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Health Information Resources

Health Info

At CommunityHealth, we have adopted a holistic approach to health care – understanding the need to go “beyond the exam room” in order to provide the most comprehensive care possible to our patients. Here, we offer informational resources that help our patients live healthier lives. Learning about these health issues can lead to a better quality of life.

Diabetes

Diabetes/ diabetes / cukrzyca is the condition in which the body either doesn’t make enough insulin or can’t use its own insulin as well as it should. Diabetes can cause serious health complications if not treated properly.

For information about diabetes/ diabetes / cukrzyca, including: diabetes symptoms, types of diabetes, living with diabetes, and lifestyle changes you can make to avoid or manage diabetes, please visit:

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Heart Health

Heart health / salud del corazón / zdrowie serca is important to maintain in order to prevent many health problems, including: heart attack, stroke and heart disease.

For information about heart health / salud del corazón / zdrowie serca, including: controlling your cholesterol, reducing high blood pressure, and ways to improve your heart health, please visit:

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Chronic Pain

Chronic pain / dolor crónico / przewlekły ból is ongoing pain, which lasts beyond the usual course of an illness or injury.  Chronic pain can harm your health and well-being, so it is important to manage it.

For information about chronic pain / dolor crónico / przewlekły ból, including: medications and treatment for chronic pain, frequently asked questions, and conditions associated with chronic pain, please visit:

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Women's Health

Women’s health / salud de la mujer / zdrowie kobiet addresses health issues that specifically affect women and girls.

For information about women’s health / salud de la mujer / zdrowie kobiet, including: breast cancer, menopause, and pregnancy, please visit:

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Nutrition

It is important for everyone to think about what to eat, when to eat & how much to eat. You prevent health problems by maintaining a healthy weight, exercising and eating right.

For information about nutrition / nutrición / odżywianie, including: getting to and maintaining a healthy weight, how to shop for healthy food, and how to cook healthy meals for you and your family, please visit:

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Lung Health

Your lungs / pulmones / pluca take in oxygen send it to every part of your body. Keeping your lungs healthy is an important part of an overall healthy lifestyle.

For information about lung health / salud pulmonar / zdrowia płuc, including: asthma, lung cancer, and stop smoking, please visit:

For information about Mesothelioma, a rare but serious lung cancer, please visit:

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Mental Health

Mental health / salud mental / zdrowie psychiczne include your emotional, psychological and social well-being.  It affects how we feel both phsycially and emotionally.

For information about mental health / salud mental / zdrowie psychiczne, including: depression, anxiety, and stress, please visit:

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Vaccines

Vaccines / vacunas / szczepionki produce immunity to many serious diseases.  This means that they help prevent diseases in individuals and the community.  Vaccines save lives by preventing the spread of disease.

For information about vaccines / vacunas / szczepionki, including: the safety of vaccines, the reasons vaccines are required in certain circumstances, and the diseases you can vaccinate for, please visit:

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STDs

STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) / enfermedades de transmisión sexual / choroby przenoszone drogą płciową are infections that are passed from person to person through sexual contact.  Theses infections are common, however you can treat and prevent STDs.

For information about STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) / enfermedades de transmisión sexual / choroby przenoszone drogą płciową, including: different types of STDs, HIV/AIDS, and how safe sex prevents STDs, please visit:

 

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence / violencia doméstica / przemoc w rodzinie are behaviors used by one person in a relationship to control the other.  These behaviors may include: physical violence, sexual abuse and emotional abuse.  You should stop and prevent domestic violence.

For information about domestic violence / violencia doméstica / przemoc w rodzinie, including: what exactly domestic abuse is, way to prevent domestic abuse, and resources about domestic abuse, please visit:

 

Suicide Prevention

Suicide prevention / prevención del suicidio / zapobiegania samobójstwom can help people through a crisis.  If you are someone you know is thinking about suicide, try to help them find a way to keep living.

For more information about suicide prevention / prevención del suicidio / zapobiegania samobójstwom, including: warning signs, and ways to help yourself and/or others, please visit: