Dr. Gloria Mendizabal-Piedra MD

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Back To School Vaccinations: Why it’s Important

Back to School Vaccines

A widely acknowledged debate across America is the topics of vaccinations. When it comes to immunization, vaccines are vital and one-hundred percent necessary for your child’s health. To keep your child protected from diseases, vaccines need to be administered. If you can prevent your child from contracting a disease, why would you hesitate?   Here is everything you need to know about back to school vaccinations and why they are so important: Effectiveness of Vaccines The only reason life-threatening and incurable viruses and diseases are so rare, is because of the use of vaccines. This does not mean that because… Read More

Your Guide To Reading Blood Work Results

Blood Test Results Meaning

All of us need to get our annual blood panels done. This procedure is one of the most effective ways of preventing life-threatening diseases in people of all ages. The fact is, most people don’t know what the results actually mean. In order to guide you along a path of health, we are going to go over the blood work basics. Once you’re done reading this article, you’ll be able to analyze your blood work like a pro.   Here is your guide to reading blood work results: Blood Makeup Your blood tells a lot about you. Some of the… Read More

Fat Blast Fusion: The Secret To Weight Loss

Weight Loss IV Therapy

Obesity is an epidemic in our country, among adults and children alike. Nearly 160 million Americans are either obese or overweight. Losing weight can be a challenge, sometimes it feels like a never-ending cycle of fad diets and unrealistic weight loss programs. I’m here to inform you that weight loss does not have to be so difficult. It starts from the inside – what foods, vitamins, and nutrients you feed your system, determine your results. Fortunately, IV Infusion can aid you along in your journey. Learn more about Fat Blast Fusion:   Healthy Weight Loss Losing weight is a journey…. Read More

What Is Ultrasound Used For?

Ultrasound Technician

Ultrasound, or sonography, is a tool doctors use for seeing what’s going on inside their patient’s body. The instrument transmits high-frequency sound and then records the echoes as the sound waves bounce back to determine the size, shape, and consistency of soft tissues and organs. The information appears on a screen where the ultrasound technician can easily capture the images. Those images are then sent to your doctor for the results.   Now that you know exactly what ultrasound is, what is ultrasound used for? Uses of Ultrasound When you think ultrasound, you probably think of a pregnant mother at… Read More

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