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  • Feeling Stressed? Highland Medical Explains Potential Health Hazards

    Feeling Stressed? Highland Medical Explains Potential Health Hazards

    Stress can cause more than just aggravation and mental discomfort. Chronic stress can take a toll on the heart and is shown to promote dangerous conditions such as high blood pressure, smoking, physical inactivity and overeating. As Highland Medical celebrates Stress Awareness Month this April, they explain stress' effects and how to improve overall health. “Stress can increase the ...

  • Highland Medical Marks LGBTQ Health Awareness Week With Inclusive Advice

    Highland Medical Marks LGBTQ Health Awareness Week With Inclusive Advice

    With National LGBTQ Health Awareness Week here, there hasn’t been a better time to consider the importance of establishing quality medical care. And what type of doctors do people see most often? If you think about it, the answer is obvious: a primary care physician. Finding the right provider is especially crucial when it comes to this medical generalist.Think of a primary care doctor ...

  • Prediabetic? Here's How To Beat The Diagnosis

    Prediabetic? Here's How To Beat The Diagnosis

    NYACK, N.Y. -- An estimated 84 million Americans have prediabetes -- a diagnosis which can ultimately lead to type 2 diabetes. However, 90 percent of those at risk are unaware of their condition, according to the CDC.Taking steps to reduce the risk of prediabetes and diabetes isn't difficult according to Dr. Valentine J. Burroughs, an endocrinologist at Highland Medical P.C. By simply ...

  • Highland Medical Explains What You Need To Know About Living With Epilepsy

    Highland Medical Explains What You Need To Know About Living With Epilepsy

    NYACK, N.Y. -- Today, people with epilepsy have more treatment options available than ever before.“Generally speaking, people whose epilepsy is well controlled on medication can lead healthy and active lives,” said Dr. Ellen Kotwas-Song, a neurologist at Highland Medical, P.C., Rockland Neurological Associates and a consulting neurologist at Nyack Hospital. “The key is to find a ...

  • Show Your Heart The Love With Simple Prevention Tips

    Show Your Heart The Love With Simple Prevention Tips

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- For most of its history, the treatment of heart disease has largely been reactionary. Doctors were often only able to treat patients after a cardiac episode had taken place, usually after considerable damage had already occurred. However, thanks to new technology, doctors are now able to identify potential problems in patients years before symptoms present ...

  • Highland Medical Debunks Common Heart Health Myths

    Highland Medical Debunks Common Heart Health Myths

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- There's a lot of myths and misconception surrounding heart attacks and cardiac health."Chest pain is the only indicator of a heart attack," "Cardiac issues are for those over 50 and don't affect young people," and "There's nothing I can do, my genes have already determined my overall hearth health," are just a few commonly held ...

  • Small But Mighty: Keep Your Thyroid Gland In Top Shape

    Small But Mighty: Keep Your Thyroid Gland In Top Shape

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- The regulator of many everyday functions, the thyroid gland helps the body use energy, stay warm and keeps the brain, heart, muscles and other organs working as they should. However, when the thyroid does not work properly, it can cause serious problems.In a disorder known as hyperthyroidism, the thyroid gland makes and releases too much thyroid hormone, ...

  • Pneumonia: How To Stop A Seasonal Killer

    Pneumonia: How To Stop A Seasonal Killer

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- As winter's chill sets in, pneumonia can trigger life-threatening side effects for patients across Rockland County.“Pneumonia, an infection of the lung tissue, can be caused by bacteria, viruses or fungi," said Dr. David Hodes, a pulmonologist at Highland Medical, P.C. in West Nyack, N.Y. "Older adults and people with chronic diseases, including COPD, ...

  • Make Your Health A Priority In 2018

    Make Your Health A Priority In 2018

    NYACK, N.Y. -- This year, Highland Medical is working to give Rockland residents the gift of health."By making simple changes and sticking with them, you’ll see benefits to your health that can last a lifetime," said Dr. David Dorf, an internist with Highland Medical, P.C.Here are his tips for making 2018 the healthiest year yet:Start WalkingIf you don’t exercise regularly, ...

  • Give The Gift Of Health This Holiday Season

    Give The Gift Of Health This Holiday Season

    NYACK, N.Y. -- When planning gifts this holiday season, think healthy. Staying in shape doesn't have to be a chore; in fact, there are many fun, creative ways to promote health and fitness.“Anything that gets someone moving is good,” said Dr. Howard Feldfogel, of Highland Medical, P.C., Clarkstown Medical Associates and the director of the Department of Medicine at Nyack Hospital. “The ...

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