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What a Stool Test Can Reveal About Your Health

What a Stool Test Can Reveal About Your Health

A stool test is much more than a diagnostic tool for gastrointestinal issues. It’s a window into your overall health. By revealing insights into various issues, a stool test can provide invaluable information to guide personalized health care strategies. 
Jul 2nd, 2024
Sun-Safe Skin: Your Guide to Summer Skin Checks and Prevention

Sun-Safe Skin: Your Guide to Summer Skin Checks and Prevention

As the summer sun approaches, it's crucial to remember that your skin needs protection more than ever. Unchecked sun exposure can lead not only to issues like sunburn, but also to long-term skin damage and an increased risk of skin cancer. 
Jun 4th, 2024

5 Eating Habits that Reduce Inflammation

Adopting a low-inflammation diet can help you get some control over inflammation, and this is good news for patients who have inflammatory conditions. A nutrition specialist can provide individualized recommendations.
May 15th, 2024

How to Choose Your Ideal Birth Control Method

With a wide range of birth control options available, finding the right one for you may take some time. It’s important to gather as much insight as possible from a qualified health care provider so you can decide what fits your needs the best.
Apr 1st, 2024
5 Ways to Prevent Age-Related Disease

5 Ways to Prevent Age-Related Disease

Aging is the main risk factor for a wide range of diseases. However, getting older doesn’t decide your fate. Healthy habits can extend your life, delay the onset of impairment, and improve your quality of life and how you function as you age.
Mar 1st, 2024
How Your Diet Impacts Your Overall Health

How Your Diet Impacts Your Overall Health

Nutrition plays a key contributing role to overall health. Recognizing the connection between diet and well-being can transform your approach to eating, turning each meal into an opportunity for immediate nourishment and long-term wellness.
Nov 6th, 2023
Imagine a health care approach that doesn't just treat your symptoms but seeks to understand and address the root cause of yo

5 Key Benefits of the Functional Medicine Approach to Wellness

Imagine a health care approach that doesn't just treat your symptoms but seeks to understand and address the root cause of your ailments. That's the essence of functional medicine — a personalized, patient-centered journey toward optimal wellness.
Sep 1st, 2023
My Child Has Autism. Now What?

My Child Has Autism. Now What?

It can be overwhelming when your child receives an autism diagnosis. With the help of a compassionate provider, you can gain insight and create a positive environment that empowers both you and your child.
Jun 1st, 2023

Eat These Things If You Want to Improve Your Cholesterol

Tens of millions of adults in the United States struggle with elevated cholesterol. By lowering the level of cholesterol in your blood, you decrease your risk of a heart attack. Making dietary changes is a great first step.
May 1st, 2023
Health and Wellness Hacks to Give You an Edge

Health and Wellness Hacks to Give You an Edge

With small changes, commonly called hacks, it’s possible to incrementally improve your health. Focusing on consistency can help you prevent chronic conditions and better manage conditions you may have.
Mar 1st, 2023
Staying Healthy and the Importance of Preventive Medicine

Staying Healthy and the Importance of Preventive Medicine

Many of the key risk factors that lead to chronic illness are preventable. Preventive care is the most crucial measure you can take to manage your health. By working with a preventive care provider, you can ward off disease.
Jan 1st, 2023
Understanding Your Rosacea Triggers

Understanding Your Rosacea Triggers

Rosacea doesn’t have to control your life. Rosacea is treatable, and once you understand how your skin responds to certain triggers, you can adapt your lifestyle to limit your exposure to them.
Oct 6th, 2022
Benefits of Dietary Supplements

Benefits of Dietary Supplements

Chronic diseases are largely considered preventable, and getting enough nutrients is a key part of the overall health picture. As part of a healthy lifestyle, dietary supplements ensure your body has what it needs to thrive.
Sep 1st, 2022
What High Blood Pressure Means

What High Blood Pressure Means

Knowing your numbers is the first step toward preventing and managing high blood pressure. You should have your blood pressure checked regularly so you can spring into action at the first sign of trouble.
Aug 1st, 2022
Pros and Cons of Hormonal Birth Control Methods

Pros and Cons of Hormonal Birth Control Methods

The choice of contraceptives is an important decision for women. Fortunately, you have many options, such as hormonal birth control methods. Rely on a women’s health provider to walk you through your options and help you decide.
Jul 1st, 2022
Diet and Nutrition Changes You Can Embrace Today

Diet and Nutrition Changes You Can Embrace Today

You don’t have to follow a strict diet or eliminate all of your favorite foods to make some health-boosting changes to your diet. Swapping out unhealthy foods for more nutritious options yields a range of health benefits.
Jun 1st, 2022
Why You Should Consider Functional Care

Why You Should Consider Functional Care

Conventional medicine treats the disease, but functional medicine goes a step further, treating the whole person. This approach aims to uncover the root causes of illness and restore your optimal well-being and vitality.
May 1st, 2022
My Child Has Pink Eye. Now What?

My Child Has Pink Eye. Now What?

