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What is an annual visit?

An annual visit, often referred to as a yearly check-up or physical exam, is a routine medical appointment intended to maintain general health, catch potential health issues early, and update any necessary vaccinations or screenings.
May 24th, 2024
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GLP1 and its effect on weight loss

GLP-1 or Glucagon-like peptide-1 agonists have been proven to help people who want to lose weight. They are also prescribed to people with type 2 diabetes.
Feb 16th, 2024
Lifestyle Medicine

Lifestyle Medicine

Lifestyle medicine is a branch of medicine that focuses on the role of lifestyle and behavior change in the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and certain cancers.
Feb 2nd, 2023

Obesity and its associated complications

Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health. It is defined by a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher.
Jan 6th, 2023

Pulmonary Hypertension Month

November is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month Pulmonary Hypertension is a progressive lung disease in which patients experience high blood pressure in the lungs.
Nov 29th, 2022
Breast cancer awareness month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this month became nationally recognized in 1985, initially the aim was to increase the detection of breast cancer by encouraging women to have mammograms.
Oct 25th, 2022
National Cholesterol Education Month

National Cholesterol Education Month

Heart Disease is the number one leading cause of death in the U.S. according to the CDC. High blood cholesterol is one of the major risk factors for heart disease, causing heart attack and stroke.
Oct 4th, 2022

Understanding the differences between a dietitian and a dietician

In the field of nutrition and dietetics, the terms "dietitian" and "dietician" are often used interchangeably, which can lead to confusion. Despite their similar sounds and meanings, there are subtle distinctions in usage and preference that are worth expl
Apr 28th, 2024

Upper respiratory infection treatment

Treatment for upper respiratory tract infections (URIs) typically focuses on relieving symptoms and supporting the body's natural healing process, as most URIs are caused by viruses and do not respond to antibiotics.
Apr 4th, 2024

Pain Management during the opiod crisis

Pain management during the opioid crisis has become a complex and critical issue, requiring a multifaceted approach to ensure effective pain relief while minimizing the risk of opioid misuse and addiction.
Apr 1st, 2024

Weight loss in women

Increased weight is one of the biggest problems that women face today, and it is also the cause of several life-threatening diseases.
Mar 30th, 2024

Essential Hypertension

Essential hypertension, also known as primary or idiopathic hypertension, is a common condition characterized by elevated blood pressure without any identifiable cause. It's a significant health concern because it increases the risk of cardiovascular disea
Mar 30th, 2024

What Do We Know About Heart Diseases in Women?

Like men, women are also at risk of heart disease. In the USA, 60 million women suffer from some sort of heart complication. These complications can go unnoticed for a long time because of the overlapping symptoms with other diseases.
Mar 26th, 2024

Sleep Apnea and Its Remedies

Sleep Apnea is a severe disorder of sleep where the breathing stops and restarts multiple times. This may adversely affect the sleep quality and the patient's normal awake time.
Mar 21st, 2024

What is menopause?

A female starts menstruating at the average age of 12 years, but it depends on various factors, including genetic, environmental, and, most of all, health. Menopause is the period when a female stops menstruating. A female is said to have reached menopause
Mar 12th, 2024

Who Is a Registered Dietitian?

A registered dietician is a professional who helps people understand the connection between food and health and also helps them make good and healthier choices for a balanced lifestyle.
Mar 7th, 2024
Blood pressure

High Blood Pressure vs Low Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is the pressure of circulating blood against the walls of blood vessels in your body. Due to various health reasons, this pressure may go higher or lower than the normal level.
Feb 23rd, 2024

What Is Gestational Diabetes?

Diabetes is a common illness that affects millions of patients around the world. When exploring this particular topic, it is important to realize that there are different types of diabetes.
Feb 13th, 2024

Diabetes and Its prevention

Diabetes or diabetes mellitus is a collection of diseases that result from abnormal amounts of glucose in the body. Glucose is the body’s main energy source; by nature, our body is fully equipped to utilize it and store it mindfully for use in emergency si
Feb 11th, 2024
Lifestyle changes

What is lifestyle medicine?

Lifestyle medicine is a branch of medicine that focuses on preventing, managing, and treating chronic diseases by addressing lifestyle factors and behaviors. It emphasizes the role of lifestyle choices in promoting health and well-being.
Sep 30th, 2023

What is diabetes?

Diabetes is a chronic medical condition in which the body is unable to properly regulate the amount of sugar in the blood. This occurs because the body either does not produce enough insulin or the cells do not respond to insulin properly.
Jan 23rd, 2023
National Diabetes Month

National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month, communities across the country team up to bring attention to diabetes. This blue circle is the universal symbol for diabetes, it was introduced in 2006 to give diabetes a common identity for people to recognize
Nov 3rd, 2022