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Are You at Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease? May 11th, 2021

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. Around 5.8 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, accounting for 60%-80% of dementia cases. While you can’t completely prevent Alzheimer’s disease, you can make changes now that might lower your risk. Our team of compassionate health care providers here at Healthstone Primary...

Lifestyle Management Tips if You’re at Risk for Falls Apr 4th, 2021

Falling is a major cause of disability in older adults. Every year, 36 million older adults fall, and 3 million of them end up in the emergency room.  Aging brings on chronic conditions that increase your chance of falling. If you have diabetes, peripheral neuropathy in your feet, Parkinson’s disease,...

Vaccines and Boosters Every Adult Should Have Mar 1st, 2021

Vaccines and boosters are a routine and vital part of health care for most children and teens in the United States. At Healthstone Primary, Dr. Hector Fabregas and his team, offer adults the many health benefits of vaccinations and boosters they need. Some are age-specific, such as the pneumonia vaccine,...

What's Causing Your Chest Pain? (Heart Health Month) Feb 15th, 2021

Chest pain can be really scary. You’ve seen heart attacks depicted in film and on TV. You know that they can be fatal. So when you first feel a sharp or throbbing pain in your chest, you may worry that it’s coming from your heart.  If you think you’re having...

The Link Between Nutrition and Arthritis Pain Jan 1st, 2021

With nearly 55 million people in the United States diagnosed with arthritis (a number that’s expected to climb over 78 million by 2040), it’s more important than ever to tackle the problem from every angle, including nutrition. At Healthstone Primary, Dr. Hector Fabregas and his team believe that excellent health...

7 Tips for Managing Your Diabetes Over the Holidays Dec 8th, 2020

For many, the holidays are a break from the usual routine. It’s a time filled with celebrations and festivities that often center around food. If you have diabetes, you may find it harder to enjoy this festive time of year. The disruption to your usual schedule and all the tempting...