13 November 2020
Obesity is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Fortunately, being overweight is a modifiable type of risk factor, unlike genetics or family history. When coupled with smoking cessation and exercise, losing weight can dramatically cut your risk for heart attack and stroke. If you have a great deal of weight to lose, talk to your doctor about which types of weight loss programs they recommend. Here are some ways losing weight can enhance your cardiovascular health.
13 November 2020
If you do not have a primary care doctor, you may wonder where you can seek treatment if you become injured or seriously ill. You may not want to spend a significant amount of time or money being seen at your local emergency room. Emergency rooms can have a long wait time for patients and can also charge inflated rates for treatment. Instead of putting off your care, however, you can get help at a medical center that treats walk-in patients.
13 October 2020
A rheumatologist is a physician who is specially trained to diagnose and treat various musculoskeletal and autoimmune conditions that affect the joints, bones, and muscles in the body. One of the most common conditions that many rheumatologists diagnose and treat is osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a form of arthritis that occurs when the cartilage at the end of the bones in the body deteriorates. It is often referred to as degenerative joint disease because it causes the joints to become stiffer and more painful over time.
11 September 2020
When you are pregnant, you want to make sure that everything goes well with your pregnancy and that your delivery goes the way that you want to. There are several professionals that you can work with in order to have the experience that you want to have. You can often find all these professionals all working from one place. Even if they aren't in the same set of offices, they generally will work in concert with each other.
30 June 2020
If you haven't been tested for Covid-19, it's time to do that. You may think you don't need it if you're not showing signs. But, that's not the case. Many people are asymptomatic, which means they don't know they've been infected because they're not showing any signs. The only way to get a clear picture of this deadly disease is for everyone to get tested - including those who aren't showing any signs.