Our mission at ACV Health is to provide comprehensive care to those who need it in a convenient and welcoming environment. We’re located only 20 minutes from Live Oak, Perry, Madison and Mayo and are proud to serve patients from across the state.
To work toward our mission of accessible healthcare, we’ve provided a number of free ACV Health resources to help you live a healthy, active life. We hope you take advantage of these blog posts, articles and other materials provided by our experienced healthcare team and partners.
It is officially fall, which means seasonal activities like pumpkin patches, apple orchards and hayrides are in full swing. As picturesque as the changing leaves are, for some of us the fall season also brings seasonal bugs and runny noses.
Many adults take the act of eating and swallowing for granted. For those with dysphagia, however, swallowing becomes difficult and painful, and eating can be a real struggle. Dysphagia is the medical term for difficulty swallowing. Although occasional swallowing difficulties are normal from time to time, such as eating too quickly or not chewing well enough, persistent dysphagia is cause for concern and may require medical treatment.
A stroke can happen to anyone at any time, regardless of age or health status. In the United States, strokes are the number five cause of death annually and are a leading cause of disability. While many people associate strokes with heart health, it’s a condition more closely related to the health of the brain.