Meet our Robot and learn about Hernias

More than 600,000 hernia repairs are performed in the US every year, making it one of the more common general surgical procedures performed. Hernia symptoms can range from a painless lump to a severely painful, tender, swollen protrusion. Although abdominal hernias can be present at birth, hernias o...

May 20th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Menopause & Hormone Therapy: Facts and Fiction

To relieve the symptoms of menopause, doctors may prescribe hormone therapy. This can involve the use of either estrogen alone or with another hormone called progesterone, or progestin in its synthetic form. Hormone therapy can relieve many menopausal symptoms and prevent or postpone diseases that a...

April 2nd, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Vein Health: Changes in circulatory system at menopause

About 50 to 55 percent of women and 40 to 45 percent of men in the United States suffer from some type of vein problem, states womenshealth.gov. Of those affected, more than half are age 50 or better. While age is certainly one contributing factor, a number of other variables may exacerbate vein pro...

March 5th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Free Seminar on Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Free Seminar on Obstructive Sleep Apnea The word apnea literally means ‘without breath.’ Statistics indicate that more than 18 million American adults suffer from sleep apnea, a potentially serious sleep disorder. Common symptoms may include chronic snoring, walking up abruptly to the sensation...

February 12th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Brake for Breakfast - 2017

Brake for Breakfast Ladies, it is time to mark your calendars and get ready to start your engines! All month, Portneuf will be raising awareness about Breast Cancer. Our annual Brake for Breakfast Event will be held on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. This fun, free, drive-through event will begin at 6:3...

October 2nd, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

Just the Facts…IBS Is Real

Just the Facts…IBS Is Real According to the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is the disorder most commonly diagnosed by gastroenterologists and one of the top ten most frequently diagnosed conditions among U.S. physicians. Symptoms...

September 1st, 2017

Jonathan D Godfrey, MD

High School Sports – Get a Physical

FREE PHYSICALS: MAY 2 and 3, 2017. Physicals run from 6-7pm at Highland High School. Please note, DOORS CLOSE AT 6:30PM, you must be there before 6:30. May 2nd – GIRLS Physicals @ Highland High School May 3rd – BOYS Physicals @ Highland High School All high school team athletes are required to h...

April 24th, 2017

Matthew D Andres, DO

From Stress to Stillness

From Stress to Stillness Running kids to soccer practice, scheduling medical appointments for aging parents, juggling work and family activities along with another bloated, bad hair day can make you feel like you are losing your mind. Add in the 40 or better hormone adjustments and suddenly you feel...

April 3rd, 2017

Cheryl M Callaghan, MD

Breast Changes at Menopause

As women approach menopause, they sometimes experience a decrease in elasticity and density in their breasts. This can make breasts feel more lumpy or irregular. While this is an expected change it can be disconcerting because it is new and different. Just like when our breasts change in adolescence...

October 16th, 2016

Hannah E Caulfield, MD

Before the Change

Every woman travels a unique road to menopause. This journey often leaves women uncertain of the physical and emotional changes that occur, why these changes take place, what they can do about them, and where to get questions answered. Through the three stages of menopause, fluctuating hormones can...

September 18th, 2016

Melissa R Kjos, MD

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