Health and Wellness
Lompoc Valley Medical Center's publishes health news, personal stories and expert advice meant to guide and inspire healthy diets, relationships and lives.
Diseases and Conditions
We have compiled the folling list of common diseases and conditions to help you live a happy and healthy life.
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Breast Cancer
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Common Digestive Diseases
- Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
- Gynecologic Cancers
- Heart Disease
- Influenza (Flu)
- Orthopedic Injuries
- Sleep Apnea
- Strep Throat
- The Truth Behind Lyme Disease
- Trauma and PTSD
- Understanding Celiac Disease
- What Are Cataracts and How Are They Treated?
- What is Parkinson's Disease?
- What is Rosacea?
Latest Blog Posts
Written by LVMC on Sep 20, 2022
Multiple sclerosis cannot be diagnosed with a single test but with a series of diagnostic tests, including a spinal tap, blood testing, and MRI.
Written by LVMC on Sep 16, 2022
It’s possible to live a fulfilling life with chronic kidney disease as long as the right steps are taken to manage the disease and delay its progression.
Written by LVMC on Sep 14, 2022
Arthritis refers to more than 100 conditions that affect your joints and nearby tissues. These chronic conditions can often cause severe pain, making it difficult to perform everyday activities.
Written by LVMC on Sep 07, 2022
Strep throat shares many symptoms with sore throat, but knowing the difference between these two illnesses can reduce the risk for serious complications.
Written by Winnie Badger on Aug 31, 2022
Maintaining good pelvic health is essential to the quality of life and can aid in the prevention of bladder problems and reproductive issues.
Written by LVMC on Aug 26, 2022
Keeping children up to date on immunizations comes with many benefits, including long-term protection from disease and a reduced risk for complications.