Tips for Healthy Living

What Is Internal Medicine?
May 30th, 2017

Internal medicine focuses on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases and health conditions. Internal medicine physicians – or “internists” – are like pediatricians for adults, because they can provide care for a wide variety of conditions. They perform annual wellness check-ups and work physicals, as well as treat acute and chronic conditions such as diabetes, high blood...

4 Vaccines Every Adult Should Get
May 23rd, 2017

Vaccines aren’t just for children. Adults too are encouraged to attend their annual check-ups and stay up-to-date with their vaccines in order to prevent the spread of dangerous yet preventable diseases. Many factors play a role in determining which vaccines are best for your health needs, including your age, lifestyle, medical conditions, travel plans and previous immunizations. Vaccines are...

One reason why you may be losing sleep
May 16th, 2017

Everyone will experience restless sleep at one point or another, and this is completely normal. But if your lack of sleep is continual and affecting your everyday life, then it may be time to see a specialist. Inadequate sleep can cause low energy, trouble concentrating, headaches and severe long-term effects ranging from depression to heart problems.

There are many reasons why you may...

Why Schedule your Well-Woman Exam?
April 28th, 2017

Sometimes life gets in the way of minor things such as remembering to call someone back, getting an oil change on time, or picking up the dry cleaning. But when it comes to your health, it’s important to keep up with your regular checkups. Physicians recommend that women schedule and attend their well-woman visits for two very important reasons:

  • You’ll stay up-to-date on...
April 10th, 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.