Psoriasis: What you need to know

Psoriasis is a common skin condition, affecting 2-3% of people worldwide. But what exactly is psoriasis? It is a condition that actually changes the life cycle of skin cells, causes them to build up and form scales and itchy, dry patches. The most common type of psoriasis is plaque psoriasis, and the symptoms are: Plaques

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Celiac Disease: What you need to know

Gluten free food and gluten free lifestyles have been gaining popularity recently, but it’s not just a fad. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that results in damage to the lining of the small intestine when foods with gluten are consumed. The damage to the intestine makes it difficult for the body to absorb nutrients,

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Older Americans Month!

May is Older Americans Month! Make sure to spend time with your elderly loved ones this month!  

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Occupational Therapy vs Physical Therapy

I’m sure you’ve heard of occupational and physical therapies, but do you know the differences between the two? Most people think they are synonymous, but there are actually significant differences. The simplest way to describe the difference is that an occupational therapist treats the impairment in action, meaning they help the patient complete necessary tasks

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Thyroid Conditions

The thyroid gland influences most of the metabolic processes in the body. Thyroid problems can range from small to life threatening. So what causes thyroid problems? A condition called hyperthyroidism, which is the overproduction of the thyroid hormone.It can occur in several ways: Graves’ Disease The production of too much thyroid hormone Toxic adenomas Nodules

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