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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Unusual Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure

The very first thing your primary care doctors at The Medical Group of South Florida do when you come in for a visit is check your blood pressure. That’s because high blood pressure can cause heart attacks and strokes, and rarely produces detectable symptoms in sufferers until it has done serious damage. Other associated illnesses … Continued

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Is Diet Soda Unhealthy?

It looks as though water may be your best bet for quenching your thirst. A new study published last month in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke, found that people who drink at least one artificially sweetened soda a day appear to have almost three times the risk for stroke or dementia compared to someone … 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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