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Respiratory Infections Q & A

Respiratory Infections, also referred to as acute respiratory infections, are medical conditions which can interfere with normal lung function. These infections can be contagious and usually begin in the nose, windpipe or trachea, and spread to the lungs. If the infection is left untreated it can continue to spread throughout the respiratory system and cause damage. The elderlyRead More

What is High Cholesterol

What is High Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a type of lipid, or fat, which is found in a person’s blood. A person’s cells need cholesterol to function, however the body makes all it could ever need. Cholesterol levels become elevated when a person eats numerous foods which are high in the fat. If too much cholesterol builds up in aRead More

Hypertension Q & A

What is Hypertension? Hypertension, commonly called high blood pressure, affects billions of individuals throughout the world and the treatment for the condition is a priority at Elevate Health Group. To better understand hypertension, it is beneficial to know that blood pressure itself if the force exerted on blood vessels as blood moves through them. Hypertension is definedRead More

Diabetes Q & A

What is Diabetes? Diabetes pertains to a group of diseases which affect how a person’s body digests and uses sugars. People with diabetes have difficulty processing sugars because either their bodies don’t produce enough insulin or because they are not using insulin properly, and occasionally both. Diabetes comes in multiple types: type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.Read More

Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Saving Time “fall back” doesn’t equal sleep gain  Daylight Saving Time officially ends at 2:00 am this Sunday. In theory, “falling back” means an extra hour of sleep this weekend. Winston Churchill once described Daylight Saving Time like this: “An extra yawn one morning in the springtime, an extra snooze one night in the autumn… WeRead More

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