The thyroid, a small butterfly-shaped gland at the base of your neck just under the Adam’s apple, performs many important functions for your body. It manufactures hormones that help regulate energy production and metabolism, but
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 35 percent of adults in the United States report getting less than seven hours of sleep in an average 24-hour period. In addition, as many as 23
Last holiday season, vaccines weren’t accessible to the general population yet, which meant a lot of pre-holiday quarantining and possibly moving the dining table outdoors for those who did decide to gather last year. While
Family gatherings can be especially meaningful for both the loved one with Alzheimer’s and their family members, yet large groups can be overwhelming. Here are some ways for families to help their loved ones safely navigate the holidays this year.
Cooler weather, shorter days and the approaching holiday season may provide plenty of reason to slip on healthy eating and exercise. But staying active and keeping to a healthy diet are some of the best things you can do for your joints now and all year long.
As you get older, there are some things that just can’t be avoided. In fact, getting older in itself is inevitable, no matter how hard you try to turn back the hands of time. But depression doesn’t have to be included in that list of “to be expected” as you age. However, older adults are at an increased risk for experiencing depression.
While navigating cold and flu season is always top-of-mind every fall and winter, the importance of staying healthy this season is more important than ever before. Thankfully, many of the steps we are taking as
Whether you’ve been told by your physician that your cholesterol levels are creeping up, or you already know you have high cholesterol, dining out or grabbing some takeout can seem like it has to go
There are many benefits to visiting with a health care provider on a regular basis. A yearly visit to the doctor’s office is your opportunity to get important health screenings done, talk about any health
Prior to the pandemic, you might not have considered a Virtual Visit with your physician. In fact, according to a survey by Sage Growth Partners (SGP) and Black Book Market Research, only 25 percent of