Progressive News for Your Health

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness month

For years gas stoves have been touted as the best for serious chefs. Now increasing evidence has linked them to ill effects on health, specifically on childrens’ lung health. The stoves release methane gas even when turned off.

If you use a gas stove at home, you should ALWAYS have ventilation on while cooking. Now researchers are recommending removing them altogether.

The pollen count is high!

If you suffer from allergies it is better to avoid outdoor activities.

It’s not all COVID, but the symptoms are similar in those that are vaccinated. Call your doctor for advice if you have sneezing and nasal congestion.

Are you familiar with the MIND diet?

It is a combination of the Mediterranean and DASH diets, which we already know have cardiovascular benefits. In several studies, the MIND diet has repeatedly been shown to reduce risk of Alzheimer’s Disease and possibly other neurologic disorders.

We will continue to provide COVID vaccine boosters intermittently. Please let us know if you would like to be notified of our next vaccine clinic.

New prescription delivery service we’re excited about

There is a new(ish) commercial pharmacy that offers FREE delivery of prescriptions. We met with them recently and are excited about their service. They will also deliver injectable medications to our office directly. This saves the patient the trouble of having to pick it up and bring it to us.

How to Get Better Quality Sleep

Your body needs sleep! Funny thing about our busy lifestyles is that we’re often tricked into thinking that better quality sleep is a luxury.