Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Chronic Pain

Everyone experiences pain. You might cut your finger while cooking, stub your toe while walking through a dark room, or knock your elbow on a door frame. What is pain? It’s not the sharp knife, the rearranged chair, or the wild gesture. Those things resulted in pain, but pain itself is a signal in the […]

How Many Steps Do You Need Each Day?

Fitness trackers and smartwatches that track physical activity are everyday items now. Look around your office, your favorite coffee shop, or your neighborhood park, and you’re bound to see someone wearing a device that tracks steps. Friends and family members can challenge one another to see who can get the most steps, and you can […]

Are There Differences In IBS Symptoms for Men and Women?

Irritable bowel syndrome isn’t having the occasional bout of diarrhea, constipation, or an upset stomach. IBS is a medical condition that can interfere with your daily routine and negatively affect your quality of life. While there aren’t any significant differences in IBS symptoms for men and women, men are statistically less likely to seek medical […]

How Can You Lower Cholesterol?

Almost one out of three American adults has high cholesterol, according to a report from the American Heart Association. High cholesterol increases your risk for heart disease, heart attacks, and stroke. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. — […]

What You Should Know About Indoor Air Quality

How much of your day is spent indoors? Let’s say that you get eight hours of sleep each night and you spend eight hours in the office — that’s two-thirds of your day. Once you add the time spent getting ready for the day, cooking and eating meals, doing necessary chores, and spending time with […]

When Should You Talk to a Doctor for Memory Problems?

Maybe you can’t remember the name of that one store that used to be downtown, or you misplace your keys more often than you used to. Forgetfulness isn’t uncommon, and recalling information or retrieving memories may get increasingly difficult as you get older. Dramatic memory loss is not a normal part of aging, however. How […]

23 Things to Do When You Can’t Sleep

Worry, stress, excitement, work, travel, the latest season of your favorite show — there’s a lot that can keep you up at night. Occasionally finding it difficult to sleep isn’t cause for alarm. However, you may need to make some changes, or talk to a medical professional, if sleepless nights are a common problem for […]

How to Handle Your Upset Stomach

An upset stomach does not require medical attention in most cases. Pain or discomfort from an upset stomach is typically acute and will go away on its own, or with home treatment. However, it’s important to realize that many different things can cause an upset stomach or stomach pain. Be aware of these causes, find […]

Dr. Nathan Tobey Joins Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic!

Nathan Tobey, MD, will join the pulmonary specialists at Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic on August 1st, 2019. We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Tobey to the MANA team! Dr. Tobey graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with an emphasis in Biochemistry. He received several academic honors while […]

6 Tips for Stronger Bones

You know that bones protect internal organs, give our body structure, and allow us to move. But did you know that bone is living, growing tissue? Bones are made up primarily of a protein called collagen. Just like other tissues in the body, our bones must be kept healthy and strong. Our bones build the […]