If you haven’t heard yet, heart disease is still considered the number one killer of women in the United States. To make the impact of this health concern clearer, over 300,000 women die from heart disease each year, which is more than motor vehicle accidents, the flu and breast cancer.
If you have suffered chest pain, you know how scary it can be. You may have even had a complete cardiac evaluation from your physician. However, the tests were negative – you have no heart issue, but you’re still suffering from chest pain? What else may be causing this?
If diarrhea, constipation, nausea, heartburn, bloating and gas are a part of your daily routine, you aren’t alone. Many people in today’s modern society have digestive issues that they have just accepted as “normal,” even though they are often embarrassing, painful or inconvenient.
Did you know that women often fare far worse than men after they experience a cardiac event? One of the reasons for this is that it is often confusing to make sense of the warning symptoms when they arise. Women are also much less likely than men to seek help right away at the first […]
According to the fitness industry, all you have to do is balance your “calories in vs. calories out” if you want to lose weight. However, for those who have ever actually tried to lose weight, this simplistic view of the complex human body does not represent the struggle they face when trying to lose weight.
For many people, the occasional sour stomach is no real cause for concern. It is likely the result of a case of the “nerves” or having eaten something past its expiration date. However, if your body is regularly experiencing strange symptoms that you believe may be triggered by certain foods or drinks, then you may […]
No matter your age, it is crucial to adopt daily habits that promote health. Aging has long been associated with poor health and increased risk for life threatening disease, but healthy living can change the future of your health. Heart disease is responsible for one out of every four deaths. Because of this, it is […]
At Premier Health and Wellness, new patients often approach us with their concerns about their weight. Either they have found themselves gaining weight, even though their lifestyle hasn’t changed, or their efforts to lose weight on their own have been unsuccessful. When we sit in the office together, it is never surprising to learn that […]
For some time now, doctors have been working with women to address the symptoms they experience as they grow older and enter menopause. More recently, doctors have started to notice that men are experiencing very similar symptoms as they age, a type of male menopause. These doctors have given these symptoms the name andropause and are working towards more […]
Typically, memory loss or decreased mental acuity is an expected part of growing older. Simply because this symptom of growing older is expected, that doesn’t mean it should be accepted as inevitable. The habits adult develop now can change the future of the health, and brain wellness is not an exception to that rule. Through the daily adoption […]