GENERAL MEDICAL CONDITIONS
Whether you take only one medication or have multiple recurring prescriptions, refills can be a source of stress and frustration. Now, we have made it possible for you to get your prescription filled and delivered to your door monthly or quarterly
GENERAL MEDICAL CONDITIONS
We have made it possible for you to get your prescription filled and delivered to your door monthly or quarterly
Migraine is an episodic disorder that causes severe headache. It affects ~ 17% of women and 6% of men.
How is migraine diagnosed:
ICHD-3 diagnostic criteria and Neuroimaging
What we prescribe:
The management of migraine consists of acute treatment and preventive treatment. Amitriptyline, Topiramate, NSAIDs, and Triptans such as Sumatriptan
Characteristics of migraine headaches:
Often unilateral (located on one side)
Aggravated by routine day to day activities
Often associated with nausea, vomiting, light and sound sensitivity
Aura (focal neurologic symptoms)
Hypertension is another name for high blood pressure. It can lead to severe health complications and increase the risk of heart disease, stroke, and sometimes death.
Almost half of all adults in the United States have hypertension, but many are not aware of this fact. Keeping blood pressure under control is vital for preserving health and reducing the risk of these dangerous conditions.
Risk factors associated with hypertension: Age, Obesity, Family history, Sedentary lifestyle, Hight sodium/salt diet, Race, and Excessive alcohol consumption
Lifestyle changes to control hypertension include diet, exercise, salt restriction, weight loss, and limited alcohol intake
Stages of high blood pressure:
Normal blood pressure: Less than 130/80 mmHg.
Stage 1 hypertension: 130 to 139/80 to 89
Stage 2 hypertension: over 140/90
Cholesterol is a substance found in everyone's blood, and it is needed for good health. The problem arises when people have too much cholesterol resulting in higher risk of heart attacks, strokes, and other health problems.
Types of cholesterol:
LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol)
HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol)
Lifestyle changes including reducing the amount of saturated fat in your diet, losing weight, regular aerobic exercise, and eating plenty of fruits and vegetables
This is a sleep disorder characterized by trouble staying asleep or falling asleep.
CAUSES OF INSOMNIA
Medications such as antidepressants, opioids, stimulants, steroids
Environmental such as noise, light, or temperature
Health conditions such as anxiety, depression, sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, and thyroid disorders
Lifestyle choices including alcohol, caffeine, and tobacco use
SYMPTOMS OF ADULT ADHD
ADHD symptoms include trouble focusing, hyperactivity, and impulsive behavior.
People may experience:
Behavioral: hyperactivity, fidgeting, impulsivity, irritability, risk taking behaviors, or lack of restraint
Cognitive: difficulty focusing, forgetfulness, lack of concentration, problem paying attention, racing thoughts, or short attention span
Mood: anxiety, boredom, excitement, or mood swings
Also common: depression, learning disability, or sleep deprivation
We offer both thyroid prescription refills and start thyroid therapy for patients who are currently on thyroid medications or looking to start treatment respectively
SYMPTOMS OF HYPOTHYROIDISM
Common symptoms of thyroid hormone deficiency include fatigue, cold intolerance, weight gain, constipation, dry skin, myalgia, and menstrual irregularities.
HOW DO I KNOW IF I HAVE HYPOTHYROIDISM?
The diagnosis of Primary hypothyroidism relies heavily upon laboratory tests.
Types of hypothyroidism are:
Primary Hypothyroidism is characterized by high TSH and low free thyroxine (T4)
Subclinical hypothyroidism is characterized by a normal T4 in the presence of an elevated TSH.
Secondary hypothyroidism is characterized by a low T4 concentration and a normal TSH