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How Our Life Modification Programs Can Benefit Your Health Mar 4th, 2021

According to the American Psychological Association (APA), major behavioral changes take time and support. If you’re trying to lose weight or kick an addiction to nicotine or other harmful substance, contact Dr. Mark Tanner and our caring staff at Family Healthcare of Atlanta PC to discuss a life modification program...

Understanding How to Prevent HIV Feb 1st, 2021

HIV is far more widespread than people may realize. Nearly 14% of those infected are unaware they even have this virus that attacks the immune system. The only sure way to see if you have HIV is through testing. Dr. Mark Tanner and our compassionate staff at Family Healthcare of...

Help for Psychological Conditions Jan 19th, 2021

We all feel in a bit of a slump after the holidays. However, if your sadness goes deeper than the post-holiday blues, Dr. Mark Tanner and our compassionate staff at Family Healthcare of Atlanta PC want to help. Why reach out? During these unprecedented times of pandemics and isolation, it...

How to Stay on Track With Weight Loss During the Holiday Season Dec 14th, 2020

Holidays often bring back juicy memories of delicious meals past. If you’re trying to lose weight, it may be difficult to remain on track. Dr. Mark Tanner and our compassionate staff at Family Healthcare of Atlanta PC help you stick to your plan during the holidays and beyond. Keep holiday...

Signs You’re Struggling With Depression Nov 11th, 2020

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 264 million people suffer from depression across the globe. While most of us experience occasional feelings of sadness, when depression lingers, it may be time to visit a professional to evaluate and potentially improve your mental health. Dr. Mark Tanner and our...

5 Benefits of Losing Weight Oct 13th, 2020

Losing weight can be challenging. However, its rewards are many. Learn five ways you can benefit from maintaining a normal weight. In case you’d like some assistance, Dr. Mark Tanner and our caring staff at Family Healthcare of Atlanta PC helps you take steps to reach your goals. How we...

Myths and Facts About HIV Sep 21st, 2020

Doctors first discovered the HIV-1 virus in humans in 1959 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Thankfully, we’ve come a long way since those early cases. Today, Dr. Mark Tanner and our compassionate staff at Family Healthcare of Atlanta PC help patients prevent and treat HIV. The truth behind...

The Link Between Obesity and Sleep Apnea Aug 24th, 2020

Many people snore, but sleep apnea is a much more serious condition where your snoring is so severe that you can even stop breathing through the night. If you’re overweight or obese and you find that your sleep is interrupted or your partner finds that your snoring is disruptive, then...

How to Stop Prediabetes from Turning into Full-Blown Diabetes Jul 28th, 2020

If you’ve just been given a diagnosis of prediabetes then you’re likely worried about developing diabetes. A preventable illness that affects 34 million Americans, diabetes impacts the way your body processes sugar, and it can lead to serious implications like loss of limb and even death. At Family Healthcare of...

What Makes Skin Sag and What You Can Do About it Jun 23rd, 2020

There’s no way to avoid it, as we get older, our skin loses the youthful glow it used to have. We lose moisture, elasticity, and we begin to develop fine lines and wrinkles. This happens naturally as we age. At Family Healthcare of Atlanta, in Atlanta, Georgia, Mark Tanner, MD,...

Are You Taking These Preventative Measures Against HIV? May 29th, 2020

HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus, is the virus that causes AIDS, or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. AIDS is a serious condition and should therefore not be taken lightly. However, there’s also a lot of misinformation out there on the condition.  At Family Healthcare of Atlanta, in Atlanta, Georgia, Mark Tanner, MD,...

Reap the Benefits of Nonsurgical Skin Tightening Apr 17th, 2020

Only a decade ago, if you wanted tighter skin, you’d have to go under the knife. But luckily, today, we have the FDA-approved technology to tighten your skin without the hassle of surgery.  At Family Healthcare of Atlanta, in Atlanta, Georgia, Mark Tanner, MD, and our compassionate team are here...

What Every Sexually Active Adult Should Know About HIV Mar 1st, 2020

Did you know that about 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV? Of those, about 14% aren’t even aware they have the condition and need to get tested. Despite what people may think, HIV is not a death sentence, and you actually can live a long...

Tired of Stubborn Belly Fat? Learn More about WarmSculpting™ With SculpSure® Feb 20th, 2020

Who wouldn’t want to look and feel their best? Following a healthy lifestyle of eating right and exercising can put you on the road to looking and feeling great. But sometimes, diet and exercise alone won’t get rid of stubborn belly fat. That’s where WarmSculpting™ with SculpSure® comes in. At...