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Doctor Tips

One of the Most Significant Health Issues Men Face May Not Show Symptoms

By Buffalo Medical Group | June 6 2019 | Doctor Tips

The start of June marks Men's Health Month, where the awareness of major men's health issues is brought to the forefront on a global scale. The leading health issue that men face today, and also the leading cause of death among males is Heart Disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 4 men have some form of heart disease.

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Does your yogurt have more sugar than a candy bar?

By Buffalo Medical Group | May 24 2019 | Doctor Tips

When people think of yogurt, often times they associate it with being healthy. Unfortunately, sometimes these foods we perceive as being "healthy," aren't that healthy at all. Catherine Ayers, Buffalo Medical Group's registered dietician, helps us break down what we should be looking for in our yogurt, to make sure it's the healthy snack or breakfast you're trying to eat!

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Is Lapiplasty Right for You?

By Buffalo Medical Group | April 26 2019 | Doctor Tips

It’s estimated that roughly 30 percent of the U.S. population suffers with bunions – a bony deformity of the joint at the base of the big toe. Although this is not a life-threatening condition, it is certainly a quality of life one. People with bunions often feel uncomfortable, experience pain, difficulty wearing certain shoes, embarrassed of their feet, or in extreme cases, are so painful patients can barely walk.

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Chronic Kidney Disease – What You Need to Know

By Buffalo Medical Group | March 14 2019 | Doctor Tips

March 14th is World Kidney Day - a day dedicated to bringing awareness to the importance our kidneys play in our overall health, and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease. Chronic Kidney Disease, or CKD, is reported to impact 1 in 7 US adults, which is almost 30 million people.* Despite these high numbers, over 90% of adults with kidney damage or mildly reduced kidney function are not aware they have CKD.*
What is Chronic Kidney Disease?

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Restoring your Quality of Life – Understanding Fecal Incontinence

By Buffalo Medical Group | March 11 2019 | Doctor Tips

If you suffer from Fecal Incontinence, you may not even know it. You may know you’ve been suffering from digestive issues or that your quality of life has diminished. You may feel embarrassed, uncomfortable, or concerned to leave your house and participate in social activities. But, you may not know that what you’re feeling and experiencing is a common, and treatable medical condition.

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American Heart Month – Be your own heart advocate

By Buffalo Medical Group | February 13 2019 | Doctor Tips

Cardiovascular disease claims the lives of nearly 500,000 women a year in the U.S. – and yet many women are unaware of just how prevalent this disease is among them.

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Understanding Cervical Cancer

By Buffalo Medical Group | January 15 2019 | Doctor Tips

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Men’s Health Month: Small Steps to Live a Healthier Life

By Buffalo Medical Group | June 15 2018 | Doctor Tips

June is Men’s Health Month. It is important for men to take care of their health all year; however, we place an extra focus on this issue in June as a means of education for men regarding the top health issues they are faced with. It is also important to remind them how to protect themselves and stay healthy.

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How to spot an allergic reaction

By Buffalo Medical Group | May 9 2018 | Doctor Tips

According to the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), every three minutes, someone is sent to the emergency room due to a food related allergic reaction. Allergic reactions aren’t always obvious, but they can be extremely dangerous.

Our Allergy & Immunology specialists are answering some questions about allergies to make sure you know how to spot an allergic reaction, no matter the person’s age, and how to stay healthy.

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The Importance in Learning how to Manage Anxiety

By Buffalo Medical Group | May 2 2018 | Doctor Tips

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting over 40 million adults age 18 and older, and yet only 36% of those suffering seek treatment. BMG Behavioral Health Specialist, Erin Ruston, LMHC, wants people to know that anxiety disorders are highly treatable, and there’s a wide variety of treatment options to help those suffering overcome this mental health issue.

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