Blog Archive

Pregnant? Here's Why You Should Consider Chiropractic Care Aug 1st, 2022

Some 50% of pregnant people will experience back pain. That’s just one reason to consider chiropractic care during those critical and special months.  Safe and noninvasive, chiropractic care focuses on the alignment of your joints, including those in your spine. The treatment can also benefit your internal organs and nervous system. Our team of expert medical providers...

3 Reasons Why You Should Take Weight Loss Seriously Jul 1st, 2022

Carrying excess weight is more than an aesthetic issue. While wanting to look your best is a valid reason for weight loss, the benefits of healthy weight control are not only life-changing but also life-saving! Our expert team of medical providers at Arundel Medical Group, Inc. in Glen Burnie, Maryland, provides customized treatments to help you...

The Link Between Your Weight and Irregular Periods Jun 1st, 2022

Some menstrual cycles run like clockwork, starting every four weeks and stopping within seven days — all without causing too much pain or discomfort. While mild changes throughout your menstrual years are common and usually not cause for alarm, significant irregularities can indicate a problem. Shifting from irregular periods to...

The Advantages of Ultrasound Imaging May 1st, 2022

When you think of an ultrasound, images of a growing baby may leap to mind. And while that’s an important use for the technology, the benefits of ultrasound technology go far beyond pregnancy — or even just taking a look inside your body. Our expert team of medical providers at...

What Happens When You Lose Your Range of Motion Apr 1st, 2022

The motions of your joints play an essential role in your daily life. Also known as your joints’ range of motion, these factors can determine the activities you can engage in and your comfort. Limited range of motion can influence everything from your moods to your risk of injuries.  Our...

Interferential Electrical Stimulation: Your Non-Invasive Answer to Back Pain Mar 1st, 2022

Your chance of experiencing chronic back pain that interferes with daily life is good. And while back pain might seem like an “older person’s” issue, younger people often struggle with back pain, too. Regardless of your age, you need relief. Interferential electrical stimulation is a safe and drug-free option you...

When Does Your Cut Need Stitches? Feb 1st, 2022

You’re shaving or chopping up vegetables when your hand slips, bringing on the sharp pain of a wound. Such injuries are quite common, affecting almost everyone at some point. And while the skin has a remarkable ability to heal, many cuts require medical care to fully get there.  Our expert...

Resolve to Lose Weight the Right Way This Year With Medical Support Jan 1st, 2022

At the start of the new year, many people have weight loss on their minds. In a 2019 survey, nearly half of participants reported wishing to shed excess pounds. That makes sense, given that close to 75% of Americans are overweight. And yet, losing that weight on your own is...

Could Your Chronic Fatigue Point to Anemia? Dec 1st, 2021

You’ve been feeling sluggish for a while now and can’t quite pinpoint why. Could anemia be the cause? Close to 900,000 people are diagnosed with anemia in emergency rooms each year in the United States, and fatigue is a common symptom. Exhaustion and a lack of energy can also stem...

Signs You Have Blocked Arteries Nov 1st, 2021

Your arteries are like your body’s freeway system, allowing oxygen-rich blood to flow from your heart to the rest of your body. When an artery becomes blocked due to the buildup of plaques made of substances such as fats, cholesterol, and calcium, your blood can no longer flow freely.  The...

Why Can't I Lose Weight? Oct 5th, 2021

Maybe you carry excess pounds, and while you would do just about anything to shed them, your efforts seem to fall flat time and again. If this sounds like you, know that you are far from alone. Many people who attempt to diet away weight gain regain all they lose...

Stimulate Your Nervous System to Relieve Pain Sep 1st, 2021

If you’re living with intense pain, you know how debilitating those sensations can be. From keeping you from going about your daily activities to tanking your moods, pain that lingers is a serious matter. And while pain is important, offering your body a signal that it needs care, chronic pain...

Do You Suspect That Your Loved One Is Bipolar? Aug 5th, 2021

Nearly 3% of adults in the United States live with bipolar disorder, a condition marked by significant highs and lows in your moods, energy, thinking, and behaviors. And while its symptoms can be debilitating, proper treatment can minimize them, allowing you to lead a full and gratifying life.  If you...

Is Sleep Apnea Dangerous? Jul 27th, 2021

Some 22 million people in the United States live with sleep apnea, a sleep disorder that causes your breathing to stop and start repeatedly while you’re asleep. While symptoms are often relatively mild, they can also become quite serious, bringing dangerous risks to your health. Our qualified team of experts...

When to Have Your Blood Pressure Checked Jun 15th, 2021

Making sure that your blood pressure stays within a healthy range is essential for optimal overall health. While high blood pressure seldom causes noticeable symptoms, it can damage your blood vessels and lead to serious conditions, such as kidney disease, stroke, and heart attack.  For these reasons, high blood pressure...

