• What to Do When Foot Pain Keeps You off Your Feet

    Pain in the feet can range from mild and acute to severe and chronic, impacting a person’s walking abilities and daily activities. Fortunately, treatment can provide relief and get you back on your feet. Bergen Medical Associates is a multi-specialty provider of comprehensive medical care in northern New Jersey, including treatments for foot pain and

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  • Thyroid Cancer Can Go Undetected for a Long Time

    Some people may be living with thyroid cancer and not know it. This is because symptoms of thyroid cancer are not unique or distinctive. In other words, thyroid cancer symptoms can mimic those of less severe illnesses and diseases. This makes early detection and screening essential, especially for patients with more telling symptoms (like lumps

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  • How to Get Rid of Stress Hives

    When raised bumps appear on the skin, they may be stress hives. However, an itchy rash can also be the result of an allergic reaction. Pay close attention to rashes on the skin, monitoring for further discomfort or any trouble breathing. There are ways to treat stress rashes at home, but if they persist for

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  • Fibromyalgia’s Worst Symptoms Can Be Debilitating

    The Worst Symptoms of Fibromyalgia Can Be Debilitating Considered a chronic disorder, fibromyalgia can cause pain, tenderness, and discomfort throughout the body, as well as fatigue, trouble sleeping, and other symptoms. With several locations throughout northern New Jersey, Bergen Medical Associates is home to skilled physicians in a wide range of specialties, including rheumatology. Here,

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  • Why an important New Year’s resolution is to take care of your GI health

    Why an important New Year’s resolution is to take care of your GI health Dr. Heather Klavan, gastroenterologist at Bergen Medical Associates, Explains why minding your gut should be a top health priority. Roughly 20% of the U.S. population — an estimated 60-70 million Americans — suffer from gastrointestinal (GI) conditions that can disrupt daily life,

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  • Worried About High Blood Pressure? Look for These Signs

    High blood pressure is an extremely common medical condition involving the cardiovascular system and heart, affecting approximately one in three American adults. Bergen Medical Associates is a provider of comprehensive medical care with six convenient locations throughout Northern New Jersey. Our experienced, board-certified physicians offer many different specialties to patients, including internal medicine, to diagnose

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  • Why am I always running to the bathroom at night?

    Bergen Medical Associates expert explains the reasons for frequent nighttime urination — and why it should be addressed Men (and women) might feel the need to urinate more frequently as they age, explains Dr. Alec Schwartz, urologist at Bergen Medical Associates, who also offers information on how the condition can be treated.  Frequent urination at

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  • Aches and pains no more!

    Dealing with aches and pains? Here’s how Bergen Medical Associates can help Nicole Brand, MD, discusses the many common causes and types of orthopedic pain and the range of treatments that bring welcome relief and promote healing.  Aches and pains are a common problem for many of us. In fact, almost 60% of adults in

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  • Signs That You May Have Diabetes

    While Type 1 diabetes is typically diagnosed during childhood, Type 2 diabetes can develop at any age. It is important to understand the signs and symptoms of diabetes and to get connected with an endocrinologist for diabetes care if needed. Bergen Medical Associates provides care in a variety of medical specialties under one roof in

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  • Is My Acid Reflux a Sign of Something Serious?

    Most people experience acid reflux from time to time. You might notice acid reflux— commonly known as heartburn—after enjoying a spicy meal, fried foods, or caffeinated beverages. For some patients, however, regular acid reflux can signal the presence of a chronic condition known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Bergen Medical Associates provides care in a

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