Author: Millennium Physician Group

  • Prevent Knee Injuries Sooner Rather Than Later Family and Sports Medicine Physician Patrick Murray, MD, was featured on a special fitness edition of WFLA’s Bloom co-hosted by fitness celebrity Tony Little. Dr. Murray discussed common causes of knee pain and how to prevent and treat it. FULL TRANSCRIPT: Gayle Guyardo: I don't know about you, [...]
  • Get the Tissues, It's Allergy Season Grab the tissues, it’s allergy season, and May kicks off Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Millennium Physician Group Allergy and Immunology Specialist Usha Chandrahasa, M.D., offers advice for snuffing out those seasonal sniffles, explaining that diagnosing and treating common allergies can lead to more than just better breathing … [...]
  • by Patrick Murray, MD, Millennium Physician Group Your risk for many health conditions increases as you age, and stroke is near the top. Stroke occurs in all age groups, but studies show the risk of stroke doubles for each decade between the ages of 55 and 85. A stroke can be devastating, robbing you of [...]
  • Don't Let Your Health Take a Backseat While You Travel It looks like the travel industry is beginning to recover post pandemic, with people anxious to enjoy loosened restrictions and making spring and summer vacation plans. But whatever trip you’re taking, whether across the state or across the globe, don’t let your health take a [...]
  • Don’t skip a beat when it comes to heart health Don’t skip a beat when it comes to heart health. If you feel a funny flutter it could be a condition called atrial fibrillation, or AFib. “If you feel palpitations, or you feel fast beats, or if you check your heart rate and it's a [...]
  • How Statins Work Statins are a proven and popular prescription medication choice for people hoping to lower their cholesterol and they’ve been shown to help successfully manage your cholesterol and lower your risk of heart disease. But how do they do it? Millennium Physician Group Cardiologist Brian Taschner, MD, explains how these meds work their [...]
  • May is Mental Health Awareness Month More than half of people older than 65 believe it’s normal to get depressed as they age. Not true! Millennium Physician Group Internal Medicine Physician Bruce Lipschutz, DO, says beating the blues can be as easy as adding your mental health to the list of things you discuss with [...]
  • Treating Pain Without Surgery With age comes wisdom, but also some aches and pains. If you’re having back or joint pain, your primary-care provider might refer you to a sports medicine physician for non-surgical options. Sports Medicine Physician Reginald Pinder II, D.O., explains why sports medicine isn’t just for athletes. “It has aspects of family [...]
  • It Might Be Your Thyroid Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic and it’s taking its toll on us all in many ways, not the least of which is our waistlines. In fact, 61% of American adults have reported undesired weight changes since the COVID-19 outbreak. Packing on a few extra pounds isn’t always just a [...]
  • Listening to Your Gut Can Help You Avoid IBS Discomfort Listening to your gut, literally, can help you avoid the discomfort of a common condition. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be uncomfortable, even painful, and it’s on the rise, affecting more people. It’s is a relatively common problem, but Millennium Physician Group Gastroenterologist Julian Sison, [...]