High blood pressure is commonly called the “silent killer” by the medical industry. About 1 in 3 U.S. adults with high blood pressure aren’t even aware they have it. During May, we’re inviting our patients to schedule a health exam and to have their blood pressure checked.
In the last 20 years, adults diagnosed with diabetes has more than doubled. At Terros Health, we believe that prevention is key. Start by having your blood sugar checked and talk with our medical experts about healthy steps you can take to reduce your risk.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
During March, we’re encouraging our patients to come in for a health exam and to talk with our providers about improving digestion and to learn why regular screenings are so important.
It’s possible to reduce the risk for heart disease by making certain lifestyle changes and managing medical conditions sooner rather than later. You can keep your heart healthy no matter how old you are, by making changes in your everyday habits.
During January we want to raise awareness about HPV vaccination and how to prevent cervical cancer by encouraging patients to come in for a well-woman exam. Over 80 million Americans currently have HPV. Many people with HPV don’t know they are infected. And each year, more than 13,000 women in the U.S. get cervical cancer.
During November, we’re inviting all of our patients to schedule a health exam and to get their blood sugar levels checked. It’s important to remember that lifestyle changes such as losing weight, eating healthy and exercising regularly may reduce the progression of prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes.