Scheduling an annual checkup with your primary care provider is an important—and necessary—step in living a healthy lifestyle.
An appointment with your provider isn’t just for when you’re feeling bad; it’s for when you’re feeling good, too.Read More
Take charge of your health and your body will thank you for it! Regular check-ups are important because they help find problems before they start. And finding problems early improves your chances for treatment and a cure. As you get older, health screenings become a regular part of your check-ups. They help you be proactive and spot potential problems early. Let's review some of important health screenings for everyone over 40.Read More
Turning 50 is a big milestone in our society. It's also a time that involves lots of changes in your family and in your body. You may have kids going to college or getting married, challenges at work that you haven't had before and other increased stresses in life. Is's also hard to escape the fact that your body is getting older. You're not bouncing back as quickly as you used to and you might tire more easily. The risk for many common health problems increase as you age and 50 is a good time to take stock and make some healthy changes. What health concerns should you watch for.Read More
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?Read More