According to recent stats, the majority of new Coronavirus cases in NYC are young men between the ages of 18 and 49. We encourage you in these dangerous times to stay safe and practice social distancing. So what is social distancing. Social Distancing is used to control the spread of contagious illnesses. Common practices include:
Here is a friendly reminder to get your heart checked today. One in four people die every year from cardiovascular disease. That is around 600 thousand people every year. Heart disease (heart attack, heart failure, or an arrhythmia) can be characterized as the silent killer, because often times you won't experience any symptoms until is too late.
Coronavirus (CoV) continues to spread everyday in places like China and other parts of the world. Causing worry and concern more and more everyday. As we continue to wait patiently for a cure or vaccination, our greatest weapon continues to be simple practices like washing your hands, face masks and proper treatment and washing of foods products.
What is Osteoporosis and what are the main causes. Osteoporosis occurs when bone loss is higher than bone growth, and it causes “porous bone”. Bone is living tissue is constantly growing and repairing itself. Several factors can decrease your risk of osteoporosis, including diet, different medicines, and other lethal diseases like cancer and other Autoimmune Disorders.
We've all had the flu and it’s a very unhappy experience. But what is it exactly. Well the flu and the common cold are two different things. The flu is a respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus that infects the respiratory system such as the throat, nose and lungs. The Flu is spread more commonly thru the air when a person sneezes and less commonly when an person touches a surface that has the flu virus on it.
Kidney stones are very common and can be very painful. They are small stones that form in the kidneys, made up of minerals and salts. They may produce no symptoms until they move into the urinary tract and can cause additional pain and complications. Some symptoms related to having kidney stones include, severe pain in the side or back of ribs. Pain during urination, pink or red urine, urinating more than usual as well as fever or chills.
Gallstones are small stones that form in the gallbladder or bile duct. They are the result of high cholesterol consumption in the body. People who suffer from obesity or high cholesterol are a high risk of it. These small stones can be hard to detect and can go undetected for years. Often times they are found by mistake thru the treatment of other ailments. Some symptoms of gallstones include:
With the recent outbreaks of Measles you might not be completely aware of its effects and symptoms. Measles is very contagious, it spreads very, very quickly when an infected person coughs or sneezes. It can also be very dangerous for children under 5, however adults who are not vaccinated can become infected. 1 out of 4 adults infected with Measles end up hospitalized.
Colon cancer develops on the large intestine, It can be hard to detect in the early stages, and it often shows up as a polyp in the early stages. If left untreated it can spread to other organs, like the liver and even the lungs. Depending on your age, or if you experience any rectal bleeding or blood in your stool, it is important to get a medical screening.
Ulcers, known as Peptic ulcers in the medical community come in two types, Gastric and Duodental ulcers. The most common symptom of an ulcer is stomach pain. An ulcer is an open sore that develops in the inside of the stomach or the upper part of the small intestine. Gastric ulcers occur on the stomach portion and Duodenal ulcers occur on the upper part of the small intestine.