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Sinusitis: Causes, Types, Diagnosis, and 7 Effective Ways To Relieve Symptoms

Sinusitis is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the sinuses, which are air-filled cavities in the skull, become inflamed and swollen. This can lead to a variety of uncomfortable symptoms, such as nasal congestion, facial pain, and headaches. In this blog post, we will explore the causes, different types,

Diabetes: Understanding Types, Secondary Ailments, and Effective Diet Tips to Improve Your Life

Understanding Diabetes Types of Diabetes What Causes Diabetes? How Is Diabetes Diagnosed? Common Symptoms Secondary Ailments Associated with Diabetes 7 Effective Strategies For Managing Diabetes Diet Tips for Diabetes Management Conclusion Living with diabetes can be challenging, but armed with knowledge and a proactive approach, you can take control of your health and lead a

Facts About Lyme Disease

Recently, we shared some important information and tips about how to avoid ticks outdoors. In that post, we also included steps to tick-proof your backyard. This time, we bring you some pertinent information and a few interesting facts about Lyme disease. The typical season for ticks is April to September. Of course, not every area of the

Don’t Get Bit By a Tick: Tips to Avoid Ticks & How to Tick Proof Your Backyard

Seeing a tick on your skin brings the fear of a possible illness called Lyme disease. Additionally, they can also carry lesser-known diseases such as babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, and anaplasmosis. The best defense is avoidance when it comes to tick bite prevention. We want you to be safe this season, so this article has some helpful

Endometriosis Awareness and Women’s Health

People who menstruate, regardless of gender status, can suffer many reproductive health challenges that can seem scary or unpleasant to see a doctor for. Women’s health and endometriosis awareness is important. Our urgent care sees more and more people come in for tampon removal, UTI’s, yeast infections, and other reproductive health ailments, such as endometriosis.

What’s in YOUR First Aid Kit?

A first aid kit is essential to a family, a go-bag, a travel duffel, and an adventure backpack. Certainly, the best thing you can do for yourself, and your family is to be prepared. So, we’re sharing our best tips with you on what to carry in a first aid kit so you can be

What is GERD & How Is Acid Reflux Affecting You?

GERD is the abbreviation of gastroesophageal reflux disease, and affects people of all ages for a variety of reasons. If you often taste stomach acid in your mouth after a meal, or experience excessive burping, you may have GERD. When is it time to see a professional about it?

New Year’s Safety Tips: Avoiding Injury While Pursuing Resolutions

Did you make a pact with yourself to hit the gym more this year? Don’t fall victim to exercise-induced injuries, like 3.2 million Americans did in 2021. Our urgent care would like to share some tips with our valued patients on how to practice new year’s safety, and stay injury-free in your pursuits to a

Slips & Falls: Prevention is Key

According to the CDC, slips and falls on ice and snow injure 1 million Americans every year. With proper preparation, you can keep your family safe from preventable injuries by wearing the right clothing, shoes, and moving deliberately, slowly, and carefully. What To Wear Shoes That Protect Against Slips And Falls – The expression “don’t

Know Your Flu Season Facts

Flu season is starting, and we would like to share information courtesy of the CDC in order to keep you and your family members safe this season. This fall and winter, the flu virus and the virus that causes COVID-19 may both be spreading. Vaccination is the best defense against both COVID-19 and the flu.

Dealing With Asthma During Winter & Cold

When dealing with asthma during winter, you may notice your asthma becomes less easily controlled. Here are some explanations why this happens – Changes in air temperature, particularly a decrease in temperature, can affect the respiratory system in a number of ways. When the air is colder and drier, it can cause the airways to become

Monkeypox Facts

Here are a few Monkeypox facts for you to consider. Monkeypox is a viral disease with symptoms in humans similar to smallpox, including fever and rash. Anyone can get and spread Monkeypox regardless of sexual orientation. The virus can spread person to person through direct contact with lesions, body fluids of an infected person, or virus-contaminated

Tick Bites: Know How to Protect Yourself

In the northeast we see ticks and tick-borne illnesses, including Lyme disease, all year round, but during the warmer weather tick bites are more prevalent. Therefore, it’s important to be aware of how to prevent these bites and what do if one happens. Tick Bite Prevention Generally speaking, the first step in prevention of tick

Hot Tub Rash: Some Important Facts

Happy Summer!  Because vacations and summer gatherings are popular in the warm seasons, we would like to share with you a few safety tips about “hot tub rash” from the CDC: Above all, It’s important to remember if contaminated water stays on someone’s skin for a long time, it can cause “hot tub rash” (pseudomonas

COVID 19 – Returning to Normality:

It has been over a year since COVID-19 became the focus of most of our lives, our families, work, school and other activities. Indeed, our usual ways of living were greatly changed, and quarantine became one of the best ways to prevent the spread of the virus. Now that we have access to the COVID-19