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.
How Healthy Is Your Stress?
Healthy Stress vs. Unhealthy Stress: What's the Difference?
Healthy Stress (Eustress)
Managing Both Types of Stress in Your Life
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.
How Are Headaches Related to Vision?
Symptoms of Eyestrain
When Eyestrain Is a Cause for Concern
Eye Conditions That Can Cause Eyestrain and Eye Pain
Eye Exams at Gulf Coast Health Center
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.
3 Types of Exercise for a Healthier Heart
2. Strength (Resistance) Training
3. Flexibility and Balance
Schedule a Checkup and Cardiovascular Health Screening at Gulf Coast Health Center
Everyone – no matter how healthy you are or what age you are – should visit their general practitioner each year for a wellness examination.
Why Annual Physical Exams Are Important
What Is a Wellness Exam?
5 Benefits of Annual Wellness Exams
1. Establishing a Health Baseline
2. Early Detection and Intervention
3. Personalized Health and Wellness Advice
4. Preventative Care
5. Cost Savings
Schedule Your Next Wellness Exam at Gulf Coast Health Center
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
What You Should Know About the Omicron Variant
Continue Protecting Yourself and Others Using the Same Methods
Schedule a COVID-19 Vaccine or Booster at Gulf Coast Health Center
Sweet treats and festive drinks are big parts of the holiday festivities. Unfortunately, most of our holiday favorites are not the healthiest dietary options.
7 Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays
1. Plan Your Treats
2. Keep Your Teeth Busy
3. Be Active
4. Start With Veggies
5. Stay Hydrated
6. Take Your Time
Schedule a Post-Holiday Wellness Appointment at Gulf Coast Health Center
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.