When it comes to healthcare, people can seek out the services of specialists, hospitals, clinics, and urgent care centers. But the first line of defense when it come's to health is a person's family medicine physician. A family medicine physician can treat and prevent a number of issues, which can prevent a person from having to turn towards for invasive medical procedures. Some of the top reasons to see your family medicine doctor include:
19 March 2018
It is hard to avoid all the reports that the primary virus going around for the flu this year is really strong. If you are worried about the severity of your cold or flu symptoms, going to an immediate care or to your primary care doctor is the right way to assess your condition and get the assistance you need. High Fever One of the things you need to keep an eye on when you have the flu is your temperature.
26 January 2018
Allergies are more common than many people think. They might assume that because they haven't had an allergic reaction in the past, they will never develop an allergy. Similarly, many parents believe that if they themselves don't have allergies that their children are immune. Both of these assumptions are false. It is not uncommon for people develop allergies, and for children to have allergies even if the parents don't. This is why you should know what you are looking for in yourself and your child to protect them for serious complications of allergies.
4 December 2017
If your elderly loved one begins to ignore you or act out, you might blame it on a decline in mental capacity or health. Although dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and other memory-related conditions can affect a person's ability to communicate or behave, they're not always the main cause of it. Here are signs of hearing loss you can look for in your elderly parent and how you can help them overcome it.
11 November 2017
If you are concerned about your overall health, appearance and comfort, protecting the health of your teeth and gums will be essential. However, these are aspects of your health care that you might not give the attention that it deserves due to limited information and awareness. Is A Dental Exam Still Necessary If You Brush And Floss Regularly? Individuals will often be under the belief that brushing and flossing are the only types of care that their teeth and gums will require.
9 October 2017
Achieving the ideal body shape that you want can seem like it will require you to undergo extensive cosmetic surgery. This is particularly true for those that have stubborn pockets of fat. When you are wanting to address these areas without undergoing surgery, coolsculpting can be an excellent option for addressing these unsightly fat deposits. What Does Coolsculpting Involve? Many people are unaware of the fact that fat cells can be destroyed or neutralized with extremely cool temperatures.
9 October 2017
When someone is having a heart attack, they need to know that the people around them are prepared to help. That's where AED training comes in. AED, which stands for Artificial External Defibrillators, are often the first line of defense when someone is having a heart attack. If you operate a business that experiences a steady flow of customers throughout the day, you owe it to them to sign your employees up for CPR and AED training.
21 September 2017
You visit the doctor for an annual check-up. So what about your eye care? Just like the rest of your body, your eyes need to stay healthy and feeling good. Whether you have a problem or your eyes seem fine, preventative healthcare is absolutely important for your vision. Along with seeing the vision pros for regular check-ups, you can also help to keep your eyes healthy at home. What can you do to make sure that your eyes are in top shape?
28 August 2017
When you want to have a baby, sometimes it comes down to getting a little bit of extra help. Fertility involves complex systems in the body, and there are a number of doctors who specialize in fertility treatments that can be useful to you. With this in the back of your head, follow these points so that you are able to get fertility treatments and protect your health so that you can conceive a child and start a family.
2 August 2017
Getting dizzy every time you stand up can definitely be a cause for concern. When you also have other symptoms such as fatigue, brain fog, and/or heart palpitations, you may have what is called postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS). Here's what you need to know about POTS, what can cause it, how to get diagnosed, and the available treatments. Symptoms Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome literally means changing your posture to an upright position causes an abnormally fast heart rate.
18 July 2017