Do I have Sleep Apnea?
Do you frequently wake up in the morning with a headache? Does your partner tell you that you snore loudly? Do you feel tired all day after a full night’s sleep? If this describes you, you might be one of the 18 million Americans who suffer from sleep apnea. What Is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea […]Read More
When should I get a colonoscopy?
You’ve probably heard of a colonoscopy before, but you may not know what the procedure is or if you’ll ever need one in the future. If you’re in good overall health and haven’t suffered from gastrointestinal problems, there’s little chance you’ve undergone this screening. However, if you’re nearing 50, now’s the time to learn about […]Read More
How to Prepare for Allergy Season
Spring is a wonderful time of year for most people, but if you have seasonal allergies, it may also bring a good deal of misery. You may find yourself sneezing and fighting itchy, watery eyes and wondering how you can get some relief. In this blog, the doctors at Park Avenue Medical Professionals in NYC […]Read More
When Should I see a Specialist about my Stomach Issues?
What’s the difference between a stomach ache and more serious causes of abdominal pain? Abdominal pain is a common symptom, and although it’s not usually a cause for concern, it can be a sign of a more serious condition that needs medical attention. How can you tell the difference? Common Stomach Problems You may experience […]Read More
Keeping Weight Loss Momentum after the New Year
Year after year, weight loss ranks as the top New Year’s resolution and year after year, New Year’s resolutions are a broken dream by the end of January if not sooner. This year, if you’d like to stick to your weight loss goals, try these helpful tips for making the journey more successful. Set SMART […]Read More
Should I Get a Cardiac Stress Test?
A cardiac stress test is an exam that’s commonly performed to determine whether you may have heart problems. Although it’s not necessary for everyone, it can provide your doctor with valuable information under certain circumstances. What is a cardiac stress test? A cardiac stress test is an exam that shows how well your heart handles […]Read More
What is Fatty Liver Disease?
Fatty liver disease is often associated with alcoholism, but for an increasing number of people who have this condition, that’s not the case. The disease can have serious consequences, especially in its more advanced stages. What is fatty liver disease? Fatty liver disease is characterized by a buildup of too much fat in the liver. […]Read More
Way to Stay Fit When the Weather gets Colder
Even if you’ve been working hard to get the exercise you need, the winter presents challenges that can derail your fitness plan. As the temperature drops, people need to be ready to adjust their strategy and maintain momentum. With a few easy changes and a little foresight, it’s not so hard to come up with […]Read More
5 Reasons to Get Acupuncture
Acupuncture utilizes hair-thin needles in specific places on your body to treat a wide variety of diseases and conditions. It’s thought to work by correcting imbalances and promoting the body’s release of pain-relieving chemicals. What happens during an acupuncture treatment? Your acupuncturist will first perform a physical examination to determine which reactive points to use. […]Read More
Colon, Rectal Cancers on the Rise in Younger Adults
Colon and rectal cancers are the third most common cancer in both men and women in the U.S. (excluding skin cancers). Although the death rates for this type of cancer have been dropping for several decades, colon and rectal cancers have recently been found to be on the rise in younger white adults. How does […]Read More