Senior Care

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Sleep Apnea
Sleep Apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. You may have Sleep Apnea if you snore loudly and you feel tired even after a full night’s sleep. There are two main types of … Continue reading →
Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

Your EPIC PRIMARY CARE doctor may suggest that you have an Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitor as part of your evaluation. An Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitor is a monitor you wear that records your blood pressure at regular intervals over a … Continue reading

Ultrasound: General, Vascular, and Cardiac
Ultrasound imaging  involves exposing part of the body to high-frequency sound waves to produce pictures of the inside of the body. Ultrasound imaging is usually a painless medical test that helps our physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions. Vascular ultrasound … Continue reading
Immunizations
All parents want their children to be healthy, but we all know kids don’t come with manuals. If they did, answering questions about immunizations and vaccines would be easy. Your EPIC PRIMARY CARE doctors can answer your questions and advise … Continue reading →
Flu Shots (seasonal)

Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a serious respiratory disease. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year, 200,000 Americans are hospitalized due to flu-related complications, with as many as 49,000 deaths from influenza-related causes. What … Continue reading

Ear Cleaning

Ear cleaning is the removal of ear wax when symptoms of an earache, partial hearing loss, ringing in the ear or itching are present. Most cases of ear wax blockage respond to home treatments used to soften wax. If home … Continue reading

EKG Procedures

An electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) is a test that checks for problems with the electrical activity of your heart. An EKG translates the heart’s electrical activity into line tracings on paper. The spikes and dips in the line tracings are called waves. … Continue reading

Pulse Ox
  • Pulse oximetry is a procedure used to measure the oxygen level (or oxygen saturation) in the blood. It is considered to be a noninvasive, painless, general indicator of oxygen delivery to the peripheral tissues (such as the finger, earlobe, or … Continue reading

     

Smoking Cessation
  • Tobacco use is the most common preventable cause of death. About half of the people who don’t quit smoking will die of smoking-related problems. Quitting smoking is important for your health. Soon after you quit, your circulation begins to improve, and your … Continue reading