A seasonal respiratory infection most prevalent in the winter, influenza usually isn’t a serious issue for those in good health. However, the very young and elderly can be susceptible to complications, as are some people with other health conditions.
The holiday season marks the start of winter, not to mention the start of high-carb comfort foods and seasonal treats that may entice with dangerous temptations that challenge a diabetic’s blood sugar control. Here are some tips for the winter months.
Arthritis comes in over 100 forms, with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis leading the way as the most common types. These are degenerative diseases with no known cure, so having an arthritis management team helps you minimize their impact.
High blood pressure is a silent killer, able to reach dangerous levels without alerting you through symptoms. In fact, if you can recognize signs of the condition, you’re likely already in a serious state of health. The time to lower your BP is now.
With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging, the coming cold and flu season may be more complicated than usual. Protecting yourself from seasonal viral illness has never been more important. Here are some tips to help.
Regular health care may be taking a backseat during the COVID-19 crisis, but the time is now to get caught up with the preventive benefits offered by an annual physical. If you’ve delayed other care due to the virus, make an appointment now.
Urinary tract infections are a fact of life for many women, who get these eight times more than men. While these common infections are easy to treat, they can lead to serious and even deadly consequences when ignored.
Sexually transmitted diseases pose a major health issue in the United States that requires increased awareness and personal diligence. Every sexually active person should understand the risks and know the importance of STD testing.
You’re feeling good about your health, and you feel fine. If you’re in the early stages of Type 2 diabetes, you’d know it, right? There’s a good chance you won’t. Prediabetes may present symptoms, but they’re often subtle and easy to miss.