Archive for November, 2015

How’s Your Health? Check These Key Numbers

November 24, 2015 | Primary Care

LeBauer-085Are you wanting to take the first steps to looking and feeling healthier, but not sure where to start? A good plan starts with understanding important health indicators, such as blood sugar, cholesterol, and other measures. Once you have an overview of your current health, it’s easier to set goals for exercise and diet.

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Managing Migraine Pain

November 20, 2015 | Neurology

iStock_000071662255_DoubleA pounding head, waves of nausea, and intolerance for bright lights are some of the symptoms that can be brought on by a migraine headache. While the symptoms and intensity of pain vary from person to person, any migraine sufferer will tell you that the experience can be miserable.

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Hot to the Touch: When is a Child’s Fever Too High?

November 18, 2015 | Primary Care

iStock_000012573825_LargeYou notice your child’s face is flushed and forehead feels hot. You reach for the thermometer and the reading confirms your suspicion of a high fever. As a parent, your first instinct is to worry; however, most of the time a fever is not an indication of anything serious. Learning these quick tips to help you assess the situation will put your mind at ease.

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Living An Active Life with COPD

November 11, 2015 | Pulmonary/Critical Care

LeBauer-017Imagine feeling breathless and tired after walking up one flight of stairs or getting dressed for the day. For patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), simple daily activities can lead to shortness of breath, wheezing, or exhaustion. These symptoms are why many COPD patients think they should avoid exercise and activity. However, avoiding exercise may be making things. worse.

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