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NASH July Blog 2

What is NASH?

 NASH, also known as Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, is an advanced form of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). NAFLD is caused by a build-up of fat in the liver and is considered a silent disease with few or no symptoms. Keep reading to learn more about the causes and symptoms of NASH and NAFLD. 

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July Blog 1

RSV Is On The Rise! Here’s Everything You Need To Know

As the number of people infected with COVID-19 starts to decline, experts are warning that RSV is becoming a threat in the southern part of the country and could put more people at risk than we think. RSV or Respiratory syncytial Virus mimics a common cold but can cause severe illness in infants and elderly individuals.  

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Why Young Adults Aren't Getting Vaccinated

Why Young Adults Aren't Getting Vaccinated

It’s no secret that the hesitancy to get vaccinated against COVID-19  is highest among millennials and Gen Z. Recent poll conducted by NBCLX/ Morning Consult found that 28% of gen Z, 22% of millennials, and 23% of individuals aged 18-34 do not plan on getting vaccinated. The big question here is why? Why is there so much hesitancy amongst the activist generations? Keep reading to learn all about why young adults are not getting vaccinated and what we can do to change that. 

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Muscle Spasms

Muscle Spasms: More Than Just A Cramp

Muscle spasms are excruciatingly painful, but what causes them? Is there a way to get rid of it? Let's look at what muscle spasms are, how they happen, and what causes them. Continue reading to understand more about the pain you've been having and how to deal with it. 

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Low T

Low Testosterone In Men: Symptoms And Treatment

So, you have low testosterone. What does that mean? Let’s start by talking about what testosterone is and what it does for your body. Testosterone is a hormone produced by the human body. This hormone is mainly produced by men in the male reproductive glands (testicles). This hormone stimulates sperm production, a man’s sex drive, and develops and maintains muscle mass and bone density. Having low testosterone means your testosterone levels fall below 300 nanograms per deciliter (ng/dL). For reference, the average rate of testosterone falls between 300 - 1,000 ng/dL, according to the FDA. Keep reading to learn about the different symptoms you may experience and the different treatment options that are available to you.  

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Chlamydia Blog 2- April

Chlamydia In Women: What You Need To Know

The worst kind of media a woman could get would definitely have to be Chlamydia but, why is no one talking about it? Let's normalize the conversation about sexual health by discussing all we need to know about Chlamydia, the importance of getting tested, and what to do in the event you test positive.  

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Asthma

Asthma: The Springtime Terror

While most would associate the springtime with beautiful weather and blooming flowers, for others, this may mean frequent exposure to asthma attack triggers. As this beautiful spring weather shows up, let’s discuss the difference between adult and childhood asthma and how the springtime could look a little bit different for someone who has this condition.  

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