Dr. Gloria Mendizabal-Piedra MD

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Everything You Need To Know About Heat-Related Illness This Summer

Heat Illness

In Miami, Florida the summer season is abnormally hot, humid, and intense. For vacationers looking for a getaway, the Florida sun is worth flocking from all over the country for. For us residents, the heat can be overwhelming. Heat-related illness is more common than you probably think, and it’s important that you take the proper precautions when spending time in the sun.   Here is everything you need to know about heat-related illness this summer: What is Heat-related Illness? Heat-related illness is just as it sounds, the exposure to abnormally high temperatures or prolonged amounts of heat and humidity, making… Read More

8 Things You Can Do To Improve Mental Health

Mental Health

In the past, the topic of mental health held a negative connotation. Now, people are becoming more educated and passionate about bringing awareness to mental health conditions and what we can do to help our loved ones. Over 40 million American adults have a mental health condition. If you suffer from a mental health disorder, visit a doctor as soon as possible for adequate treatment. Here are 8 things you can do to improve your mental health while seeking professional help: Take The Health Initiative If you are a sedentary individual, this is not ideal for your mental health. Our… Read More

6 Ways To Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

Blood Pressure

One in 3 adults has high blood pressure. High blood pressure can put you at risk of having heart disease and a stroke. Both of which are the leading causes of death in the United States. While this condition is treatable, many people don’t take the proper precautionary measures to prevent and overcome high blood pressure. We know it can be a daunting task, but there are effective and natural ways to lower your blood pressure. Here are our most recommended natural remedies for lowering blood pressure: Exercise Routine This one might be a given, but you’d be surprised how… Read More

Holter Monitor: What Does it Detect?

Holter Monitor

A Holter test is performed by a doctor to record a patient’s heartbeats. Using a Holter monitor, doctors are able to determine if the patient has any heart rhythm discrepancies. The Holter test might seem a tad inconvenient, but we can assure you, the test is effective and important for diagnosis. Here’s everything you need to know about the Holter monitor and what it detects: Why the Holter Test is Done A Holter test is ordered when a doctor detects an irregular arrhythmia in a patient or irregular fainting is occurring. Usually, a doctor will perform an electrocardiogram before a… Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Allergy and Asthma Care

Asthma Inhaler

About 1 in 12 people have asthma, rounding out to about 25 million. Often, allergies and asthma go hand-in-hand, making the disease even more difficult to live with. Asthma is a disease of the bronchial tubes, which is the passageway for air to go in and out of the lungs. There are different types of asthma, allergic asthma is one of the most common. Read on for the ultimate guide to allergy and asthma care: What is Allergic Asthma? Allergic asthma is when a specific allergy, whether it be pollen, peanuts, or mold, triggers an asthma attack. Of the 25… Read More

Suffering From Chronic Back Pain? Try These Tips

Chronic Back Pain

Chronic back pain is the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office. With over 31 million Americans experiencing low-back pain at any given time, it’s important that you are educated on the causes and treatments for chronic back pain. If you’re suffering from chronic back pain, try these tips: Chronic Back Pain Causes The structure of your back is quite complicated and intertwined. Bones, joints, ligaments, and muscles all make up your back’s structure. An injury, strain, or rupture of any kind, to any part of your back, will cause pain. It’s true that sports injuries and… Read More

5 Things Earwax Says About Your Health

Ear wax, it’s not talked about often, and honestly, it’s pretty gross to think about. However, your earwax is an accurate gauge for your health and you should pay close attention to it. We’ve all heard that analyzing the color and consistency of several bodily fluids will aid in catching potential health issues, but what about earwax? Read on for 5 things earwax says about your health. Itchy Earwax Itchy ears are nothing to fret about. The issue here is that many people who are experiencing itchy ears. Use a Q-tip to find relief in those hard to reach ear… Read More

Cold Sore Versus Canker Sore: How to Get Rid Of Them

Cold Sore Versus Canker Sore

Cold sores and canker sores are not the same, but they do have very similar symptoms, triggers, and treatments. In order to find quick relief, you must be educated on the differences between the two conditions. Looking at the health of your mouth gives you a window into the health of your immune system. If things are acting up, you need to know why. Here is everything you need to know on cold sore vs. canker sore and how to get rid of the pesky and painful bumps. What Are Cold Sores? Cold sores are small fluid-filled blisters, usually occurring… Read More

Performance Fusion: Taking Your Body to the Next Level

Performance Fusion

If you’re an athlete or an avid trainer in the gym, you know how important it is to keep your body replenished, hydrated, and healthy. Performance Fusion is a form of IV therapy specifically designed for athletes, trainers, and even the average active person looking to enhance their physique. IV infusion is the key to operating at your full athletic potential. Keep reading to learn more about Performance Fusion and take your body to the next level. Amino Acids In a world overrun by supplements and protein, it’s a challenge to understand which supplements are actually necessary and beneficial to… Read More

Top 5: What Causes Diabetes?

Causes of Diabetes

Diabetes, one of the most rampant diseases in America, affects 9.4% of the population. Every year 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes. In 2015, diabetes was the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. The American Diabetes Association estimated that the total costs of diagnosed diabetes had risen to $327 billion in 2017, compared to $245 billion in 2012. These statistics show a devastating threat to the health of America. Read on for more information on the top 5 causes of diabetes and what you can do to prevent the disease. Type 1 Diabetes vs Type 2… Read More