High Blood Pressure – DASH Diet

High blood pressure usually has no symptoms, but it can cause serious problems such as stroke, heart failure, heart attack and kidney failure. What is #bloodpressure? It is the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your arteries. Read more

Stroke Awareness – Take care of your body.

A stroke can happen to anyone, anywhere and at any age. Every four minutes someone dies from a stroke. Help NOAH raise awareness during #NationalStrokeAwarenessMonth by reading these tips and sharing them with your friends and family. Read more

Take charge of your sleep

Sleep is something that comes naturally, right? Not always. During Better Sleep Month, NOAH wants you to take charge and improve your nights and make sleep a priority. Did you know that sleep plays a critical role in maintaining your good health? Our NOAH team shares what happens to your body when you don’t get enough sleep and offers some trustworthy tips that can help you take charge of your sleep! Read more

Secrets to stealing extra sleep

Are you groggy and tired in the morning? You are probably not getting enough sleep. NOAH has a few tips to help you sneak in more sleep. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that Americans are in the middle of a sleep loss epidemic. Nearly eight in 10 Americans say they would feel better and more prepared for the day if they had just one more hour of sleep. Just when you thought getting a little extra sleep each night was impossible as you roll out of bed every morning, we at NOAH will share our secrets to better sleep with you that are sure to increase the quality and length of your sleep. Read more

Just Listen…

By Beverly Kube, Behavioral Health Consultant

Talking about suicide does not make someone decide to take their life. People who are feeling depressed and hopeless want to talk. Your willingness to talk about emotional issues, including suicide, can be the first step to getting a person help. The best thing you can do is begin the conversation. Read more

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!


Rafael Martinez
Behavioral Health Director

This is an important topic as mental health issues not only effect the individual, it also effects the many others connected to that individual such as family, friends, work and community. Mental Health America is a national organization that leads the effort to identify mental health issues early to prevent the problems it can bring to one’s life.

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Behavioral Health at NOAH

It has been established that many medical issues are related to behavioral health such as anxiety, depression or interpersonal problems. Also, the treatment of chronic medical conditions such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension and pain involve behaviors and habits that many people struggle to prevent.

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Allergen friendly ingredient substitutions

Javier Zayas-Bazan, MD

Javier Zayas-Bazan, MD, Associate Director HonorHealth – Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center – Heuser Family Medicine Program

I love to cook at home and have 5 or 6 shelves full of cookbooks and binders I have made with recipes and notes. My inspiration comes from my 6-year old who has several food allergies. I’m helping my daughter live as normal a life as possible while navigating her extensive food allergies. I prefer to take recipes that I like and make substitutions to make them allergen friendly using common ingredient substitutions. Try these trustworthy brands that are sure to help you and your family live as normal a life as possible in the kitchen. Be sure to check out a few of my favorite recipes and try them at home. Read more

Food Allergy Awareness

In order to fully understand food allergies, you need to understand what they are and how serious they can become if proper precautions are not taken to manage them. A food allergy is a medical condition where exposure to a food causes a harmful immune response, known as an allergic reaction. This occurs when the immune system attacks proteins in the food that are normally harmless. These proteins that trigger this reaction in the body are called allergens. Read more

Patient Experience – Pediatric Dental

Even our youngest superheroes need a little assistance! “They help us make sure we don’t have cavities by taking out the sugar buggies in
our mouth!”, says Eleni, 7 years old. Schedule an appointment at 480-882-4545.

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