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Help! I'm Struggling to Lose Weight Nov 1st, 2020

If you do an internet search for the words “lose weight,” you’re bombarded with more than 850 million results in under a second. And most of these results are long on promises but short on results, as witnessed by the millions of Americans who continue to struggle with their weight....

How Can I Manage Vaginal Dryness? Oct 1st, 2020

For decades, men’s sexual health concerns took center stage, leaving women to struggle silently with issues like painful sex, largely due to vaginal dryness and tissue laxity. Thankfully, the medical community is now turning its attention to women’s sexual health, and the resulting research has allowed manufacturers to answer the...

Get Rid of Bothersome Acne Scars with SkinPen® Microneedling Sep 17th, 2020

There’s nothing quite like the carefree days of our youth when everything was a blank slate. If, however, you struggled with acne and you’re now left with unfortunate reminders across the surface of your face, we can restore that blank canvas using an innovative microneedling technology called SkinPen®. At High...

Benefits of Laser Mole Removal Aug 9th, 2020

To say that moles are common would be an understatement — most people have 10-40 moles scattered around their bodies. If, however, your moles are located in highly prominent areas and command too much attention, the good news is that we have just the technology to clear these blemishes away,...

How Can Medical Support Enhance Weight Loss? Jul 6th, 2020

There’s no shortage of products and services that claim to help you lose weight in no time at all, and with very little effort. The truth is that meaningful and sustainable weight loss takes commitment, time, and most importantly, the right medical team in your corner. At High Rock Internal...

5 Reasons Why Microneedling Is So Beneficial Jun 24th, 2020

Whether time has robbed you of tone or elasticity, or pigmentation and scarring have left their marks on your face, microneedling is an incredibly effective way to clear away the damage, allowing you to hit the reset button on your skin. At High Rock Internal Medicine, our team of experienced...

Why You Should Never Ignore Pain During Sex May 22nd, 2020

Problems with sex are often confined to the bedroom thanks to misconceptions and taboos surrounding the subject, and this is especially true for women. Yet, between 25% and 45% of women struggle with painful sex after they pass through menopause. Thanks to increasing awareness efforts and new technology, we’re able...

Telling the Difference Between a Migraine and a Headache Apr 17th, 2020

Americans are no strangers to head pain — one in six report a migraine or severe headache over a three-month period. Now consider that nearly one in four households in the United States includes someone who has migraines, and more than four million people struggle with chronic migraines — 15...

Get a Jump on Spring Allergies with Allergy Testing Mar 1st, 2020

Spring is right around the corner, and if you’re like many of the patients we see at High Rock Internal Medicine in Lexington, North Carolina, so are your allergies! Spring allergies can put a damper on the season and cause you a lot of discomfort. At High Rock Internal Medicine,...

Listen Up, Ladies — Your Sexual Health Matters Feb 11th, 2020

Ensuring that your sexual health is in good standing is a critical step to maintaining your overall physical and emotional well-being. There are many variables that play into your sexual health, and it’s important to understand those variables as they change throughout the various stages of your life. At High...

Achieve the Body of Your Dreams This Year With WarmSculpting™ With SculpSure® Jan 15th, 2020

If you’re still having a hard time trimming down those problem areas of fat, even after dieting and exercise, there’s a treatment that can get you there. WarmSculpting™ with SculpSure® is a highly sought-after body contouring treatment that takes your body to a place that you may not be able...

Losing Weight Lowers Your Risk of These Chronic Conditions Dec 1st, 2019

About 160 million Americans are overweight or obese. It’s a common health concern for the population, and most people know that carrying extra weight can be harmful to your health. Extra weight puts increased strain on your body, and many chronic conditions like heart disease and diabetes are more common...

Turn Back the Clock on Aging Skin With TempSure™ Envi Nov 1st, 2019

Other than gray hair, nothing screams your age like wrinkled skin. Crow’s feet, crepey eyelids, and sagging jowls are dead giveaways that you’re middle-aged or beyond. And these telltale signs seem so unfair, especially when you still feel much younger than you look. If you wish you could tighten your...

Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Your Risk of Migraines Oct 10th, 2019

If you’re one of the estimated 40 million Americans who suffer from migraine headaches, you’re all too aware of the impact they have on your quality of life. From missing work or school to skipping social and physical activities, migraine sufferers miss out because of the symptoms they endure. At...

The Link Between Diabetes and Obesity Sep 1st, 2019

Approximately 90% of people who have type 2 diabetes are obese. The two conditions are linked in some ways that clinicians understand and in some that they’re still in the process of uncovering.  If you have questions about the link between diabetes, obesity, and your health, our knowledgeable team here...

Spots, Scars, and Stretch Marks: Lasers Can Treat Them All Aug 6th, 2019

Have you been trying to banish your spots, scars, and stretch marks, but they don’t respond to creams and gels? Many topicals offer big promises, but the truth is that over-the-counter products can’t make significant modifications to your skin. If they could, they would be labeled as drugs. Also, over-the-counter...

Could Your Diet Be Causing Those Chronic Headaches? Jul 10th, 2019

Chronic headaches don't always have an obvious cause. You might spend days, weeks, or even months in chronic pain without knowing what's triggering your headaches. Not knowing why your head hurts can make you feel like you're going out of your mind! One place to start with identifying causes is...

How to Prepare for Your DOT Physical Jun 3rd, 2019

If you operate a commercial vehicle, you will need to pass a federally required Department of Transportation (DOT) physical. The test establishes your physical, mental, and emotional health, all of which are essential for the stressful and impactful job of operating large commercial vehicles. At High Rock Internal Medicine, we're...

Banish Sun Damage With Laser Therapy May 22nd, 2019

We all love spending time in the sun. However, as soon as your skin is exposed to the sun, the damage starts. Sunlight contains ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which damages the DNA of skin cells. Sun damage impacts your tissues long before symptoms of sunburn like reddening or peeling appear. Over...

Forget the Face-Lift: Tighten Loose Skin With Noninvasive TempSure™ Envi Apr 26th, 2019

Thinking about a face-lift to tighten loose skin, smooth out wrinkles, and rejuvenate your overall appearance? Think about this: anesthesia, incisions, bruising, and a long, painful recovery. Why put yourself through major surgery when you can reap the benefits of a face-lift with a nonsurgical skin-tightening treatment instead? At High...