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11
Jul

The 4 Body Pains That Could Mean Cancer

One of the scariest words in the world is the word ‘cancer.’ According to the National Cancer Institute, over 600,000 people died from cancer in the United States in 2018. On top of that, 1.7 million new cases are being diagnosed each year. This is why the word is so scary. It is an epidemic. It is also true that
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25
Jun

Top 8 Easy Ways to Improve Your Nutrition

Nutrition should be the center of your universe. You eat multiple times a day and those decisions on what goes in your mouth should be held to the highest standards. Are you making the best choices for your body? It is time to make better decisions about your nutrition. However, you do not need some fancy plan or strict diet
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11
Jun

Top 5 Reasons To Visit Our Health Care Center in Arizona

The staff at Summa Health Care invites you to visit our health care center in Arizona, and become a part of our family. Our providers are experienced, committed to your care and desire to help you through all of your health care decisions. Are you ready to visit our health care center in Arizona? Here are 5 reasons you should
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24
May

The amazing health benefits of garlic

Did you know that garlic has some amazing health benefits? Besides keeping those pesky vampires at bay, garlic can boost the flavor of many of your favorite dishes and keep your health in check. Garlic comes from the plant, Allium sativum. It has a close relationship with leeks, shallots, and onions — all called Allium vegetables. A single bulb of
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8
May

Everything you need to know about Thyroid Cancer

It is estimated that this year alone, over 52,000 people will be diagnosed with thyroid cancer, according to cancer.net. This makes it the 6th most common type of cancer in women, and women are 3 times more likely to develop thyroid cancer than men. You have a great chance for a speedy recovery if you find it, if it hasn’t
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19
Apr

What is Testosterone Therapy?

It is not uncommon for aging men to suffer from decreased energy levels, lowered libido and a depressed mood. If this sounds all too familiar, you could be one of millions of men who suffer from low testosterone levels. It can also be the cause of many other debilitating conditions, such as erectile dysfunction, loss of body hair, decreasing muscle
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5
Apr

Questions Doctors Wished Their Patients Would Ask

Finding a primary care doctor can be a difficult task, especially finding a doctor that you jive with. Establishing a good doctor-patient relationship is essential for your health care. Doctors are also under immense pressure to see more patients, therefore spending less time with you. Even if you find the right doctor for you, it might be disappointing at how
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8
May

Beating the Summer Joint Pain Heat

With the summer heat just around the corner (if you’re not already feeling it), you might be noticing a change in your joints. Across the United States, the heat is rising, but not many places get as hot as Phoenix does. We can always anticipate hot summer days and barely a blink of relief at night. Weather seems to have

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26
Apr

Medication Management

At Summa Pain Care Centers in Arizona, we pride ourselves on working to reduce the painkiller addiction that is a major problem occuring throughout the United States. Our approach to chronic pain management is finding the source of pain and working to correct that, instead of throwing pills at it. Some people might be afraid of this approach, but we
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16
Apr

Tips for keeping knees pain free

Knee pain is very common as you age. Keeping all your joints healthy throughout your life is very important, and your knees are no exception. There are plenty of things you can do to keep your knees stable and strong, no matter how many years they have on them. Keeping pain at bay is very important as you age. Your
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