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MEET ALLIE

MEET ALLIE

Most of our patients have met or spoken to Allie, our medical assistant but few have gotten to know her. This month, we decided to highlight our amazing employee who has been with Sapphire Health and Wellness since its opening. She is the real “OG!”   Allie is...

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Learn More About HIV PreP

Learn More About HIV PreP

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PreP) is medication that is utilized to prevent patients from getting HIV. Anyone who is having unprotected sex or utilizing IV drugs is at risk for contracting HIV. However, with the proper use of PreP, this risk can be reduced by up to 99%....

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WHAT IS ALKALINE WATER???

WHAT IS ALKALINE WATER???

What is Alkaline Water?   There has been a lot of attention lately on alkaline (pH) water and how it is superior to tap or regular bottled water. But what is alkaline water? It all has to do with the pH (or acidity) of the water. Normal drinking water usually has...

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WHAT IS H. PYLORI?

WHAT IS H. PYLORI?

If you have never heard of H. pylori you are not alone. Many patients are unaware of this common infection that affects people of all backgrounds. Helicobacter pylori or “H. pylori” is a bacterial infection that occurs in your stomach. While the incidence of H. pylori...

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CHECK YOUR MENTAL HEALTH TEMPERATURE

CHECK YOUR MENTAL HEALTH TEMPERATURE

2020 was a tough year for everyone. Between COVID-19, civil right issues, and politics there were a lot of reasons for patients to become depressed and anxious. While some emotional struggles are a normal part of life, having symptoms that are impacting your...

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ANTIBIOTICS – NOT ALWAYS THE ANSWER

ANTIBIOTICS – NOT ALWAYS THE ANSWER

As winter weather approaches, so does cold and flu season. This can bring a lot of sick patients into the office, wanting a quick fix for their illness. While being sick can be uncomfortable and very inconvenient, it does not always mean that antibiotics are the quick...

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“MOVEMBER” – Men’s Health

“MOVEMBER” – Men’s Health

“NO SHAVE NOVEMBER” It is November and with it comes the mustaches and beards of “Movember” or “No Shave November.” This movement started in Australia has been trending in the U.S. to raise awareness for men’s health issues including prostate cancer, testicular...

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VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY

VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY

WHAT IS VITAMIN D AND HOW DOES IT HELP OUR BODY? Vitamin D (also called “calciferol”) is an essential element in the functioning of many systems in our body. Vitamin D is essential in bone health and prevention of osteoporosis. It also helps to reduce inflammation,...

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MOBILE FLU SHOT CLINIC – OCTOBER 2020

MOBILE FLU SHOT CLINIC – OCTOBER 2020

MOBILE FLU SHOT CLINIC - OCTOBER 2020   Our office had a great day at our Community Outreach Event providing flu shots to members of VICTORY LUTHERAN CHURCH in Mesa, Arizona. Our drive-thru event allowed for safe social distancing and provided those with physical...

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PRP FOR HAIR LOSS

PRP FOR HAIR LOSS

PLATELET RICH PLASMA (PRP) FOR HAIR LOSS (MEN AND WOMEN)   Have you noticed your hair thinning? Have you developed a bald spot? Hair loss is a sensitive topic for both men and women. Thinning hair makes patients appear older and has a significant impact on their...

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