Health

November 13, 2019

Your Holiday Diabetes Action Plan

The holidays are a time for tradition with one of those traditions is usually an unwanted weight gain. People gain an average of 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. This is a strain on anybody’s health, but can be particularly rough ...

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November 11, 2019

Epilepsy 101 by Neurologist Nilaya Bhawsar

Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder defined by unprovoked and recurrent seizures. Seizures are abnormal electrical activity of the brain causing a sudden change in behavior, sensations and sometimes a loss of awareness.  &nb...

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October 30, 2019

What Is Acute Bronchitis? Here is What You Need to Know

With colder temperatures and flu season right around the corner, the coughing and sneezing around your home and office is probably starting. One of the most common illnesses you can develop during the colder months is acute bronchitis. We’ve put together...

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October 30, 2019

Am I at risk for lung cancer?

That depends— are you a current or former cigarette smoker who has quit within the last 15 years? Smoking is the number one cause of lung cancer and secondhand smoke can also increase a person’s risk. The risk of lung cancer for smokers is higher ...

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October 22, 2019

Health Curveball: Premature and Early Menopause

Around the time the candles on the 50th birthday cake are blown out, women can expect to soon go through menopause. This is a natural stage in life that every woman shares. However, for some women, that stage can come earlier than expected.  In the United...

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October 14, 2019

Choose Physical Therapy for Safe Pain Management

It is possible to combat pain with physical therapy. Physical therapy is a safe and effective alternative to pain medication. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends nondrug approaches such as physical therapy over long-term or high-do...

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October 11, 2019

Getting Your First Mammogram

Are you getting your first mammogram this month? National Mammography Day is October 18th and we’ve put together of a list of things to be aware of when it comes to getting your first mammogram. Preparing for Your Mammogram Mammograms don’t have ...

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September 25, 2019

Aneurysm Awareness Month

An aneurysm is a weak spot in the blood vessel in the brain and over time it starts to balloon out and has the potential to rupture. Ahsan Sattar, M.D., Medical Director of Neuroendovascular Surgery and Stroke at Mountainside Medical Center, states the aneurys...

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September 24, 2019

Meal Kit and Food Delivery Service Food Safety

One of the hottest new trends this year are pre-packaged meal kits that are delivered straight to your door. While these companies advertise convenience, fresh ingredients, delicious meals, and little to no hassle, it’s also important to consider food sa...

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September 18, 2019

Imaging Services at Mountainside Medical Center

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center offers a full range of state-of-the-art outpatient and inpatient radiology services. At Mountainside Medical Center, we focus on providing outstanding care and accurate radiology services delivered by a co...

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