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Don’t let the flu beat you down!

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a scary report, outlining the severity of the flu this year. Due to an uptick in deaths attributed to the flu, the CDC declared the flu had reached epidemic status. While that sounds serious, there are still ways for you to ward off the flu and […]

By |January 12th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

How Allergies Can Affect You Long-Term

Allergies may not seem like a significant illness that needs immediate treatment, but ignoring your symptoms can have serious, long-lasting effects. If left untreated, allergies can greatly affect your quality of life; you may suffer from increased risk of health problems, decreased brain function and even mood instability. Early treatment is key to avoiding allergy-related […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How Allergies Can Affect You Long-Term

Avoid the Wait for Your Primary Care Physician

Visit AFC Urgent Care for Your Seasonal Allergy Needs
With allergy season upon us, it can be tempting to schedule a visit with your primary care physician to find some relief. Unfortunately, trying to set up a doctor’s visit can result in a logistical nightmare as you struggle to schedule a timely appointment that fits in […]

By |May 9th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Avoid the Wait for Your Primary Care Physician

How to Help Your Kids with Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies affect a lot of people in the springtime. As soon as the trees begin to bloom, many people are met with sniffling noses, watery eyes and endless coughing, among other symptoms. It can be hard to deal with your own allergies, but when your kids get allergies, it’s especially tough. Here are some […]

By |April 25th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Help Your Kids with Seasonal Allergies

Your Month-By-Month Allergy Guide

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you know that the months when your allergen is most active in the air can be the most awful of the year. But allergies are unique to each individual, so a seasonal allergy sufferer can actually experience the worst symptoms any time of the year. Here’s a month-by-month guide […]

By |April 7th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Your Month-By-Month Allergy Guide

What Causes Allergy Symptoms?

Seasonal allergy sufferers know that the first dustings of pollen mean their noses and eyes are about to be assaulted with agonizing allergy symptoms. Seasonal allergies can make it seem like the body is waging a war against itself, and it’s not pretty. Sneezing, runny noses, sinus congestion and itchy, watery eyes are all manifestations […]

By |March 28th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Causes Allergy Symptoms?

Allergy Season Begins

Spring has sprung! Flowers are blooming, temperatures are rising and birds are chirping. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, “Ah, spring,” might soon turn into “Ah-choo, spring!” Seasonal allergies, sometimes called hay fever, are allergy symptoms that happen during certain times of the year, usually when outdoor plants release their spores. Trees, grasses and weeds […]

By |March 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Allergy Season Begins

AFC Urgent Care Flu Season Update

If you’ve gotten your flu shot already, great job! You’re much better protected against getting the flu this flu season. And if you still haven’t gotten your yearly flu shot yet, there’s no time to waste! Protecting yourself against the flu is vital to your health, as well as the health of those around you, […]

By |January 23rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on AFC Urgent Care Flu Season Update

New Year, New Health Goals

At the start of every new year, we all make resolutions to improve our health and our daily lives. But often, in the hustle and bustle of the new year, we end up forgetting or neglecting our resolutions, and which makes our goals that much harder to accomplish. This year, why not break from that […]

By |January 13th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on New Year, New Health Goals

Avoid a back injury shoveling this winter

With the first few inches of snow, residents in areas where snow is common are ready to break out their shovels.  This involves bending, twisting, and lifting, all of which can lead to serious back injury.

Shoveling is one of the main causes of back injuries during the winter months.  With these few tips, you can […]

By |November 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Avoid a back injury shoveling this winter

Winter Health Guide: Difference Between Common Winter Illnesses

With winter rapidly approaching, a number of winter’s most common illnesses have already arrived. You have likely noticed more and more people coughing or sneezing on the subway, or at your workplace. Unfortunately, winter illness season is already here and it’s here to stay, until at least the early spring.

While many of these illnesses are very […]

By |October 28th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Winter Health Guide: Difference Between Common Winter Illnesses
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