Your case is unique, which means your treatment will be designed around your needs. Often we will recommend treatment will be based on best practices treatments that have worked for other patients, consideration of your specific illness, the results any tests done as well as your personal preferences.
We provide treatments for these general conditions:
A type of lung disease marked by permanent damage to tissues in the lungs, making it hard to breathe. COPD includes chronic bronchitis, in which the bronchi (large air passages) are inflamed and scarred, and emphysema, in which the alveoli (tiny air sacs) are damaged. It develops over many years and is usually caused by cigarette smoking. Also called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Learn more about chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPDs).
Diabetes is a serious disease, which, if not controlled, can be life threatening. It is often associated with long-term complications that can affect every system and part of the body.
Diabetes can, among other things, contribute to eye disorders and blindness, heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, limb amputation, and nerve damage. It can affect pregnancy and cause birth defects, as well.
Although diabetes is a chronic and incurable disease (with the exception of gestational diabetes), with proper medical care, clinical therapies, diet, hygiene, and exercise, symptoms and complications can be successfully treated and managed.
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Influenza (or flu) is a highly contagious viral respiratory tract infection. About 5% to 20% of people in the U.S. get the flu each year. Influenza usually comes on abruptly, with fever, muscle aches, sore throat, and a nonproductive cough. The most common form is Influenza A.
Learn more about the flu, its symptoms and treatments.
Also called sinusitis is an infection of the sinuses near the nose. These infections usually occur after a cold or after an allergic inflammation.
Learn more about the sinus pain and congestion.
Although many people assume that a sore throat means strep throat, most sore throats are not strep.
Learn more about sore throats vs. strep throat.
The thyroid is a gland located beneath the larynx (voice box) that makes thyroid hormone and calcitonin. The thyroid helps regulate growth and metabolism. Disorders of the thyroid can have major implications on the body.
Learn more about the various thyroid disorders.
Urinary tract infections
Urinary tract infections describe a health problem that results from a bacterial infection along the urinary tract. An infection occurs when microorganisms, usually bacteria from the digestive tract, cling to the opening of the urethra, travel up into the bladder and/or kidney, and begin to multiply.
Learn more about urinary tract infections.