Learn More About Maintaining Your Health
To find out more about healthy habits and other health topics discussed in our recent blogs, read through the links below or contact MountainView Hospital at (702) 233-5300.
- Water is essential for the body to function properly. Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website to learn about how much water you need to stay healthy.
- Are you getting the nutrients that you need? You can find out more about the essential nutrients that should be included in your daily meals on Nutrition.gov.
- Robotic surgical systems have revolutionized how many procedures are performed. The Oregon Health & Science University provides more information about these cutting-edge systems and their many benefits.
- Obesity is a common problem that can lead to the development of many chronic health conditions, including sleep apnea . This article from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute provides more information about the symptoms and treatments associated with sleep apnea.
- Type-II diabetes can also occur as a result of excess weight. Visit the American Diabetes Association website to find some helpful facts about this type of diabetes.
- When not diagnosed or managed properly, diabetes can lead to a serious eye condition known as diabetic retinopathy. This fact sheet found on the National Eye Institute website answers many frequently asked questions about this disease.
- Bariatric surgery can help patients to take control of their lives and work towards a healthier future. The American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery describes the benefits of weight loss surgery in more detail on their website.
- Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is a type of venous disease. Become more familiar with venous diseases by visiting the American Venous Forum.
- Deep vein thrombosis can lead to a sudden blockage of the pulmonary (lung) artery, which can lead to lung damage or death. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute provides more information on this condition, known as pulmonary embolism .
- Patients with heart failure may be at an increased risk of developing clots in the deep veins of the legs. The symptoms and warning signs of heart failure are described on the American Heart Association website.