Dr. Gloria Mendizabal-Piedra MD

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3986 W. 16 Avenue | Hialeah, FL 33012

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Why You’re Not Losing Weight on Your Diet

why you re not losing weight

“I am not losing any weight.” We feel your frustration. You’re doing everything in your power to try to lose weight, but it simply is not happening. What’s the problem? It’s a familiar scenario for many people: you’ve been dieting, exercising, but not losing weight. Helping people reach their weight loss goals is one of our top priorities here at GMP Medical in Hialeah. We want to help you start your weight loss journey with this guide. We feel your frustration. You’re doing everything in your power to try to lose weight, but it’s simply is not happening. What’s the… Read More

Rejuvenate Fusion: Look & Feel Younger

IV Fusion Miami

We’re living in such an exciting time when it comes to getting healthy and enhancing our beauty. We’re finally finding that fountain of youth, which is yours for the asking. We’re all about great health and well-being, here at GMP Medical in Hialeah. We want to help you, which is why we’re sharing this guide with you – Rejuvenate Fusion: Look & Feel Younger. We’re a full-service health facility – offering a full range of traditional services, but we also believe it’s important to boost your self-confidence, and for many people, that begins with a look in the mirror. If… Read More

Ten Foods That Help Lower Blood Pressure

Food that helps lower blood pressure

Hypertension – or abnormally high blood pressure – can be a silent killer. It has no symptoms and can go unnoticed for years. When left untreated, high blood pressure can damage the blood vessels and lead to a host of serious problems such as heart disease, kidney disease, and stroke. Around 75 million Americans suffer from high blood pressure, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Risk factors include family history, age, gender, race, and lifestyle. If you watch what you eat, you can lower your risk for hypertension. Your diet must consist of foods that are low… Read More

Things To Do In Miami This Winter

Things To Do In Miami This Winter

Miami is an amazing place in the winter. Where the rest of the country struggles under the weight of snow and shivers in arctic temperatures, in South Florida, we can relax in the sun! If you’re looking to make the most of this time of year, here are five things to do in Miami this winter. Miami International Boat Show The premier boating even in South Florida, the Miami International Boat Show is back at the Miami Marine Stadium on Virginia Key. The five-day event, which runs from February 14-18 is the place to be for all things nautical. Showcasing… Read More

4 Ways To Prepare For Flu Season

Ways To Prepare For Flu Season

Sniffles, coughs, and fevers oh my. It seems like the flu season gets increasingly worse with each passing year, which is why you can never be too prepared for when the inevitable happens to you. Preparing beforehand can help you not only get better faster, but it can also prevent you from getting sick again in the future.  At GMP Medical, we understand how serious the flu is and why flu prevention is not only recommended but necessary as well. We’ve highlighted four different ways to prepare for flu season. Flu Shot Getting the flu vaccination each year is the first… Read More

Why Your Annual Physical Exam Is a Must

Why Your Annual Physical Exam Is a Must

It’s a question that’s been asked time and time again: “Do I really need an annual physical exam?” In short, yes. Preventing health problems, saving money, and keeping your doctor up-to-date on your health are just a few of the many benefits there are to getting an annual physical exam. At GMP Medical, we understand the value of annual exams. Be it a gynecological exam, a general primary doctor visit, or visiting a specialist, maintaining your health is the most important thing you can do – especially the older you get. Read on to find out why getting an annual… Read More

Is Sugar a Drug?

Is Sugar a Drug

Sugar is one of the most common additives in our food. It is also a staple ingredient in our pantries, thanks to its various uses. There are different types of sugar, the most popular of which are white refined, unrefined, brown sugar, cane sugar and syrups. The average person uses up about 53 pounds of sugar every year. It can even be as much as 72.7 pounds on average in developed countries, such as the United States. This results to more than 260 daily calories we consume from sugar alone. With this various and constant use, many people feel the… Read More

Slim-N-Fit Weight Loss: Is It Right for You

Slim-N-Fit Weight Loss

Diet fads come and go. An estimated 45 million Americans go on a diet each year, according to the Boston Medical Center, and often the results are often fleeting. What if there was a better way – a way where not only can you lose the weight, but you are given the necessary advice to keep it off? Fortunately, the Slim-N-Fit program is designed with unsuccessful dieters in mind. But what is Slim-N-Fit weight loss: is It right for you? What Is Slim-N-Fit? The Slim-N-Fit weight loss program is an exciting new approach to helping you reach and maintain your… Read More

The Ketogenic Diet: Does it Actually Work?

Ketogenic Diet Weight Loss

It’s nearly impossible to have a conversation about dieting or weight loss without someone mentioning the ketogenic diet or “keto.” Magazines and talk shows tout keto-friendly recipes while many high-profile celebrities have publicly attested to the wonders of this high-fat, low-carb diet. But is this just another trendy diet fad or does the ketogenic diet actually work for long-term weight loss and health? Read more for the 101 on going keto. What is the Ketogenic Diet? The ketogenic diet is centered around extremely low carb intake and encourages high fat and protein consumption. Far from a plant-based, a keto meal… Read More

Unique Things to Do in Miami With Kids

Things To Do in Miami With Kids

Miami is a world-renowned destination known for its pristine beaches, state-of-the-art cuisine, and diverse modern art. If you’re planning a vacation to Miami or if you’re a local looking for something new to do on the weekends, you won’t be disappointed with these fantastic options. Whether you’re 10 years old or 100, the Magic City is full of fun things to do with your family. Keep reading for the most unique things to do in Miami with kids. The Wynwood Walls Chances are, you’ve heard of the majestic Wynwood Walls. The art district is flourishing with colorful murals and modern… Read More