Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be a difficult condition to diagnose and manage. April is IBS Awareness Month, so let’s take a closer look at recognizing and understanding symptoms and the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle to improve your overall digestive health. Continue reading
Follow these tips, and getting a good night’s sleep may become more of a reality and less of a dream.
Get on track with health maintenance, starting with a yearly exam. In order to stay healthy for years to come, it’s important to think about your health before you become sick. One of the most important things you can … Continue reading
Heat-related illnesses put a damper on summer fun. It’s important to know how to keep a cool head and body. When people spend the majority of the day—especially the afternoon hours—in the sun, the body has a tough time recuperating … Continue reading
May is Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month: Are you aware that asthma operates differently in men and women and can create additional challenges for women and expectant mothers? Roughly 16 million American adults suffer from asthma, a chronic disease of … Continue reading
Urinary incontinence is a common and embarrassing problem affecting 25 million Americans, but a few simple exercises may help. We often take for granted an unseen but crucial set of muscles—those that comprise the pelvic floor. Responsible for helping ladies … Continue reading
Make sure to #taketime4u this year and see your doctor for your well-woman visit.
What do dry skin, irregular periods and weight fluctuations have in common? These seemingly unrelated symptoms all point to one possible cause: thyroid disease. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck that helps regulate … Continue reading
January is National Stalking Awareness Month. Would you know what to do if you were being stalked?
Your skin care routine may need an update when temperatures and humidity drop.