The DASH Diet and Holiday Eating

When you have high blood pressure, watching what you put into your part becomes important as part of your care. The DASH Diet was created to offer you a guide in monitoring and planning your meals. BUT, when it comes to holidays and all that good Southern eating comes out, it’s hard to resist. To […]

7 Questions About Women’s Fitness at Every Age

Being physically active is one of the most important steps you can take to get and stay healthy. Women of all ages, shapes, and abilities benefit from getting active. Regular physical activity (exercise) can help lower your risk for many diseases that affect women, including heart disease and stroke. Exercise can also help relieve symptoms […]

How to Protect Yourself From the Sun in the Summer

We are fortunate to live in such a beautiful place that allows us many days of sunshine and beach days but even that comes with a “warning label”… wear sunscreen! Since May is skin cancer awareness month, we want to provide some information from the American Academy of Dermatology that can help you when it […]

3 Ways Family Caregivers Can Care For Themselves

3 Ways Family Caregivers Can Care For Themselves Caring for an aging or ill family member can be physically and mentally exhausting. Whether it’s taking an aging parent to their primary physician or caring for a spouse with failing health, the statistics prove caregivers are more likely to be hospitalized than people of their same […]

What Happens If I Eat Mold

What Happens If I Eat Mold As we approach the holiday season there are sure to be leftovers galore saved in your fridge. Properly storing the foods and knowing when to toss them out will help keep your family healthy and out of the primary care doctor’s office. One of the most frequently searched questions […]

Foods That May Be Causing Your Migraines

Foods That May Be Causing Your Migraines If you receive migraine treatment from your general practitioner, you know that when a migraine hits, the pain can be nearly debilitating. A consultation with you Conway family medicine doctor will reveal there are some lifestyle choices you can make to reduce the likelihood of a migraine. Part […]

Summer Is Peak Time for Illness From Feces in Swimming Areas

Summer Is Peak Time for Illness From Feces in Swimming Areas Whether it’s the beach you visit on vacation or the lake at your local park, summer is prime time for swimming enjoyment. A recent report from U.S. health officials warn while swimming may be a fun way to pass the long days, relaxing in […]

Is Sitting The New Smoking?

Is Sitting The New Smoking? If you’ve heard the phrase “sitting is the new smoking,” and were a little confused, let us explain why your primary care doctor says sitting at a desk – or anywhere for that matter – for more than six hours a day is slowly killing you. Eighty-six percent of Americans […]

The Best Ways To Treat A Sunburn

The Best Ways To Treat A Sunburn There are few things better in life than long beach days. Summer quickly becomes the best season of the year when you feel the sand beneath your feet, hear the waves hitting the shore, and can relax in the sun’s warmth. No doubt you’ve heard a number of […]

Top 3 Reasons To See Your Doctor Before You Travel

Top 3 Reasons To See Your Doctor Before You Travel Summer is prime travel season. Whether you’re going on an exotic safari, tropical beach trip, or just traveling across the state line, there are reasons to visit your family doctor for a routine health exam. As you plan your trip, be sure to search for […]