Posts Tagged ‘treatment’

High Blood Pressure – What You Need to Know

Did you know nearly 1 in 3 American adults have high blood pressure? High blood pressure will not go away without treatment such as lifestyle changes or physician prescribed medications. Blood pressure is the force of blood flow inside your blood vessels. Blood pressure measurement consists of two numbers. The first number is the pressure […]


Summer Protection

Summer has officially arrived! Warm air! Beaches! Lemonade!  While enjoying the many wonderful things that summer brings, we also have to remember the dangers that come with the heat of the sun! Every year, more then 100,000 individuals seek the care of a local Emergency Room or physician for a heat-related illness.  But more alarming […]


Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease where there are high levels of sugar in the blood. Diabetes affects more than 20 million Americans and over 40 million Americans have pre-diabetes (early type 2 diabetes). Chronic or long-term high blood sugars can lead to serious health problems including: Eye problems/Blindness Non-healing sores that can lead to infection or […]


Sunburn Degrees and Treatments

Is that sunburn or are you blushing at me? Sunburn is skin damage from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. There are three degrees of sunburn and they are as follows: Degrees of Sunburn First: Redness in the skin. Second: Some reddening of the skin and water blisters. Third: Most to all require the immediate care […]