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Small Steps Add Up to Lower Blood Pressure

By |2023-07-18T14:55:02-04:00July 12th, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

When Doreen Tornabene of Manalapan began experiencing headaches and lightheadedness years ago, she attributed her symptoms to stress. But a visit to her physician revealed that she had high blood pressure, and she began taking medication to address it. Knowing that hypertension runs in her family, she recently started [...]

Stay Summer Smart

By |2023-07-17T13:33:24-04:00July 12th, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

Spending time in the sun, swimming in the pool, and grilling outside are activities we enjoy in the summer months. As we prepare for these fun-filled activities, we offer best practices and helpful tips to stay safe and healthy. Pool Safety: Checklist for Parents Enjoying a cool [...]

Important Risk Factors and Health Screenings for LGBTQ+ Patients

By |2023-06-01T11:37:04-04:00June 1st, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

The LGBTQ+ population faces many social, economic, and emotional barriers that discourage them from seeking healthcare services, putting them at risk for certain health problems. From lack of insurance and access to care to outright discrimination, these disparities make it vital for clinicians to offer a safe, non-judgmental environment [...]

Graft-Free ACL Knee Repair with BEAR

By |2023-05-08T15:38:19-04:00May 2nd, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

You don’t need to be a professional athlete to suffer an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear. Luckily, you also don’t need to be a professional athlete to access a state-of-the-art surgical approach to repair the injury. The ACL is a ligament in your knee that attaches the tibia (shinbone) to [...]

Highly Specialized Liver Cancer Surgery Eases Recovery

By |2023-05-04T11:04:14-04:00May 1st, 2023|Categories: Cancer|Tags: |

CentraState is one of just a few healthcare systems in the state to remove liver cancer through minimally invasive surgery – and this specialized approach benefits patients of all ages. Just ask Ernest Tripetsky.Last year, the 86-year-old Manalapan resident – who had prior surgeries at CentraState for bladder cancer and [...]

5 Headache Triggers That May Surprise You

By |2023-05-01T11:58:25-04:00May 1st, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z|

The vice grip. The temple throb. The pounding hammer. Not all headaches and migraines feel the same, but when one hits, it can be debilitating. Most people are familiar with common triggers like stress, but the following not-so-common triggers could also be culprits, according to CentraState family medicine physician [...]

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