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Celebrate Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month... Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. Uncontrolled high blood pressure is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke. According to the Centers for Disease... next...

NOW OFFERING In-Home Service!

LET US COME TO YOU! A phlebotomist from our exclusive laboratory provider can collect samples from the comfort of your home. The demands of caring for a loved one, or even managing your own chronic health condition, can be emotionally, physically... next...

2018...New Year, New YOU!

It’s January, and that likely means you are working on some New Year’s resolutions. The question is: Are you going to keep them this year? If any of your resolutions are health-related, Milestone Health Direct can help. To help you... next...

Food Allergies

Can what I eat make me feel sick? If you have a food allergy, you may feel sick after eating the food to which you are allergic. Symptoms of a food allergy can include: Tingling or itching in your mouth Hives Itchy skin Swollen lips, face,... next...

Every Bite Counts so Put your Best Fork Forward!

Created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, National Nutritional Month® brings attention to the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. “Making just small shifts in our... next...

A Cold or the Flu?

How do you tell the difference? The flu and the common cold are both contagious, respiratory illnesses caused by viruses that are not affected by antibiotics. Knowing the differences between the flu and a cold can help you or your loved ones... next...

Zika Virus – What You Need to Know

Zika Virus – What you need to know Although the Zika virus only recently hit American headlines it actually dates back to 1947 when it was first identified in Ugandan monkeys by scientists conducting routine yellow fever surveillance.... next...

Sexually Transmitted Infections

What should I know about sexually transmitted infections? There are more than 20 different types of infections that you can come in contact with during sexual activity. You can contract a sexually-transmitted infection (STI) or a sexually-transmitted... next...

Celiac Disease

What should I know about celiac disease? Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder caused by an inappropriate response of the immune system to gluten exposure. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. While celiac disease often causes... next...

Weight-Loss

Are you having a hard time losing weight? Struggling to lose weight can be frustrating. For some people, hypothyroidism is at the root of weight gain, as well as the inability to lose weight. Hypothyroidism is a disorder that happens when your... next...
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