Blog Articles

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
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
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