• 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, [...]
  • Breast Health with Fort Myers Breast Surgeon Natalia Spinelli Partain, M.D. The Centers for Disease Control reports that breast cancer screenings have declined dramatically during the Pandemic. It’s the perfect time to remind you October isn’t the only time to think about breast cancer screening. Mammograms can detect a lump up to three years before [...]
  • Live Your Best Life With Millennium Physician Group Family Medicine Physician Karen de Souza Ferreira Hunt, M.D. Dedicated and compassionate, Millennium Physician Group Family Medicine Physician Karen de Souza Ferreira Hunt, M.D., helps her patients live their best lives by always bringing her best to the (exam) table. “I want to be the best doctor [...]
  • March was National Nutrition Month, and Millennium Physician Group Family Medicine Physician Nektarios Demetrious, D.O., serves up some common sense advice for making healthier food choices. FULL TRANSCRIPTION: Farron Hipp: It's National Nutrition Month, which serves as a good reminder to prioritize our food choices, to practice those healthy eating habits. Here to talk more [...]