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Lesser-known Complications of Diabetes

You know diabetes prevents your body from regulating blood sugar. But there are complications related to the disease that you may not know about. Keep reading to learn about some lesser-known complications and what you can do to prevent them.

Nov 3rd, 2021
At-home Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes

If you have Type 2 diabetes, medication isn’t the only option when it comes to managing your blood sugar. Read on to learn about simple at-home treatments that can help control and even reverse this chronic disease.

Oct 7th, 2021
What’s Causing Your High Blood Pressure?

If you’re among the millions of Americans who have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, understanding the cause could help you lower your numbers. Keep reading to learn about some common causes of this health condition.

Sep 6th, 2021
Why Do I Need an Annual Physical?

With many things competing for your attention, it can be easy to let routine appointments slide. Don’t let your annual physical exam be one of them! Learn about the importance of these annual checkups and how they can help protect your health.

Aug 10th, 2021
Is Sleep Apnea Dangerous?

Most people associate sleep apnea with snoring. But did you know that without the proper treatment, sleep apnea can be dangerous to your health? Keep reading to learn what you need to know about this common disorder.

Jul 13th, 2021
How to Prepare for Your Immigration Physical

Immigrating to a new country means many tasks to check off your to-do list, including getting an immigration physical. To make the process easier, we’ve put this guide together to help you know what to expect.

Jun 17th, 2021
Are You at Risk for a Heart Attack?

Did you know you could be at risk for a heart attack without having any outward signs of heart disease? Understanding your risk factors and taking steps to reduce them is your best way of preventing a cardiac event. Read on to learn more.

May 1st, 2021
Tips for Avoiding a UTI

If you’ve struggled with the pain and discomfort of a urinary tract infection (UTI), chances are you’d like to avoid having another one in the future. Read on to learn steps you can take to prevent getting UTIs.

Apr 1st, 2021
5 Steps to Take If You Have Prediabetes

Are you one of the millions of Americans with high blood sugar and at risk for Type 2 diabetes? There are steps you can take to manage your condition and get your health back on track. Read on to learn what you need to know.

Mar 11th, 2021
When to See a Doctor About Acid Reflux

Having acid reflux now and then isn’t usually a cause for concern. But, if you’re experiencing it two times a week or more, it may be time to seek medical help. Read on to learn more.

Feb 1st, 2021
5 Signs of Sleep Apnea

Snoring is commonly associated with sleep apnea, but there are other warning signs you shouldn’t ignore. Take a moment to learn about them and what you can do if you think you have this common sleep disorder.

Jan 1st, 2021
When to Consider Telemedicine

Telemedicine offers a convenient, safe, and effective way to get quality medical care. But it’s not the right choice for every situation. Read on to learn when it’s the right time to consider virtual care.

Dec 1st, 2020
Why Rest is Important When You Have the Flu

We’re in the heart of the fall season here in Northern Virginia, and with the return of cooler temperatures comes the return of the flu season. While there’s no cure for the flu, resting can help you recover faster. Take a moment to learn why.

Nov 30th, 2020
How to Manage Chronic Constipation

Everyone struggles to move their bowels from time to time, but chronic constipation can be a source of ongoing discomfort. It can even disrupt your personal and work life. Here are some tips for managing chronic constipation so you can find relief.

Sep 1st, 2020
Pain and Bloating: Is it Indigestion or a Stomach Ulcer?

If you have frequent abdominal pain and bloating, you might be wondering if you have chronic indigestion or if your symptoms are a sign of something more serious, such as a stomach ulcer. This guide will help you tell the difference.

Aug 10th, 2020
How Much Memory Loss is Normal with Aging?

Many people experience some memory loss with aging, making it hard to know what’s normal and what’s not. The good news is that age-related memory loss doesn’t have to progress. Read on to learn more about memory loss and what you can do about it.

Jul 13th, 2020
Don’t Ignore These Symptoms of Sleep Apnea

Untreated sleep apnea can result in serious health complications. You already know that snoring is associated with sleep apnea. But did you know there are other symptoms you shouldn’t ignore? Read on to learn more about this common sleep disorder.

Jun 23rd, 2020
Understanding Your Thyroid’s Effect on Your Health

Your thyroid plays an important role in your health. This little gland makes hormones that control many body functions, and when it’s out of balance, many problems can occur. Read on to learn how your thyroid affects your health.

May 4th, 2020
5 Signs You May Have an Ulcer

Are you experiencing pain or burning sensations and worried you might have an ulcer? Read on to learn the top five signs that you may have an ulcer and what you can do about it.

Mar 5th, 2020
Who is at Risk for Developing Arthritis?

Arthritis can strike anyone, but certain factors in your everyday lifestyle put you more at risk than others. Find out what you could be doing to increase your risk and what you can do to keep your joints healthy.

Dec 1st, 2019
The Link Between Obesity and Diabetes

The preponderance of evidence linking obesity with diabetes is making both medical professionals and patients sit up and take notice. You can mitigate your risk of these conditions with careful health planning.

Nov 1st, 2019
What Every Woman Should Know About Heart Disease

For decades, women primarily worried about heart disease as an affliction their husband might have. Now women are waking up to the realization that heart disease is an equal opportunity killer.

Oct 1st, 2019
What is Behavioral Health?

Your behavioral health plays a critical role in your physical and emotional well-being. Find out what conditions can benefit from behavioral health treatment and whether these therapies can make a difference for you.

Aug 1st, 2019
7 Tips for Controlling Your Acid Reflux Symptoms

If you find yourself reaching for those chalky tablets or guzzling thick antacid straight from the bottle, you might have acid reflux. A few lifestyle changes can help you beat the heat of heartburn.

May 14th, 2019
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