The spring issue of Healthstyle is now available and full of great information. Learn about new communication trends in healthcare delivery, how to outsmart allergens, how to care for your skin during the summer sun, and more!
When people think of women’s cancer, most automatically think of breast cancer. But not all female cancers are pink. Some are teal. Did you know that more than 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer, and over 4,000 will die from it each year in the United States? [Read more…]
For those constantly looking for pain relief for their inflammation, these anti-inflammatory drinks may be the solution you’ve been searching for. Anti-inflammatory drinks are great for managing stomach and muscle pain because they are easy to attain and prepare at any time of the day. Not to mention that these liquids digest much faster than any anti-inflammatory foods would and can, therefore, provide quicker results. While the common causes of inflammation vary on each person’s immune system, the ingredients of these drinks are highly recommended to alleviate this type of pain. Try out our these 5 drink recommendations that work against inflammation: [Read more…]
It may seem to some of us that summer is just getting started. It is only mid-July. However, school is just around the corner, and with that comes the start of sports for many students. This requires a physical. But how do you know if you need a sports physical, a regular physical or at what age a physical should be conducted? In this article, we break it down for you. [Read more…]
Type 2 is a serious condition affecting 27 million Americans along with 86 million Americans with prediabetes. Luckily, if you have a family history of diabetes, or have been diagnosed as borderline, prediabetic or in the early stages of type 2 diabetes, there are numerous steps you can take to take control of your condition. Here, we investigate the top five ways to get ahead of type 2 diabetes. Just remember to discuss any lifestyle changes with your doctor before beginning any elements of the regimen described in the paragraphs below. [Read more…]
Having pushed off voting on a final product, there are still many questions surrounding the proposed Senate health care bill. And while a full ACA repeal looks to be unlikely, there are many potential changes on the horizon What would passage of the Senate healthcare bill mean for the average Arizonan? In this article, we break it down. [Read more…]
Arizonans are no strangers to hot temperatures, but unfortunately, during our summers it’s often safer and more comfortable to remain indoors than brave the triple digit heat. If you do decide to partake in outdoor activities this summer, being aware of the signs of heat-related illness can help keep your family healthy and safe. [Read more…]
So what is the FODMAP diet? If you are one of the many people that struggle with gut health or mood swings based on your eating habits, this diet is a life saver. This diet was coined by Australian researchers that realized their patients suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) experienced a significant amount of relief when applying these restrictions to their current diet. This diet has shown great success in reducing constipation, bloating, gas, and abdominal pain, and will most likely help your digestive issues whether you have IBS or not. Check with your AZ family physician to see if these FODMAPs are the source of your digestive health issues. [Read more…]