Your Guide for a Healthier, Happier Life in Cardiology

Aug 23, 2016 Comments Off by

Your Guide for a Healthier, Happier Life in Cardiology   Do you want to live a long, happy and HEALTHY life? Cardiovascular health is essential to living a long and healthy life. Unfortunately, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention heart diseases have been the leading cause of death in the United States […]

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)   Coronary artery disease (CAD) or atherosclerosis is a serious condition that can lead to heart attacks and heart failure. Plaque can begin to build up in the arteries and can eventually harden and narrow the artery and the flow of blood. In its early stages, there are often no symptoms, […]

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Peripheral arterial disease (PAD)

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Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) What is PAD? Peripheral arterial disease is caused by blockages in the arteries that supply blood to the lower extremities of the body. It can begin in the aorta, the largest blood vessel in the body, and continue along the arteries that supply blood to each leg all the way to […]

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Hypertension & Cholesterol

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Hypertension & Cholesterol What is Hypertension? (High Blood Pressure) Have you ever been told your blood pressure was high? Well, in actuality, a diagnosis of hypertension requires several measurements over at least several days, both in the doctor’s office and when at home. There are two parts to the blood pressure, systole and diastole. Systole […]

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Nutrition 101

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Nutrition 101 by Dr. Mohsen: Unsaturated vs. Saturated Fats and Trans Fats Which Fats Should I stay away from and which should I eat? With all the information out there on dieting and which fats you should avoid, it can be a challenge to pick a healthy diet. You need to understand that we need […]

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Home Is Where The Heart Is

Aug 23, 2016 Comments Off by

We’re excited to introduce Dr. Mohsen, who has chosen the community of Ridgecrest as the place to live and work. He is proud to be your neighbor and to become the latest addition to our team of local physicians. Specializing In: Early detection and aggressive prevention Advanced non-invasive cardiac imaging Echocardiography Nuclear cardiology Vascular ultrasound […]

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The Skin Issue

Aug 05, 2016 Comments Off by

What is the largest organ of the human body? What protects us from our environment? What is one of the first things people notice when they look at us? Our skin! We have a lot to thank our skin for, but are we thanking it like we should? With summer here many people will try […]

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Skin Cancer Surgery

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  The most common skin cancers, i.e. Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC), Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC), and Melanoma all are typically treated via elliptical excisions. BCCs and SCCs are much more common and usually regular excisions with a 2-3 mm margin beyond the outline of the lesion are adequate in full removal of these cancers.  However […]

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Most Common Skin Conditions In Ridgecrest

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The number one dermatologic issue we face every day, especially in Ridgecrest, is the various presentations of sun damage: from pre-cancers (Actinic Keratoses) to the most common forms of skin cancers (Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma). Actinic Keratoses are rough, sand paper-like spots that persist and can eventually, in about 5% of the […]

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6th Annual Auction & Dinner

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6th Annual Auction & Dinner Friday, October 7th at the Kerr McGee Center 5:30pm – 6:30pm: Cocktails (no host)/Silent Auction 6:30pm – 7:30pm: Dinner 7:30pm – 8:30pm: Live Auction 8:30pm – 10:30pm: Music and Dancing. Tickets on Sale August 1st for $35 For more information, contact Ridgecrest Regional Hospital Hospice services (760) 499-3617  |  1653 […]

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