How do I know if I have heart disease?

Heart disease has been the leading cause of death in the US since 1950 with statistics showing that one person dies every 33 seconds. In 2021, 375,476 people died from this illness.  The major risk factors for heart disease are:  To find out if you may have coronary artery disease, you can ask your physician to order […]

Does Your Primary Care Doctor Really Know You?

  The Importance of a New Patient Intake With all the changes in healthcare and health insurance, most of us have had several primary care doctors over our lifetimes. Plus, many of us living here in Southwest Florida are not native to the area, so we had to seek out a new primary care doctor […]

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

In this blog post, we will talk about a few other types of DNA testing for colorectal cancer screening, but we want you to know that experts agree that a colonoscopy is the gold standard in testing for this type of cancer. If you are 50 or older, then you should be scheduling a colonoscopy. […]

Show Your Heart Some Love

February, that month devoted to love and romance, is rightly represented everywhere by beautiful red hearts. So what a perfect month to name American Heart Month and to raise awareness about taking better care of your heart! We’d love to keep this post strictly romantic – however, the tragic reality is that heart disease is […]

January is National Thyroid Awareness Month

Do you ever find yourself feeling consistently fatigued or weak? Body aches and unexplainable weight changes? Maybe you’ve been dealing with hair loss, dry skin, and brittle nails or have recently become extra forgetful? You’re not alone. 30 Million Americans currently have thyroid disease and according to the American Thyroid Association, more than 12% of […]