Urgent Care Blog

Spring Into Action for Seasonal Allergy Relief

Spring brings warmer weather and colorful flowers, along with the sneezing, runny nose, and itchy eyes of severe seasonal allergies. Around 50 million people in the United States suffer from allergies every year. But these allergies are more than a seasonal nuisance and are actually the sixth leading cause of chronic illness. In some parts of the country, springtime allergies begin as early as February and leave… Read More

How to Have a Heart-Healthy Diet

' Even after Heart Health Month has passed, you should try to have heart healthy foods every day of the year. By following a heart healthy diet and living a healthy lifestyle, you may be able to completely avoid heart disease, while sufferers can lessen its life-threatening effects. Luckily, it’s easy to incorporate heart healthy meals and snacks into your daily routine. And if you currently suffer from a… Read More

How Exercise Helps Prevent Falls and Injuries In The Elderly

Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury to seniors? In fact, falls are suffered by about one-third of people age 65 and over and around 50% of seniors over age 80. This is why medical experts are strongly promoting fall prevention in the elderly by encouraging seniors to be more active on a regular basis to decrease their risk of falls. Sadly, too many inactive seniors aren’t aware of their risk of… Read More

5 Back Exercises for Men to Fight Lower Back Pain

Back pain is one of the biggest health issues plaguing men. Many suffer from lower back pain, but others endure upper back pain. But men have suffered for far too long. Back pain no longer needs to be a part of men’s lives because there are many upper back and lower back exercises for men that provide relief. In addition to relieving all sorts of back pain, these back exercises can increase the mobility of the… Read More