What is High Blood Pressure? Although the term sounds self-explanatory, there is a lot to consider when determining how and why your blood pressure is above normal. High blood pressure can cause or be symptomatic of a variety of issues inside the body. Blood pressure is the measure of how much force is being applied to the inside of your veins and arteries.
Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes abnormal pain processing, meaning, that people suffering from fibromyalgia have a lower pain tolerance than those who don’t. It can cause permeating pain across the whole body. There is no current known causes or treatments. But what can be done?
By 2025, the number of people affected by diabetes is projected to hit 333 million. Today, some people are facing a pandemic on two fronts. Diabetes is currently on the list of high-risk conditions by the CDC. In fact, the CDC reported that 37% of patients in Georgia who needed to be hospitalized had pre-existing diabetes.
Our immune system is the first line of defense against viral infections and more. As the old saying goes, ‘an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure’. Hence, it’s no secret that during these trying times, many of us are focusing on how to boost your immune system. There are many ways to go about this. However, what if we told you that there was one simple way to boost the immune system that you probably were looking to do regardless of our current environment?
COVID-19 has affected the way we interact and how we deal with global conflict. It has provided insight on how technology can affect the way we socialize, communicate with health care providers, and engage in community events. Not only is COVID-19 adversely affecting our physical health, but it has also taken a detrimental toll on mental health as well.
An allergy is a heightened response from the immune system to a stimulant that is ordinarily harmless. Allergies occur when your immune system reacts to a foreign substance by producing antibodies. These antibodies protect you from unwanted invaders that could make you sick or cause an infection, even if it isn’t. The trigger signals your immune system to release histamine and other chemicals, causing a range of allergic signs and symptoms called allergic reactions.
Gut Health is often the root of so many health issues. It is where inflammation almost always starts. It is linked to healthy brain activity, mood regulation, and inflammation throughout the body. Gut health is critical for overall health!
We are committed to your wellness and want to make top-quality care accessible. The Progressive Platinum Package allows you to have access to the kind of ongoing care you need to manage chronic, aggressive, or advanced conditions. It is also a realistic option for those looking to optimize and fully pursue anti-aging at a cost-effective level.
In our diabetes program, patients are given a customized treatment plan that may combine supplements, exercise routines, physical therapies, iv therapies, and nutritional & dietary guidelines. The changes in each person are carefully monitored so we can see what works best for each individual.
There is strong research on our ability to prevent getting colds & the flu. One, for nearly all people, we recommend getting the flu shot (please check with your physician first). Next, a healthy body can fight off a cold or flu virus before it infects you, in many cases. By strengthening the body and the immune system, you can fight and keep the illness at bay. Here’s how:
In today’s world, we see an increase in stress across the board. The number of anxiety disorders is on the rise among the general population. Over 70% of primary care physician visits are driven by stress-related conditions. The good news, there are wonderful natural solutions to manage and even eliminate the effects of stress, anxiety, PTSD, and other mental health stressors.
You may be familiar with the thyroid gland- a small butterfly-shaped gland situated on the front of the neck. You may know people with thyroid disorders. You may have heard of people with thyroid issues: Oprah, Zoe Saldana, Tarek from Flip or Flop, Sofia Vergara from Modern Family, and Gina Rodriguez from Jane the Virgin… just to name a few. What you will notice (if you know of any of these celebrities) is that it is a manageable and easily treatable condition. What is harder is actually getting diagnosed properly, and getting treated properly to restore your optimal thyroid level.