A measure of health many primary care providers may use when conducting an annual physical is BMI. BMI simply means Body-Mass-Index. It is an important tool to gauge overall health.
Most people have heard that stress kills. Most know that stress plays a big role in heart disease and stroke. And many understand the connection of stress to weight gain, which adds to both stress and heart disease.
New diagnoses of diabetes mellitus is increasing rapidly in the United States and is a serious medical condition. Naturally, many want to know the early signs and symptoms of diabetes.
Many people are concerned with stomach fat. Losing weight is important for anyone with heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, and many other serious health conditions.
Choosing a primary care doctor, or primary care physician (PCP) can be difficult. With so many from which to choose, many people simply let their insurance company assign their PCP.
Coronary heart disease remains the number one cause of death in the United States. Although New Mexico is ranked fairly low among these statistics, it is the only state which is not making progress in reducing that number.
There are plenty of questions surrounding colon cancer. In this article, we will briefly answer the top 7 most common questions about colon cancer.
Although there are over 100 types of arthritic conditions, there are two major, osteo and rheumatoid and even these are often lumped together in the minds of most. And although the general symptoms are very similar in all cases of arthritis, treatments can be radically different.