High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

Let’s talk about the new blood pressure guidelines that the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released recently concerning high blood pressure. These guidelines are recommendations for treating blood pressure that’s considered higher...
Things You Should Know About Headaches

Things You Should Know About Headaches

There are there are probably hundreds of things that cause headaches. What we see typically at the Urgency Center are migraine headaches and sinus headaches. With that being said, there are a few things you should know about headaches if you have a headache on...
Heart Palpitations

Heart Palpitations

What are Heart Palpitations? Heart palpitations are defined as an unpleasant awareness of a forceful, rapid, or irregular heartbeat. People who experience heart palpitations describe the feeling as if their heart is flip-flopping, fluttering, or forcefully beating....
Five Reasons to Avoid Halloween Contacts

Five Reasons to Avoid Halloween Contacts

Five Reasons to Avoid Halloween Contacts…or at least wear them safely! Dressing up for Halloween is tons of fun and the more over the top the cost the more fun, it seems. Don’t let exuberance over your attire impact your health! Every year, colored Halloween contacts...
Sepsis

Sepsis

While driving a kid to some sort of after school activity recently, I heard a public service announcement on the radio for sepsis awareness. I was somewhat floored by the ad – enough so that a kid asked me what was wrong! I think I was taken aback by an ad...