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To help protect the health of our patients and employees, CaroMont Health has implemented the following visitor restrictions and screening requirements for all CaroMont Health facilities, including CaroMont Regional Medical Center, the Birthplace and ...
Maintaining healthy blood pressure is so important. And if you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, added stress, like that caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, can contribute to elevated levels. If left untreated, high blood pressure can cause ...
Top Tips for Lung Health
Posted Jun 9, 2020
Now more than ever, it is important to monitor your health. And one often overlooked area of health is also one of your body’s most critical organs: your lungs. Lung health is essential for breathing, but also to ensure every organ in your body ...
The recent COVID-19 outbreak continues to be concerning for people of all ages. But what are some things you can do to keep yourself healthy? While no vitamin or food can cure COVID-19, there is evidence that including some of the following foods and ...
To help protect the health of our patients and employees, CaroMont Health has implemented the following visitor restrictions and screening requirements for all CaroMont Health facilities, including CaroMont Regional Medical Center, the Birthplace and ...
GASTONIA, NC – Following a brief pause in non-time sensitive and non-emergent procedures due to the early ripples of COVID-19, CaroMont Health today announced all elective procedures and surgeries will resume on Monday, May 18. Additionally, ...
Your mother continues to go grocery shopping without a mask. Your spouse is still hitting public trails for a daily run. Your college-aged son just went out with his friends. It can be frustrating, and deeply concerning, if someone you love ...
Grocery stores are not only an essential service. Most people are finding themselves food shopping more often due to restaurant closures across the country. So what are some tips for approaching grocery shopping in ways that protect your health? Read ...
10 Exercises You Can Do from Home
Posted Apr 15, 2020
If your home is now your gym, sticking to a healthy fitness routine can be challenging. The good news is you don’t need equipment to get a workout in, and these 10 moves are effective for just about everyone. As always, talk to your doctor ...
If you’re confused about the ever-evolving debate on face masks, you’re not alone. We’ll break down why, and how, to wear and make one. What Does the CDC Recommend? Recent studies have shown that some individuals with COVID-19 may ...
Did you know high levels of stress and anxiety can have a negative impact on your health? Find out how incorporating meditation into your routine can help you navigate this challenging time. What is meditation? Meditation is the practice of quieting ...
CaroMont Health now offers telehealth and virtual visits in most primary care, urgent care and specialist offices. From routine and well visits to some sick visits, more convenient care is now just a phone call away. Telehealth is available for both ...
As we all hunker down at home to stay safe and help stop the spread of COVID-19, our house becomes more than our haven. It’s our office, our school, our gym and our restaurant… and keeping our ‘haven’ clean has never been ...
5 Ways to Manage Stress
Posted Apr 2, 2020
If you’re finding it more difficult to manage stress and anxiety, there’s a perfectly valid reason: living through a global pandemic isn’t normal at all. In fact, there is research to suggest that because our society has never ...
For the health and safety of our patients, employees and community, CaroMont Health is implementing visitor restrictions for all of its facilities. The decision is made in accordance with the latest guidance from federal, state and local health ...
With spring approaching, student-athletes will be heading back to their sports. But what can you do to keep them in winning health? Below are some great tips from our team of CaroMont Health Athletic Trainers: Mental Preparedness Being ready to head ...
Over 30 million adults in the United States were diagnosed with heart disease last year. Wherever you are at CaroMont Health, our hearts are right there, helping look after yours. Read more about heart health from our experts: Surprising Ways Alcohol ...
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and it is vital to spread awareness. Take action and share this blog post with other people in your life to encourage healthy lifestyle change!
You want to make some positive health changes in 2020, but maybe you’re already feeling like those resolutions are either not working or not being prioritized. Mid-January is a great time to reevaluate and recommit. Read below for easy ways to ...
Weather in our area is unpredictable, but waiting until there is inclement weather to be prepared isn’t a safety plan. Read more about what items should be in your home that will help you get through a winter storm. Portable Batteries for Cell ...
GASTONIA, NC – In order to help control the spread of flu and flu-like illness, CaroMont Health announced today it will temporarily restrict hospital visitors under the age of 13 to CaroMont Regional Medical Center beginning Wednesday, January ...
One Question, Three Answers: What is Your Best Tip for a Healthy Holiday? Thanksgiving Day is an honored tradition for American families. It’s also the start of the holiday season and all the indulgence that comes along with it! But what are ...
An estimated 268,600 new cases of breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in 2019 alone. We asked a few of our clinical experts one question: what can the average person do to reduce their risk of breast cancer? Dr. Mark Bechtel, Primary ...
Alcohol use is on the rise among women. While misuse of alcohol by any person is a serious health concern, we asked Dr. Kelvin Harris, OB-GYN with CaroMont Women’s Health-Summit in Gastonia if there are any surprising ways alcohol affects ...
What Foods Promote Brain Health?
Posted Aug 27, 2019
Feeling sluggish or like your brain isn’t keeping up like it used to? While there is no perfect way to prevent the decline of brain functioning as we age, foods that are rich in B vitamins, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids can all promote ...
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