Everyone knows to see their primary care doctor if they have fever and a sore throat. That’s an easy call. How often you should visit your primary care physician is another matter. There is no set answer, nor timetable for everyone,
The CDC recently published a press release stating that at the end of 2019 sexually transmitted diseases reached an all time high for the sixth consecutive year. More than 2.5 million cases were reported in 2019. As STDs reach an all time high,
Most of us might respond “duh” to this statement, but we wonder if you really know why regular physical activity is so important for your health. We doubt you are aware of all the benefits so keep reading and learn the importance of regular physical activity.
You know it’s important to wear sunscreen. You know it’s important to wear it even when it’s not summertime. You also know it’s even more important to use sunscreen in the summer when we are outside longer hours and when the sun is the hottest.
Regardless of our age, we should all see a doctor on a regular basis for preventative care and a way to develop a baseline for our health. Sometimes there are glaring signs you should see a doctor in addition to those regular visits.
There has been much discussion over the last decade about concussions in professional sports. It has brought more attention to high school and college sports as well. Children are just as vulnerable to getting a concussion, but in other ways. You can’t watch them every minute of the day,
You try to follow all the guidelines to prevent the flu and COVID-19. You wash your hands all day long, wear your mask when you can’t social distance, try to keep surfaces in your home clean all to keep you and your family immune from these viruses.
Many of us have had the experience of feeling lightheaded when getting up from a sitting position too quickly or maybe after skipping breakfast or lunch. Usually it passes quickly, and we forget about it. Feeling lightheaded may be nothing serious,
If you have ever gone to your doctor with a terrible sore throat, or what you thought could be the flu, expecting a prescription for an antibiotic to knock it out, you were likely disappointed and maybe a little perturbed when the doctor did not give you one.
We are approaching the holidays and it is a time of camaraderie, celebrations, and love. At the same time it can be detrimental to our health, lead to depression, and leave us feeling guilty if we over indulge. Make a plan now,