Conditions (Medical and Social) that Increase the Risk for Kidney Disease
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | March 12, 2018
Conditions (Medical and Social) that Increase the Risk for Kidney Disease

Kidneys carry out the important function of flushing out all the excess fluids, electrolytes, and other wastes including urea and creatinine from the blood in the form of urine. This vital function, if not carried out properly and efficiently, can lead to a build-up of all the wastes within the body, which could lead to bloating and other disorders such…

Risks that Increase Heart Disease and Individual Behavior and Choices that Reduce Risk
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | February 23, 2018
Risks that Increase Heart Disease and Individual Behavior and Choices that Reduce Risk

Heart disease is a major cause of death among individuals in the United States. It is one of the leading ailments affecting people, most of them being individuals who are in their middle age and relatively young. There are a number of factors that lead to heart disease, such as heredity, gender, age (over 55 in women), reaching menopause (for…

The Cost of Heart Disease in Dollars and Lives Affected
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | February 23, 2018
The Cost of Heart Disease in Dollars and Lives Affected

Statistics reveal that heart disease is the number one reason for death among men and women around the world. In fact, of the deaths occurring in 2017, every 1 death out of 4 was due to cardiovascular problems. In the U.S. alone, figures from 2014 reveal that almost half of the population, especially African American citizens, suffers from diseases of…

Role of Aspirin in Heart Disease Prevention
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | February 12, 2018
Role of Aspirin in Heart Disease Prevention

We all know about the humble aspirin being popped when we’re in pain, or when suffering from an inflammation or a fever. However, aspirin has other uses too, apart from being an anti-inflammatory medication. Aspirin therapy is undertaken by many for the treatment of heart diseases including stroke, as well as prevention of the same.   Role of aspirin to…

Latest Changes in Blood Pressure Guidelines
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | February 12, 2018
Latest Changes in Blood Pressure Guidelines

High blood pressure and hypertension are lifestyle diseases that affect a large section of the population. The term blood pressure can itself shoot up the pressure for a number of people. However, it is important to understand what blood pressure is and how to decipher its readings, especially since the base guidelines changed in 2003.   What Is Blood Pressure…