Adult Health Screening

Overcoming Insomnia and Finding Rest Again

One of the most common sleeping disorders is insomnia, which affects how well people fall and stay asleep. Insomnia affects more than 70 million people in the U.S. and is most often caused by psychological, physical and environmental factors. Unfortunately, many doctors provide patients with sleep medications that treat the symptoms of insomnia but not… read more

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, which is a great reminder for women to schedule a woman’s exam and health screening. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women. Depending on the stage of breast cancer you have, treatment will vary from chemotherapy to radiation to surgery. However, preventing breast… read more

Overcoming Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Millions of people suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) each year, with the majority of patients being predominantly female. IBS develops when the colon muscle contracts more easily than in people who don’t have the condition, causing waves of constipation and diarrhea. This condition is painful, embarrassing and difficult to live with because it can… read more

Making Time To Take Care of Your Health

With the new school year starting up, athletic events and winter holidays that are around the corner, it can be easy to forget about taking care of yourself and your health needs. Our exercise routine, diet and oral hygiene habits can get lost in all of the hustle and bustle, leaving our bodies at risk… read more

Combating Adrenal Dysfunction

If you’re experiencing higher levels of fatigue, body aches, nervousness or digestive issues, you could be suffering from adrenal dysfunction. There are many environmental, physiological and mental triggers that affect how our bodies function, leaving them susceptible to the effects of stress. Chronic stress increases your likelihood of experiencing adrenal dysfunction, which affects how your… read more

Why Should I Schedule A Functional Medicine Visit?

When we’re sick, we go to the doctor’s office for a diagnosis and medication to treat our illness. However, sickness shouldn’t be the only reason why we visit the doctor. Functional medicine visits are becoming increasingly popular as they work to evaluate the antecedents, triggers and mediators of disease, even before they begin. These visits… read more

Managing Menopause

As women transition through menopause, many can be nervous or scared about the changes that are occurring in their bodies and what aging will do to them. However, menopause can sometimes be difficult to identify, especially as it has many symptoms that women typically don’t associate with it, such as fatigue, weight gain and muscle… read more

What Is Functional Medicine?

One of the least known medical visits deals with functional medicine, which includes a comprehensive evaluation of an individual’s health and history. Functional medicine’s goal is to help you, as the patient, identify the things that have triggered your symptoms and improve your overall wellness. By identifying our genomic makeup, combined with the environment we… read more

Prepare For Holiday Celebrations With A Health Screening

Over the Fourth of July, we are busy celebrating with fireworks, food and fun, but sometimes neglect our physical health throughout all of the hustle and bustle. Especially if you’re participating in physical activities, like an Independence Day 5K or swimming at the lake, it’s important to know that your body is healthy and able… read more

Hypothyroidism vs. Hyperthyroidism: What’s The Difference?

Millions of Americans are affected by thyroid disease each year. The thyroid is a small gland that sits at the base of the neck below the Adam’s apple. The thyroid is important in regulating metabolic activities in almost all the tissues in the body, but some thyroids can be overactive or underactive. Hypothyroidism is caused… read more