What is High Blood Pressure and How is it Treated?

High blood pressure is one of the most common conditions seen in the field of cardiology. A certain amount of pressure is needed to adequately pump your blood through your arteries to your vital organs. If this pressure is too high, the strain on your arteries can eventually lead to

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What You Need to Know About High Cholesterol

We’ve all heard about the dangers of having high cholesterol. Many of us enjoy those classic American foods like steak, eggs, bacon and hamburgers but forget about what those cholesterol-laden foods can do to our bodies. If you don’t actively work to lower and manage your cholesterol levels, you’re leaving

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Everything You Need to Know About STI Testing

Sexually transmitted infections, more commonly known as STI’s, are infections contracted through intercourse with someone who is already infected. STI’s are also referred to as STD’s or sexually transmitted diseases. While many think there is a difference between the two acronyms, they can be used interchangeably. Medically speaking, an infection

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