Ghost hunting teams attempt to prove the existence of invisible beings by collecting other visible clues and evidence. High blood pressure and hypertension are called silent killers, or invisible diseases that cause lasting damage.
If you’re a chocolate fan, this might be your piece. Recent studies are indicating that in addition to being delicious, chocolate can actually have a positive effect on your brain.
If you’re like most women, especially those in “caring” professions such as full-time moms, nurses or teachers, you are more likely to put aside your own health concerns while being the main scheduler for your children or spouse.
Make no bones about it–calcium is the key to fortifying your developing baby’s bones, teeth and moving blood through the body. Our bodies don’t make calcium so it has to be obtained from other sources, either from food or a supplement.
It’s true, calcium does help prevent osteoporosis. But there are many other ways you can protect your bones from this disease. The best form of defense begins when we are children, but if you’re past that stage in your life, there’s still hope.
Do you remember your first sunburn? Not the one that turned your shoulders and your nose pink after an afternoon at the pool. The “I fell asleep while laying out at the beach and nobody woke me up to tell me to reapply my sunscreen” sunburn.
Happy Mother’s Day from The Woman’s Clinic! If you’re a mom, we hope the weekend was relaxing and special. We know you work hard balancing work, family, and time for yourself (do you even remember what that’s really like?). Even if you’re not a mom, you know how easy it is to go through each week taking care of everything else but yourself.
In the state of Mississippi, 700,000 people have been diagnosed with high blood pressure and thousands more are at risk. High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is one of the major risks of both heart disease and stroke.
An infertility diagnosis is one that can throw a couple’s or an individual’s life for a loop. It can take the dream of growing a family on a completely different path than they might have been planning for. That’s why, this April 22nd - 28th, we urge all of our patients to help us bring more light to this common but life-altering condition with National Infertility Awareness Week.
If you’re in the process of trying to get pregnant, or if you’re already expecting a baby, one of the top things on your to-do list is to kick your smoking habit if you are a smoker. Even though the risks of smoking while pregnant have been well known for a number of years, a report issued recently by the Centers for Disease Control indicates that even with all the information and education about potential health risks, women are still reaching for cigarettes while they’re pregnant.