The value of your mental health

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When mental health comes to mind, you may not immediately think about house call doctors, but just like with physical health, concierge medical providers, like ours here at Doctors To You, are on the front lines. With recent updates in the world of mental health, from the impact of our long workweeks on our stress levels, to how we can … Read More

Strokes and key things you should know

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Heart disease is an all too common ailment that stays in the news, whether it’s the latest celebrity’s battle or a new food becoming popular for its ability to lower risks. Blood pressure is generally the first place to look, and when it’s too high it can cause all kinds of problems with the heart and the brain, namely stroke. … Read More

Nutrition: how to keep it simple

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The official month set aside to observe our nutrition may have come and gone, but that doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t continue to give our bodies our undivided attention throughout the year. Sure, New Year’s resolutions help to get us in the goal-making mood with hopes of a “summer body,” but life eventually gets in the way and we find … Read More

Don’t overlook your eye health

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Eyes are often taken for granted. We usually only bother to worry about the health of eyes when issues start to arise with our vision. Which is why during National Save Your Vision Month, we want to take the opportunity to share a few tips on things you can do that’ll help keep you seeing clearly. Eyes are often taken for … Read More

Nutrition bars: the new fast food

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Fast food doesn’t always come by way of a drive-thru window with a combination of over-fried mystery meat and potatoes scorched by trans fats. With all of various types of diets and eating styles today, it’s evident that Americans are becoming more health conscious; however, that doesn’t mean that we have any additional time to spend on finding or preparing … Read More

Women’s health: a unique path to wellness

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Being a woman can feel like a blessing and a curse. On one hand, women are responsible for life itself and are often the backbone of not just families but entire societies. On the other hand, women are constantly faced with a myriad of prejudices individually and as a whole that can affect both personal and professional results. And then … Read More

The health benefits of breastfeeding

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“Breast milk is the gold standard for infant nutrition and the only necessary food for the first 6 months of an infant’s life. Infant formula is deficient and inferior to breast milk in meeting infants’ nutritional needs. The infant formula industry has contributed to low rates of breastfeeding through various methods of marketing and advertising infant formula.” This is the first … Read More

Before you go vegan…

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Making the switch from an omnivorous to an herbivorous diet can be a bit overwhelming at first. You’ll find yourself thinking about what you could cook tonight that doesn’t include things from an animal, or worrying about whether the restaurant you’re going to will be able to accommodate your new diet choice. And then there’re the questions from friends like, … Read More

Mental Health: a focus on youth

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Mental health awareness is a time to turn the focus on the many aspects of mental illness and what to look out for in order to prevent it, especially as it occurs in young people. Mental health issues can manifest acutely, which is described as “short-term” or episodic issues, or chronically, meaning long-term or constant recurring suffering. “A person who … Read More