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May 10, 2019
Every woman wants to have a healthy pregnancy. Putting as little stress on the baby while it’s in the womb is important, and it starts with excellent prenatal care. Learn more about the importance of prenatal care from Peconic Bay Medical Center.
May 7, 2019
Ultrasound technology has improved significantly over the last decade thanks to advances in imaging technology as well as health care reform. These advances improve patient experiences and make diagnoses more accurate, all of which benefit patients suffering from various conditions. Keep reading to learn more about the latest in diagnostic imaging.
May 4, 2019
Finding the best orthopedic specialist in Suffolk County, NY, can be stressful. You might feel extremely anxious about where to even start. Here are some things to consider when searching for an orthopedic specialist.
May 2, 2019
Whether you’re going to see a general practitioner or a specialist, you and your doctor will have a lot to talk about. In order to make this process as smooth as possible, it helps if you take a few steps to prepare for your visit ahead of time. Your doctor is bound to ask you a lot of questions to find out the status of your health, and you’ll probably have some questions for him or her in return. If you come prepared, you won’t forget to ask any of your questions.
Apr 30, 2019
For a long time, researchers and orthopedic care specialists, have been concerned about the issue of weight gain in relation to patient care and growing orthopedic risks. Obesity can be associated with health conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, lung disease, sleep apnea, certain tumors and cancers, and psychiatric disorders, among many others. It has now been proven that excessive weight can also be a contributing factor in orthopedic issues, such as musculoskeletal injuries, chronic pain, and osteoarthritis. Peconic Bay Medical Center gives more insight into the relationship between obesity and orthopedic risks.
Apr 22, 2019
Advanced medical imaging has revolutionized health care over the last three decades. Where once physicians were limited in their ability to see into the human body, diagnostic imaging now allows doctors to utilize high-resolution images of both hard and soft tissues to analyze health conditions and determine proper courses of action for patient well-being. Modern medical imaging includes a wide range of machines and methods used in medical centers in Suffolk County, NY, such as MRIs, CT scans, PET scans, and nuclear medicine.
Apr 19, 2019
Though it’s tough to overcome the impact that genetics can have on your heart health, there are myriad methods for mitigating your risks of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Women face specific obstacles in battling cardiovascular disease that are physiological, societal, and habitual. However, by adopting healthy lifestyle changes, there is much that can be done to enhance women’s heart health, cut their overall risk of cardiovascular disease, and produce better outcomes for those who do suffer from CVD.
Apr 17, 2019
Lymph nodes, also known as lymph glands, are a part of the lymphatic system, a component comprising the body’s immune system. They are found throughout the body, but they can only be seen or felt if they are swollen or enlarged. According to medical care centers in Suffolk County, NY, swollen lymph nodes aren’t necessarily an indication of cancer. They may indicate a common infection or a medical condition, like an immune disorder or sometimes, but rarely, a certain type of cancer. Here is a deeper insight to help you understand all you need to know about lymph nodes
Apr 15, 2019
Protecting your heart not only benefits your health and potentially saves your life, it also helps you feel better and look better. The medical staff at Peconic Bay Medical Center want you to know that your heart health doesn’t have to be a mystery. You have more control over your health than you realize. The key to a healthy heart and cardiovascular system comes down to breaking a few habits. Learn more about the 5 bad habits that affect your heart and what you can do to start making changes today.
Apr 12, 2019
Your spine is one of the most critical parts of your body that plays a crucial role in your everyday movements. If you end up getting it injured in some way, healing from it after your orthopedic spine surgery will not be easy. Any wrong action you take during this period could end up slowing down the recovery or make your condition even worse. You need to go in with a plan that keeps you calm and focused during this difficult process. Here are 5 tips you should consider if you want a safer and faster recovery.