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HIV / AIDS: Overview

HIV is a virus that targets and alters the immune system, increasing the risk and impact of other infections and diseases. Without treatment, the infection might progress to an advanced stage called AIDS.

Mar 19th, 2021
Chronic Kidney Disease: Cause, Symptoms, and Treatment

This means your kidneys are damaged and can't filter blood like they should. This damage can cause wastes to build up in your body. It can also cause other problems that can harm your health, it is often a "progressive" disease meaning it can get worst

Mar 18th, 2021
Osteoarthritis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Arthritis is a general term used for conditions that cause joint pain, stiffness, swelling, and other joint symptoms. The protective cartilage between bones starts to wear away. This allows the bones to rub together, which can cause pain and stiffness.

Jan 25th, 2021
Obesity and Overweight

Obesity is considered a chronic medical condition, with a specific list of symptoms that help diagnose it. Being overweight or obese adds health risks. But how do you know if your weight is in the high-risk zone?

Jan 15th, 2021
Pneumonia: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Pneumonia is a type of lung, or respiratory, infection that begins with an innocent cough, but then turns into a sudden high fever with labored breathing. It is usually caused by a virus or bacteria.

Nov 5th, 2020
Fitness and Exercise Health Tips

Exercise has been shown to improve your mood and decrease feelings of depression, anxiety and stress. Being active has been shown to have many health benefits, both physically and mentally. It may even help you live longer.

Nov 4th, 2020
Influenza (Flu)

Influenza is a potentially serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Millions of people get the flu every year, an annual seasonal flu vaccine is the best way to help protect against the flu.

Nov 2nd, 2020
Iron Deficiency

Iron deficiency anemia is when your body does not have enough red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen from your lungs to the rest of your body. Every organ and tissue in your body needs oxygen to work.

Oct 19th, 2020
Coronary Artery Disease

To work properly, the heart must always have oxygen from the blood that flows through its chambers. Oxygen-rich blood is pumped into the heart muscle through the coronary arteries.

Aug 6th, 2020
Thyroid Disease: Types and Causes

Thyroid is a very big deal as it is in charge of everything that goes on in the body from basic aspects of body function to all the major systems.

Jul 24th, 2020
Hypertension

Hypertension is the term used to describe high blood pressure. Blood pressure measurements are the result of the force of the blood produced by the heart and the size and condition of the arteries.

Jul 17th, 2020
Diabetes Explained: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Diabetes is a serious complex condition which can affect the entire body. Diabetes requires daily self-care and if complications develop, diabetes can have a significant impact on quality of life and can reduce life expectancy.

Jul 16th, 2020
Annual Physical Exam

No matter your age or stage of life, annual physical exams are essential to your ongoing health. Visiting your primary care provider for regular preventive care is one of the best ways to identify and treat health issues before they get worse.

Jul 10th, 2020
Coronavirus ( Covid-19)

COVID-19 is a disease that can trigger what doctors call a respiratory tract infection. It can affect your upper respiratory tract (sinuses, nose, and throat) or lower respiratory tract. Infections range from mild to deadly.

Jun 26th, 2020
Benefits from using Telemedicine

Telemedicine is also known as telehealth, these services allows a doctor to provide healthcare via a phone video call without the need to visit our facility.

Jun 19th, 2020