• Men's Health: Invest in Yourself

    Podcast

    Matthew Hilton, DO, Lakeshore Health Partners - Family Medicine Zeeland and Holland Hospital Sports Medicine, delivers his presentation, Invest in Yourself, at the 2019 Holland Hospital Men's Health Event. Recorded June 6 in Holland, Michigan. Learn more about Men's Health and th...

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  • Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatments

    Article

    Studies suggest that as many as 1 in 2 women and up to 1 in 4 men age 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis . Osteoporosis is a disease where your bones become weak, brittle and more likely to break. People who have it typically break bones in their hip, spine and wr...

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  • Millennials & Depression: A Growing Problem?

    Article

    According to the latest Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index , of the top 10 health conditions among millennials, six are behavioral-health related. One of those leading health problems is major depression (up 31 percent in 2017 from prevalence in 2014). What is depression? Depres...

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  • New Blood Pressure Guidelines

    Article

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in every 3 American adults has high blood pressure. Without treatment, uncontrolled hypertension (high blood pressure) can lead to other serious health concerns, including stroke, heart and vision problems, and ...

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  • Beyond the Baby Blues: Perinatal Depression

    Article

    You’re pregnant or recently brought your little one into the world, and your excitement is replaced with sadness, irrational thoughts and anxiety. Fifty to eighty percent of new mom’s experience some unexpected weepiness, mood swings and insecurity. How do you know if these feeli...

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  • Men's Health - With Kirk Cousins

    Video

    Men—don’t drop the ball on your health. While it's easier to talk about sports, catching up with your doctor could improve your quality of life. Schedule a checkup, or find a primary care physician at on Holland Hospital's find a doctor page ....

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  • Attend Men's Health Event June 6

    Video

    Hear Drs. Matthew Hilton and Jason Myers discuss the latest in fitness, sleep and recommended screenings and maintenance. Urologist Dr. John Ludlow will give it to you straight: what you need to know about your hormones and health. Our men’s health experts will help you create yo...

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  • 8 Ways Women Can Stay Healthy

    Article

    Life changes with every decade, from graduating college to raising a family to planning for retirement. Regardless of age, all women should make a commitment to embrace a healthy lifestyle. In recognition of National Women’s Health Month , Dr. Laurie Birkholz, Lakeshore Health Pa...

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  • 7 Health Tips for Every Man to Live By

    Article

    Hey guys, when’s the last time you checked in with a doctor? How much exercise are you getting each day? (No, couch surfing doesn’t count.) Are you eating enough fruits and vegetables? (French fries don’t count either.) See your doctor regularly . Choose a provider you trust and ...

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  • Knowledge: Your Best Defense Against Stroke

    Article

    Every year, stroke impacts the lives of about 795,000 Americans, and yet, most of us wouldn’t recognize the warning signs of this life-threatening, leading cause of long-term disability. So what’s the best way to fight stroke? Prevention—and knowledge is the key. What is a stroke...

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