Many of us have had the experience of feeling lightheaded when getting up from a sitting position too quickly or maybe after skipping breakfast or lunch. Usually it passes quickly, and we forget about it. Feeling lightheaded may be nothing serious, but let’s look at these 6 frequent causes, and when you should be concerned. » Read more about: 6 Frequent Causes for Feeling Lightheaded »
Many women prefer to paint their fingernails in a rainbow of different colors, but what is hiding beneath the colorful polish could be informative. Carefully observe your nails between your next manicure to learn how your fingernails can show signs of disease. » Read more about: How Your Fingernails Can Show Signs of Disease »
We all want to be those people, right? The ones who maintain the perfect diet and have the most consistent bowel movement schedule, never having to worry about anything going wrong. While it’s ideal, it’s certainly the exception to the rule. But, that doesn’t mean that you should always have abnormal stool!
If you’re seeing different abnormal colors, here are some potential causes. » Read more about: What Your Stool Color Says About Your Health »
Weirton Medical Center’s (WMC) Cardiac Rehab Department invites you to join us at the Cardiac Rehab Wellness 5K Run/Walk. WMC’s 5K Run/Walk will benefit heart health and wellness within the community by providing outreach programs.
Saturday, September 28th, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: WMC Parking Lot
Early Bird Special Ends August 31st
Is there going to be a “Pre-Registration Packet Pick-Up” Day?
Yes, there will be two different dates to pick up pre-registration packets. » Read more about: WMC Cardiac Rehab 5K Run/Walk »
Most of us know that our weight can have a positive or negative impact in our lives. Being overweight, for example, brings with it a number of health issues including cardiovascular problems, high blood pressure, and an increased risk for Type 2 Diabetes. » Read more about: How Your Weight Can Influence the Formation of a Hernia »
High blood pressure increases your risk for dangerous health conditions like a stroke, a heart attack, kidney disease, and chronic heart failure. If that doesn’t give you the motivation to manage your blood pressure, this might. » Read more about: 12 Simple Solutions to High Blood Pressure »
Unless you are a hermit, live in a bubble, or plan to stay in the woods alone from October through March, you are susceptible to the flu. » Read more about: 5 Easy Ways To Avoid Catching The Flu This Season »
Like most people, we all need and crave sleep in West Virginia. Now is the time to remind everyone about the value and purpose of sleep and the consequences of not getting the correct amount. How much do you and your family need? Stay awake and keep reading. » Read more about: How Much Sleep Do You And Your Family Really Need? »
One can hardly pick up a frozen dinner, boxed cereal, or any prepackaged food and not notice the “Heart Healthy” label splashed all over the item. Relying on these marketing ploys alone will likely NOT provide much that is truly heart healthy.
You don’t have to scrupulously count calories or become obsessive about your diet to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke. Here are 5 practical ways to make heart health an everyday thing. » Read more about: Make Heart Health An Everyday Habit »
Talk to twenty women who have had more than one mammogram in their life, and you will get several different answers to the question: “Is a mammogram painful?”
Uncomfortable and scary may be a common answer. A few might say painful, but it only lasted a few seconds. Others may say it was no big deal.
Anxiety about the test, your personal pain threshold, and the technician all play a huge part in a woman’s perspective relative to their mammogram
Let’s discover a few tips to reduce any discomfort during a mammogram, » Read more about: Is A Mammogram Painful? »