Flu Symptoms You Should Not Ignore, Flu Education Series Part 2

Understanding the difference between flu symptoms and just a bad cold can help you avoid more serious complications. Flu season can peak as early as October according to the CDC, but typically peaking between December and February. That being said, flu can strike any time. Understanding the symptoms is important especially if you are in [...]

Primary Care Physician Qualities To Look For When Choosing Your Doctor

Choosing a primary care physician can be a nerve-wrecking decision because this one choice can affect the health and quality of your life. As a primary care practice in Sebastian and Wabasso Florida for 15+ years, the following is a set of criteria based on our success in the Indian River County community of what [...]

Dementia And Gut Bacteria, What You Should Know

Dementia is one of the most feared diseases in America and growing evidence suggests that your gut bacteria may play an integral role. When most people think of bacteria, it’s a bad thing that we want to avoid or get rid of. However, our bodies are literally alive with microorganisms which play a vital role [...]

Flu Shot Myths Could Put Sebastian and Vero Beach Residents in Danger, Flu Education Series Part 1

Flu season is upon us and that also means the flow of misinformation about the flu shot and other flu vaccine methods is also prevalent. If you haven’t had your flu shot yet please call us now to learn about options for getting yourself protected. Educating yourself on flu symptoms and prevention with information from [...]

Skin Cancer Prevention and Screening Tips

Today’s most horrifying and hidden epidemic is cancer. Firstly, there are so many kinds and then secondly, the exact cause has yet to be determined. However, there is one kind of cancer which is actually preventable—skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the US, and according to the American Cancer Society, about [...]

2 Secrets To A Brain Healthy Diet

This talk with Dr. David Perlmutter, John La Puma, MD and Marwan Sabbagh, MD is a tremendous insight into the fundamentals of healthy diet for your brain. Tonight's Brain Talk with Dr. Larthenia Howard at our Wabasso office between Vero Beach and Sebastian will go into more detail on this topic, we hope to see you there... [...]

How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Through Diet, Lifestyle Intervention

Diabetes is a hidden epidemic plaguing our present generations; in particular, type 2 diabetes. Though there is some genetics involved, it merely determines one’s susceptibility. But the onset of type 2 diabetes is almost always due to diet and lifestyle. Consulting a diabetes specialist can actually reverse type 2 diabetes by dietary and lifestyle changes. [...]

Don’t Miss This Free Brain Training Event!

Unlock Your Brain's Potential Nothing Fuels Success Better Than Great Mental Energy... Learn how to get your personalized brain training program!  RSVP by calling now. Brain Talks June 23 6:30 - 7:30 pm Quality Health Care & Wellness 8701 US Hwy 1 Wabasso, FL 32958 Discover: How your [...]

Xylitol, Erythritol Are Sugar Alcohols With Potential Health Benefits, But Use Caution

Sugar alcohols are often a controversial ingredient with nutritional experts. Should you avoid these quasi sweeteners or are there proven health reasons to include them in your diet? Where Did Xylitol and Erythritol Come From? The most common ones are Xylitol and erythritol. They are used as sweetening agents in foods and beverages. These compounds [...]

Weight Bias: A Serious Health Care Crisis

What do you think of when you hear the word "weight bias"? Most people think about discrimination in social situations, job opportunities and many businesses. These are all areas where those affected by obesity deal with bias. However, you may not immediately think of health care as a place you would experience weight bias, unless of [...]