3 Treatments for Deep Cuts May 6th, 2021

Cuts are among the most common injuries. Fortunately, many are so minor that they don’t require any medical treatment at all.  Deep cuts, however, also known as lacerations, should be addressed by a medical professional. Getting appropriate care quickly can help ensure full healing while lowering your risk for infection. ...

5 Conditions that May Make Weight Loss More Difficult Apr 5th, 2021

Losing excess pounds isn’t easy. When you have a medical condition that makes weight loss harder, the process can seem impossible.  While for some people, increasing physical activity and eating a healthier diet are both doable and very effective for healthy weight loss, certain conditions can make even your best...

Is Your Lifestyle Fueling Your Back Pain? Mar 7th, 2021

Nothing causes more disability in adults under age 45 than back pain, and these symptoms can crop up and worsen with increasing age. And once you experience back pain, it can be difficult to go about your daily life as usual. While many factors can cause back pain, your lifestyle...

I'm Growing More and More Anxious Feb 8th, 2021

Everyone gets anxious now and then, but when you have an anxiety disorder, your symptoms can be overwhelming and make your daily life difficult. If you struggle with anxiety, it’s important to know that you’re not alone. Even if your symptoms are worsening, you’re not alone. Some 31% of the...

I Think My Loved One Has Bipolar Disorder Jan 1st, 2021

Seeing a loved one struggle with their mental health is never easy. When signs of bipolar disorder appear, which happens for  2.8% of people in the United States, learning about the illness and how to support your loved one can make a significant difference. Our caring team of medical providers...

Increase Your Range of Motion With Physical Therapy Dec 1st, 2020

Whether you have a chronic pain condition, such as arthritis, recently had surgery, or experienced an injury that impacts your joints and muscles, physical therapy can help. Also known as rehabilitation, physical therapy is a specialized form of care that aims to promote healing and minimize ongoing pain so that...

Help! I'm Struggling to Lose Weight Nov 1st, 2020

If losing weight was easy, carrying excess pounds probably wouldn’t be so common. Two out of three people in the United States are overweight or obese. And while there’s no shame in struggling with your weight, it’s important to know that positive change is possible with proper effort and support....

How Often Should I Have Pap Smears? Oct 11th, 2020

Did you know that routine Pap smears not only detect early signs of cancer but can catch the disease before it ever develops? But how often do you need to get a Pap smear? Our caring team of experts at Arundel Medical Group, Inc. offers gynecology services, including Pap smears,...

Telltale Signs of Anemia Aug 26th, 2020

If you’ve been feeling weak or tired lately, even with adequate rest, there’s a chance you’re experiencing the effects of anemia. Nearly three million medical visits per year in the United States stem from this condition, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which doesn’t include the many...

Depression: More than the "Blues" Jul 17th, 2020

Everyone feels sad or depressed on occasion. When you have major depression, however, these feelings and related symptoms make it difficult to lead a full life. In some cases, depression is extremely debilitating, making it difficult to maintain a job, fulfilling relationships, or everyday responsibilities.  While it’s easy to feel...

What to Do When You Have a Deep Cut Jun 23rd, 2020

Most everyone experiences a fairly deep cut at some point. While cuts that aren’t bleeding heavily, run less than a ½-inch long, and don’t involve your face can often be managed at home and without the need for stitches, they still require proper care. Whether your deep cut only needs...

5 Ways Your Life Changes After a Diabetes Diagnosis May 8th, 2020

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with diabetes, your life will likely change in a range of ways. These lifestyle shifts are all meant to improve your health and well-being, optimizing your blood sugar levels and lowering your risk for complications. Thankfully, you won’t have to go it alone as our...

Start the Season Right with a Sports Physical for Your Little Athlete Apr 28th, 2020

Little matters as much as your child’s safety. If your child is athletic, making sure they can safely engage in a particular sport helps ensure their well-being and bring you mental ease. Most states require such an exam before a new sports season, but there are other reasons to consider...

When to Consider a Medical Weight Loss Program Mar 5th, 2020

39% of adults in the United States are considered obese. Defined as excessive fat accumulation that raises your risk for health problems, both overweight and obesity are well worth addressing. Because not all weight loss strategies or programs are safe and effective, it’s important to seek support from qualified professionals....

The Importance of Having an Annual Physical Feb 1st, 2020

An annual physical is just what you need to improve your long-term health. A lot can happen or change within a year, including your wellness. Getting a checkup every 12 months may also inspire you to take better care of yourself, leading to a boost in overall health. Physicals don’t...

Dealing with Depression in the Winter Jan 3rd, 2020

Changes in mood can come and go as the seasons changed. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a persistent down mood that coincides with the seasons, usually beginning in late fall and early winter. If you’ve noticed a depressed mood in the winter, you’re likely not imagining it. SAD affects an...

Myths and Facts About Bipolar Disorder Dec 10th, 2019

When you hear the term bipolar disorder, you might think of the term that defined it years ago: manic-depression. You might also think of someone who is happy one minute and crying the next. You might think the only symptoms that define this disorder are big mood swings. Unfortunately, all...