Category Archives: General Health News

Spinal Cord 101

Spinal Cord Injury 101

What is a Spinal Cord Injury and How Does it Affect the Body? Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI) is defined as damage to any part of the spinal cord, the nerves or the immediate surrounding structures that may cause change to gross motor function or sensation. The spinal cord is divided into 4 major regions; Cervical region […]

September is Men's Cancer Awareness Month

September Is Men’s Cancer Awareness Month

If you’re a male or have an adult male in your life, then by now you’ve probably observed a general trend that most adult males visit their doctor infrequently. September is Men’s Cancer Awareness Month and is a good time to start thinking a little more critically about incorporating routine yearly physicals with your doctor. While […]

Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) is caused by an exposure of sounds that over 80dB and develops slowly after many years of exposure. Susceptibility varies quite widely, but 10 years or more of exposure is generally required for significant hearing loss to occur. NHIL can happen at any age, however, there is a higher prevalence […]


Osteoporosis is a medical condition in which the bones become brittle and fragile from loss of tissue, typically as a result of hormonal changes, or deficiency of calcium or vitamin D.  It affects one in three women and one in five men.  Osteoporosis causes the bone to deteriorate and become porous, this means that bone […]

Breastfeeding Awareness Week

In recognition of Breastfeeding Week, ReVitahealth would like to share ten benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and her baby.  Breast milk is arguably the best food and source of nutrition for a baby between the ages of 0 – 6 months. Some benefits include: Breast milk contains antibodies that help your baby fight potential […]