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General Health

Trouble sleeping is a common complaint.  Many factors can contribute to difficulty either falling asleep or staying asleep.  In most instances, it is a self-limited situational issue that will often sort itself out in a short time.  Experts who study such topics suggest taking the...

Fall may have only just begun, but the beginning of autumn means that flu season is right around the corner. While it may seem as though you have some time before flu season arrives, it is never too early to start preparing and arming yourself...

Technology is everywhere today, from tablets to smartphones, TV screens, laptops, and video games—it can be nearly impossible to escape screen time. In fact, most of us spend hours per day on screens—whether it is sitting in front of a computer for work or being...

High blood cholesterol is a very serious, and a very common problem for many people today.  If you do happen to have high cholesterol, then it is essential that you make some healthy lifestyle changes to help lower that cholesterol. In addition to getting plenty...

When it comes to getting a better understanding of your health, one of the most important things you can do is be aware of different health myths. Unfortunately, there are many myths out there that are perpetrated through word of mouth, the internet, or general...

Are you ready to start getting a better night’s sleep? Most of us are, and with the average adult not getting enough hours in the day to sleep as much as they need, it is very important to be able to get to sleep fast and stay...

While many people think of the elderly population as being the most at-risk for many health ailments; they are not the only age group that is particularly at-risk for different health conditions. There are a number of health concerns that millennials are specifically at risk for—and the...

If you are one of the many people out there who loves snacking, then you want to make sure that you are doing what you can to keep your snacking habit a healthy habit. There is nothing wrong with snacking. In fact, many people find...

My knee-jerk response to that question is “yes.”  I am not aware of any medical condition or organ system in the body that stress cannot antagonize.  Stress can trigger headaches, tics, seizures, hives, dry mouth, trouble swallowing, nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, incontinence, panic attacks, and...

Summer is finally here, and although those much-needed vacations look a little differently this year, we want you to have all the tools you need to make healthy decisions. Here's a guide to keep you on the right track without taking the enjoyment out of your...