Heat exhaustion basics – know the signs.

If you haven’t gone out much this summer yet, you might be in for a rude awakening with the sun. As temperatures continue to rise, dehydration becomes inevitable if you don’t drink fluids throughout the day. Over time, heat exhaustion may set in and if you don’t treat it right away, you may find yourself in a local emergency room. NOAH has you covered with some great information about the basics of heat exhaustion.
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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

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 – Dr. Moyer

At NOAH, patient experience means everything to us! There are millions of doctor offices to choose from.

What Everyone Ought to Know About Concussions

By Patricia Avila, MD, FAAP – NOAH Sierra Health Center Pediatrics

Patricia Avila

Patricia Avila, MD, FAAP,
NOAH Sierra Health Center Pediatrics
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Would you be able to recognize when your child has had a concussion and what you should do about it? It is important for parents, players, and coaches to be able to recognize a concussion and know what to do next. Concussions are becoming more common now than ever before. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) has reported that in the last 10 years the number of concussions in young athletes has doubled with as many as 3.8 million in 2012. Read more

Technology transforming healthcare experience

Not just for the sports enthusiast!
An action packed camera such as the GoPro is not just for the sports enthusiast. At NOAH, we use the GoPro’s amazing technology in conjunction with our colposcopy machine to help diagnose cervical cancer at an early stage. Read more

Are You Fighting Cancer with Your Lifestyle? 5 Strategies to Keep Cancer at Bay

Cancer is a scary word. Too often, people are swindled into taking handfuls of supplements and other snake oil strategies in an attempt to ward off cancer, when the “cures” often do nothing but drain your bank account and may even be harmful. Although evidence between certain foods and cancer are still up for debate, there are five cancer prevention guidelines based on research from the World Cancer Report that you should consider to reduce your cancer risk.
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