Tips for Healthy Living

Hernia Repair
July 13th, 2017

After Bariatric Surgery

A hernia is a bulge or protrusion of tissue through a weakened spot in the abdominal wall, muscle or other tissue that contains it. Many types of surgery can put you at risk of developing one, in part because the spot where the surgery takes place is weakened at the point of contact with a surgical instrument. Bariatric (or “weight loss”) surgery such as...

3 Lifestyle Changes to Lower Your Cholesterol
July 06th, 2017

Get heart-healthy with our simple lifestyle tips

Abnormal cholesterol levels can have adverse side effects on your health, which is why it is very important that you attend your annual wellness visits so your doctor can keep tabs on your cholesterol. There are two types of cholesterol: HDL and LDL. LDL (low-density lipoprotein) is the “bad” cholesterol and HDL (high-density...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
June 30th, 2017

A Top Cause of Women’s Infertility

If you’ve never heard of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and you’re a woman of childbearing age – listen up. PCOS is a hormonal disorder that’s characterized by irregular or missed periods, adult acne, excess hair growth or thinning hair, weight gain, and an inability to ovulate. It’s the number one cause of infertility in women of childbearing age...

Seasonal Allergies
June 22nd, 2017

The sounds of summer are so familiar, so unchanging from one year to the next: mosquitos buzzing… lawnmowers roaring…children laughing in the pool and on the playground.

And then there’s all that sneezing, coughing and nose blowing.

If you experience itchy and watery eyes, sinus congestion or a runny nose in the summer months, you’re not alone. Millions of adults and children...

June 19th, 2017

AdventHealth Medical Group and FOX 35 WOFL have teamed up for AdventHealth House Calls! Each week, one of our primary care or specialty physicians practicing here in Central Florida will be providing important health information to FOX 35 viewers and website visitors.