Pink eye is extremely common in children, and while it’s rarely serious, treatment can ease symptoms and help your child feel better.
Apr 1st, 2022
Inflammation-Causing Diet Mistakes You're Making

Inflammation-Causing Diet Mistakes You're Making

Are you looking in the right place for the key to fighting inflammation in your body? The first door people may open is to the medicine cabinet. Should it be the refrigerator door instead? Changing your diet is a great way to tame inflammation.
Mar 1st, 2022
Ask These Questions at Your Next Newborn Visit

Ask These Questions at Your Next Newborn Visit

Your baby’s first few months are an exciting time, though they can sometimes seem a bit overwhelming. Newborn visits with the doctor help you monitor your baby’s progress. Consider the questions you’ll want to ask before you get to the appointments.
Nov 1st, 2021
The Importance of Pediatric Care

The Importance of Pediatric Care

Parents strive to give their children the very best, and that includes the highest-quality pediatric care. Regular visits with your pediatrician keep your child on track to reach their full potential.
Oct 3rd, 2021
Understanding Your Birth Control Options

Understanding Your Birth Control Options

Making an informed decision about birth control means learning about the effectiveness, benefits, and drawbacks of different options and getting answers to your questions.
Sep 1st, 2021
The Many Benefits of Functional Medicine

The Many Benefits of Functional Medicine

Functional medicine provides so many health benefits for patients looking for answers to health conditions. Functional medicine treats patients holistically with a focus on a multi-disciplinary approach.
Aug 4th, 2021

4 Steps to Take to Lose Weight

A healthy lifestyle requires balance. If you’re struggling to lose weight, you may need to look at your diet and level of activity. Adding an exercise routine and watching your caloric intake can improve your chances of weight loss success.
Jul 6th, 2021

Understanding Your Vitamin and Nutrient Needs

Your body needs vitamins and nutrients to survive. Understanding your vitamin and nutrient needs helps you live a healthy lifestyle and pinpoint deficiencies that may be causing your body distress.
Jun 15th, 2021

5 Tips for Managing Your Springtime Allergies

Springtime allergies can bring uncomfortable symptoms like sneezing, runny nose, coughing, and sometimes watery eyes. A functional approach to springtime allergies can prepare your body for allergies before symptoms worsen.
May 5th, 2021

Best Practices for Optimal Immune Health

Your immune system fights off infection and keeps your body healthy. Daily habits and lifestyle choices can influence the health of your immune system, meaning that you have ways to strive for optimal immune health.
Apr 28th, 2021

What Causes System-Wide Inflammation?

It’s easy to feel alarmed when you hear about inflammation in your body, but some degree of it is healthy. Chronic inflammation can be harmful, however, and cause problems in various parts of your body.
Mar 7th, 2021

How Aging Changes Your Body Inside and Out

Aging causes a lot of changes to your body, both inside and out. This guide can help you understand how aging works and what you can do to ensure that you age healthfully and gracefully.
Feb 4th, 2021

How You Can Get Your Stress Under Control

In such an extremely stressful year for our nation, it’s an especially appropriate time to note that excess stress can have long-term health consequences. Here are a few tips to help you keep your stress under control during difficult times.
Dec 1st, 2020

Help! I Need to Lose Weight

Weight gain can creep up on you gradually, and before you know it, you qualify as overweight. If you’re overweight or obese, we can help with weight management.
Sep 3rd, 2020

5 Essential Steps for Preventing Skin Cancer

Approximately 1 in 6 Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime. While this may seem like an intimidating statistic, there are some simple steps you can take to keep your skin healthy and free from skin cancer.
Jul 19th, 2020

How A Colonoscopy can Save Your Life

Colonoscopies are crucial to detecting colorectal cancer early on, well before you have any reason to suspect you have the disease. Learn more about how this routine screening test can save your life.
Jun 26th, 2020

Functional Medicine Introduces a Smarter Approach to Health Care

Are you tired of getting rushed in and out of your doctor’s appointments, unable to get dedicated time with your provider? Are you looking for a smarter approach to health care? Take a moment to explore how functional medicine can meet your needs.
May 19th, 2020

Surprising Benefits of Family Medicine

Are you aware of the importance of having a family doctor? Family medicine doesn't just keep you healthy, it saves you money. Keep reading to learn more surprising benefits of family medicine.
Feb 1st, 2020

5 Anti-Aging Skin Care Tips

Does your skin look dull? Are you unhappy with the texture and tone? Healthy habits contribute to healthy skin. Learn what you can do to hold back the hands of time.
Jan 9th, 2020

Why Is Collagen So Important for Youthful-Looking Skin?

Your body naturally produces a protein called collagen, which is essential for maintaining healthy skin. Read on to learn more about this essential element of the body and why it’s important for youthful-looking skin.
Nov 1st, 2019

What Is Functional Medicine?

Functional medicine is an integrative approach to health care that addresses your mind, body, and spirit while drawing from Western and alternative treatments.
Oct 1st, 2019

Here's How Stress Affects Your Health

Experiencing stress puts your whole body through the ringer, not just your mind and emotions. To learn more about the impacts of intense or chronic stress on your body, and what you can do to protect your health, read more.
Sep 1st, 2019

What Every Woman Should Know About Heart Disease

Heart disease doesn’t affect only older adults. Hospitalization rates for heart attacks have increased from 21-31% among women aged 35-54 during the past two decades. Knowing heart disease symptoms and prevention can help you avoid a crisis.
Aug 1st, 2019
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How an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Can Relieve Chronic Pain

An anti-inflammatory diet helps minimize pain by reducing inflammatory responses in the body. It emphasizes foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fish, while limiting refined grains, unhealthy fat, and added sugar.
Jun 1st, 2019

Suspect That Your Child Has ADD? Here's What to Do

Inattentive ADHD, previously known as ADD, is a brain disorder that can greatly interfere with a child’s life. Diagnosis from a qualified health care professional and a comprehensive treatment plan can help children with ADHD thrive.
Apr 10th, 2019

Have You Had Your Pap Smear?

Are you due for a Pap smear? This often-dreaded test is critically important to maintaining your health. Read on to learn why, as well as when you should have this screening.
Jan 10th, 2019