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PCOS – a Common Female Endocrine Disorder

Have you been struggling with your weight from a young age? Have you noticed irregularities in your menstrual cycles? Have you been screened for PolyCystic Ovary Syndrome? Although PolyCystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common female endocrine disorders, affecting 1 out of 15 women, its underlying causes are somewhat mysterious. It appears to be […]

Disease may be just a tick away

The warming weather at this time of year is arriving with an unwanted bite — from ticks. Some tick bites already have occurred locally, and health organizations say people should be taking precautions while outdoors. Ticks are small arachnids related to spiders that attach to the skin of a person or animal, and they feed […]

Acne Breakouts

Controlling Problem Pimples Zits. Pimples. Spots. Whatever you call it, acne can cause discomfort and embarrassment. This skin condition affects most people at some point during their lives. About 4 out of every 5 people experience acne outbreaks between the ages of 11 and 30. Acne starts in the skin’s oil glands. The hair on […]

Pandemic First Aid: What To Bring When You Travel

“What should I take?” is a common question you ask yourself while planning a trip and it is far more complicated during a pandemic. The contents of the travel health kit depend on which country you’re traveling to and the state of your health. To preserve your health it is important to pack remedies that […]

Dr. Vera Tory – The Doctor Of The Smallest

We published this article in June 2015 when we spoke with another fantastic doctor from our pediatric team Dr. Vera Tory. I will assume that you must have lived and worked abroad in an English-speaking country given your quality of the language? Well in fact I was born in Budapest; a child of two doctors. […]

February is ‘Heart Health Awareness’ month

February is ‘Heart Health Awareness’ month as cardiovascular disease is still the number one killer of men and women in the western world. Screening before symptoms develop gives the chance to identify those at high risk and prevent disease through lifestyle change and targeted treatments. Heart attacks and strokes are usually acute events that are mainly […]

Influenza vs. the Common Cold – 2019

  Both illnesses are caused by viruses and are not usually treated with antibiotics. Symptoms are similar, including runny nose, sore throat, fever, chills and muscle aches. Flu season usually starts around the end of November and peaks by late January or early February for northern climates. FLU PREVENTION Get a yearly flu shot by […]

Knowing is Not Enough (part II)

Last month we starting speaking about knowing and sharing your family medial history. By gathering this information and sharing with your doctor you will be able to start screening and taking steps towards prevents disease that may be genetic. Finding disease early can often mean better health in the long run. Here is part II […]

Knowing is Not Enough

Part I Has your mother or sister had breast cancer? Does your mother, father, sister, or brother have diabetes? Did your mother, father, brother, or sister have colorectal (colon) cancer before age 50? If you answered “yes,” you are more likely to get the same disease as your parent or sibling and should consider earlier […]

Physicals for Kids

Opinions vary regarding how often your school-age child should have a complete physical. As a minimum, most pediatricians recommend a well-child exam before your child enters kindergarten and before entering high school. An additional examination is usually required for participation in a school sport. Regular physicals are a great way to protect your child’s future […]

Keep Your Cool in Hot Weather!

Learn about heat-related illness and how to stay cool and safe in hot weather. Now is the time to prepare for the high temperatures that kill hundreds of people every year. Extreme heat causes more than 600 deaths [in the US] each year. Heat-related deaths and illness are preventable, yet many people still die from […]

Incontinence and the prostate

By 2021 the global demand for adult diapers will be over $14.5 billion USD. The reality is that in many cases they could be healed and live without any urinary problems. We talked about the incontinency, prostate cancer, and screenings with FirstMed urologist Dr. Miklós Romics.  You have many doctors in your family, your father […]