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  • Health Conscious? Highland Medical Shares Five Questions To Ask Your Primary Care Provider

    Health Conscious? Highland Medical Shares Five Questions To Ask Your Primary Care Provider

    Visits to primary care providers are often for a specific reason, rather than a general checkup. No matter the reason for your next visit though, patients should come prepared with some general questions to benefit overall health. Amy Eisenberg, a nurse practitioner at Highland Medical, P.C., Pearl River Internal Medicine, recommends asking the following questions to gain a more ...

  • Over 65? Here's What You Need To Know About Vaccinations

    Over 65? Here's What You Need To Know About Vaccinations

    As the seasons begin to change, ensuring all vaccinations are up to date is an important step toward long-term health. Especially for those 65 or older, protecting against influenza, pneumococcal disease and shingles cannot be overlooked.“At this time of year, we talk to all of our patients about getting vaccinated for the flu,” said Dr. Charles O’Dowd, an internist at Clarkstown ...

  • Stay Healthy Year-Round With An Annual Vaccination Schedule

    Stay Healthy Year-Round With An Annual Vaccination Schedule

    While getting a flu shot is a pre-school right of passage for many students, it's important for parents to also make sure their vaccinations are up to date before heading back to their normal fall schedules as well.“It’s well known that children have a vaccination schedule, but many adults aren’t aware there are a number of vaccines they should have to protect them from diseases such as ...

  • Make Your Health A Priority In 2018

    Make Your Health A Priority In 2018

    NYACK, N.Y. -- This year, Highland Medical is working to give Rockland residents the gift of health."By making simple changes and sticking with them, you’ll see benefits to your health that can last a lifetime," said Dr. David Dorf, an internist with Highland Medical, P.C.Here are his tips for making 2018 the healthiest year yet:Start WalkingIf you don’t exercise regularly, ...

  • Show Your Heart The Love With Simple Prevention Tips

    Show Your Heart The Love With Simple Prevention Tips

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- For most of its history, the treatment of heart disease has largely been reactionary. Doctors were often only able to treat patients after a cardiac episode had taken place, usually after considerable damage had already occurred. However, thanks to new technology, doctors are now able to identify potential problems in patients years before symptoms present ...

  • Highland Medical Debunks Common Heart Health Myths

    Highland Medical Debunks Common Heart Health Myths

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- There's a lot of myths and misconception surrounding heart attacks and cardiac health."Chest pain is the only indicator of a heart attack," "Cardiac issues are for those over 50 and don't affect young people," and "There's nothing I can do, my genes have already determined my overall hearth health," are just a few commonly held ...

  • Pneumonia: How To Stop A Seasonal Killer

    Pneumonia: How To Stop A Seasonal Killer

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- As winter's chill sets in, pneumonia can trigger life-threatening side effects for patients across Rockland County.“Pneumonia, an infection of the lung tissue, can be caused by bacteria, viruses or fungi," said Dr. David Hodes, a pulmonologist at Highland Medical, P.C. in West Nyack, N.Y. "Older adults and people with chronic diseases, including COPD, ...

  • Help Is Available For Those With An Alzheimer's Diagnosis

    Help Is Available For Those With An Alzheimer's Diagnosis

    NYACK, N.Y. -- Upon receiving an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis, many people assume treatment options are simply unavailable. However, according to Dr. Andrew Erian, a neurologist at Highland Medical P.C. Rockland Neurological Associates in West Nyack, there are several ways to minimize the disorder's debilitating side effects and slow the disease's progression.“There are things we can ...

  • Looking To Age With Grace? Start With Screenings, Says Highland Medical

    Looking To Age With Grace? Start With Screenings, Says Highland Medical

    NYACK, N.Y. -- Nobody likes getting old. However, by taking the right preventative steps and adopting simple lifestyle changes, much can be done to improve the chance of living a long, healthy life.As people age, recognizing that preventive screening exams are necessary is the first step. "Every day in my practice, I meet people who take much better care of their car than they do ...

  • Feeling Stressed? Highland Medical Explains Potential Health Hazards

    Feeling Stressed? Highland Medical Explains Potential Health Hazards

    Stress can cause more than just aggravation and mental discomfort. Chronic stress can take a toll on the heart and is shown to promote dangerous conditions such as high blood pressure, smoking, physical inactivity and overeating. As Highland Medical celebrates Stress Awareness Month this April, they explain stress' effects and how to improve overall health. “Stress can increase the ...

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