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Let’s Talk Health: High Blood Pressure

May 16, 2019

Did you know that 1 in every 3 Americans has high blood pressure? High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a leading factor for death across the world, causing heart attacks and strokes. Hypertension occurs when your blood pressure stays higher than a normal level for a long period of time. This puts a continuous strain … Continued

Concerned about vaccinating your child?

April 2, 2019

Vaccines have been around for over 200 years, and since then, there have been dramatic decreases in deaths and disabilities from diseases such as measles, polio, tetanus, pneumonia, and whooping cough, to name a few. We give the majority of vaccines to children, the most vulnerable, in order to protect them against these diseases. Keeping … Continued

What are you doing for your heart?

February 5, 2019

Heart Health Month Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the entire world. In the United States, 1 in every 3 deaths is due to heart disease. Luckily heart disease is something you can help prevent. Many forms of heart disease are caused by poor diet, lack of exercise, smoking, and even … Continued

Sugar Isn’t So Sweet

January 14, 2019

The New Year is the perfect time to start thinking about your health goals. Your diet makes a big difference in your health. This week I wanted to focus on added sugar. A diet high in added sugars causes spikes in blood sugar, energy fluctuations, and weight gain. For those who have type-2 diabetes or … Continued