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Top 3 Foods to Eat for Eye Health

As more and more scientific research comes out on nutrition and the function of vitamins, nutrients, and enzymes in the human body, the saying, “You are what you eat,” becomes more and more accurate. Of course, if you eat a cookie, you are not going to turn into a cookie, or if you eat a […]

Taking Care of Your Mental Health

Almost everyone experiences a case of the blues once in a while. Studies suggest 20-25 percent of the population struggles with a mental health issue at least once a year. Feeling sad, lonely or disappointed about a negative life event is natural. Taking care of your mental health during stressful times is essential. When a […]

Why You Should Keep an Eye on Your Blood Pressure

High blood pressure affects approximately one third of the adult population in the United States (29%) according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics. This condition isn’t just a concern of the oldest members of our society. Even very young children are at risk for developing blood pressure problems. Why is monitoring […]

How Stress Affects Your Health

Show of hands, please. How many of you have friends who complain there just is not enough stress in their life? Probably not many.

Stress is a very personalized phenomenon. Some individuals thrive under pressure in the while others wither. Take law enforcement as an example. The American Institute of Stress reports a survey among law […]

Oral Cancer Awareness Month: What You Should Know About Protecting Your Oral Health

It is April. Time for flowers to bloom and birds to sing. It is also time to say “aah.” Aah, as in open wide to let your doctor get a clear look at your mouth, tongue, tonsils, and throat. The Brevard Health Alliance medical and dental service team members, along with physicians and dentists across […]

Oral Hygiene & Your Overall Health

Dental Health and Overall Health are More Connected Than You Think
BHA dentists and their assistants strive to share the vital connection between dental health and overall health with their patients in Brevard County. Oral health can affect a person’s overall health. Our dentists are trained to look for connections between certain health concerns and current […]

The Importance of Women’s Checkups

Have you ever used one of these excuses to avoid making an appointment for a checkup?

“I’m don’t have anything wrong with me. I feel great! Why do I need a checkup?”

“I just don’t have time for a checkup. I barely have enough time to get everything done now.”

“I’ll start getting regular checkups when I get […]

Children’s Multivitamins: What you Need to Know

Getting healthy, being healthy, staying healthy; who does not want that?  More importantly, if you want that for yourself then you want it for your family.  It is an important prevention step you implement right down to your children. So often we believe because their bodies are little and full of energy they get all […]

5 Easy Ways to Care for Your Heart

Although taking care of ourselves is the right thing to do, life’s commitments sometimes prevent us making healthy choices, in spite of good intentions. Caring for your body, however, is the best way to ensure you will continue living your busy, wonderful life and feel good while doing so. You can take care of yourself […]

National Blood Donor Month

We’ve all heard the pleas from local blood banks asking volunteers to donate blood after a horrific fire or the Boston Marathon bombing resulting in numerous injuries. But, the truth is blood donations are necessary every day of the year.

For the past 40 years, January has been designated as National Blood Donor Month. Not because […]