Ladies, you may be surprised to learn that heart disease is overwhelmingly the biggest threat to your health. As Gwinnett Medical Group cardiologist Mary Ellen Bergh, MD, points out, “heart disease remains a challenging health issue for women.

From old-wives tales to TV doctor shows and everything in between, we’ve all heard how things we use in our daily lives can put us at risk for a brain tumor. With so much information bombarding us on a daily basis, it can be difficult to get a grasp on what information is true or false and what your risk really is. 

Men who would never be five minutes late to a baseball game or an important meeting are typically five years late in getting recommended medical screenings.

A Look on the Inside

For every cell in the human body, there are about 10 non-human cells. These micro-organisms are found in our gut, skin, eyes and nasal passages. They’re referred to as the microbiota—formerly called microflora.