headaches

Relief for Your Painful Headaches

When persistent headache pain is moderate to severe and interferes with your daily life, it’s time to see a headache specialist. Treatments are available that can help you finally get relief.
Sep 6th, 2021
Understanding the Different Types of Arthritis

Understanding the Different Types of Arthritis

Arthritis does more than cause achy joints. The swelling and stiffness can make simple tasks like opening a jar very painful. If you have arthritis, it’s important to work with a health care professional to manage symptoms.
Aug 9th, 2021

Help for Your Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism can strike at any time, and the symptoms may be challenging to recognize on your own. If you’ve been diagnosed with hypothyroidism, reliable and effective treatment is available to restore your thyroid levels and relieve your symptoms.
Jul 1st, 2021

What Can I Do About My Sleep Apnea?

You should never ignore sleep apnea. Without treatment, this disorder can have a major negative impact on your health. Here’s what you should know about partnering with a sleep apnea specialist.
Jun 17th, 2021

The Link Between Your Weight and Arthritis

By learning about what you can do to take a proactive role in managing your arthritis, you can live well with the condition. Adopting a healthy diet, exercising, and losing weight can have a powerful impact.
May 4th, 2021

Tips for Managing Hypertension

Managing your blood pressure is a key component to keeping your heart healthy. Fortunately, you can take some proactive steps to lower your blood pressure and reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke.
Apr 1st, 2021

When Are Headaches Cause for Concern?

Headaches can stop you in your tracks. The good news is that no matter how bothersome your headaches, treatments are available that can help relieve your symptoms so you can get back to living your life.
Mar 2nd, 2021

Helping a Loved One Manage Diabetes

A diabetes diagnosis can feel overwhelming and scary. Fortunately, with good care and support, most people with diabetes live normal, full lives. Supporting a loved one with diabetes can help them better manage the condition.
Feb 1st, 2021

Who’s More at Risk for Hypothyroidism?

Hypothyroidism can make you feel tired, sluggish, and cold all of the time. Because other conditions may cause similar symptoms, seeing a doctor for a thyroid screening is necessary to get to the root of the problem. Learn about risk factors here.
Jan 1st, 2021

Eating for Better Blood Vessel Health

Everyone should be concerned about cardiovascular health. As the leading cause of death, heart disease is a silent killer. Keep reading to learn about some of the better foods you can add to your diet — and foods to avoid — for optimal health.
Dec 1st, 2020

Tips for Controlling IBS Over the Holidays

Even if you have IBS, it’s possible to not only survive the holidays, but also enjoy the festivities without anxiety over possibly triggering symptoms. With a little know-how and planning, you can keep IBS at bay so you can join in the cheer.
Nov 1st, 2020

Understanding Treatment Options for Tension Headaches

Headaches are often mild and resolve in a relatively short period. However, millions of people deal with recurrent, severe tension headaches. Fortunately, effective treatment options can bring relief. Read on to learn more.
Oct 1st, 2020

I Have Arthritis. What Can I Do About It?

Having arthritis doesn’t have to mean giving up an active lifestyle and resigning yourself to daily joint pain and stiffness. With the right guidance and tools, you can ease your pain and keep your joints as healthy as possible.
Sep 2nd, 2020

Symptoms of Sleep Apnea

Could an undiagnosed sleep disorder be robbing you of your quality of life? You could have sleep apnea if you experience chronically unrefreshed sleep and morning headaches. Visit a sleep apnea specialist to find out.
Aug 13th, 2020

The Link Between Nutrition and Arthritis Pain

The pain and stiffness of arthritis can make day-to-day tasks challenging. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to get relief — from engaging in safe exercise to eating inflammatory-fighting foods.
May 22nd, 2020

Changes in Gut Bacteria and Other Causes of IBS

Because April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month, we’re devoting extra time to helping patients understand and manage a wide variety of issues that affect the digestive system.
Apr 1st, 2020

What If Aspirin Doesn't Get Rid of My Headaches?

Are you suffering from headaches? Maybe you’re used to taking aspirin, but this time it’s providing zero relief. What options do you have when aspirin doesn’t get rid of your headache?
Feb 1st, 2020

Is Coronary Artery Disease Reversible?

Coronary artery disease isn’t considered curable, but proper lifestyle changes and medical treatment can help slow down its progression and help safeguard you from potentially serious complications. Keep reading to learn more!
Dec 1st, 2019

Living With IBS

A diagnosis of IBS can be discouraging. At first, IBS may seem like it severely constrains your life and your ability to live the way you want. Luckily, there are ways to manage IBS and still participate in your favorite activities.
Nov 1st, 2019

Why It's So Important to Stay Active With Arthritis

It can be tough to motivate yourself to be active when your joints feel stiff and painful from arthritis. However, exercise is exactly what you need to help alleviate the pain you are feeling. Do you know all of the ways exercise can benefit you?
Sep 1st, 2019

Is Stress Making Your Hypertension Worse?

Do you get stressed a lot? Is your blood pressure spiking despite your best efforts? Learn about the theories behind how stress could be fueling your hypertension, and find out what you can do about it.
Aug 1st, 2019

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Those Chronic Headaches

Headaches are awful! They can interfere with your work, your sleep, and your daily life. When you have chronic headaches, those that occur more than 15 times every month, you need to get help. Never ignore chronic headaches.
May 31st, 2019
What you need to know about heart health.

Should You Have a Stress Test?

Heart disease is a silent killer. Most people who have coronary artery disease experience no symptoms until it’s too late. Getting a stress test is a wise option to evaluate your heart function and protect your heart health.
Feb 11th, 2019

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Feb 20th, 2024

The Link Between Diabetes and Obesity

There’s a new term for the epidemic facing America: diabesity. The number of people who are both obese and diabetic has reached a tipping point, and the connection can no longer be denied.
Oct 1st, 2019

Here's What You Can Do About Sleep Apnea

Do you wake up from sleeping all night and still feel tired? You may be suffering from sleep apnea. A medical professional should assess your symptoms, but in the meantime, there are a few things you can do at home. Try these tips to sleep better.
Jul 9th, 2019