Tips for Healthy Living

April 01st, 2019

Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, affects about 1.6 million Americans who are usually diagnosed before the age of 35. This painful, and potentially life-threatening, chronic condition is a blanket term that’s used to describe two both Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

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April 01st, 2019

Like so many diseases, the outlook for colorectal cancer depends on when it is found. If it’s caught early, before it spreads outside the colon wall, surgery to remove it is usually effective.

July 11th, 2018

About Postpartum Depression

It’s not uncommon for a new mom to go through a short period of feeling emotionally down following the birth of her child. Commonly termed the “baby blues,” this condition may be a natural reaction to the stresses, fatigue and hormonal changes attendant to childbirth, and it typically passes within just a few days. But when it doesn’t – Learn more...

July 11th, 2018

Reassurance for New Parents

Pregnancy is a fascinating state of being, as well as a challenging time of life. There is so much to look forward to, but also so much to learn, on the journey to parenthood. And it all starts the day that you find out you are pregnant. One of the best and most important things you can do at this time is to schedule and keep your regular prenatal visits...

May 17th, 2018

Spring has sprung, and, while many can enjoy the outdoors on a beautiful spring afternoon, those of us with seasonal allergies can suffer. Seasonal allergic rhinitis, commonly referred to as hay fever, affects thousands of people in Central Florida. Symptoms include sneezing, stuffiness, a runny nose and itchiness in your nose, the roof of your mouth, throat, eyes or ears.