Best Practices for Managing High Cholesterol Over 55
High cholesterol is a common problem for people over the age of 55. As we age, our bodies become less efficient at processing and removing cholesterol, which can lead to an accumulation of the waxy substance in our blood. Cholesterol itself is not a bad thing as our bodies need it to produce hormones, build […]
Now Accepting New Patients, and Walk-Ins Always Welcome!
We know how hard it can be to get an appointment with a doctor. But at Guardian Health, we’re ready and waiting for you. We accept new patients all the time and walk-ins are always welcome for: Internal and family medicine Chronic care management Remote patient monitoring Telemedicine or virtual appointments are also available. Ready […]
What Are Recommended Vaccines for Seniors (and Why Are They So Important)?
Seniors are especially vulnerable to contagious diseases so keeping up with vaccinations is especially important for older adults. Not only are seniors more at risk of becoming infected, from COVID-19 and flu to pneumonia and shingles, they’re also more at risk for becoming more seriously ill, or dying, if they do contract disease. The recommended […]
3 Most Important Aspects of Managing Chronic Illness
A chronic illness is any condition or disease that is long-lasting and has no cure but must be managed on an ongoing basis. For some people, an illness can be so debilitating it interferes with activities of daily living such as bathing, eating and toileting. For others, living with chronic disease is more of an […]
Mood Changes and Menopause: How to Deal with the ‘Crazies’
For many women, menopause comes with a wide range of symptoms, from hot flashes and weight gain to vaginal dryness and difficulty sleeping at night. In perimenopause, which is the years leading up to the actual “end” of menstruation, women often talk about feeling like they’re losing their minds, like they’ve got the “crazies.” What’s […]
How to Access Chronic Care Services for Diabetes and Other Chronic Conditions
Health care can be complicated. It can be even more challenging when you have a chronic condition like diabetes or high blood pressure, or even a mental health issue such as depression. In between regular doctor visits, it’s important to stay on top of medications, including regular prescription refills and taking your medications as indicated […]
Healthcare has come a long way in the past few decades. Some diseases that were terminal just a few years ago now have treatments, and communication between doctor’s offices is better than ever. But there is one area in which healthcare is still years behind, customer service. There was once a time you could call […]