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If you need medical attention for a non-life-threatening condition, it is becoming increasingly popular to seek care at urgent care centers. These medical walk in clinics provide treatment for a number of problems, ranging from asthma to anxiety, while also providing a number of convenient benefits. Because of this, urgent care clinics are spreading rapidly across the United States, making it easy to find the care you need, but more difficult to determine where to go in some cases. When it comes time to choose the right urgent care facility, look for these features to help make your decision.
Urgent Care Hours
One of the biggest advantages of seeking treatment at a walk in clinic is the convenience of urgent care hours. Unlike a traditional doctors office, urgent care centers a (more…)
Low testosterone, or “low t,” is not as uncommon as you may think. Quite the opposite. It is estimated that up to 13 million American men suffer from low t. Low t can be caused by a variety of factors such as kidney and liver disease, infection, cancer (especially testicular or prostate cancer), Type 2 diabetes, genetics, obesity, HIV/AIDS, and injury to the genitals. However, sometimes the cause is unknown.
The effects of low t are well-known. Symptoms of low t can include increased body fat, increased feelings of fatigue and exhaustion, decreased muscle mass, lowered libido and sexual desire, decreased strength, a (more…)
There are scores of benefits attributed to traditional Asian bodywork like full body massage and reflexology. The latter dates back to 2330 B.C. and is thought to have been practiced by Ancient Egyptians. Foot reflexology has been known to have positive effects on patient reported symptoms like headache, stress, asthma, constipation, sinusitis, and migraines. Reflexology is a science concerned with reflex areas in the feet and hands that correspond to glands, organs and other parts of the body.
Chinese-influenced massage therapy was developed from the combined expertise and methods of doctors in traditional Chinese medicine, practitioners of martial arts, Buddhists and Taois (more…)
Choose Your Meds
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It is an unfortunate fact that many Americans today abuse prescription drugs or opioids, but the good news is that recovery from an addiction is always possible. A drug addict may be encouraged to visit methadone detox centers, heroin treatment centers, or other clinics to get medical help, and this can go a long way […]
In a time when more and more Americans are lobbying for the recreational use of marijuana in an increasing number of states, there are groups of people across the country who are concerned about a problem that has been haunting the nation for years: opioid drugs. With lives both ruined and lost parents and loved […]
Physical therapy is the unifying factor between today’s working Americans. No matter the job, hours, or particular health problems, it’s something everyone has dealt with at some point. Your rehab tools are the key ingredient standing between a patient and a healthier life. These can be as simple as a measuring stick to determine the […]