For as many as 50 million people In North America, severe headaches can be completely debilitating and greatly interfere with an individual’s quality of life. For many women, headaches may go hand in hand with the hormonal fluctuations that come during pregnancy, menstrual periods or perimenopause. During the transition, when estrogen levels start dropping, a number of women, especially those with a history of headaches, experience an increase in the prevalence and/or intensity of headaches.
One of the most common abdominal procedures performed by our general surgeons includes gallbladder removal. In fact, Portneuf Surgical Specialists perform over 500 gallbladder removals annually.
30 million people in the United States have diabetes, but 1 out of 4 don’t know it, according to the CDC. With the risk factors as the population ages and obesity increases, we could see numbers as high as one in three individuals by 2050. To call this trend alarming is an understatement. World Diabetes Day is November 14, 2018 and diabetes concerns every family.
As Men’s Health Month concludes, Portneuf Medical Group Urologist, Peter Jones, MD, shares some thoughts on the urological side of men’s health and the importance of early detection. There is a great need to increase awareness of signs and symptoms so that men can recognize when something is not normal. Starting those conversations is incredibly important.
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