Here at Enhanced Medical we’ve been enjoying these first few official days of summer, and hope you have been as well! However, as temperatures increase so do the dangers posed by summer’s heat. Heat related illnesses primarily affect children and people over the age of
One of the great joys of summer is taking a little time for some fun in the sun. Your concierge doctor’s office hopes that you are enjoying the warm rays with safety in mind. Make sure you’re not getting too much of a good thing! Avoid consequences of overexposure like sunburns, premature aging of the skin, wrinkling, and skin cancer by practicing proper sun protection. While using sunscreen daily is a prudent first step, there is more to know about staying safe and healthy when you’re out in the sun.
The staff at Enhanced Medical Care is enjoying the warmer Boston weather and hope you all are too. The summer is in full swing and backyard barbecues are fired up! Even when taking every precaution about being outside (applying sunscreen, using insect repellent and checking
The field of nutrition is an overwhelming vat of information. Most nutritional recommendations are intimidating and very often are confusing and conflicting. We are here to help steer you in the right direction and hopefully take a bit of the guesswork and anxiety out of
As an educated patient, you know that nutrition is important. You know that the foods you eat affect your health. However, the nutrients you do not consume, but perhaps need, may also have a huge impact on your body. Nobody’s diet is perfect, but
Spring is the time when people are most aware of the affect exposure to allergens can have on our body (cue the thoughts of the layer of pollen that coats everything outside) BUT allergies affect us all year long and can cause a slew of problems that
It’s that time of year again! While the blooming flowers and new greenery certainly are beautiful, the pollen has many of us walking around feeling like our heads may explode. Although allergies are stressors that your body deals with all year round, the extra seasonal burden
Cardiovascular disease is one of the most significant but preventable offenses against modern health. Enhanced Medical Care focuses on optimizing health and wellness by making suggestions to protect patients against heart disease on many fronts. Exercise, nutrition and other lifestyle interventions greatly affect how our hearts function.
When people think about inflammation, the swelling of a twisted ankle or a bruised body part that usually comes to mind. While these examples certainly represent an inflammatory response, they do not encompass the complexity of this branch of immune defense. The steps of the
Flu season is just around the corner. The CDC says that in the United States, on average 5% to 20% of the population gets the flu and more than 200,000 people are hospitalized from seasonal flu-related complications. Many of our patients at Enhanced Medical Care will come to us with