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How to Protect Yourself from the Flu Sep 1st, 2021

There’s a lot of emphasis on personal hygiene and social distancing in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. But it’s also important to be mindful of other conditions that can affect your health including the flu virus. At More MD, our family practitioners John Moran, MD, and Tim Urell, DO, offer...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Aug 26th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

What’s Included in a Weight Loss Management Plan? Aug 5th, 2021

Everybody’s weight loss needs are different. This is why not everyone gets the same results from popular diet plans and exercise regimens. This is also why the diet industry continues making millions of dollars by promoting so-called easy weight loss solutions that never work. If you’re not able to lose...

Clean Your Ears of Excess Wax Jul 13th, 2021

There’s a reason you’ve been told to never stick anything in your ear smaller than your elbow. Your ear is a sensitive area that can be easily damaged by something as simple as a cotton swab. If you have ear pain or can’t hear very well because of excess wax...

I’m Embarrassed About My Warts Jun 13th, 2021

If you’ve stopped shaking hands because of unsightly warts, you’re not alone. About 3% to 5% of adults in the United States have warts and as many as 33% of adolescents do too. At More MD, the experienced physicians offer routine skin checks to identify conditions like warts. They can...

What Vaccines Do I Really Need? May 4th, 2021

Vaccines protect you from contagious diseases that can affect your long-term health. While you get multiple vaccines as a child to keep you safe while your immune system is still developing, you still need to stay updated on your vaccinations as an adult. At More MD, family practitioners John Moran,...

5 Tips for Controlling Seasonal Allergies Apr 6th, 2021

Nearly 19.2 million adults in the United States are diagnosed each year with seasonal allergies. If you have trouble managing symptoms of seasonal allergies, you can find help at More MD. Family practitioners John Moran, MD, and Tim Urell, DO, offer comprehensive allergy services including in-office allergy tests to better...

Greet Summer with a Smile Through Body Contouring Mar 12th, 2021

If you're ready to don your favorite bikini but need help battling that remaining diet-resistant belly fat, it’s time to consider the body contouring services available at More MD. Our providers offer in-office SculpSure® treatments that target your love handles and the hard-to-lose fat deposits in your belly. Starting your...

When That Sore Throat Should Be Looked At Feb 7th, 2021

A sore throat can cause a one-day annoyance or be persistent enough to ring alarm bells. If you have a sore throat that’s not resolving with home care, it’s time to consider a medical evaluation to identify its underlying cause. At More MD, John Moran, MD, and Tim Urell, DO,...

Anxiety and Heart Palpitations Jan 17th, 2021

Anxiety is a common mental health issue that affects over 40 million adults in the United States. While the condition itself is manageable with the right treatment plan, the symptoms of anxiety can be concerning. In fact, some common anxiety symptoms can be similar to what you might experience if...

5 Symptoms of Arthritis Dec 9th, 2020

If you notice your joints aren’t as flexible as they used to be but are frequently stiff and sore, it may be due to arthritis. At More MD, experienced physician John Moran, MD offers comprehensive care for arthritis. Dr. Moran focuses on therapies to relieve your existing joint pain and...

Does the Flu Shot Really Work? Nov 4th, 2020

Scheduling a flu shot each year before the height of flu season is an essential part of preventive health care. While we’re still deep in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever to get the seasonal flu shot for yourself and your family members. Family practitioner,...

What Can I Do to Manage My High Blood Pressure? Oct 7th, 2020

Learning you have hypertension, or high blood pressure, can be scary. However, with important lifestyle modifications and the assistance of John Moran, MD and the medical team at More MD, you can keep your condition under control and reduce your risk for serious health complications. Why you have high blood...

Should I Worry About My Sore Throat? Sep 10th, 2020

A sore throat is a common side effect of the common cold, but it may also be an indication something more serious is wrong. Internal medicine specialist, John Moran, MD, recommends paying attention to your sore throat and associated symptoms to ensure you receive medical help when you need it....

Erase Summer Damage with Laser Skin Renewal Aug 13th, 2020

Spending time in the summer sun is vital to good health but it also contributes to skin damage that ages you prematurely. To help you erase that damage and revitalize your skin’s health, the aesthetics team at More MD offers noninvasive skin treatments using the Icon™ laser system by CynoSure®....

Dietary Dos and Don’ts for Managing Cholesterol Jul 20th, 2020

Having high cholesterol puts you at risk for long-term health complications, including heart disease and a heart attack. While some people require medications to control cholesterol levels in their blood, it’s also possible to reduce your risk factors for chronic health issues through your diet. At More MD, John Moran,...

