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After you finish jogging around Oakland’s Lake Merritt and that nagging pain in your knee has worsened, what should you do? As Marcie Caywood and Penny Rubas learned, it’s better to see your knee specialist sooner rather than later. Wear and tear from sports injuries caught up...Read More about Knee Pain Management Options for Active East Bay Lifestyles
If you answered “yes,” you’ll be disappointed. While chocolate has health benefits, it can actually trigger a migraine. “Migraines start deep in the brain and usually cause a throbbing pain on one side of the head,” says Jennifer Ault, D.O., a Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation...Read More about Can Chocolate Cure Your Migraine? A Berkeley Migraine Specialist Says Be Careful!
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Salt contains an important mineral called sodium that our bodies need to function. But too much sodium can increase your blood pressure and raise your risk for a heart attack or a stroke.
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the average adult needs about 2,300 mg of sodium per day, but most of us consume about twice this amount each day.
Regular blood pressure screenings can tell you if you are at risk. If you have high blood pressure, you may be able to lower it by limiting salt in your diet.
Here are a few ways to reduce your salt intake:
Partner with your doctor in the East Bay Area to keep you and your family healthy by getting regular checkups and blood pressure screenings.
After you finish jogging around Oakland’s Lake Merritt and that nagging pain in your knee has worsened, what should you do? Read More about Knee Pain Management Options for Active East Bay Lifestyles
If you answered “yes,” you’ll be disappointed. While chocolate has health benefits, it can actually trigger a migraine.
“Migraines start deep in the brain and usually cause a throbbing pain on one side of the head,” says Jennifer Ault, D.O., a Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation neurologist who specializes in migraines.
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From the lush gardens surrounding the dining patio to the fresh, local ingredients that go into the dishes, The Café at Eden Medical Center is challenging the notion of “hospital food.”
Open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., The Café provides staff, visitors and the local community with healthy, fresh and delicious meals to restore energy and satisfy their appetites. Read More about Salmon Fettucine Salad One of Many Healthy Recipes Featured at The Café
Give hope to the more than half million babies born too soon each year and help ensure healthy, full-term babies.
Participate in the March of Dimes “March for Babies” Walk by signing up for a team near you (please see links below)!
Learn more by watching our 2013 March of Dimes video.
If Joe Rio had not taken a truck ride with his son Dino the morning of June 22, he probably would not be alive today.
“We were driving along and suddenly, my vision was blurry. Then I lost my speech. I couldn’t speak—even though I knew exactly what I wanted to say the words wouldn’t come out,” recounted Mr. Rio who was at work with Dino, delivering fire extinguishers.
“My son knew exactly what to do and drove as fast as he could to the Emergency Department at Sutter Delta Medical Center. Within minutes of arriving, the Emergency Department doctors and medical staff knew I was having a stroke.
“I was surrounded by a medical team who took care of me right away. They worked very quickly to save my life at Sutter Delta.” Read More about Every Minute Matters with Ischemic Stroke: Joe’s Story