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Welcome to the HealthFirst Health Blog! Here you will find posts about how to improve your health and well-being! At HealthFirst we believe in preventing disease before it starts. Our posts will be geared towards teaching patients how to take care of their bodies and prevent chronic disease.

 
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How Stress Affects Your Health

Original Article: https://www.apa.org/helpcenter/stress We've all felt it. Sometimes stress can be a positive force, motivating you to...

Hypertension: The Silent Killer

My doctor told me I have high blood pressure and wants to start me on medication, but I feel fine. Why do I need to take this medicine?...

What is Hormone Replacement Therapy?

My friend says she just started getting hormone replacement therapy and says she feels amazing! What is that all about? Hormone imbalance...

Arthritis, A Household Name

There are more and more patients with the diagnosis of "arthritis". What are patients suppose to do about it? Arthritis is one of the...

What is HPV?

My child's doctor said she is due for the HPV vaccine. What is that for? The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is a virus that is contracted...

Obesity, How It Affects Your Health

Obesity has become of the most serious health issues plaguing the United States, with childhood obesity more than doubled in children and...

The Importance of Pap Smears

Find out when you should start getting regular Pap smears and why this test is important to your health. While no woman is excited to...

What Is Prediabetes?

My doctor told me I have prediabetes, but what does that really mean? Prediabetes is diagnosed when your glucose level is higher than...

What is a Primary Care Provider?

I was discharged from the emergency room and was told to follow up with my PCP. A primary care provider (PCP) is a health care...

 
 

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