Doctor Talk

  • Are You at Risk for Fatty Liver/ Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)?

    SEP 14, 2020

    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (or NAFLD) is a whole spectrum of disorders of the liver that range from extra fat deposits in liver cells (steatosis) all the way to severe fibrosis (hardening of the liver).

  • Cholesterol Explainer

    AUG 31, 2020

    Cholesterol is one of the building blocks of human cells – it occurs naturally in the body and is present in certain food products like meat and dairy. Not only is it essential for human tissues, it also aids in the production of sex hormones and fosters bile production in the liver.

  • Alleviate the Itch

    AUG 21, 2020

    Even though it’s possible to get poison ivy, oak and sumac year-round, you’re more likely to encounter it in the summer months when you’re working in the yard or romping through the woods on a hike.

  • Advanced Aortic Aneurysm Repair

    JUL 17, 2020

    An aortic aneurysm (AA) is an abnormal bulge in the aorta, the largest artery that carries blood through the heart and feeds other parts of the body.

  • Fight Heel Pain with These Quick Fixes

    JUL 09, 2020

    If you’re suffering with chronic pain in your heel or foot, you’re not alone. An estimated one million people visit their doctor each year due to plantar fasciitis, a chronic degeneration or breaking down of the dense connective tissue that runs from your heel to the base of the toes.

  • What is Lifestyle Medicine?

    JUN 05, 2020

    According to the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, lifestyle medicine is an evidence-based approach (a fancy way of saying it’s based on scientific research and data) to preventing, treating and even reversing diseases by replacing unhealthy behaviors with positive ones.