Thyroid Awareness Month: The Importance of Thyroid Health

Thyroid health

Many people don’t understand the importance of their thyroid hormone and thyroid health. The thyroid hormone regulates the metabolism of the body. However, the thyroid hormone has many other important roles in the body. Therefore, the hormone is essential in the growth, development and metabolic function of just about all of the organ systems and tissues of the body. We will discuss the importance of thyroid health.

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January is Thyroid Awareness Month

Thyroid Awareness Month

January is Thyroid Awareness Month! Unfortunately, many still are inadequately informed or are completely unaware of this gland just under the larynx. Therefore, we will discuss what you need to know about this gland.

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Ideas for 2019 New Years Resolutions for Healthier Lifestyles

2019 New Years Resolutions for Healthier Lifestyles

The New Year can be an exciting time, brimming with the promise of fresh starts and new beginnings. In addition, it’s an opportunity to recommit to your health and well-being. However, some may find it difficult to set realistic goals that they know they will able to stick with. Therefore, we have put together a few ideas for 2019 New Years Resolutions for healthier lifestyles.

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Cold vs. Flu: What’s the Difference?

Cold vs. Flu

The flu and the common cold are both respiratory illnesses but different viruses causes them. These two types of illnesses have similar symptoms, so it can be difficult to tell the difference between them. Therefore, we will discuss the cold vs. flu and the differences between each.

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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month November 2018

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November marks Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. This is a time where people across the world come together to fight back against, and raise the profile of, pancreatic cancer. Therefore, we will discuss pancreatic cancer and how you can help to raise awareness during this month.

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November is American Diabetes Month

American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month. Therefore, it’s an opportunity for greater awareness about the disease that affects 26 million people nationwide. We will discuss American diabetes and how you can help to raise awareness during this month.

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Flu Shots for Older Adults in 2018-2019

Flu shots for older adults

October is the time of year for the flu vaccine. Individuals 65 and older are at greater risk of serious complications from the flu. Flu seasons can vary in severity, but during most seasons, those 65 an older bear the greatest burden of severe flu disease. We will discuss flu shots for older adults in 2018-2019.

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Everything You Need to Know about the Flu Shot in 2018-2019

Flu Shot in 2018-2019

The 2017-2018 flu season was a bad one. The dominant viral strain, H3N2, was an especially severe form of influenza, which lead to widespread and serious illness across the U.S. According to the CDC, the flu and its complications killed around 80,000 people last year, including 180 children. That is the highest death toll in four decades. We will explain everything you need to know about the flu shot in 2018-2019.

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Healthy Lifestyle Choices to Manage Cholesterol

Healthy Lifestyle Choices to Manage Cholesterol

High cholesterol increases your risk of heart disease and heart attacks. While medications can help improve your cholesterol, healthy lifestyle choices can also be beneficial. Therefore, we have put together a few healthy lifestyle choices to manage cholesterol.

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September is Cholesterol Education Month!

Cholesterol Education Month - healthy foods

September is Cholesterol Education Month! Children, young adults and older Americans can all have high cholesterol. This is a good time to get your blood cholesterol checked and take steps to lower it if it is high. This month is also a good time to learn about lipid profiles and about food and lifestyle choices that help you reach personal cholesterol goals. Therefore, we will explain what cholesterol is and how to know if yours is high.

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