Blog

Let’s Have an Honest Talk About HIV in Arkansas

High-risk people are not getting tested for HIV at a frequency needed to control the spread of infection and appropriately slow disease progression. If you are at risk, regular HIV tests can help protect your health.

The CDC recommends that everyone should have HIV testing performed at least once with more frequent testing for high-risk individuals. With a close look at your personal risk factors, your primary care physician in Arkansas can determine your ideal HIV testing interval. With early detection and treatment, you can slow the progression of HIV to AIDS and minimize your symptoms and other health repercussions. Learn why you should get tested and the available care options at an HIV treatment center near you in Arkansas to work toward fully protecting your health.
[Read more…] about Let’s Have an Honest Talk About HIV in Arkansas

ARcare – Behavior Health [VIDEO]

ARcare – Behavior Health

 

My name is Frank Vega. I’m a licensed marriage and family therapist. I’m the Director of Behavioral Health for ARcare. We offer traditional behavioral health and outpatient behavioral health services where individuals can call in or be referred by a provider like their doctor or someone in the community that has referred to us and scheduled appointments. They would meet with one of our licensed clinical social workers to address some of the needs that they have and some of the issues that they’re actually struggling within their lives.

[Read more…] about ARcare – Behavior Health [VIDEO]

The Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms that You Should Not Ignore

Until you know what to watch for, many type 2 diabetes symptoms could get ignored and brushed off. It is important to educate yourself on the symptoms you should not ignore, to help prevent severe diabetes complications from developing.

Many symptoms caused by type 2 diabetes act as a warning system to alert you to the problem – unless they go undetected, that is. The symptoms can start subtly, leading you to believe that you are just overworked, tired or out of shape. Without prompt treatment, however, your blood sugar levels could rise out of control and cause severe complications. You can remain vigilant about protecting your health by learning all about the type 2 diabetes symptoms that you should not ignore.
[Read more…] about The Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms that You Should Not Ignore

Here’s Why Heart Health and Men’s Health Month 2018 Go Hand-in-Hand

June is Men’s Heart Health Month, but it is a time to highlight all men’s health issues. This is an especially appropriate time for men and boys, and their families, to think about the critical importance of men’s heart health.

After all, death from heart attack is a leading cause of death for men, followed by cancer, accident injuries, and lower respiratory diseases. So, please help spread the word this month about the importance of men’s heart health.
[Read more…] about Here’s Why Heart Health and Men’s Health Month 2018 Go Hand-in-Hand