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Are We in Full Allergy Season?

February 2018 - Orlando, Fla. —Pollens spread by the wind. Pollen from trees, grasses, and weeds are the main cause of allergies. Spring is not the only allergy season, many plants pollinate year round. Right now, Orlando is the worst location in the country for...

Concerned about colon cancer?

February 2018, Orlando, Fla. — There are multiple reasons why we emphasize so much in early detection. Here in our medical center, we have worked hard to offer diagnostic services to help detect signs that require attention at an early stage. Colorectal cancer can...

Relax Just Do It!

Orlando, Fla., February 2018— You may probably be aware of the direct relation that exists between stress and pain. If you have visited your physician recently and mentioned a few aches and pains, he (or she) may have recommended you to find ways to ease up a little...

Too much sitting?

Orlando, Fla., - February 2018— Recently you’ve probably seen a lot about sitting for long periods of time, and first you thought what could be so wrong about it? If your feet or legs hurt, your best bet to get some relief is to sit. If you have one of those smart...

Avoiding Food Poisoning

Food poisoning can be prevented by ensuring raw fruits and vegetables that could be contaminated with a bacteria called listeria, are managed properly.

Can we treat aging as we treat a disease?

Orlando, Fla. — So far we know that aging is the main risk factor for well known life threatening diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer’s and heart. So far, also, we have focused on treating the diseases instead of finding ways to reduce it’s #1 risk factor. Federal...

Everybody is talking about the flu

Orlando, Fla. — Perhaps you are asking yourself what it is. The flu is a super-contagious virus that can make you feel miserable. Doctors call it influenza. Its symptoms are usually more serious than the sneezes and stuffy nose that you tend to get from a common cold....

Myth or truth? Do you sleep less as you age?

Orlando, Fla. — Older adults need to sleep  7 to 9 hours a night -- the same amount as younger folks. Sleeping less (or more) than that can throw off your body’s natural rhythm and make you tired during the day. Insomnia is a common sleep issue for people 60 and...

Women’s Hearts and Stress

Orlando, Fla. — A new study study suggests that mental stress can have an impact on blood vessels, and the risk among women with heart disease might be higher. Past research found that women with heart disease are more likely to suffer "myocardial ischemia" in...

A very popular spice known to relieve arthritis pain?

Orlando, Fla. — You would be surprised to hear someone saying they put turmeric on almost everything they eat- or drink. This is what the media world would call “trending.” Precisely because of that, you might be a little hesitant to try it. You may be thinking it may...