Why Heat and Humidity is Hard on the Heart

Does heat effect heart rate? Summer is an optimal time of year for those of all ages to hit the surf, go on vacation, participate in sports, and essentially spend a lot of time outdoors. When it comes to heart and cardiovascular health, patients hear time and time again how important it is to stay physically […]

Symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome

Toxic shock syndrome symptoms (TSS) may sound familiar to you, especially if you’ve ever purchased or used tampons. On nearly every package you buy, you’ll find the warning label regarding tampon use and TSS. In fact, about half of all diagnosed TSS cases are a result of tampon use. But, how concerned should you really be, […]

How to Prevent Osteoporosis Before It’s Too Late

Want to know how to prevent osteoporosis? Remember the milk commercials when our favorite stars and athletes would recite “calcium helps prevent osteoporosis” while they smiled through their milk mustache? Those commercials were so prevalent that this fact became ingrained in our minds. And it’s true, calcium does help prevent osteoporosis. But there are many other […]

The Meaning of Abnormal (Menstrual Cycle)

Abnormal periods… Do you have a normal menstrual cycle or an irregular menstrual cycle? Maybe you have been wondering why irregular periods have been happening and if there’s something you can do about it. Maybe you’re worried it is the sign of a larger problem. There are answers for your questions and our doctors ready to […]