Common Causes of High Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is the measure of the force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. The heart pumps blood into blood vessels, which carry the blood throughout the body. High blood pressure, also called hypertension, is dangerous because it makes the heart work harder to pump blood out to the...
Read More

Ways To Diagnose Heart Conditions

Your doctor will do some simple tests to get clues about how well your ticker is doing. They'll listen to your heart, take your heart rate, and check your blood pressure. You may get a blood test, too. We know that the risk of cardiovascular disease is related to age,...
Read More

How Does Ultrasound Help Determine if a Lump Is A Concern?

Although they are usually harmless, finding a lump can be concerning. The most common types of lumps are cysts and tumours. A cyst is a small sac filled with air, fluid, or other material. A tumour is an unusual area of extra tissue. Both can be found in your skin,...
Read More

What is Chest X-Ray, and Why Are They Performed?

If you were asked what you would see in an X-ray image, odds are you would say bones. And it’s true – X-ray imaging is very good at looking at your bones. But interestingly, the most frequently performed X-ray exam is a chest X-ray. This exam may be ordered to...
Read More

The Root of Many Health Problems: Nutritional Deficiencies

Nutrition is the term that represents the nutrients required by a body. It consists of essential minerals and vitamins that protect the body from various diseases and regulate body development. These cannot be produced in a body naturally; rather the body absorbs them from the regular diet. There are several...
Read More

Are X-rays or Imaging Tests Safe During Pregnancy?

Pregnancy is a time to take good care of yourself and your unborn child. Many things are especially important during pregnancy, such as eating right, cutting out cigarettes and alcohol, and being careful about the prescription and over-the-counter drugs you take. Diagnostic x-rays and other medical radiation procedures of the...
Read More

What Lifestyle Changes Can Help Manage Thyroid?

An underactive thyroid -- you may hear it called hypothyroidism -- can make you feel lousy. Any doctor will tell you that to manage hypothyroidism, you need an appropriate dosage of synthetic thyroid hormone to replace what your body isn’t making on its own. But most people living with hypothyroidism...
Read More

Why a Digital X-ray Is Better?

If you’ve ever broken a bone, you know what an X-ray is. Though known for their ability to visualize fractures and bone abnormalities, X-rays have many uses. Pneumonia, abnormal masses and more are all evaluated with an X-ray. Thanks to the digital X-ray, those evaluations are better than ever. What...
Read More

Essential Health Screening Tests for Every Stage of an Individual Life

Health screenings are an essential aspect of preventative health for people of all ages. Your provider will often recommend tests when you come in. Throughout our lives, we are especially susceptible to some diseases at certain ages. Because different health issues present at separate times, it is not practical to...
Read More

7 Health Symptoms Doctors Suggest Never to Ignore

Some health symptoms are self-inflicted, but others can not always be dismissed as so, and if ignored can lead to bigger health issues. Sometimes things happen in our bodies that seem minor and which we may be tempted to dismiss. However, some of these are health warning signs that should...
Read More

Make Your Appointment Today