Lose Weight the Right Way Through Our Weight Loss Clinic Jun 22nd, 2020

Losing weight can be a challenge for anyone. At More MD, the experienced physicians offer a medically supervised weight loss clinic to help you shed unwanted pounds and maintain a healthy body weight. In addition to safely losing weight, you can also improve your overall health and reduce your risk...

5 Ways to Improve Your Joint Health May 26th, 2020

If you’re already noticing creaking or aching in your joints, know that it’s not too late to get proactive about improving your joint health. At More MD, experienced physician, John Moran, MD, treats a variety of conditions that impact joint health, including arthritis. Dr. Moran values the importance of preventative...

What Can You Learn from a Sleep Study Apr 21st, 2020

As many as 70 million people in the United States are affected by a chronic sleep disorder. If you’re part of those millions who aren’t getting enough quality sleep, it can have a significant impact on your short- and long-term health. At More MD, the experienced team of physicians knows how...

Get the Jump on Managing Spring Allergies Mar 12th, 2020

With the spring season right around the corner, the outdoors will soon be in bloom. While many people are looking forward to the end of winter, the more than 50 million allergy sufferers across the country may not be as excited. At More MD, family practitioner, John Moran, MD, and...

Why Botox Remains the Number 1 Solution for Banishing Crow’s Feet and Frown Lines Feb 25th, 2020

If you’re unhappy with your appearance because of deep-set wrinkles and creases across your brow, you can find nonsurgical solutions at More MD at one of our three conveniently located offices in Prescott, Surprise, and Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Our aesthetic specialists follow a customized treatment plan to treat wrinkles...

The Importance of Staying Active When You Have Arthritis Jan 1st, 2020

If you’re one of the 54 million people with arthritis, you know the pain, stiffness, aching, and swelling that the disease can cause. Osteoarthritis is most common, but gout, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis are all forms of this joint disorder that can feel debilitating at times. About 24 million of...

Signs Your Sore Throat Needs a Doctor's Care Dec 2nd, 2019

If you or a loved one has a sore throat, how do you decide whether you need to make a doctor’s appointment? You don’t like missing work and don’t want your child to miss school, but if you’re contagious, it’s better to stay home and seek treatment. Our team at...

Why the Flu Shot is the Safest, Most Effective Way to Protect Yourself and Your Family Nov 1st, 2019

Each flu season, experts, scientists, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sound their alarms about pandemic influenza. These repeated warnings are sincere but may go unheeded.  Here at More MD, we take all illnesses seriously, and the flu is no different. Before you or a family member...

Could You Have High Blood Pressure and Not Know it? Oct 1st, 2019

There’s a good reason why the number of Americans with high blood pressure is an estimated 103 million people, almost half of all adults in the United States. Many people who suffer from hypertension have no idea there’s a problem. Not only is it possible to have high blood pressure...

Laser Hair Removal: You’ll Wonder Why You Waited so Long Sep 1st, 2019

If you have unwanted body hair, it may be due to genetics, changes associated with aging, or personal preference. Removing this hair can be a hassle and very time-consuming. Permanent hair removal is the answer. Harnessing the power of laser light, contemporary aesthetic systems can successfully treat patients who want...

What to Expect From a Stress Test Aug 1st, 2019

Heart disease, when it comes to both danger and mortality, is serious business. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 610,000 people die each year from heart disease – a number that equates to 1 in 4 deaths overall.  It’s the top killer for both women...

Germ Busters - Sick Is Not Fun Jul 25th, 2019

WASH HANDSSoap and water or hand sanitizerFront. Back. In Between.15 seconds! RUB! RUB! RUB! BEFORE EATING  AFTER GOING TO THE BATHROOM. AFTER BLOWING YOUR NOSE. AFTER SNEEZING. AFTER PLAYTIME. COVER YOUR COUGH OR SNEEZE USE A TISSUE.  USE YOUR ARM. WASH YOUR HANDS. THROW IT IN THE TRASH.  NEVER YOUR...

The Surgery-Free Solution to Stubborn Fat Deposits That Works Jul 12th, 2019

For the majority of adults, weight loss is not an easy journey. And genetics and the aging process can make losing weight and toning your body even more challenging. WarmSculpting™ treatments with the advanced technology of the SculpSure® body contouring system is the surgery-free solution to stubborn fat deposits that...