Blog, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine

10 Warning Signs of Depression Everyone Should Know About

Depression is a real but often misunderstood mental disorder that can be successfully treated, typically with medications and psychotherapy. Although individuals with depression are sometimes thoughtlessly told to simply “buck up” or “get over it,” depression is an authentic illness that can significantly limit a person’s ability to feel happiness, maintain relationships, achieve goals and […]

Blog, Diabetes Education, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatric Endocrinology

What’s The Difference Between Type 1 And Type 2 Diabetes?

At Westchester Health, we have a number of patients who come to us with diabetes, both type 1 and type 2. What concerns us is that many of them aren’t sure which type they have, and/or don’t know the difference between the two. As endocrinologists, we thought we’d offer the following information about both types of […]

Blog, Endocrinology

As A Woman, Am I At Risk of Cushing’s Disease?

From time to time at Westchester Health, patients come to us having been diagnosed with Cushing’s disease, a rare endocrine disorder caused by abnormally excessive amounts of the hormone cortisol. It can also be caused by excessive growth of the pituitary gland, known as hyperplasia. Cushing’s disease mostly affects women, but men and even children can also develop […]