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Experts are saying that this year’s flu season is off to an early start. The CDC is reporting a higher number of patients who have already contacted the flu and are expecting numbers to rise over the holidays. Experts base our flu numbers on Australia’s flu numbers and this year, Australia has had the worst...
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Tuesday, November 14th is World Diabetes Day and 1 in 3 Americans has prediabetes.  People who have prediabetes have blood sugar levels that are higher than normal but not high enough to have diabetes.  Developing diabetes can lead to health problems such as higher risk for heart attack, stroke, blindness and amputation of the foot...
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If you are already enrolled in Medicare, you will be receiving a new card sometime between April 2018 and April 2019. The new cards will contain a new Medicare Number that is unique to you and will be used instead of your Social Security Number. Medicare is moving to the new Medicare Number to protect...
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Integrated Medicine Alliance’s new and improved Patient Portal is now online! IMA’s new patient portal is easier to navigate than ever and gives you more information in a better format, as well as a simple way to communicate with your caregiver. The portal also features a ‘no-wait’ password reset.  As an IMA patient, you will...
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Most common upper respiratory infections (URI) are caused by viruses, not bacteria. So antibiotics will not be helpful, and may be detrimental. The human immune system is very efficient in clearing most infections. The most common viral infections include colds, flu, upper respiratory infections, sinus and ear infections, and sore throats. Do not be surprised...
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In the United States about a third of everyone over the age of 20 has high blood pressure or Hypertension. Another number that is troublesome is that one out of every four adults or 50 million people in the USA alone suffer from hypertension as well.  Known as the “Silent Killer,” many people who suffer...
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It’s a challenge that millions of Americans face every year – how to properly care for aging parents or loved ones and make sure they are getting the best possible medical care and quality of life. There are many different options available, from home health aides to nursing care to the help of family. Integrated...
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Integrated Medicine Alliance is made up of nearly 40 dedicated health care providers who have joined together to offer even better care to patients in Monmouth County. We offer urgent care, primary care, family care, and specialized care.