The Difference Between Allergies, a Common Cold, and a Sinus Infection

Florida is known for its sunny weather, tropical plants, and warm temperatures. However, our perennially great weather comes with a downside; allergies can last year-round for many Floridians, putting us at the top of the list for the number of allergy sufferers nationwide. If you or your little ones are stuffy, sneezy, or just feeling [...]

Your Role in Your Health

Your role in your health does not stop once you leave the doctor’s office. You are one of the most critical members of your own healthcare team, and proper self-management can help to reduce costs and improve outcomes. Niral Patel, M.D., founder of Windemere Medical Center and a board-certified internal medicine physician, believes when patients [...]

How Can I Tell if My Child is Experiencing Swimmer’s Ear?

Your family just enjoyed a lovely day at the beach or by the pool, but now your child is complaining of ear pain. How can you tell if your child is experiencing swimmer’s ear? What is Swimmer’s Ear? When water gets trapped in the outer ear canal, it creates a moist [...]