Tonsillitis vs. Strep

Tonsillitis vs. Strep Throat: What’s the Difference? Sore throats affect millions of people each year. Their cause can range from a simple inflammation due to allergies to a bacterial infection or an underlying health condition.  Two of the most common causes of throat pain include strep throat and tonsillitis.  While they exhibit some of the … Continued

A High Blood Pressure Diet

An Effective and Practical High Blood Pressure Diet Did you know that your diet can directly affect your blood pressure reading?  While most of us think of the condition as a hereditary illness that affects older adults or those who have heart issues, anyone at any time can have high blood pressure, and diet plays … Continued

Allergies vs. COVID-19: Know the Difference

Someone grab the tissues! Seasonal allergies are in full swing throughout the country, and many people feel their wrath as they celebrate all things fall.  Affecting nearly 30% of adults and 40% of children each year, they’re a prevalent cause of minor yet irritating cold and flu-like symptoms.  Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, many people have … Continued

5 Early Warning Signs of Diabetes

About 1 in 10 Americans have diabetes. Nearly 95% of them have type 2 diabetes, a common health condition that develops in mid-life for most people. Anyone at any age can develop type 2 diabetes. According to the CDC, it is becoming a more common diagnosis in teens and young adults. Those classified as obese, … Continued