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Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Aug 3rd, 2020

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...

Preventive Medicine: Why You Should Schedule a Bone Density Scan Jul 14th, 2020

According to Johns Hopkins, the density of your bones peaks around age 25 and stays stable until you’re nearly 50, at which point the density begins to slowly decrease. However, lifestyle choices and certain health conditions can accelerate bone loss, leading to a higher risk of osteoporosis and bone breakage...

Going Abroad this Summer? Why You Need Travel Vaccines Jun 20th, 2020

Don’t let fear of illness hold you back from traveling, but be cautious. If you plan on leaving the country for any kind of trip, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Certain infections and illnesses may be more common in other countries than your own. Get vaccinated before your...

Men's Health Concerns? How Your Internal Medicine Physician Can Help May 26th, 2020

If you’re a man, your risk for certain diseases and conditions is higher than a woman’s. An internal medicine physician can help track your health status and identify signs of these diseases or conditions before they become a problem. This could save your life, especially if you have risk factors...

What a Treadmill Stress Test Can Reveal about Your Body Apr 24th, 2020

Primary care physicians often recommend a treadmill stress test. You might be scheduled for one if you go in for an executive physical, an annual wellness check, or because of twinges in your chest.  At Dr. Sasan Massachi's clinic in Beverly Hills, California, treadmill stress tests are a routine diagnostic...

When Is the Last Time You Got an Executive Physical? Mar 2nd, 2020

As a busy executive, your time is at a premium. However, your work and financial success shouldn't come at the expense of your health. An executive physical can help you get a comprehensive view of your entire physical wellbeing and alert you to any areas of your health that need...

What Every Sexually Active Adult Should Know About STDs Feb 4th, 2020

Approximately 20 million people are diagnosed with STDs per year, and the majority of these cases are teenagers and young adults. Much of this problem is caused by stigma and misinformation. Removing the stigma around sexual activity and promoting scientific, factual education about sex are the best ways to encourage...

Start Off the New Year With Mindful Meditation and Watch Your Stress Melt Away Jan 1st, 2020

Going back to work after taking time off for the holidays can be a shock to your system, especially if you have significant stressors in your life like ailing parents, a demanding job, a long commute, health concerns in your family, or just the daily grind. Americans are increasingly turning...

You Are What You Eat: Why Organic Food Is Important Dec 1st, 2019

Knowing what to eat can be truly confusing because it depends on who you listen to and which diet camp they’re in. But there’s one thing everyone can agree on: Food should be whole and as unprocessed as possible. In Beverly Hills, California, popular primary care physician Sasan Massachi, MD,...

Understanding Your Nutrition Options Nov 1st, 2019

Keeping track of all of the diet and nutrition plans out there can be a full-time job in itself. There’s no single diet that works for everyone. Weight loss and maintaining a healthy weight is also about more than just the food you do or don’t eat.  The best diets...

How a Good Night's Sleep Can Affect Your Overall Health Oct 15th, 2019

When the topic of living a healthier lifestyle comes up with patients in Dr. Sasan Massachi’s office, patients are often talking about changing their diet and exercise regimen. While these are of course important elements to a healthier lifestyle, few people understand how important sleep is to be healthier and...

Why It's Important to Get an Annual Physical Sep 30th, 2019

Visiting your physician for a comprehensive executive physical is one of the most important steps you can take to ensure a lifetime of good health. But if you’re feeling well, this preventive health care step can get pushed a to the back seat, behind family, career and home responsibilities. But...