Archive for January, 2019

4 Reasons You Need a Primary Care Doctor in Your 20s

January 30, 2019 | Primary Care, Wellness

Millennial in Primary Care Visit GraphicIf you’re in your 20s, you’re likely taking on all sorts of firsts, like a first full-time job, first apartment, and possibly it’s the first time managing all of your own health care. If you’re healthy, you may be wondering if you need anything beyond a walk-in clinic or virtual visit for the handful of times you need a doctor. However, there are a number of good reasons to establish a relationship with a trusted primary care doctor as a young adult.

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Medicine is a Team Sport

January 23, 2019 | Primary Care, Provider

“{My doctor} saved my life.” – Sam Wyrick

 

When Sam’s father died in 2015 of pancreatic cancer, she began to question her own pancreatic health. Then, her well-check up in 2016 showed slightly elevated levels of liver enzymes.

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Winter Depression: Why You Might Feel Blue and What To Do

January 21, 2019 | Behavioral Medicine, Wellness

Depressed woman at home looking out window.Winter months bring the cozy glow of candlelight, the merriment of the holidays and the sweet fun of Valentine’s Day, and the coveted extra hour of sleep. But, for many, the shorter days and longer nights make them feel closed in, worn out, and emotionally down.

If you find yourself wanting to crawl back under the covers on cold winter mornings, you might be prone to winter depression, or Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

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Doctor and Patient Advocate: Meet Dr. Camille Andy

January 16, 2019 | Primary Care, Provider

Camille Andy, MD at LeBauer Summerfield VillageAs a new year gets underway, Dr. Camille Andy with LeBauer HealthCare at Summerfield Village has a word of hope for anyone struggling to reach health goals or New Year’s resolutions. “It’s never too late to work on changes,” says Dr. Andy.

Trying something new to reach a health goal is something Dr. Andy is familiar with in her own life. She didn’t start regularly exercising until she was an adult and working in her medical career.

“Exercise was not something I grew up with,” says Dr. Andy. “I’ve learned how it can be fun and something that I like doing. It’s about enjoying moving and getting stronger and being more fit. I have a young daughter I need to keep up with, so it’s especially important to me to be able to have stamina. I’ve discovered spin classes, CrossFit, and strength training are all types of exercise that I enjoy.”

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LeBauer HealthCare Burlington Station Welcomes Dr. Tracy McLean-Scocuzza

January 10, 2019 | Primary Care, Provider

Tracy McLean-Scocuzza, MDIf you’re looking for a new doctor in the Burlington, NC, area, Dr. Tracy McLean-Scocuzza is now at LeBauer HealthCare Burlington Station and is accepting patients. She is board-certified in internal medicine and cares for adults. Learn more about Dr. McLean-Scocuzza and her dedication to understanding the patient perspective.

Health Explained in Your Terms

As a child, Dr. McLean-Scocuzza knew she wanted to pursue a career in medicine, but it was her experience with the medical system as a teenager that fueled her passion for communication from the patient’s perspective.

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Sports Medicine: A Q&A with LeBauer’s Jeremy Schmitz, M.D.

January 4, 2019 | Sports Medicine, Provider

Dr. Jeremy Schmitz, Sports Medicine at LeBauer Grandover VillageIf you’re in need of a sports medicine doctor and are looking for someone who truly cares about your well-being as an individual, Jeremy Schmitz, MD, is currently accepting new patients. Schmitz works at LeBauer’s new Grandover office located on Guilford College Road in Greensboro, NC.  

As part of the LeBauer Sports Medicine team, Schmitz treats a wide array of sports medicine conditions.

Get to know more about him through this Q&A session!

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