Early signs of heart disease

Heart Disease, Chest Pain
Heart disease comes in many different forms, ranging from heart failure (when the heart isn't pumping blood as efficiently as it should) to irregular heart beats, known as arrhythmia. In general heart disease falls into one of these four categories: heart valve problems, arrhythmia, heart attack, or stroke. There are some early warning signs for heart disease. Knowing them, along with some heart health tips, can help keep you or your lo

Signs of serious heart distress

Call 911 if you are experiencing these immediate signs of heart distress: 

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Don't ignore these common symptoms of alcohol use disorder

Alcohol Use Disorder

Drinking too much alcohol can cause serious short and long-term health effects. In fact, studies from the CDC state that an estimated 88,000 people die from alcohol-related causes each year. Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) is a medical condition that doctors diagnose when a patient's drinking causes distress or harm. It can be mild, moderate or severe but any level, alcohol abuse and dependency is bad for your health. How do you know when it's time to seek help for a potential drinking problem? 

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What are the most common cancers found in men


When it comes to cancer, the saying "knowledge is power" is very true. The more you know about cancer types and risk factors, the better chance you have to proactively care for yourself with screening and healthier habits. Cancer can happen to anyone and in any part of the body. However, there are some cancers that are more common than others. What are the three most common cancers for men?

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Six important screening tests for men


The annual check-up is an important part of everyone's health. It's the chance for you and your doctor to be proactive and can often catch health issues before they become big problems. Many people feel they are too busy to take the time for an annual exam. Men in particular seem to feel that as long as they feel fine, there's no reason to see a doctor.

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4 things Men (and Women) need to know about Prostate Health

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The month of June is widely recognized as Men’s Health month, when health and wellness organizations try to promote information about primary and preventive care for men. Men’s Health month is celebrated as a way to increase the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. Women are notoriously considered to be the healthcare decision-makers in their families, but men are slowly learning and trying to take a personal interest in their own well-being.

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