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, Internal Medicine

10 Signs That You Might Have Anemia

More than 3 million people in the U.S. are living with anemia, a common blood disorder that develops when a person’s red blood cell count is low or when red blood cells do not have enough hemoglobin. This is something we see here at Westchester Health but if diagnosed properly and treated promptly, anemia in most […]

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

How Diabetes Affects Women

Diabetes can affect anyone, regardless of age, race, gender or lifestyle. It can cause serious health problems, including heart attack or stroke, blindness, problems during pregnancy and kidney failure. Diabetes affects women and men in almost equal numbers. However, diabetes affects women differently than men. More than 13 million women have diabetes, or about one in […]

Blog, Internal Medicine

Why Internists Are the Best Choice for Women’s Health

Although women account for more than half the U.S. population, some women—and even some doctors—think that primary care for women consists of nothing more than an annual Pap smear and a mammogram. I soundly disagree! Doctors of internal medicine are uniquely positioned to address the primary care needs of women Internal medicine physicians are specialists […]