Health Tip: Identifying Varicose Veins

Here’s what to look for (HealthDay News) — Varicose veins are unsightly, swollen vessels that typically affect the legs. The Mayo Clinic mentions these warning signs: Blue or dark-purple veins. Veins that twist and bulge, resembling electric cords beneath...

Health Tip: Worried About Lung Disease?

Watch for these early-warning signs (HealthDay News) — Subtle changes in your breathing may be easy to miss, but they can be important warning signs of lung disease. The American Lung Association says symptoms to be concerned about include: A cough that persists...

Health Tip: Preparing for an Emergency

Don’t be caught off-guard (HealthDay News) — Whether it’s a natural disaster, fire or man-made activity, you and your family should be prepared for an emergency. The Red Cross says you should: Understand the types of emergencies that are possible in...

Venous Reflux Disease: Who is susceptible?

Normal veins have valves that prevent the blood they carry from flowing backwards – away from the heart. When the valves do not function properly, they can allow blood to flow backwards and pool in the legs. When this occurs, it is referred to as venous reflux....

Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

The benefits of a good night’s sleep seem innumerable – sleeping well can help improve cognitive functioning, boost mood, and lead to better overall health. To improve your sleep at night, follow these tips: Have a ritual. – Repeating the same...

In Memory of Dr. Edward S. Campbell

Edward S. Campbell, MD 1953 – 2017 It is with deep sadness that Piedmont HealthCare today announces the passing of Edward S. Campbell, MD. Dr. Campbell served as a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy from 1978 to 1988. He was a founding father of Lake Norman...
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