It’s Spring! (aka Allergy Season?)

It's the first official day of SPRING! Temperatures are warming as the sun is shining, trees have started budding, and flowers have started blooming... hallmarks of the spring season at hand. However, they are also hallmarks of “allergy season.” Even as flu season seems to fade behind us, warmer temperatures which herald springtime may herald allergies for many as well. Sneezing, itching, watering eyes, sinus pain, and other such pesky symptoms, sometimes related to what’s commonly termed as “hay fever,” can become most annoying during the spring season – often leading to it being called “allergy season.” In reality, however, there isn’t just one specific season when everyone’s allergies fla

Take Time To Appreciate Your Kidneys

Since March is National Kidney Month, take a few moments to learn, and maybe appreciate, more about your kidneys: WHAT ARE KIDNEYS? Kidneys are two of the most important organs in your body. They filter your blood and help rid your body of waste products. Each kidney is about the size of a mobile phone. They have a unique shape - kidney beans are so named for their similar shape. Your kidneys are located just under your back ribs, but you cannot feel them with your hands. Inside each kidney there are about a million nephrons, which are tiny filters that catch what your body doesn't need to send it out as waste. WHAT DO KIDNEYS DO? 1) Kidneys get rid of waste products carried in the blood. As

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. We encourage you to ask your questions and express your concerns to our healthcare professionals. Please, don't be embarrassed or avoid direct and open discussion of ANY issues you may be having. We're here to help, but can only do so if you let us. Your health is far too important to keep quiet! Let's talk about it! Get Educated & Get Screened Many patients report no symptoms prior to diagnosis. Be aware of any changes in your digestive habits. Colorectal Cancer symptoms include: • Rectal bleeding • Change in bowel habits • Blood in your stool • Abdominal or low back pain • Unexplained weight loss • Anemia Here are some additional importa

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