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Gallstones, Acid Reflux, and Crohn’s Disease: What to Know About These Digestive Conditions

Digestive conditions are unfortunately very common—according to recent research more than half of the American adult population suffers from some type of gastrointestinal disorder. In this post we’ll cover the most prominent gastrointestinal ailments; what their causes are; what the long-term effects are and how to get treatment. Gallstones Gallstones…

Navigating Seasonal Depression

If you find yourself with a case of the “winter blues,” you’re not alone. It is estimated that at least 5% of adults in the U.S. suffer from Seasonal Depression, which is sometimes known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). The majority of people who are impacted by Seasonal Depression are…

The Dangers of a Vitamin D Deficiency

The Importance of Vitamin D We all know that good nutrition is essential to a healthy lifestyle, but a lack of Vitamin D in our bodies can be especially detrimental. In this post, we’ll examine what Vitamin D is; where it’s found naturally; how it’s absorbed into the body; and…

Foods That Will Help Boost Your Memory

How To Boost Your Memory To preserve our memory is important for our quality of life both now and in the years to come. Studies show that different strategies for strengthening brainpower to boost our memory can help and that nutrition plays a big part in how…

Spotlight on Autumn Allergies: Ragweed and Mold

What Are Considered Fall Allergies? Though many associate allergies with springtime, fall can be a miserable time for those who develop symptoms caused by seasonal allergens such as ragweed and mold. In fact, 15 – 30% of the U.S. population suffer from such allergies. In this post, we’ll discuss what…

Eligibility for COVID Booster Shot

About the booster shot If you’ve already had your two COVID vaccine jabs (or one if you had Johnson & Johnson) you may be wondering when you’re eligible to get your COVID booster. In this post, we’ll shed some light on the timing of COVID booster shots, eligibility requirements, where…

Introducing our New Western Washington Medical Group Psychiatry Care Center

About the Care Center We are pleased to welcome the community to our new WWMG Psychiatry Care Center in Everett! Read on to discover all that the care center will offer, including what disorders are treated, information about the attending physician and details on our location and hours of operation.

Western Washington Medical Group’s Approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Healthcare

The Importance of DEI When searching for a trusted medical care provider, most people look to the tenure and experience of the doctors, read reviews from patients and research the overall reputation of the clinic or facility where they work. What may not be top-of-mind for some, but is essential…

What is Cold-induced Asthma?

Cold-induced asthma, otherwise known as winter asthma, occurs when an asthmatic person is exposed to cold and dry air, which intensifies their condition. Cold-induced asthma also increases the likelihood of asthma attacks. In this post, we’ll examine who is most susceptible to winter asthma, what the specific…

Benefits of Organic Food

About Organic Foods The practice of eating organic foods may have once seemed like a passing trend, but thankfully for our health, it’s here to stay. In this post, we’ll discuss what makes food organic; explore the various benefits of eating certified organic foods; examine why it’s…