Sleep Disorder Treatment

Risks of getting chronic diseases can increase with sleep disorders

Make an Appointment Online Understanding of the role of sleep health in the development and management of chronic diseases has grown. Notably, insufficient sleep has been linked to the development and management of a ´╗┐number´╗┐ of chronic diseases and conditions, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and depression. Insufficient sleep has been linked to the development and…

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Understand Arthritis and self management strategies

Make an Appointment Online 52.5 million of adults Americans suffer from a self-reported or doctor-diagnosed arthritis, says the CDC. That is a lot of patients. Of these, 22.7 million suffer from limitation of their daily activity attributable to arthritis.What is ArthritisArthritis means inflammation of a joint or joints. Inflamed joints are often red, hot, swollen,…

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Diagnosing Prediabetes and Diabetes Mellitus

Pre Diabetes

Make an Appointment Online Diabetes: PrediabetesWhile diabetes and pre-diabetes occur in people of all ages and races, some groups have a higher risk for developing the disease than others. Diabetes is more common in African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders, as well as the aged population. This means they are also at…

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Hypertension

Fast facts on hypertension

Here are some key points about hypertension Hypertension is defined as blood pressure higher than 140 over 90 mmHg (millimeters of mercury).A diagnosis of hypertension may be made when one or both readings are high: systolic (the pressure as the heart pumps blood around the body), given first; or diastolic (pressure as the heart relaxes and…

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