The Effects of Snoring

The Effects of Snoring

It is Not Just Snoring! Heavy snoring is a common symptom of a serious health issue called obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and is often the reason some people seek (or are pushed into) treatment.  Sleep apnea is basically the inability to move enough air during sleep to...
Five Signs it’s Time for a Total Knee Replacement

Five Signs it’s Time for a Total Knee Replacement

Is a total knee replacement on your radar? If it is, you’re not alone. More than 600,000 Americans opt for the procedure each year. That number makes total knee replacement the most frequently performed orthopedic surgery in the United States. It’s not always easy to...
Palliative Medicine: A Big Picture Perspective

Palliative Medicine: A Big Picture Perspective

Our community is fortunate to have both an inpatient and outpatient Palliative Medicine program through Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Center. It’s rare for Palliative Medicine physician Larry Parsons, MD, to meet someone who understands his medical...
Exploring the Gut/Heart Connection

Exploring the Gut/Heart Connection

Exploring the Gut/Heart Connection with Cardiologist Phillip Tran, DO  If you have ever had a ‘gut feeling’ about something, you’ve sensed a connection that science is proving true: Your gut communicates with the rest of your body. Specifically, research shows that...
Mental Health and Marijuana

Mental Health and Marijuana

Ask MA at MJ Consulting LLC Your medical marijuana Q & A May is Mental Health Awareness Month   Question: I have been on psychiatric medication for a long time and want to know if marijuana or hemp would help me get off them?   Answer: Yes, however be...
Telehealth is Online at  YRMC Physical Rehabilitation Services

Telehealth is Online at YRMC Physical Rehabilitation Services

When COVID-19 hit, Cassandra Culver enthusiastically began sewing fabric face masks for family, friends, businesses and healthcare providers. But soon, Culver was feeling increased shoulder pain as she worked at her sewing machine. “I was worried this would affect my...