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Dr. Gloria Mendizabal-Piedra MD

(305) 823-2433

3986 W. 16 Avenue | Hialeah, FL 33012

Family Health

What is Anemia and How to Treat It

What is Anemia and How to Treat It

Anemia occurs when the oxygen-carrying capacity of red blood cells (RBC) is not enough to meet your body’s needs. There are many types of anemia but the most common is Iron Deficiency Anemia. Below, we list down some of the most common questions about anemia. What is Anemia? Your red blood cells are the part of your blood that is responsible for providing oxygen to other cells inside your body. Hemoglobin, the pigment which comes with the RBCs, is what binds oxygen together before the oxygen gets delivered to the cells. When there is a low number of RBCs, your… Read More

Top 5 Feel-Good Exercises for Your Body and Soul

Top 5 Feel-Good Exercises for Your Body and Soul

People are now more aware of their health than ever. It’s great to know that people care about their bodies, and constantly seek to enhance their appearance. Follow the top five workouts below to help you enhance your body, feel better, and make sure you’re maintaining healthy habits! Planks Whether you’re more into side planks, or standard planks, these are great to help work your entire upper body. It’s not as easy as it looks! Holding your body up and relying on your arm muscles to keep this position will help develop stronger and greater muscle mass. For the standard… Read More

Tips for Choosing a Family Doctor

Tips for Choosing a Family Doctor

There are just over 10,000 family and general practitioner medical professionals in Florida. 1,400 of whom are located in Miami-Dade alone, with another 1,400 serving Broward County. With so many doctors to choose from, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with making a decision. In fact, it’s almost unavoidable.   We are here to help. With over twenty-five years of experience in the South Florida medical community, we are uniquely qualified to offer helpful tips on how to choose a family doctor. Find our top four tips below.   If you have any questions about how to pick the right family… Read More