For Chrissy and Russell B. finding the right OB-GYN to deliver their first child was no easy task. After touring a few hospitals, they were set on delivering at Mountainside Medical Center but still needed to find the right OB-GYN to care for their baby during pregnancy.
“We chose Mountainside because it is a community hospital,” Chrissy said. “It’s warm and inviting, and we just got a great feeling about it. The birthing center was pretty, clean and new, and everyone working in labor and delivery was extremely friendly.”Read More
While summer typically means more time outside, the season also brings an increased threat of tick bites. These parasites can be relatively harmless, but they can also carry and spread illnesses like Lyme disease.
We spoke with Mountainside Medical Group’s Crystal Tank, M.D., and Ashany Sundaram, M.D. to learn more.
About 1 million people in the United States suffer from ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowl disease that causes inflammation and sores in the digestive tract. Gastroenterologist Dr. Oleg Shulik recently worked with a patient to develop a holistic approach to treatment that allowed her to stop taking medications for the management of her symptoms.
A common misconception about vertigo is that it’s a disease. Vertigo is actually a symptom of a condition, not a diagnosis itself. Vertigo can be brought on by several conditions including middle ear fluid, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), Meniere’s disease, vestibular neuritis and vestibular migraine.
More than 34.2 million Americans are living with diabetes. Despite the commonality of this disease, there are a lot of misconceptions about diabetes, its types, diagnosis and treatment. To get a better understanding of diabetes, we spoke with Mountainside Medical Group’s Anjali Grover, M.D.
Nosebleeds can be your body’s response to several factors. Seasonal allergies, injury or trauma to the nose, repeated sneezing, cold air, certain medications, chemical irritants and nose-picking can all lead to bleeding in the nose. Luckily, very few reasons for a nosebleed indicate any sort of serious medical problem.
Earwax often gets a bad rap as people believe the gooey, yellow substance is synonymous with bad hygiene, but Mountainside Medical Group’s otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon Mina Le, M.D., explains why earwax is actually healthy and debunks other common misconceptions around it.
Throat pain is a commonly experienced annoyance, and the origins of the pain are wide-ranging. From smoking to a viral infection, throat pain can be low-risk or severe, depending on its cause.Read More