What to Know About the New Cholesterol Drug
When our primary care doctors in Delray Beach prescribe statins to help lower cholesterol, we’re often disheartened by a number of our patients who cannot or will not take them. Stroke is a leading cause of death in the U.S., and
Drink Up: How Hydration Keeps You Healthy
Our primary care doctors in Delray Beach told you a few weeks ago how important hydration is to maintaining your health. It’s especially valuable for seniors because adults over the age of 60 are at higher risk of dehydration; thirst levels
Ultra-processed Foods May Contribute to Dementia Risk
If you regularly enjoy ultra-processed foods like hot dogs, cakes, and white bread, a new study warns that you may be increasing your risk for dementia. Dementia affects nearly 6.5 million Americans, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Is Tea the Magic Elixir for Health?
Is tea the second-most popular beverage in the world (after water) because it’s the cheapest? Or because it’s available in so many varieties? Or because tea drinkers instinctively know the many health benefits it provides? Our primary care doctors in Delray
How to Protect Yourself from Food-borne Illnesses
If you think you can stay safe from an E. coli outbreak simply by avoiding Wendy’s hamburger chain, our primary care doctors in Delray Beach think you need more information. For one thing, it’s not just Wendy’s that has had trouble
Do You Have a Vitamin B12 Deficiency?
Our primary care doctors in Delray Beach have cautioned you before about the possible downsides of taking supplements—including vitamins—in an effort to improve your health. Because vitamin supplements are unregulated, they could end up causing more harm than good. But, especially
Olive Oil Reduces Risk of Death, Study Shows
Our primary care doctors in Delray Beach are among those who have long recommended the Mediterranean diet, not only for weight loss but also for better health. This diet is based on studies during the 1990s that found those in countries
Try Mindful Eating for Weight Loss
As we head into the new year, many of you will be trying to lose weight. It’s the most common New Year’s resolution, and one of the hardest to stick to. There are thousands of diets available, but one thing most
Coffee: Morning Miracle Drug?
Okay, the headline may be a trifle exaggerated, but our primary care doctors in Delray Beach continue to be impressed with the studies that show the many benefits of coffee. It may not be an actual miracle drug. However, research has
Dangers of Dehydration in Older Adults
Here we are at the hottest time of year when our bodies need extra fluids to help keep us cool and compensate for fluid loss. But often we fail to compensate for that, and as a result, we end up