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Underdiagnosed Prostate Cancer is a Silent Killer Munroe Regional Medical Center – Men’s Health Awareness Month

Underdiagnosed Prostate Cancer is a Silent Killer Munroe Regional Medical Center - Men’s Health Awareness Month

One of the leading health concerns for men is prostate disorders and cancer.  Over the last thirty years, the way most medical practitioners check for prostate cancer hasn’t changed very much, and unfortunately, this has led to higher statistics of men being underdiagnosed.  There are approximately 2.9 million men in the …

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DO YOU KNOW YOUR TESTOSTERONE LEVEL?

DO YOU KNOW YOUR TESTOSTERONE LEVEL

Tired? Are your endurance and strength declining? Have you noticed a decline in your sexual function and lost interest in your sex life? Every man could answer “yes” to at least one of these questions after age 40. Common symptoms of low testosterone, they can also result from a myriad …

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Knee Pain: The Best Way to Treat Knee Injuries and Degenerative Disease

Knee Pain

Christopher Manseau M.D. Before jumping into anything more complex, a conservative approach to injuries and disorders are typically the standard moderate method to ease pain from disease or trauma; but with the knee, the intricate blood supply to the tissues can make it challenging for the body to heal itself naturally.  …

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Blurry Vision? Why You Shouldn’t Ignore the Symptoms

Blurry Vision? Why You Shouldn’t Ignore the Symptoms

Over 20 million Americans have cloudy optical lenses, and most of the aging population over the age of 45 may start to notice small changes in their vision, leading up to the primary cause, known as cataracts. The usual symptoms of cataracts are blurry vision, seeing double, sensitivity to light …

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Foot & Ankle Pain: Ignoring Your Symptoms Could Cause More Damage

Foot & Ankle Pain

More than 75% of people in the United States will experience foot disorders.  A large percentage of these individuals are in the aging population, but other factors can contribute to foot pain, like standing on your feet for extended periods of time, ill-fitting shoes, hereditary and genetic disorders, excessive exercise, …

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Lifting the Veil

By Robert C. Goethe, MD Florida now has over 100,000 patients who are on the state registry to use medical marijuana (cannabis) and that number is rapidly rising. Considering the lack of support from organized medicine and efforts within the federal and state to derail the movement, the public has …

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Benefits of Home Health Care

Benefits of Home Health Care

It has been proven that home health care is good medicine and that’s why CareTime is committed to providing high quality, consistent and compassionate personal and health care services in the home. Being with family and friends in familiar surroundings has a positive effect on patients recovering from illness or …

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Early Detection a Cause We Take Personally

Early Detection a Cause We Take Personally

No matter who you are, breast cancer can impact your life. Whether it affects you or a loved one, it can be a shocking diagnosis, even for those with inside knowledge of how common it is, and how important the need for early detection. Just ask Yvonne and Michele, two …

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ORGANICS VS. SYNTHETICS: WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO YOUR OVERALL HEALTH

ORGANICS VS. SYNTHETICS

There is a direct link between our health and the way that our skincare products are produced and absorbed.  That’s why Be Well Holistic Massage Wellness Center takes organic treatments to a higher standard.  Be Well is dedicated to providing a true organic healing experience.  From the sheets to the oils, …

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Periodontal Disease & Men’s Health: Why Men Are at Greater Risk

Periodontal Disease & Men's Health

When it comes to oral hygiene and dental health, men and women aren’t quite the same. According to the American Academy of Periodontology, nearly 57% of men will develop some form of periodontal disease compared to only 38.4 % of women.   In more severe disease states, men have a much …

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Why You Still Have Hypothyroid Symptoms When All Your Lab Tests Are Normal

Over 20 million Americans continue to suffer with low or hypothyroid symptoms even though they medicate appropriately and have normal test results. The reason why? Most doctors only treat the medical problem and ignore the Functional problem! Hypothyroid Symptoms may include: Fatigue, Unexpected Weight Gain, Thinning Hair, Dry/Brittle Hair, Skin …

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Orthopedics and the Advantages of Stem Cell Therapy

Orthopedics and the Advantages of Stem Cell Therapy

Over 35 years ago, stem cells were studied for their positive regenerative effects at the University of Cambridge.  Since that time, stem cell regenerative medicine has come a long way with numerous research trials and studies that show the efficacious benefits to various age groups, and for many different medical issues. …

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It’s Cool to Eliminate Stubborn Fat

It's Cool to Eliminate Stubborn Fat

Eating nutritious food, exercising regularly, and maintaining a healthy body weight are important for a balanced and active lifestyle. However, many individuals who are at or close to their ideal weight discover that even with adherence to a strict diet and exercise routine, stubborn pockets of fat remain. Often located …

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Dizziness and Vertigo Should Not Be Ignored

At least 50% of the U.S. population will develop a balance issue at some point in their lives.  Balance disorders are common in the aging population, between 50 and 75, and are usually related to disruptions in the inner ear. Patients suffering from vestibular related disorders frequently experience vertigo, dizziness, …

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The Warning Signals of a Cough That You Should NEVER Ignore

The Warning Signals of a Cough That You Should NEVER Ignore

Dr. Poonam Warman, MD If you are experiencing a chronic cough that is lingering, you need to take an active approach and seek medical attention.  It’s better to catch diseases early or to give yourself peace of mind in knowing that it may just simply be a cough, but many times …

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