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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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Why You MUST Get the Flu Shot This Season

Why You MUST Get the Flu Shot This Season

Receiving the influenza (flu) shot is always important, but with COVID-19 spreading rapidly, it is even more important this season. Even “healthy” patients are at risk of becoming severely ill or even dying from the influenza or COVID-19 virus. This is because YOU CAN...

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6 REASONS WHY YOU NEED TO SCHEDULE YOUR ANNUAL PHYSICAL

6 REASONS WHY YOU NEED TO SCHEDULE YOUR ANNUAL PHYSICAL

(1) BECOME ESTABLISHED AT A PRACTICE  It is important that a practice gets to know you as a patient. Even if you are “healthy” it is important that your provider get to know your personal and family history. This way, if you ever become ill, you can get an appointment...

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5 SIGNS OF OPIOID ADDICTION

5 SIGNS OF OPIOID ADDICTION

  Do you struggle with the use of substances? Are you wondering if your use has become a problem? You are not alone. Below, we have listed five signs of opioid use that may indicate that you have an addiction.   TAKING TOO MUCH: It is important that you...

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WHY DID WE OPEN SAPPHIRE HEALTH AND WELLNESS?

WHY DID WE OPEN SAPPHIRE HEALTH AND WELLNESS?

  Many of our patients ask us why we decided to open our own primary care office. The answer to this question is more simple than complex. Many (not all) primary care offices have their priorities backwards. They seem to be more invested in productivity than...

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