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Could You Have High Blood Pressure and Not Know It? Nov 1st, 2019

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a potentially fatal condition. However, many people have no idea that they have high blood pressure until symptoms appear and get rushed to an ER. Understanding the dangers of high blood pressure (BP), what your normal reading is, and how to keep your BP...

COPD Triggers and How to Avoid Them Oct 11th, 2019

An estimated 16 million Americans are living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a group of lung diseases that make it difficult to breathe. If you have COPD, you can learn to manage your symptoms by discovering and limiting your exposure to common triggers. Here at I&R Medical Services, board-certified physicians...

Vaccines Aren't Just for Kids: 6 Important Vaccines Every Adult Should Have Sep 1st, 2019

Many parents agree with the benefits of obtaining routine childhood vaccinations to help prevent serious illnesses such as polio or diphtheria. The physicians at I & R Medical Services in Forest Hills, New York, recommend that adults also consider the many advantages of vaccines. And if it’s been some time...

How to Prepare for Your Annual Wellness Exam Aug 6th, 2019

A wellness exam provides a great opportunity to talk with your doctor about bothersome symptoms and to receive updates on your health. Many chronic diseases, including heart disease and Type 2 diabetes, don’t have any obvious symptoms. If you don’t schedule regular check-ups, you can live with a serious condition...

Best and Worst Foods for Diabetes Jul 10th, 2019

When it comes to managing diabetes, food choice is vital. Eat the wrong things, and your blood glucose can skyrocket; eat the right things, and your blood sugar levels are more likely to behave. Dr. Roza Israel and her team at I & R Medical Services offer comprehensive diabetes treatment...

Understanding the Advantages You Get with Medical Weight Loss Jun 3rd, 2019

If you diet and exercise but the weight still doesn’t come off, look into medical weight loss. At  I & R Medical Services, Dr. Roza Israel can create a custom weight-loss plan that considers your lifestyle and medical history. What is medical weight loss? Medical weight loss is a treatment...

5 Benefits of Getting Allergy Tested this Spring May 9th, 2019

More than 50 million people in the United States are affected by allergies, which hold the dubious distinction of being the sixth leading cause of chronic illness. The problem with allergies is that they can present themselves in myriad ways — from watery eyes to life-threatening anaphylaxis. The best way...

Healthy Holiday Eating: Smart Strategies Dec 13th, 2018

Rethink the Drink: Drinking water before eating fills us and keeps us healthily hydrated. Plus, when we don’t drink enough water, our bodies may receive hunger signals when we are actually thirsty. Another strategy is Take Time for Tea. Pre-dessert tea gives our brains time to register fullness. Seasonal teas (a...

Tips for Finding the Right Diet Plan Dec 11th, 2018

Your Health Before finding the right diet program for you, you’ll have a medical screening with a weight loss doctor. During your screening, you should disclose your full medical history. This includes any medical conditions you may have been diagnosed with, such as heart disease, diabetes, or high cholesterol. Your...

Weight Loss Products that can Help you Reach your Goal Dec 6th, 2018

Dr. Roza Israel, the Center for Medical Weight Loss, offers high-quality weight loss foods and other products that can help you rapidly achieve your target weight. When you become a client at our weight loss center, Dr. Israel will discuss the health pills and natural appetite suppressants that may be...

Body Composition Analysis: What is it? Oct 24th, 2018

At Dr. Roza Israel, the Center for Medical Weight Loss we rely on our Body Composition scale to perform body composition analysis for our patients. These analyses allow our weight loss doctor to devise the right plan for you. During a body composition analysis, you’ll remove your shoes and socks...

Lose Weight Fast with the help of a Physician Oct 2nd, 2018

Unfortunately, most diet programs don’t provide you with the support, tools, and personalized guidance that is necessary for success. Medically supervised diet plans can not only help you achieve your goals; they can also allow you to reach those goals much more quickly. Medical Screenings Weight loss doctors are committed...