Allergies Away

Posted

Dr. J. Vance Vandergriff talks about allergies, allergy testing, and treatment for allergies. Today’s podcast was broadcast live on WEZV Radio. Allergy season is here! Could you be suffering from allergies? People suffer from allergies all year round, not just during “allergy season.” What are symptoms of allergies? Each individual could suffer from allergies differently. These are… Read more

Hypertension in Older Adults

Posted

Dr. Brian Adler talks about hypertension “high blood pressure” in older adults, risks of hypertension, and importance of medication related to hypertension. Today’s podcast was broadcast live on WEZV Radio. Hypertension in older adults can become a serious health problem if left untreated. Hypertension is defined as “high blood pressure”. An individual can have hypertension with… Read more

Shingles Vaccination

Posted

Dr. Brian Adler speaks to WEZV‘s Jim Morgan about shingles and the importance of a shingles vaccination after the age of 60. Shingles is caused by the virus that causes chicken pox, which most of us carry in our system. As we get older our immune system weakens, which can reactivate the virus as shingles. … Read more

Flu Cases on the Rise

Posted

Dr. Brian Adler talks about the increasing cases of flu, the importance of flu prevention and flu shots, and the difference between a cold and the flu. Today’s podcast was broadcast live on WEZV Radio. Flu cases are on the rise – There’s still time to get the flu shot with the MOST PROTECTION! Not all… Read more

Kick Start Your Season With $30 Sports Physicals

Posted

School Sports Physicals Only $30! One of the lowest prices around with health care professionals you know and trust. School Sports Physicals are also called pre-participation physical examinations and may be required before attending some camps as well. South Strand Internists & Urgent Care offers sports physicals in both of our locations conveniently open seven… Read more

Jellyfish Stings and Other Things

Posted

Here’s a tip for treating jellyfish stings on the beach. Keep a small spray bottle of white vinegar in your beach bag in case you fall victim to the tentacled friends we share the sea with. Vinegar can neutralize the stinging and stop it from spreading. Seek medical attention immediately if stinging is severe, covers… Read more

Heatstroke is No Joke

Posted

High temperatures, humidity and/or prolonged heat exposure can cause your body to enter a dangerous condition know as heatstroke. The risk of heatstroke increases during the summer, especially in vacation destination like ours where people spend more time outside in the heat and humidity than they normally do at home. Young children, older adults and… Read more