How to Control Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is called the silent killer for a very good reason. It usually has no symptoms but can pose a major risk of many health issues such as heart disease and stroke. And these diseases are the leading cause of death in the United States. Lifestyle can play a big role […]

Fever

Are you suddenly feeling flushed, hot, and having chills? You could have a fever. A fever happens when your body’s temperature suddenly rises. For most people, a fever is usually not a cause for concern. Fevers generally go away after a few hours or within a day. A normal body temperature is 98.6°F (37°C). You […]

Influenza

Influenza, or flu, is a contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus that infect the nose, throat, and the lungs. Each year, millions of Americans get sick with the flu, sometimes it causes mild illness, but it can also be serious especially with younger and older people, and people with existing health conditions. SYMPTOMS […]

Diarrhea

Diarrhea is a very common problem. This condition happens when you have watery and loose bowel movements. It could present alone or could be associated with other conditions. Luckily, diarrhea can go away on its own after a few days. Diarrhea happens for a variety of reasons. Usually, diarrhea is short-lived but when it lasts […]

Canker Sores

Have you noticed an open and painful sore in your mouth? These could be found on the inside of your cheeks or on your tongue, which is usually white or yellow. You could have a canker sore. Canker sores are not contagious and are different from a cold sores. For treatments, you can consult the […]

Taking Care of Your Health

Health is wealth. Taking care of your health is a fundamental part of life. Even a minor health problem can take a toll on your happiness and stress levels. Concentrate on eliminating your poor health habits. Make a commitment to yourself to live a healthier and happier life. These are the aspects of your life’s […]

What To Do in Case of a Heart Attack

A heart attack is a life-threatening emergency that requires quick action. Immediate treatment can lessen the damage to the heart, and it can save many lives. Symptoms for every person can vary. Not all heart attacks can start with sudden chest pain. Sometimes they may begin slowly, with only mild pain and a little discomfort. […]

How To Prevent an Asthma Attack

Having asthma needs knowing, if not all, at least most of your triggers. Starting with knowing what causes you to cough, wheeze and grasp for breath. Although there is no cure for asthma, there are things that you can do in order to manage and keep it in control. For more information about asthma treatment, […]

Men’s Health Awareness Month

Men are known in avoiding doctors and doctor’s appointments. And as men get older, their health concerns are likely to change. Especially with regard to their urologic organs. Men can encounter many health conditions affecting their day-to-day life, from their sexual health issues to prostate diseases.   If you have problems with your health, consult […]

What are Functional Gastrointestinal Diseases?

Disorders of the gut-brain axis are known as functional gastrointestinal syndromes. Variations in locomotion, intestinal over-sensitivity, the function of the mucosa and the body’s natural defenses, the flora of the intestines, and the brain and spinal cord’s processing are some examples of gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms that can result from these disorders. The Gastroenterologist at Doral […]