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Could You or a Loved One Be Suffering from Depression? Watch for the Symptoms Mar 1st, 2019

Clinical depression is significantly different from just feeling down in the dumps. Everyone gets down sometimes, and it’s perfectly normal. However, when certain symptoms persist, you may be experiencing more than a normal episode of the blues; you may have the medical condition of clinical depression. Types of depression According...

Let Us Help You Find Healthy Alternatives to Abuse of Opioids, Marijuana, and Sleeping Pills Feb 1st, 2019

If you live with chronic pain, there’s a good chance that you have already have an addiction or are in danger of developing one. Opioids or marijuana for pain relief or sleeping pills to help you rest at night may feel necessary for you to simply function. However, there are...

Recognize the Signs of GI Bleeding Jan 7th, 2019

Your gastrointestinal (GI) tract begins with your mouth and ends with your anus. Bleeding anywhere along your GI tract is an indication of a problem. Knowing the signs of GI bleeding can alert you to the need for medical attention. Sometimes, GI bleeding is obvious -- you see the blood...

Treating Depression Is Essential for Your Mental and Physical Health Dec 5th, 2018

The number of adults in the United States who have depression is surprising -- about 16 million people had at least one major depressive episode in the last year. Depressive episodes can negatively affect your relationships and disrupt your life, making it difficult to work and handle family and social...

Why You Need a Flu Shot Every Year Nov 13th, 2018

In modern society, we tend to not worry too much about the flu. You may have heard, or even said, “I’ll be fine, I just have the flu.” But the fact is that influenza, or the flu, is a serious illness that’s sometimes fatal. One of the reasons the flu...

The Many Patient Benefits of Having a Primary Care Medical Home Oct 24th, 2018

If you’re like most healthy adults, you probably see your primary care physician just a handful of times each year — once for a routine physical, once or twice when you have an infection you just can’t seem to shake, and possibly once more for your annual flu shot. While...