What Is a Primary Care Provider?

What Is a Primary Care Provider?

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As you go through life, there are certain relationships that become important to you, so important that you cannot do without them. And one of these relationships is with a primary care provider (PCP). For some people, this relationship starts in childhood and continues into adulthood. For others, it begins in adulthood. But for all […]

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How to Choose a Primary Care Provider

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Your primary care provider is the person you will most likely have the most contact with when it comes to your health – they will help you take care of your overall well-being, as well as refer you to specialist doctors if the need arises. For this reason, you should give the decision regarding who […]

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What Does a Primary Care Physician Do?

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Primary care physicians (PCPs) are some of the most frequently visited doctors in the United States and the entire world. They are the first medical point of contact for individuals and families, whenever they face some health concerns, or simply want to obtain some medical advice.  However, with 28% of American men and 17% of […]

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What Is Primary Care?

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When it comes to health care, there are a lot of terms and services that can be confusing for patients. One such service is primary care. What is primary care? Primary care is the first contact a patient has with the health care system. It can be provided by a family doctor, a nurse practitioner, […]

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How to Choose a Primary Care Physician?

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Finding the right doctor to entrust yourself to can seem like a difficult task, especially if you’ve never had to worry about it before, whether because you were under a family plan, or had a physician assigned to you. You can’t simply opt for the first medical professional that comes your way. Just like with […]

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What Are Primary Care Specialties?

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One of the factors in leading a happy and healthy life is taking care of your general health. Primary care physicians can be of great help with that. No matter your age, visiting one has plenty of benefits, including the fact that a more serious illness can be discovered and treated by a specialist before […]

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What To Know About High Blood Pressure

What To Know About High Blood Pressure

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Of the many health problems that a person can have, high blood pressure is one of the most common. It affects about 1 in 3 adults in the United States and is the leading cause of heart disease and stroke. It is also the leading cause of chronic kidney disease, heart failure, cognitive impairment, and, […]

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Preventive Screenings: Why They’re Important and Who Needs Them Most

Preventive Screenings: Why They’re Important and Who Needs Them Most

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It’s important to make sure you are taking care of your health as much as possible, and one way to do that is by getting preventive screenings. These screenings can help catch problems early when they’re more treatable but not necessarily advanced enough to be symptomatic. But who should get them? And how often? Get […]

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Does Sleep Apnea Cause Weight Gain? Here’s What You Need to Know

Does Sleep Apnea Cause Weight Gain? Here’s What You Need to Know

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We all know how important sleep is in our lives. It is an essential function that allows our bodies and mind to recharge and recover. Continuous lack of sleep can disrupt the proper functioning of our natural life processes, which may lead to various health conditions and illnesses. Almost 70 million Americans suffer from chronic […]

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What Is Visceral Fat and How to Reduce It

What Is Visceral Fat and How to Reduce It

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Plenty of cereal commercials have been encouraging us to change our habits and lose excess weight for years. But does all body fat have a bad effect on our health? It’s easy to find information on healthy body fat percentages based on age, which confirms that it’s perfectly normal to have some body fat. But […]

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The Tie Between Genetics and Obesity

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Obesity is one of the biggest health epidemics in the world. In the United States, it’s estimated that over two-thirds of adults are overweight or obese. While some people may blame a sedentary lifestyle and poor eating habits for their weight gain, recent studies have found that obesity has a genetic component as well. In […]

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HOW TO DEVELOP HEALTHY EATING HABITS

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Developing healthy eating habits is a key part of maintaining a healthy weight, managing diabetes, and preventing eating disorders. If you’re looking to develop healthier eating habits, this article will give you some tips on how to get started! Check our Weight Management services Why Developing Healthy Eating Habits Is Important We all know that […]

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INSOMNIA: TREATMENT, SYMPTOMS, AND CAUSES

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Sleep is one of the fundamentals of a healthy, satisfying lifestyle. Not getting enough of it can lead to a worsened quality of life, the inability to perform your daily tasks in a satisfactory way, or even the increased risk of developing serious health conditions.  Every day, countless Americans struggle with the inability to sleep […]

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THE BENEFITS OF HAVING A MEDICAL CLINIC IN YOUR COMMUNITY

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Having a local medical clinic can provide numerous benefits to your community. If you have such a facility in your area, you’re likely treating it as the first go-to place whenever you need any form of non-emergency medical attention. Indeed, having access to a local primary care provider can be invaluable, saving you money and […]

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THE TOP 10 REASONS TO CHOOSE A PRIMARY CARE CLINIC

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Having a reliable primary care physician you can turn to whenever you require medical attention is worth its weight in gold. No matter your age or overall health, a trusted primary care professional will provide you with peace of mind that you get the treatment you need and when you need it.  Of course, if […]

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5 SUPPLEMENTS TO OPTIMIZE YOUR HEALTH

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Supplements are a great way to supplement your diet and lifestyle. The best way to get nutrients is through eating whole foods. Even if we are eating mostly unprocessed foods, sometimes we’ll need to supplement to make sure we’re getting adequate nutrients for our immune system and gut. Our needs vary person-to-person, but these are […]

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SLEEP YOUR WAY TO WEIGHT LOSS

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I didn’t realize how important sleep is until recently. Sure, you can make it through the day with suboptimal sleep, but if you are wanting to show up as the best version of yourself and optimize your day, you’ll need to prioritize sleep. I would say having good sleep is the most important pillar to […]

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4 WAYS TO PREVENT OSTEOPOROSIS

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As we get older, we lose bone and muscle. We actively have to work against preventing that. If you want to age optimally and keep up with your grandkids, focus on building and maintaining bone density. It’s never too late to start! WHAT CAN YOU DO TODAY TO MAKE YOUR BONES STRONGER? Build muscle – lift […]

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90’S HOLIDAY PARTY

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This month we hosted our first annual 90’s birthday party to celebrate our 90+ year old patients. We had 20 of our 90+ year old patients and their families attend and celebrated with food and treats, including an ice cream truck! We got to hear from two special patients (94 and 95 years old). The […]

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HOW TO STAY HYDRATED DURING THE SUMMER

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Summer has us out and about more, especially after being inside most of 2020! Spending time outside in the sun and heat can put us at risk for dehydration. However, just drinking water may not be the solution. Having proper hydration does not include just having enough water, but having enough electrolytes in our body […]

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HOW TO INCREASE YOUR TESTOSTERONE

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Low testosterone has been in the news with a significant number of patients asking for testosterone replacement. There is a large constellation of nonspecific symptoms associated with male hypogonadism (fatigue, decreased muscle strength, decreased libido, and decreased erections). On exam, you may find gynecomastia, diminished testicular volumes and absence of morning erections. If there’s not […]

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ASKING USEFUL QUESTIONS WHEN YOU’RE NOT FOLLOWING YOUR DIET PLAN

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Who has experienced a time where you overindulged and end up eating more than what you expected? The next day, you’re beating yourself up for eating too much and not following your diet. You tell yourself this is the last time and promise to restart your plan on Monday. The next week, you’re white-knuckling trying […]

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DON’T START YOUR DAY WITH CEREAL.

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In the Standard American Diet (aka SAD, very appropriate) – advertisements for breakfast usually includes cereal with orange juice. Some cereals like Honey Nut Cheerios are advertised as a part of a heart-healthy diet. Food marketing and labeling is very confusing. You think you’re making a healthy decision however when you read the ingredients on […]

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