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Are Your Immunizations Up to Date? Feb 10th, 2020

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the CDC-approved vaccine schedule for infants and children protects against 16 different diseases. This includes diseases such as chickenpox, whooping cough, polio, measles, the flu, and more.   In addition, the CDC also provides vaccine schedules for teens, adults, and...

How to Stay Active With Asthma Jan 13th, 2020

If you have asthma, the mere thought of a sweat-drenching, pulse-raising workout might make you fear of an asthma attack. But in reality, exercising with asthma is possible, as long as you take the right precautions.  The expert practitioners at Advance Medical Group with three locations in New Jersey want...

What You Risk If You Ignore Your High Blood Pressure Dec 5th, 2019

Health professionals don’t call high blood pressure the “silent killer” for no reason. Yes, high blood pressure (hypertension) is asymptomatic in most cases, but it’s far from benign. Having high blood pressure — even when only slightly elevated — increases your risk of chronic disease exponentially.  If left untreated, high...

Don't Let Diabetes Sneak Up on You: Know These 6 Early Signs Nov 1st, 2019

Over 100 million people in the United States have diabetes or prediabetes. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder that causes the sugar level in your blood to get too high. When blood sugar is high, it damages blood vessels and leads to several other health complications. Type 1 and type 2...

Back to School Tips for Kids With Asthma and Allergies Oct 7th, 2019

If you have a child with allergies and asthma, you may notice their symptoms get better during the summer. That’s because kids are usually exposed to fewer triggers at home, which can make it easier to keep their symptoms under control. But, they can’t stay home forever, and that’s where...

Why and How Your Cholesterol Numbers Matter Sep 12th, 2019

You probably read a lot of conflicting or confusing information about cholesterol, and no doubt have questions. Is it good? Is it bad? Should I eat eggs or not? The short answer is yes, but obviously, the detail is a bit more complicated. Let’s explore cholesterol and learn about what...

When Should Appetite Suppressants be Part of Your Weight-Loss Plan? Aug 19th, 2019

Have you tried to lose weight, but you find that you aren’t getting anywhere? Or have you lost weight and hit a plateau? If either problem sounds familiar, it may be time to consider a prescription appetite suppressant. At Advance Medical Group, our goal is to give you the emotional,...