National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month

asthma and allergies

May is National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month. It’s peak season for people with asthma and allergies. Therefore, it is the ideal time to educate our patients about these diseases.

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Stroke Awareness Month: Risk Factors and What to Do if You Have Symptoms of Stroke

What to Do If You Have Symptoms of Stroke

Knowing the risk factors for stroke, signs and symptoms of stroke and what to do if you have symptoms of stroke is important to lessen the severity.

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Importance of Colorectal Cancer Screenings and Early Detection

colorectal cancer screenings

Colorectal cancer is a cancer that begins in the colon or the rectum. Age is a common risk factor for colorectal cancer. Therefore, we recommend regular colorectal cancer screenings for anyone over the age 50.

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S and the second leading cause of death from cancer. This type of cancer affects individuals in all racial and ethnic groups. It’s most often found in people age 50 and older. Therefore, we have put together a few ways to awareness for colorectal cancer this month.

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Raising Awareness for Heart Health Month

Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month. This makes it the perfect time to learn about your risk for heart disease and tips to help your heart. Heart disease can happen to both older adults and younger adults. This is partly because the conditions that lead to heart disease are happening at younger ages now. We have put together a few signs to know if you are at risk for heart disease, in addition to tips for protecting your heart health for Heart Health Month 2018.

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Heart Health Month: Go Red For Women

Go Red For Women

Support Go Red For Women by participating during American Heart Month and donating to help fund research during this month. We will discuss Go Red For Women and Heart Health Month.

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Common Thyroid Problems to Discuss During Thyroid Awareness Month

Common thyroid problems

January is Thyroid Awareness Month. The thyroid is a critical part of your overall health. However, many don’t have an adequate understanding of this gland. Therefore, we will explain what the thyroid is and common thyroid problems.

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January is Thyroid Awareness Month: Contribute in Reaching the Goal

Thyroid Awareness Month

January is Thyroid Awareness Month. This is a public health and awareness campaign that aims to educate about the different thyroid diseases and their symptoms. Also, Thyroid Awareness Month raises awareness of the common endocrine disorder, which is actually more common than heart disease or diabetes, according to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. In fact, it affects approximately 30 million Americans with more than half who are still undiagnosed. Therefore, we will discuss the purpose of this month, in addition to ways you can contribute.

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Tips for Keeping New Year’s Resolutions: Eating Healthy and Exercising Regularly

Keeping New Year's Resolutions

Each year many people make New Year’s Resolutions. Eating healthy and exercising regularly are two of the most common resolutions people make. However, you may find these difficult to keep after a few weeks, or even a few days. We have put together a list of a few helpful tips for keeping New Year’s Resolutions, such as eating healthy and exercising regularly this coming year 2018.

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Happy Holidays from Our Team Here at Brashear Family Medical!

Our team here at Brashear Family Medical would like to wish everyone a Happy Holidays!

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