May is Arthritis Awareness Month, and the team at Gulf Coast Health Center is taking the opportunity to help educate our patients about arthritis while providing them with tips for living a healthier, more active, and less painful life with the condition.
Stress gets a bad rap. No matter what, too much of it is usually a bad thing. However, some stress is actually good stress – also called eustress – and this type of stress can create meaning, flavor, and direction in our lives. So, while it’s important to manage your stress levels, you first need to understand the different types of stress and how they are helpful or harmful to you.
Vision problems are not the only cause of headaches. However, they are a potential cause, and they’re more common than you might think. Throughout your lifetime, your eyes and vision will change. So, even though you have never needed glasses or had optical issues in the past, it does not necessarily mean that you won’t encounter these medical issues in the future.
Each February marks American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness about the importance of heart health, ailments that affect the heart, and the things we can all do to improve our cardiovascular health and, subsequently, our quality of life and life expectancy as well.
Everyone – no matter how healthy you are or what age you are – should visit their general practitioner each year for a wellness examination.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, many variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus have emerged. While the changes found in many variants have almost no impact on how the virus affects us, some variants do have genetic changes that can significantly impact the effect of the virus
Sweet treats and festive drinks are big parts of the holiday festivities. Unfortunately, most of our holiday favorites are not the healthiest dietary options.
If you are fully vaccinated, the CDC no longer requires you to wear a mask or socially distance whether you are outdoors or indoors, at home or in public, with your family or around strangers.