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Common Health Concerns in Seniors

Common Health Concerns in Seniors

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: May 12, 2016

Aging is unavoidable, but healthy aging is possible! Many of the common health concerns in seniors can be prevented. Caring for age-related health problems can help ensure a long and happy life. Common Health Concerns in Seniors The list of health problems which can affect seniors may be daunting, but practicing a healthy lifestyle can […]

When do STDs Show Symptoms?

When do STDs Show Symptoms?

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: May 10, 2016

STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) can be transmitted between anyone who is sexually active. It’s important to know whether you or your partner have an STD prior to intercourse in order to protect each other’s health. If you think you may have been exposed to an STD, you may be wondering: when do STDs show symptoms? […]

Common Male Urology Problems

Common Male Urology Problems

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: May 5, 2016

Urology is the branch of medicine which addresses diseases and conditions affecting the urinary tract system in both men and women. The field of urology also addresses problems with male reproductive organs. It’s important to know some of the most common male urology issues because if these conditions are left untreated, they can lead to […]

types of hernias

Types of Hernias

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: May 3, 2016

A hernia is a common, sometimes painful condition which occurs when part of an organ or tissue pushes or bulges through a muscle. There are several different types of hernias. Types of Hernias Most hernias happen in the abdomen. The type of hernia depends on where the hernia is located in the abdomen. Epigastric: Located […]

What is endocrinology?

What is Endocrinology?

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: April 28, 2016

Hormones regulate moods, emotions, bodily functions and more. You may not notice that hormones are doing their job properly when they are in balance. However, when hormones are out of balance, they can affect many aspects of daily life. A trip to an endocrinologist may be necessary if you are experiencing any of the symptoms […]

Please welcome our March and April new providers!

By: John Hinson | On: April 27, 2016

What is dermatology?

What is Dermatology?

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: April 21, 2016

The skin is the body’s largest organ, and it is essential to protecting our interior organs, muscles, nerves and blood vessels. The skin is constantly exposed to ultraviolet radiation from the sun, bacteria and more. Normal wear and tear, damage, diseases and other disorders can all affect the skin. When significant problems arise with the skin, […]

What is the difference between a cosmetic surgeon and a plastic surgeon?

What is the Difference Between a Plastic Surgeon and a Cosmetic Surgeon?

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: April 19, 2016

Plastic surgery can be used for both cosmetic and reconstructive reasons, and the terms are often used interchangeably. While similar, plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery are actually different specialties. What is the difference between a plastic surgeon and a cosmetic surgeon? What is the Difference Between a Plastic Surgeon and a Cosmetic Surgeon? Plastic and […]

What are invasive, noninvasive, and interventional cardiology?

What are Invasive, Non-Invasive, and Interventional Cardiology?

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: April 14, 2016

A healthy heart is essential to a long and healthy lifestyle. There are many things that can go wrong with the heart, and sometimes the symptoms that something is wrong are not always obvious. A cardiologist is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing problems with the heart and surrounding arteries. What are invasive, non-invasive, and interventional […]

What are hearing aids?

What Are Hearing Aids?

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: April 12, 2016

Hearing loss can happen at any age. Trauma, injury from noise, illness, inherited conditions and age can all lead to hearing loss. Hearing aids are a reliable solution to improve how well the wearer can hear sounds, but they cannot restore normal hearing. Hearing aids function as sound amplifying devices. They are designed to capture, […]