Swimming Pool Infection On the Rise - medical group florida

Swimming Pool Infection On the Rise

In South Florida, swimming pools are as ubiquitous as sandals and sun hats, and this time of year, they’re pretty much in constant use. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a warning about a persistent parasitic infection that has doubled in the past few years, and it’s specifically linked to … Continued

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High Temps Can Bring Danger

High Temps Can Bring Danger

South Florida has been experiencing record-high temperatures this season, which can bring dangerous health impacts. The two most serious are heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Your primary care doctors and specialists at The Medical Group of South Florida always encourage our patients to exercise, because that’s one of the best ways to stay healthy. But … Continued

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Is SNORING harmless

Snoring: Harmless or Hazardous?

Approximately 30% of the adult population snores. You’ve heard all the reports about the relationship between snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), the condition that cuts off breathing many times during the night, and the resultant oxygen lack that has been strongly linked to cardiovascular disease, hypertension, stroke, and diabetes. Although OSA has gotten a … Continued

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cortisol stress hormone

Stress, Cortisol and Your Health

For years you’ve heard about the effects of stress on your body, but you may not have known precisely how it works to sabotage your health. Your primary care physicians at The Medical Group of South Florida want to focus on cortisol, the so-called “stress hormone,” and its impact on nearly every part of your … Continued

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