Posts Tagged: health

Getting a handle on your high blood pressure

High blood pressure (HBP) is one of the more silent, but often deadliest health conditions. High blood pressure is often referred to as the silent killer because most people who have HPB experience almost no symptoms. If left untreated, high blood pressure can cause complications such as strokes, heart attacks, congestive heart failure, kidney disease…
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Hernias: Types and common symptoms

The abdomen is a muscular sac which incases the intestines and other organs in the body. A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall (the muscular sac) through which bowel, fat, or other abdominal contents can get stuck or potentially escape. Hernias can be congenital (born with) or acquired (developed over time) and there…
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Staying Derby chic and safe: Picking the perfect mask

The Kentucky Derby is “the most exciting two minutes in sports”, but it’s also one of the greatest days in fashion. Women and men generally spend months planning the perfect outfit, complete with hats, fascinators and bowties. Due to the pandemic, things are a little different. While crowd size is still reduced, there is also…
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Colonoscopies can’t wait

When was the last time you saw your dentist or even primary care physician? Millions of patients nationwide have put off key screenings and preventative care appointments over the past year due to COVID-19. Your health is important and taking time to check-in with your body can assist in the early detection of a variety…
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