• Home
  • Articles posted by Marketing Communications
  • Page 2

Author: Marketing Communications

  • Blog Featured Image

    7 Nutrition Tips for Breastfeeding Mothers

    -

    Between lack of sleep and non-stop cluster feeding, eating healthy while breastfeeding can fall low on your priority list. But maintaining a healthy diet is not just necessary for easing back into a healthy pre-pregnancy weight. It’s also important for boosting mood and energy levels, which can both be in short supply during the postpartum … Continued

  • Blog Featured Image

    Endometriosis: Signs and Symptoms You Need to Know

    -

    What is endometriosis? A condition in which tissue usually occurring within the uterus invades other organs, endometriosis affects around 10% of women of reproductive age, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. And without treatment, the symptoms and pain associated with endometriosis can worsen, says Mon Health Obstetrics & Gynecology’s Dr. Amanda Sherman. … Continued

  • Blog Featured Image

    Can opioids damage the heart?

    -

    With drug overdose deaths climbing to over 70,000 per year, the damage both prescription and illicit opioids cause when abused is well documented. Now studies are questioning if prescription opioids have the potential to cause damage when used as directed for chronic, long-term pain. And according to the research, the answer is yes. “Opioids are … Continued

  • Blog Featured Image

    Cold Remedies Safe for Breastfeeding Mothers

    -

    Mon Health Lactation Specialist, Pamela Poe, and OBGYN Craig Herring, weigh in on how breastfeeding mothers can get through the trenches of sickness with cold remedies that are safe for baby and mom’s milk supply. It’s tempting to reach for over-the-counter medicines to combat nasty cold symptoms like sneezing, coughing and sore throat. But for … Continued

  • Blog Featured Image

    Mon Health Talk Radio Show on WAJR

    -

    Listen to Mon Health Talk on WAJR 104.5 FM and 1440 AM every Monday starting at 8:30 a.m. or stream online. April 8, 2019: Jessica Pforr, NP-C and Sarah Proffitt, FNP-BC March 18, 2019: Dr. Wissam Gharib, an interventional cardiologist at Mon Health Heart & Vascular Center March 11, 2019: Mon Health Vice President of … Continued

  • Blog Featured Image

    Are You More Likely to have a Stroke in Cold Weather?

    -

    In many areas around the globe, researchers have found that as temperatures drop, the number of strokes begins to rise. A recent German study revealed that those with a pre-existing “higher cardiovascular risk” had a 30 percent increased chance for stroke in colder weather. And with stroke ranking as the fifth leading cause of death … Continued

  • Blog Featured Image

    Signs and Symptoms of Childhood Eating Disorders

    -

    Would you know if your child is suffering from an eating disorder? Dr. Vincent P. Kolanko, Mon Health Pediatrician, weighs in on not-so-obvious signs and symptoms that your child may need help. Picky appetites, changing moods and occasional self-conscious feelings. These can all be normal, temporary behaviors in children or teens as they grow. But … Continued

  • Blog Featured Image

    5 Heart Disease Myths and Misconceptions

    -

    Dr. Samantha Crites, a Cardiologist at the Mon Health Heart and Vascular Center, busts five myths and misconceptions surrounding heart disease risks, signs and symptoms. 5 heart disease myths debunked Myth #1: Heart disease mostly affects men. Many women don’t know that their risk for heart disease can be just as high as men’s–and it … Continued

  • Blog Featured Image

    High Blood Pressure? Some Cold Medicines May be Dangerous

    -

    If you’ve been hit with a cold, one of the first things you might do to reduce coughing, sneezing and congestion is head to the pharmacy for cold symptom relief. As with any type of medication, over-the-counter cold remedies come with their own side effects. And if you have high blood pressure, you should be … Continued

  • Blog Featured Image

    Peripartum Cadiomyopathy – A Rare but Deadly Threat to Pregnant and Postpartum Women

    -

    Dr. Samantha Crites, Mon Health Cardiologist, and Dr. Shane Prettyman, Mon Health OBGYN, weigh in on a rare, but sometimes silent and deadly threat to pregnant and postpartum women. What is peripartum cardiomyopathy? Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is heart failure that occurs during pregnancy or immediately after childbirth. It is rare and varies in severity—with mild … Continued