Measles may be a somewhat forgotten disease, but every so often it comes back and gives medical professionals, including medical assistants, a scare. Although measles was eradicated from the United States in 20001, imported cases of the disease can affect those who are not immunized against it….

If you intend to use your medical assistant certificate to work in a podiatrist’s or orthopedic surgeon’s office, then you should take note of a new treatment emerging for plantar fasciitis.
A common condition, plantar fasciitis can cause chronic pain in the foot, and Tasnim News has reported…

Blood pressure is essential to life; we wouldn’t be alive without blood pressure. The reason for this is that blood pressure moves blood through your body, supplying all your organs with nutrients and oxygen. However, when blood pressure is too high or too low, you can experience serious health…

Depending on what sort of practice you work in as a certified medical assistant, you may interact with men who suffer from an enlarged prostate.
A relatively common but debilitating condition, an enlarged prostate can cause side effects such as painful or infrequent urination, urgent need to go…

 Fortunately, there are several things you can do if you are diagnosed with high blood pressure. If you have high blood pressure, consider curbing the common causes of hypertension:

Improve your diet: Eat more fresh produce, high-fiber foods, and lean protein. Reduce your sodium…

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First of all, you want to take your blood pressure when you are relaxed. Otherwise, your blood pressure might be higher than usual. Therefore, avoid stress, smoking, cold temperatures, exercise, caffeine, and certain medications right before taking your blood pressure….

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Blood pressure is measure in millimeters of mercury (mmHg) and recorded as two numbers, systolic and diastolic. Systolic is the top number (also the higher one), which measure the pressure in the arteries when the heart beats, so when its muscles contract. Diastolic the…