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How to Exercise When You Have Hemorrhoids

If you love keeping active but suffer from hemorrhoids, we’ve got good news for you. You may think those pesky swollen veins will get in the way of your exercise routine, right? Not necessarily. In fact, certain types of physical activity can help you manage or put...

Bumps or Lumps on Your Skin? Here’s What to Do

A new year brings new opportunities for many of us to begin developing healthy habits. This year, prioritize your skin! If you have bumps, lumps or other skin issues, the Skin Clinic at Premier Surgical Associates at Parkwest will help clear those up. Here are some...

Common Thyroid Issues and Treatment Options

What is your thyroid? Your thyroid is a gland located in your neck, around your windpipe. Although it’s small, it secretes hormones that control many bodily functions, including your digestion, metabolism, and brain development. When your thyroid makes either...

Colorectal Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

It is estimated that about 1 in 23 men and 1 in 25 women will develop colorectal cancer. It is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women in the United States. What is colorectal cancer? Colorectal cancer usually begins as a polyp inside the...