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Challenging times can take a toll on your emotional well-being. If you're looking to improve your mental health but don't know where to start, our experts can help. Read their best tips to prioritize mental health for both you and your ...
As colder temperatures set in and COVID-19 continues to make indoor spaces a higher risk for virus transmission, how can you stay comfortable while keeping up your fitness routine? Read our "must have" list of essential cold weather fitness ...
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 ...
Is it a Cold or Worse?
Posted Dec 7, 2020
Everyone is on heightened alert when it comes to our personal health during the pandemic, but especially when it relates to respiratory illness. Many of the symptoms of the common cold overlap with the flu and COVID-19. Here are some things to look ...
While safe and effective vaccine for COVID-19 is on the horizon, it is important for every individual to continue practicing safety measures. A face mask is one of the best ways to help stop the spread of coronavirus. But if you’ve noticed that ...
The key to healthy aging is a healthy lifestyle. And that includes making and keeping important annual health check-ups. Use our checklist to keep your appointments on track and talk to your doctor about how to stay well in your 50's and beyond.
UnitedHealthcare has provided notice to CaroMont Health that they would be terminating our contract for hospital-based services on December 1, 2020. This termination means that nearly 11,000 UnitedHealthcare members in our area would no longer be ...
What would you do to save someone’s life? For most people, it’s an easy answer: at a minimum, you would do anything you could without significantly endangering your own life or the lives of those you hold most dear. The COVID-19 pandemic ...
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is not something you want to get. That is what Dr. Jay Hendler, Medical Director of Pulmonary Medicine and Chief of Staff Elect for CaroMont Regional Medical Center, wants the public to know. Having made lung health ...
Women's Health and COVID-19
Posted Oct 15, 2020
Personal health and wellbeing should always been top-of-mind, but with the added strain of a global pandemic, prioritizing your physical and emotion health has never been more important. Dr. Kelvin Harris, OB/GYN at CaroMont Women’s Health, ...
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 ...
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