Every three seconds, someone breaks a bone due to osteoporosis, according to information from the International Osteoporosis Foundation. These fractures can be prevented through regular bone density testing. These scans determine your risk of developing osteoporosis and help us decide upon the best course of treatment to ensure your bones remain healthy. What is osteoporosis? Your […]
Osteoporosis and bone density scans can help discover calcium deficiencies in bones. Are you at risk? Read more to understand what our doctors look for.
Choosing the best supplements to take for general health isn’t all that easy. A “simple” shopping errand to pick up vitamins has turned into a confusing visit to decipher the difference between a myriad of brands, supplements and herbal remedies. More than half of Americans—68 percent—take some type of dietary supplement, according to the Council […]
You can deck the halls with healthier habits this holiday season. By saying no to the salt shaker, you’re doing your body a favor. What you may not realize is that there are several sneaky ways salt oozes into our diets. In fact, 75 percent of the sodium Americans consume doesn’t come from the salt shaker, […]
Modern medicine has yet to create a crystal ball that can predict future health problems, but it has created useful tests and screenings that can provide a roadmap. These “maps” are tools that let patients know which diseases are most likely to present challenges to their health. This is where internal medicine is brought in. […]