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Coronavirus: Covid-19 The 2020 Pandemic Mar 19th, 2020

This is one of the worst pandemic in this century and unfortunately it is far from being under control at this time. WE are still learning about this virus and hos it spreads and it’s a very fluid situation meaning what we know to be true now may change in...

What You Need to Know About Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E Aug 29th, 2019

Your liver is critical to your overall good health. It helps break down the foods you eat into nutrients your body can use to refuel, such as carbohydrates and fats. It also filters toxins from the blood, synthesizes proteins such as clotting factors, and metabolizes the medications and supplements you...

Tips for Keeping Your Skin Healthy and Protected During the Summer Jul 15th, 2019

Now that the much-anticipated summer season is finally in full swing, you’re probably doing everything you can to make the most of longer days, warmer temperatures, and consistent sunshine.  But even if there’s nothing quite as enjoyable as shedding your layers to hit the beach and soak up some rays,...

10 Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling Jun 3rd, 2019

It’s a tale as old as time. You finally get to go on that amazing vacation, and then you end up coming down with a terrible cold or gaining a few unwanted pounds. That’s because traveling can expose you to numerous germs and viruses while also disrupting your diet and...

Beyond the Salt: What to Eat and Not Eat for a Healthy Blood Pressure May 1st, 2019

Chronically high blood pressure can increase your risk of developing heart disease, stroke, and other serious medical conditions. Medication can lower your blood pressure, but diet also plays an important role in keeping your blood pressure at healthy levels. Here at Advanced Infectious Disease Medical, Dr. Avisheh Forouzesh is an...

Beat Insomnia by Practicing Sleep Hygiene Mar 31st, 2019

Insomnia can make it difficult to fall asleep, stay asleep, or sleep soundly through the night. Poor sleep can interfere with your concentration, memory, and motivation. It can also make you downright grouchy. But did you know that too little sleep can also interfere with your physical health? Researchers have...

What You Need to Know About STDs Mar 4th, 2019

Health care professionals take sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) very seriously because they can cause significant medical problems, including cancer, neurological disorders, and infertility. And if you’re sexually active, you should be aware of the risk. Unfortunately, after years of decline, the number of reported STDs has climbed steadily in the...

What You Should Know About Pneumonia — and How to Prevent It Feb 7th, 2019

Every year, more than one million adults are hospitalized with pneumonia, which is second only to childbirth when it comes to hospital admissions. Unfortunately, approximately 50,000 people end up dying due to the illness. While we never like to start a conversation using scare tactics, we bring up these numbers...

Are you Waking Up Feeling Dry? Follow These Tips to Protect Your Skin In the Winter Months Jan 11th, 2019

Winter weather takes a toll on your skin. Between the cold and windy conditions outdoors and trying to warm up indoors, it’s easy to strip your body of its natural oils. Without these oils, your skin dries out and can become itchy, cracked, and irritated. While this condition is typically...

What is Cellulitis, and How Can I Avoid It? Dec 11th, 2018

Cellulitis is a potentially serious infection of the skin and the tissues beneath the skin. Most commonly, cellulitis is caused by types of bacteria known as streptococcus (type A strep) or staphylococcus, although MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staph aureus) may also cause it. Cellulitis occurs when bacteria enter your body through a...

5 Things Women Can Do to Ensure Good Health Nov 28th, 2018

We've all heard the old proverb, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away," but is it really true? Actually, it’s not, according to researchers who found that apple eaters generally used the same amount of health care services as people who don’t eat apples.   Most people think of...

7 Helpful Tips to Fight Flu Symptoms Oct 30th, 2018

There’s no denying that flu season is upon us. It begins in October and continues until springtime, taking down its victims and leaving them congested, achy, coughing, and fighting fevers. This year’s flu is already hitting hard in the Garden State, but it’s not too late to get a flu...

Tips to Guard Against Ticks and Lyme Disease Sep 26th, 2018

Blacklegged ticks – also known as deer ticks – are responsible for about 300,000 new cases of Lyme disease in the United States every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About the size of a sesame seed when full-grown, these tiny arachnids thrive in moist and...