Spring – Apr 2020

Spring has got to be the best of the four seasons. Warmer weather and longer days are embraced after the cold, dark winter. With spring comes new growth and hope for the future. People usually feel happier, healthier and more vibrant in the spring. We are in better moods and enjoy being more active. It Read More …

Edema – Mar 2020

“Edema” is the medical term for swelling. Body parts swell from injury or inflammation. It can affect a small area or the entire body. Medications, pregnancy, infections, and many other medical problems can cause edema. Edema happens when your small blood vessels leak fluid into nearby tissues. That extra fluid builds up, which makes the Read More …

Cabin Fever – Feb 2020

The Oxford Dictionary defines ‘cabin fever’ as “irritability, listlessness, and similar symptoms resulting from long confinement or isolation indoors during the winter.” Our winters aren’t as bad as other places in the country but when we get hit with big storms and -17° temperatures our roads can be treacherous and many people prefer to just Read More …

Vertigo – Jan 2020

Vertigo is the feeling of dizziness, like the world is spinning around while you’re still or even lying down. It may cause loss of balance or nausea. These symptoms can be so severe it causes vomiting. There are a number of different causes of vertigo. Vertigo can be defined based upon whether the cause is Read More …

High Blood Pressure – Dec 2019

Blood pressure is a measure of how hard the blood pushes against the walls of your arteries as it moves through your body. It’s normal for blood pressure to go up and down throughout the day, but if it stays up, you have high blood pressure. Another name for high blood pressure is hypertension. When Read More …