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Category: Conditions & Treatments


Women and Heart Disease

The fact is: cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. That’s approximately one woman every minute! But it doesn’t affect all women alike, and the warning signs for women aren’t the same in men. What are the risk factors for heart disease? High blood pressure, high LDL

Diabetes & Non-Healing Wounds: Educate Yourself for Better Health

Never underestimate a wound, even a minor one, says John V. Capotorto, MD, MBA, a Harvard-trained endocrinologist, past-president of the American Association of Wound Care Management and co-founder of RestorixHealth, ECHN’s Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine partner. A simple callus on your foot can be the tip of the iceberg that leads to

Guidance for Diabetics During the COVID-19 Pandemic

People with diabetes have higher hospitalization and mortality rates if infected with COVID-19 than people without diabetes. They are also more likely to experience severe symptoms and complications from the coronavirus than someone without diabetes. It is important for diabetics to understand what can be done to protect themselves if they become infected with COVID-19,

What are the Benefits of Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?

A pelvic floor physical therapist is a general term for the instruction of pelvic floor muscle strengthening, relaxation, and coordination by a trained physical therapist1. Pelvic floor physical therapy is a very individualized program to treat a multitude of symptoms related to the bladder, bowels, generalized pelvic pain, pain with intercourse, pelvic organ prolapse and much,

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