You’ve probably heard of a lymph node, but do you know what they do? Well, as part of a larger network called your lymphatic system, these nodes plays a big role in assisting your body in removing waste and preventing fluid buildup, a pretty important role wouldn’t you say?
Read Article | published Jul 20, 2017
Peanut allergies are the most common food allergy among children today. Recent research suggests the roasting process has changed the body’s ability to recognize the proteins in the food and process them without an immune response.
Read Article | published Jul 13, 2017
Does the idea of running have you hiding under the covers in the morning? What if we told you it could increase your chances of living longer and keep your ticker healthy?
Read Article | published Jul 6, 2017
Chances are, you or someone you know has suffered from a hernia. MHP General Surgeon Paul Riggs, MD, FACS, has treated many hernias, and knows how important it is to get treatment early!
Read Article | published Jun 29, 2017
Having a baby is one of the most exciting times in your life, but it can also be full of surprises for first-time moms.
Read Article | published Jun 22, 2017
If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure or would like to see lower numbers, you’re not alone! In fact, about 1 in 3 adults in the United States have high blood pressure. The scary thing is, only around half of those people have it under control! Not only does high blood pressure mean your heart is working harder to get blood flowing through your body, your risk for heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death, increases.
Read Article | published Jun 15, 2017
When it comes to your job, do you ever get a sore neck or feel your eyes can’t seem to focus after staring at your screen all day? MHP Occupational Therapist Aimee Wagner understands how easy it is to be pained by improper positioning or movements at work. Aimee also knows the ins and outs when it comes to getting the maximum benefit out of your workday while also minimizing the effects of your daily job on your body, a double bonus right?
Read Article | published Jun 8, 2017
Getting pregnant can be one of the most exciting times in a couple’s life. However, for many, the process to getting there can be nothing short of a mystery.
Read Article | published Jun 2, 2017
Whether you’re breastfeeding or using formula, chances are, your child will eat from a bottle at some point. However, finding the perfect fit for them and getting enough nutrients in each feeding can take some time to perfect.
Read Article | published May 25, 2017