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Can a Chronic Illness Be Cured?

Physicians often hesitate to use the word “cure” in association with chronic illnesses. However, some chronic conditions are “reversible.” Read more about chronic illnesses that might be curable — or at least reversible.
Jan 20th, 2023

Could I Have Diabetes and Not Even Know It?

Unfortunately, diabetes symptoms are often so subtle you may have it for years before knowing it. Read about the many significant health problems related to untreated diabetes and the signs that indicate you’re at risk.
Dec 12th, 2022

Where Does Addiction Come From?

Medical researchers have long argued whether addiction is due to lifestyle choices, environment, or DNA. Our substance abuse specialist explains why it’s likely a combination of all three. She also shares information about treatments that can help.
Nov 4th, 2022

Could You Have Depression and Not Know It?

Depression can trigger some telltale symptoms, but they can be easy to miss — especially if they’re in yourself. If you haven’t felt like yourself lately, here are a few signs it could be due to depression.
Sep 1st, 2022

Understanding Alcohol Use Disorder and How We can Help

If you or a loved one has trouble controlling or stopping alcohol use, it can have a devastating effect on day-to-day life and relationships. But, no matter how bad the situation may seem to be, treatment can help. Read on to learn more.
Aug 10th, 2022

Depression and Anxiety are Soaring — How We Can Help

Living with a pandemic has made the last few years challenging, and, long with other factors, has caused a spike in mental health issues like anxiety and depression. Read on to learn how our team helps treat these issues.
Jul 6th, 2022

The Link Between Excess Weight and Arthritis

Being overweight doesn’t just make your jeans fit a little tighter; it affects nearly every facet of your well-being, including your joint health. Keep reading to learn more about how carrying extra weight wreaks havoc on your joints.
May 3rd, 2022

How to Talk to a Loved One About Their Alcohol Problem

Perhaps you’ve watched as your loved one graduated from being an occasional drinker to a problem drinker. Now, you want to have a meaningful conversation about the problem. Here are some tips to help you navigate these tricky waters.
Apr 1st, 2022

How Depression and Anxiety Impact Your Physical Health

Did you know that your mental health can take a toll on your physical health, and vice versa? Even doctors can look at these symptoms as separate problems, but your mental and physical health are intimately connected. Keep reading to learn more.
Mar 3rd, 2022

How a Pap Smear Can Save Your Life

All women are at risk of cervical cancer. Yet in less time than it takes you to pick up a cup of joe from your favorite coffeehouse, a Pap smear can reduce your risk of dying from cervical cancer.
Jan 1st, 2022

The Link Between a Hormone Imbalance and Fatigue

Hormonal changes are a natural part of the aging process. Unfortunately, your hormone imbalance may cause a wide range of symptoms — like your chronic fatigue — that make it hard for you to get through the day. Read on to learn more.
Oct 3rd, 2021

Who Should Be Tested for STDs and How Frequently?

Whether you have only one sexual partner or many, you should get tested regularly for sexually transmitted diseases. Unless you’re celibate, you’re at risk, and the only way to detect an STD is to get tested, allowing for early treatment.
Sep 6th, 2021

I Feel Anxious All the Time

Persistent anxiety can cause significant distress and interfere with your daily life. If you’re dealing with symptoms of anxiety, treatment can help you feel and function better. Keep reading to learn more.
Aug 13th, 2021

Help! I’m Struggling to Lose Weight

It may appear as though you’re all alone in your struggle to lose weight, you’re not. More than 70% of adults in the US are overweight or obese. Read on to find out why weight loss is so hard and what you can do about it.
Jul 15th, 2021

Warning Signs of Common Thyroid Issues

Thyroid disease affects millions of Americans, but many women and men don’t even know they’re affected. Learning to recognize the symptoms of thyroid disease can help ensure you get care as soon as possible. Here’s what to look for.
Jun 11th, 2021

How to Help a Loved One Get Addiction Treatment

If someone you love is addicted to alcohol or drugs, it can be difficult to address their need for treatment without causing conflict. Find out how to approach the topic of addiction treatment in a way that conveys your compassion and support.
May 12th, 2021

Warning Signs of COPD

COPD can cause serious medical problems, but if it’s caught early, the disease can be managed. Sometimes, though, those early signs can be very subtle. Here’s what to look for.
Mar 11th, 2021

Why Do I Need a Women’s Health Exam?

Almost no one thinks, “It’s time for my annual women’s health exam! Hooray!” But, there are some very good reasons to make and keep this important appointment.
Feb 15th, 2021

What You Can Do About Your Fatigue

If you often feel tired no matter how much you sleep, you may have chronic fatigue. This debilitating condition can affect your ability to live a normal and productive life. Find out how to treat your symptoms and improve your quality of life.
Jan 17th, 2021

5 Signs Your Anxiety Warrants a Medical Evaluation

There’s no doubt that 2020 has been an extraordinarily challenging year. If you feel as though your anxiety levels are growing beyond your ability to cope, it might be time to talk to a medical professional about your thoughts, feelings, and needs.
Dec 9th, 2020

What Is Weight Management?

You can drop some of those unwanted pounds following any weight-loss diet, but you may struggle to keep the pounds from creeping back on. Weight management is a more holistic approach to losing weight that’s focused on long-term results.
Nov 6th, 2020

The Link between Obesity and Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious condition where your body can no longer regulate your blood sugar, leading to severe complications. One of the primary causes of type 2 diabetes is obesity. Learn what you can do to manage your condition and regain your health below.
Oct 9th, 2020

How Untreated Depression Can Harm Your Physical Health

Depression can hijack your mental and physical health in many ways, and the longer the disorder goes untreated, the more the problems mount. Here’s a look at a few of the ways that untreated depression can hurt your physical health.
Sep 8th, 2020

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Dec 23rd, 2020