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Have a Fever, Cold, Shortness of Breath? We Offer Telemedicine Appointments May 8th, 2020

In the past, telemedicine appointments were a way for medical professionals to reach patients in remote areas and to reduce health care costs.  Today, setting up an appointment via a video call or a phone call not only saves you time and money on gas, but it’s also a must...

Are My Symptoms Covid-19, the Flu, a Cold or Something Else? Apr 24th, 2020

With so many people getting diagnosed with COVID-19, even a stuffy nose or a slight cough can raise worries.  Specialists hypothesize that the novel coronavirus can lead to severe symptoms in people with compromised immune systems, but many people experience lighter symptoms, resembling those of the common cold. Because the...

Here's Why Nutrition Therapy Is an Important Part of a Weight Loss Plan Mar 9th, 2020

What you eat plays a crucial role in the development of many chronic diseases, including the biggest killers in the United States: heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, and cancer.  Nutrition therapy is a dietary approach that manages and prevents disease via unprocessed foods.  The role of diet in health is...

5 Lifestyle Tips for Keeping Your Cholesterol in Check (and Risk of Heart Disease Down) Feb 1st, 2020

High cholesterol is often blamed for the increase in heart disease (and it’s true), but the right amount of cholesterol has its benefits. It’s vital to producing hormones, regulating metabolism and increasing the absorption of Vitamin D. Low-density cholesterol (LDL) is waxy and sticky and can build up inside your...

Why a Medical Weight Loss Program Will Lead to More Success Than Fad Diets Jan 8th, 2020

Did you know that an estimated 160 million Americans are either obese or overweight? This is also a growing problem amongst our nation’s children, as nearly 30% of boys and girls under age 20 are either obese or overweight, up from just under 20% in 1980.  At Synergy Health in...

Here's Why It's Important to Get an Annual Physical Dec 17th, 2019

When it comes to our attitudes toward medical care, we often disregard preventive care. We just don’t think it’s that important or even that it provides much benefit. As a result, most of us don’t realize how important it is to get an annual physical.  At Synergy Health, we understand...