How Gastric Sleeve Surgery Changed Angie’s Life

What is gastric sleeve surgery? Also known as “the sleeve” this is a procedure in which the majority of the stomach is stapled off and removed. The sleeve is the fastest growing procedure for bariatric surgery in the U.S. in the last 10 years. This results in a long, slender stomach tube that doesn’t have much room to [...]

June is Men’s Health Month

Gentlemen, this month, it’s all about you and your health. Each June, Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the country to heighten awareness and encourage the early detection and treatment of preventable health problems for men and boys.

2019-06-28T19:19:42+00:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Body|Tags: , , , |

Living with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

According to the American Heart Association, AFib is the most common type of irregular heart rhythm, which can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure, and other heart-related complications. Many individuals are unaware that AFib is a serious condition, even though untreated atrial fibrillation doubles the risk of heart-related deaths and is associated with a five-fold increased risk for stroke.

2019-05-10T18:10:21+00:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Body|Tags: , , |

Symptoms of Stroke & Warning Signs: What You Need to Know

When someone has a stroke, almost two million brain cells die every minute until blood flow is restored. It is important to recognize the symptoms of stroke.

2020-02-19T21:39:01+00:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Body|Tags: , , , , |

Easing the Discomfort of Arthritis

May is National Arthritis Month, a time when we recognize a disease that impacts more than 50 million Americans, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. While there are different types of arthritis, the most common is osteoarthritis, or osteoarthrosis, a degenerative joint disease which is diagnosed more frequently in women and older adults.

2019-05-10T17:29:14+00:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Body|Tags: , , |

Alcohol Awareness, Spotting the Warning Signs of a Problem

It’s been reported that nearly 90,000 people die every year from alcohol-related deaths. This month, we take the opportunity to raise public awareness about the use of alcohol and how it may be affecting individuals, families, businesses, and communities.