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Working With A Family Doctor

About 10 years ago, my friend convinced me to switch to a new family doctor. Our new physician was caring, enthusiastic, and extremely detail oriented. When he performed physicals, he didn't hesitate to order blood work or to investigate a strange symptom. This year, that great care really paid off. My doctor discovered a small skin lesion, which turned out to be cancerous. This blog is all about the benefits of working with a professional family doctor. Check out these articles to find out how to choose a health care clinic, and what types of symptoms you should report to your doctor. You never know, it could save your life.

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Tips For Understanding Alzheimer's Genetic Testing Basics
25 April 2019

Whether you're concerned about your parents or eve

4 Steps To Take If You Think You Have A Heart Problem
6 February 2019

Everyone has seen dramatic depictions of heart att

Struggling To Stay Alert? Getting A Good Night's Sleep May Not Be Enough
12 November 2018

If you constantly struggle to stay alert throughou

4 Advantages Of Having An In-Home Health Care Provider
14 August 2018

One of the things you may need to do at some point

Tips For Preparing To Birth Your Child
30 June 2018

Giving birth to your first child will be one of th

Tips For Understanding Alzheimer’s Genetic Testing Basics

Whether you're concerned about your parents or even your own vulnerability to Alzheimer's disease, you may be wondering about the benefits of home-based genetic testing for the gene that's been identified to increase your risk factor. Before you order one of these take-at-home genetic tests, there are a few things that you should know. The Basics Of Gene Testing When you undergo genetic testing for any reason, the tests will be looking for either risk genes, determinant genes, or both. Read More 

4 Steps To Take If You Think You Have A Heart Problem

Everyone has seen dramatic depictions of heart attacks in television and movies. Heart attacks are one of the leading causes of death in the United States, which is why heart problems can be so troubling. Here are four steps you can take if you think you may have a heart problem: 1. Know when to be concerned. Heart palpitations are some of the most common heart disturbances. When you experience a heart palpitation, it may feel like your heart is skipping a beat. Read More 

Struggling To Stay Alert? Getting A Good Night’s Sleep May Not Be Enough

If you constantly struggle to stay alert throughout the day, you may need more than just a good night's sleep to overcome your problem. Although sufficient sleep benefits you mentally and physically, things like poor nutrition can prevent your body from receiving the rest it needs each night. Here's how poor nutrition makes you feel tired and how you can improve it. How Does Poor Nutrition Affect Sleep? Many factors can affect the quality of your sleep, including food. Read More 

4 Advantages Of Having An In-Home Health Care Provider

One of the things you may need to do at some point is to take care of an elderly loved one. This is sure to be one of the top ways to give back to this person. However, doing this can be a full-time job and may be extremely difficult to do. It's a great idea to hire an in-home health care provider to assist you with this task. Being aware of some of the benefits of doing so may be helpful. Read More 

Tips For Preparing To Birth Your Child

Giving birth to your first child will be one of the most momentous occasions in your life. Not surprisingly, it is common for both parents to feel stressed about the pending birth. In order to be as prepared as possible, you should make sure that you are following some important steps in preparing for the arrival of your first child. Have A Plan Ready When labor starts, it can be easy for both parents to experience a sense of panic or stress. Read More