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The Dangers of Hypertension May 4th, 2022

Almost half of adults in the United States have hypertension, which places them at great risk for developing some very serious cardiovascular issues. In fact, hypertension is often referred to as a silent killer, which gives you some idea about just how serious these complications can be. To illustrate the...

I Need to Better Manage My Weight: How Can You Help? Apr 3rd, 2022

If you do an internet search for the term “weight loss,” a whopping 1.86 billion results pop up in under a second. Unfortunately, most of these results are long on promises and short on results, adding another hurdle to your weight loss journey. At our practice, Dr. Sean Nikravan and our team understand the...

Living With Diabetes Mar 3rd, 2022

You’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, and you want to do everything you can to prevent the disease from overshadowing your life and your health. You’re not alone. Approximately one in 10 people in the United States has some form of diabetes, leaving them vulnerable to serious complications that range from...

Signs That You May Have a Testosterone Deficiency Feb 1st, 2022

For both men and women, the effects that their reproductive hormones have on their overall health and wellness can be surprising. In fact, it’s usually only when these hormones are in decline that you appreciate their influence. Such is typically the case with hypogonadism, or low testosterone, which affects between...

Thyroid Nodules: When to Worry Jan 10th, 2022

About half of people in the United States develop a thyroid nodule (or several) by the time they reach 60 years of age, but many are unaware of the issue because the growths don’t lead to symptoms. More encouraging is the fact that more than 90% of thyroid nodules are...

What Is Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation? Nov 9th, 2021

Thyroid growths don’t always require intervention. However, when they do, it often means an open surgery with an incision large enough to expose the entire located gland at the base of your neck.  While surgery offers highly effective solutions, it’s still surgery, which comes with pain, scarring, and lengthy recovery...

Looks Can Be Deceiving Feb 25th, 2019

Have you ever wondered how come your local grocery store almost always has all the fruits and vegetables in stock regardless of the season! Thanks to ethylene oxide, a flammable colorless gas with a sweet odor used primarily to produce other chemicals, including antifreeze. In smaller amounts, ethylene oxide is used as...

The Era Of On-line Medical Uncensored Information Feb 23rd, 2019

We are fortunate enough to live in an era of medical online information, but is it really helpful? How do you verify the information is valid or written by an expert in the field? Do you trust or follow everything you read? Do you find contradicting information during your searches?...