Recently a 53 year old patient came in for a routine follow up for Hormone Replacement Therapy and confirmed he has been smoking a pack of cigarettes each day for years. Given the risk factor for this type of patient, a routine calcium score was ordered to assess the risk of coronary artery … Read more about Get Scanned Early and Quit Smoking to Avoid Coronary Artery Disease
It's a great feeling when you get to tell your patients they are cancer free. It's also a great feeling when you get to tell them their health will be restored due to catching cancer in the early stages. We do this every day at the Q Institute and are happy to share our success stories with … Read more about Early Detection Continues to Save Lives at The Q Institute
We are mostly familiar with the drugs Viagra, Cialis, Levitra and Stendra for their amazing effect on men with erectile dysfunction. What we may not know, however is that these four giants already command a six billion dollar economy and their best uses may only become apparent in the future. As … Read more about Tadalafil – The Aspirin of the Future?
The effect our mental health has on our physical health has been studied for ages. It is becoming more widely understood that psychological well-being really does help your body remain in a healthier state. Recurrent exposure to emotional distress has actually been linked to physical … Read more about How Mental Health Can Affect Your Physical Health
Getting scanned early to detect dementia is always a good idea. Catching it early means you can take action fast to help reduce the crippling side effects that can be life-changing. Some of the common symptoms include memory problems, difficulty concentrating, behavioral changes and … Read more about Get Scanned Early to Detect Dementia
Improving circulation can be a really easy thing to do and has an overall positive effect on your health and wellness. Dr. Mark Zhuk of the Q Institute recommends the following quick and easy tips to help improve your circulation today. Add beets to your diet, drink beet juice or take a beet … Read more about Quick & Easy Tips to Improving Circulation
Yes it's true, food really does matter! Some of us tend to eat what we like and not really pay attention to the negative affects some of these foods have on our body. All it takes is a little bit of knowledge and willpower and eventually you can transform your diet into one that can actually make … Read more about You Are What You Eat – Why Diet is Important
STRESS is one of the biggest health killers in the world that we deal with on a daily basis. While some of the stress we deal with is good and has a hormetic effect on our body, a lot of stress we are exposed to is detrimental to our well-being. Our bodies come in contact with environmental … Read more about Minimize Your Stress For Optimal Wellness
Staying healthy is all about being in-the-know and getting ahead by taking charge of your health. Our patients are continuously impressing us by being proactive and putting their health first. With all of the new trends in the wellness industry, there are many ways to optimize your well-being. … Read more about The Q Institute’s Tips to Staying Healthy
This 44 year old came to the Q for disease screening and complaining of intermittent abdominal pain. A history revealed that both the father and paternal grandfather suffered from colon cancer. Screening PETCT scan images revealed a hyper metabolic mass at the level of the hepatic flexure (next to … Read more about Q Review- Cancer Runs in the Family
This is an image of a brain aneurysm found in a 37 year old woman with a family history of brain aneurysms. 1 out of 5 brain aneurysms are found to be hereditary and run in the family. These aneurysms can be treated to avoid death or disability if they are discovered before they rupture. If brain … Read more about Brain Aneurysms – Why You Should Get Checked Early
What do the 3 celebrities Steve Jobs, Luciano Pavarotti and Patrick Swayze all have in common? PANCREATIC CANCER, although not commonly publicized, it affects 1 out of every 63 men (or women) in their lifetime. Unfortunately, there are typically NO SYMPTOMS until the disease has significantly … Read more about Find Pancreatic Cancer Early…Your Only Chance at Survival!