Urgent Care Blog

Go Bananas Over Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure and are looking for ways to manage it, we’ve got the latest dish on how to help this serious problem. According to a recent study, increasing your intake of foods high in potassium has been found to reduce blood pressure levels. Traditionally, sodium has been the primary culprit behind the condition. As a result, doctors have emphasized the salty foods to avoid with high blood… Read More

Recognizing and Treating America’s Epidemic of Opioid Dependence

The United States is suffering from a serious opioid dependence problem, but Florida has made a great deal of recent progress in combating this drug epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of opioid-related deaths in 2015 surpassed the amount of fatalities from vehicle crashes and gun homicides combined. Looking at the big picture, more people have died from opiates than… Read More

8 Ways Doctors Can Help Diabetics Follow Their Diabetes Treatment Regimens

Many patients are resistant to complying with their diabetes treatment regimens for various reasons. For some, their signs of diabetes are so mild that they don’t believe they require any treatment. For others, their diabetic diagnosis is so upsetting that they disregard any treatments prescribed. Regardless of the reason that diabetics don’t follow their treatment plans, this can have a major effect on their… Read More

Skin Cancer Is Not Always as Clear as Day

Skin cancer is a deadly condition that can affect anyone under the sun. And few people realize that skin cancer can appear anyplace on your body, from the most noticeable areas to places you never even give a second glance. This is especially frightening because you can be walking be around with early signs that are so hidden that you aren’t aware until they’re discovered by a doctor. There are three primary… Read More