Lifestyle Choices to Reduce Colon Cancer
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | March 10, 2017
Lifestyle Choices to Reduce Colon Cancer

  Colon cancer develops when the cells lining the membrane of the colon undergo mutation and stop maturing and dying on their own. Instead, these cells divide and form clumps and these clumps can later develop into cancer of the colon. This process happens over a span of years and certain precautionary measures can help reduce the chances of the…

Facts vs. Fiction about BP and Cholesterol Medication
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | March 7, 2017
Facts vs. Fiction about BP and Cholesterol Medication

  Heart ailments are presently a matter of great concern given their occurrence in a wider percentage of the population. A number of factors affect the health of the heart, two of them being the blood pressure (BP) and cholesterol levels of a person.   High BP is a very common condition found in a lot of people. In this…

How to Have a Healthy Heart
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | March 7, 2017
How to Have a Healthy Heart

Having a healthy heart is a necessity to living a healthy life. Thankfully, there are a few smart and clever ways to prevent minor as well as serious heart problems, which can lead to a fatal consequence, if not checked in time.   Non-pharmaceutical interventions Non-pharmaceutical interventions can be practiced to keep an outbreak at bay. Similarly, for heart failure,…

Top Signs and Symptoms that You May Be Having a Heart Attack: Men vs. Women
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | February 20, 2017
Top Signs and Symptoms that You May Be Having a Heart Attack: Men vs. Women

Heart attack is one of the foremost causes of death in the U.S. Its occurrence can be reduced by looking out for signs and symptoms, thereby taking precautionary measures.   In the past, chest pain was considered one of the sure signs of a heart attack. However, further studies have revealed a lot of other symptoms as well. Interestingly, the…

Heart Disease: Risk Factors and Family History
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | February 20, 2017
Heart Disease: Risk Factors and Family History

Heart disease is one of the most prevalent causes of death in the U.S. From cholesterol, diabetes, hypertension, and a bigger waistline to diet, smoking, and family history—all are considered to be risk factors for heart disease. Prominent risk factors for heart disease Obesity and an increasing waistline, leading to diabetes, hypertension, and atherosclerosis Unfortunately, if you are overweight, you…