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  • Osteoporosis: Are You One Of The 10 Million?

    Osteoporosis: Are You One Of The 10 Million?

    Osteoporosis is a common disease in older individuals, characterized by too little bone formation, excessive bone loss or a combination of both, leading to bone fragility and an increased risk of fractures of the hip, spine and wrist. Most people do not realize they have it until they either have a fracture or they get a bone mineral density test.Prevalence and RiskOsteoporosis develops ...

  • Avoid Food Poisoning With Tips From CareMount Medical

    Avoid Food Poisoning With Tips From CareMount Medical

    I am so thankful for the summer weather and excited for all the cookouts that come with it! As many of us enjoy the barbecues and picnics, it is important to pay attention to food safety.Food poisoning comes from consuming contaminated food. Food can be contaminated by germs including bacteria, viruses, parasites or natural toxins found in some mold or mushrooms. Symptoms of food ...

  • Problems With Your Prostate? UroLift® And UroNav Offer New Advances

    Problems With Your Prostate? UroLift® And UroNav Offer New Advances

    June is Men’s Health Month. This awareness month highlights the importance of preventative healthcare and appropriate screenings and checkups specific to men to maintain overall health and long-term well-being. CareMount Medical offers two state-of-the-art procedures for male patients dealing specifically with prostate issues, the UroLift® System and the UroNav Fusion Biopsy System. ...

  • Lyme Season Is Here

    Lyme Season Is Here

    Diagnosis and management of tickborne diseases can be very complex and anxiety provoking. Unlike other problems patients have to solve, the internet search results may yield overwhelming amounts of conflicting information. Further, doctors may not even agree with one another on diagnosis and management of the same patients.At CareMount Medical, we follow the Infectious Diseases Society ...

  • What Is Endometriosis? A CareMount Expert Explains

    What Is Endometriosis? A CareMount Expert Explains

    According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health, endometriosis affects at least 11 percent of American women between the ages of 15 and 44. It is especially common among women in their 30s and 40s. Endometriosis is an often painful disorder which occurs when the tissue lining of the uterus grows outside of the uterus. It is typically found on ...

  • CareMount Expert Offers Advice On Springtime Protection For Your Skin

    CareMount Expert Offers Advice On Springtime Protection For Your Skin

    The daffodils and forsythia are starting to flower, the days are getting warmer, and with the arrival of spring, so too comes itchy skin. According to CareMount Medical Dermatologist, Brent D. Wainwright, MD, FAAD, the main offenders are invisible allergens in the air, pollen and mold. Spring allergensWhen susceptible individuals are exposed to pollen, the immune system is activated, ...

  • According To CareMount Expert, Nutrition Is The New Medicine

    According To CareMount Expert, Nutrition Is The New Medicine

    “You are what you eat!” I love this familiar expression, first written in 1826, because we are now talking about the importance of nutrition with each other, in our schools and with our doctors. Although many of our eating habits were formed during childhood, it’s never too late to change them.When we talk about what you eat, we mean food as the source of essential building blocks and ...

  • CareMount Expert Lists Must-Haves For Medicine Cabinet And First Aid Kit

    CareMount Expert Lists Must-Haves For Medicine Cabinet And First Aid Kit

    Thinking about getting started on your spring cleaning? Don’t neglect your medicine cabinet or first aid kit essentials this season! As you begin your cleaning, make note of the items you currently have and what you will need to stock up on, and be sure to throw out any medications or prescriptions that have expired. Use this handy list of top 10 medicine cabinet must-haves and top five ...

  • Stop Seasonal Allergies: Understand Causes, Prevention And Treatment

    Stop Seasonal Allergies: Understand Causes, Prevention And Treatment

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Spring, with its showy display of flowering buds and blooming trees, is the favorite season for many people, unless you are among the 58 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies. Most seasonal allergies begin in the spring, when tree and grass pollens circulate in the air until late June. Mold, another allergy offender, begins in February and can ...

  • With So Many Possible Destinations, Make CareMount Medical Your First

    With So Many Possible Destinations, Make CareMount Medical Your First

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Each year, more and more Americans travel internationally. CareMount Medical’s John Raffalli, MD FACP (Internal Medicine/Infectious Diseases) and Neeta Chitkara, MD (Internal Medicine/Infectious Diseases) encourage patients to be proactive and take steps to anticipate issues that may arise during a trip.Learning about your destination before traveling is ...

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