It’s almost impossible to watch TV or follow social media without someone telling us how to keep our heart healthy. Our grocery stores are filled with products screaming, “Buy me, I’m heart healthy.” Of course we all want to keep our hearts fit and functioning,
No matter your skin tone, sun protection is important. Did you know that sand, snow, or water can reflect 85% of the sun’s rays? So stay out of the sun during peak hours, and wear protective clothing and sunscreen. But how do you choose a sunscreen that works?
Heart disease can mean a lot of things—but one of the most common types of heart disease is coronary artery disease. To help lower your risk of getting this common condition, there are five things you can do right now.
During a physical exam, your doctor may recommend cholesterol and triglycerides tests. These tests measure lipids—fats and fatty substances your body uses for energy. Lipids are stored in your blood and tissues. High lipid levels may mean you’re at higher risk of experiencing a heart attack or stroke.
Having diabetes doesn’t mean you have to give up delicious snacks! You just need to plan a bit more and understand how each kind of food affects your body. Store premeasured portions of food, keep cut-up raw vegetables in the fridge,
Internal Medicine Physicians of the North Shore continues to update our procedures to ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff. We are keeping informed about the recommendations from the CDC and DPH. Please note that patients may not come to the office if they have signs or symptoms* of COVID-19 or have any risk of COVID-19 (e.g.,
The flu is caused by several influenza viruses (which are not the same as the virus that causes COVID-19). Most flu outbreaks happen in late fall and winter. Getting a flu shot in the autumn can help prevent the virus for the entire flu season.