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Lifestyle Changes That Help With Erectile Dysfunction Sep 16th, 2020

If you’re a regular television viewer, you’ve probably seen the infamous Cialis bathtub ads.  After making their debut during a 2003 Super Bowl ad, the bathtub couples have become advertising icons. They’ve been to the beach and taken in mountaintop vistas all in the name of helping alleviate the symptoms...

Could Anemia Be Causing Your Headaches? Aug 14th, 2020

If you’re an ice chewer, you may have been asked if you’re anemic or have anemia. As it turns out, those questions aren’t total non sequiturs, and there may be a connection between the condition and your urge to chow down on ice.  Iron deficiency, which can occur with or...

Here's How You Can Avoid UTIs This Summer Jul 17th, 2020

Quick, can you think of a common illness or physical malady that’s associated with a season? The most famous season-sickness connections are probably the winter flu season and the spring allergy swing.  While you’re aware of these two seasons, you may not know that UTIs also have a season in...

Take These Steps to Lower Your High Blood Pressure Jun 12th, 2020

When it comes to common medical conditions, high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, may affect the most Americans. According to a 2018 American Heart Association report, over 100 million American adults, nearly half of the country’s adults, have high blood pressure. The rise in high blood pressure can be...

5 Important Reasons You Need to Get Tested for STDs May 22nd, 2020

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), are probably way more common than you think. In fact, there are over 20 million new cases of STDs every year. That equates to 110 million American living with STDs, over a third of the total US population. Despite the prevalence of STDs, the American Sexual...

Don't Ignore the Snore: It Could Be Sleep Apnea Apr 22nd, 2020

Are you a snorer? If so, join the club. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine estimates that about half of people will be snorers at some point in their life. Men are more likely to snore than women; about 40% of men and 24% of women are habitual snorers.  Those...

5 Steps to Prevent Prediabetes From Becoming Full-Blown Diabetes Mar 2nd, 2020

Odds are, you’ve probably heard of or know about Type 2 diabetes. Of the more than 34 million Americans who have diabetes, 90-95% of them have Type 2 diabetes, which is becoming more prevalent among all age groups despite mainly impacting people over 45. Unfortunately,  this number pales in comparison...

Struggling With Your Weight-Loss Resolution? We Can Help Feb 7th, 2020

If you’re an avid gym-goer or know one, you may have heard people talking about skipping the gym for the first few weeks of the new year to avoid the flood of new members trying to fulfill their New Year’s resolutions. Statistics back up the rash of new members. The...

Do You Know the Warning Signs of a Thyroid Problem? Jan 9th, 2020

According to the American Thyroid Association, 12% of the American population will experience thyroid problems at some point in their lifetime. Around 20 million people are estimated to have thyroid issues, but up to 60% of those affected are not diagnosed. Asking for a thyroid test could reveal a reason...

When Should You Seek Professional Help for Depression or Anxiety? Dec 3rd, 2019

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental health problem among American adults. Although they affect approximately 18% of people over the age of 18 (roughly 40 million adults), less than half seek professional treatment. While some people may be at a...

Don't Let Your Cholesterol Get Out of Control This Holiday Season Nov 22nd, 2019

The holidays can spell trouble for your health. Heavy food, extra salt, stress, and travel can make sticking to healthy habits challenging. Danish research even shows that Christmas can cause a 20% increase in cholesterol levels in their population. Fatty food, sweet treats, and extra alcohol are only partly to...

Prevent Winter Colds and Flu With a Vitamin Infusion Therapy and Your Annual Flu Shot Oct 23rd, 2019

Getting your yearly flu shot and eating a healthy, nutrient-rich diet is the best way to protect yourself from seasonal colds and the flu, but sometimes those steps still aren’t enough to keep you from getting sick. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the flu accounts...

Why our Multi-Approach Weight Loss Programs are So Successful Sep 18th, 2019

More than 70% of Americans are overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Carrying extra weight can lead to significant health issues, such as diabetes, osteoarthritis, and heart problems.  Body mass index (BMI) measurements are a guideline to help determine potential health risks associated with...

Forget the Face-lift: Injectables Take Years Off Your Face Without the Risk, Expense, or Downtime of Aug 28th, 2019

Today’s dermal injectables make it possible to forget the face-lift and take years off your face without the risk, expense, or downtime of surgery. Here at Apex Medical Professionals in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, our team of highly skilled internal medicine and aesthetic physicians offer a safer way to reduce...