Blog Archive

Sports Medicine: Getting You Back in the Game Mar 6th, 2020

If you think “professional athlete” when you think “sports medicine,” you may want to reconsider. At ALON Family Health, we provide sports medicine to many patients, but few of them are professional athletes. In fact, they are probably very much like you.  Being active is part of living a healthy...

How Untreated Depression Can Harm Your Physical Health Feb 1st, 2020

Just over 8% of adults in the United States over the age of 20 had depression between 2013 and 2016 during any given two-week period, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And approximately 80% of people with depression have problems with work, at home, or in their...

Could You Have High Blood Pressure and Not Know It? Jan 9th, 2020

Every time your heart beats, it pushes blood full of oxygen and nutrients throughout your body. Meanwhile, blood that has delivered its supply of oxygen and nutrients returns to your heart and lungs to get replenished.  With every heartbeat, blood pushes against the walls of your veins and arteries —...

A Telemedicine Visit Offers Convenience and Comfort for Treating Winter Colds and Viruses Dec 27th, 2019

When you have a cold or the flu, the last thing you feel like doing is getting out of bed to visit the doctor. Telemedicine replaces the trip to the doctor’s office, saving you time and money. This virtual appointment allows you to stay in the comfort of your home...