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Can You Get Strep Throat Without Tonsils?

September 15, 2021

Strep throat can make your tonsils swollen, and it’s possible to get it even if you don’t have tonsils. The absence of tonsils can minimize the infection severity and can reduce the chances of getting strep throat.  If your strep throat becomes severe, your physician may advise removing the tonsils through a tonsillectomy procedure. This … Continue reading “Can You Get Strep Throat Without Tonsils?”

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Debunking Vaccine Misinformation: PCP For Life In Houston, Texas

August 15, 2021

For the majority worldwide, the coronavirus vaccines are a welcome light at the end of a very long and dark COVID-19 tunnel. Specifically, they offer a glimpse of hope about a return to normalcy.  Unfortunately, not everybody feels the same way about the coronavirus vaccines. This is mainly because there is a lot of misinformation, … Continue reading “Debunking Vaccine Misinformation: PCP For Life In Houston, Texas”

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When Should Men Get Prostate Screening?: PCP For Life

June 30, 2021

Men deal with reproductive system health issues as much as women do. Specifically, a common concern for men is prostate cancer, which is cancer of the prostate gland. This occurs when the prostate cells undergo genetic changes. Common symptoms include blood in the urine, semen, and ejaculation issues. As a male, you may wonder about … Continue reading “When Should Men Get Prostate Screening?: PCP For Life”

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What Are Some Side Effects Of Bronchitis: PCP For Life

June 15, 2021

Bronchitis is an infection of your bronchial tubes, which are the air passages that connect the mouth and nose to the lungs. It can be caused by bacteria, but more commonly by viruses, and is most commonly experienced as swelling and irritation in the air passages. However, there are other side effects. Your primary care … Continue reading “What Are Some Side Effects Of Bronchitis: PCP For Life”

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What You Need To Know About Being Fully Vaccinated: PCP For Life

May 30, 2021

Millions of people in the U.S. are finally getting vaccinated from the coronavirus. Many restrictions that were set in place, such as masks, have become relaxed. However, there are still some exceptions and rules you should be aware of, even if you are fully vaccinated. Keep reading this article to learn about the things you … Continue reading “What You Need To Know About Being Fully Vaccinated: PCP For Life”

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3 Important Things To Know About Anemia: PCP For Life

March 30, 2021

While anemia is quite a common blood disorder, it can have severe impacts on your health. For this reason, it’s important to know when it should be checked out and what its potential causes and symptoms are.  Medical patients who have anemia are often unaware that this is another disorder rather than the main disorder … Continue reading “3 Important Things To Know About Anemia: PCP For Life”

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What Are The Different Types Of Diabetes?: PCP For Life

February 28, 2021

It’s estimated that around 1 in 11 people globally have some form of diabetes. Additionally, it’s also estimated that almost half of these cases are undiagnosed. The vast majority (around 90%) of these cases are “Type 2 diabetes”. There are, however, several other forms of diabetes currently identified. Here is a quick guide to all … Continue reading “What Are The Different Types Of Diabetes?: PCP For Life”

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What You Need To Know About The Coronavirus Vaccine

January 15, 2021

Disclaimer: At this time, COVID vaccines are in short supply and PCP for Life will announce vaccine availability on the website, via email and texts to eligible patients as and when vaccines are available. After a long and dreadful pandemic, we finally received some good news! There is a way to help stop the effects … Continue reading “What You Need To Know About The Coronavirus Vaccine”

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Why You Should Control Your Blood Pressure: PCP For Life

December 29, 2020

Hypertension, which is high blood pressure, is a condition that causes your heart to work extra to pump blood all over your body. Controlling your blood pressure is essential as many patients do not show symptoms even when they have high blood pressure. Today, we will look at specific reasons why it is essential to … Continue reading “Why You Should Control Your Blood Pressure: PCP For Life”

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Why Do I Have A Consistent Sore Throat?: PCP For Life

December 15, 2020

If you have had a sore throat for a consistent amount of time, it could be a sign that you need to visit a PCP, like those at PCP For Life. Today, we will look at why you may have a consistent sore throat and what you should do if your sore throat does not … Continue reading “Why Do I Have A Consistent Sore Throat?: PCP For Life”

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Can A Sore Throat And Stiff Neck Occur Simultaneously?

October 1, 2020

Many people tend to experience a sore throat with a stiff neck. There are a couple of reasons why this occurs, such as due to an injury or an infection. On the other hand, another possibility is that a sore throat causes a stiff neck, with the opposite being true. Today, we will be learning … Continue reading “Can A Sore Throat And Stiff Neck Occur Simultaneously?”

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The Link Between Sleep Apnea and Anxiety

August 15, 2020

Sleep apnea and anxiety can both cause sleepless nights. But is there another link between these two conditions? The answer might surprise you. Below, we will explore the relationship between sleep anxiety and anxiety. We will also give you some tips on getting a better night’s sleep. What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a … Continue reading “The Link Between Sleep Apnea and Anxiety”

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What Are Examples of Acute Care?

July 30, 2020

Buzz words are pretty popular in medicine. It can be difficult to know what everything means when you go to the doctor’s office. However, it is important to try to make sense of some basic medical terms so that you can understand the treatment you are receiving. Today, we will discuss acute care, which includes … Continue reading “What Are Examples of Acute Care?”

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Is Hand Sanitizer Really Effective?

March 30, 2020

Hand sanitizer is flying off shelves as Americans prepare for the coronavirus pandemic. While you are stocking up on this product you might be wondering: Is it really as effective as washing your hands? While hand sanitizer is a great product, you need to know when you should- and shouldn’t be using it. Cleaning your … Continue reading “Is Hand Sanitizer Really Effective?”

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COVID-19 Coronavirus: Signs and Symptoms to Know About

March 16, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has officially reached the United States. Patients are feeling confused and afraid as information changes and the number of cases grows. While it’s easy to worry about this virus, it’s also important to know the facts. Below, we will give you some basic information about COVID-19 so you can feel prepared and … Continue reading “COVID-19 Coronavirus: Signs and Symptoms to Know About”

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Spring Allergies Vs. The Common Cold

February 29, 2020

Are spring allergies causing your sniffles this season? A lot of people deal with this towards the end of the winter. However, many people also get colds during this time. Because the weather is changing, it can be hard to pinpoint the cause of the sickness. Below, we will explain the symptoms of both conditions … Continue reading “Spring Allergies Vs. The Common Cold”

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Dealing With Anxiety During a Blood Test

December 15, 2019

Are you nervous about needles? While there is nothing to worry about during a blood test, we understand that this process can be scary for a lot of people. If you struggle with needle anxiety, you might even be tempted to cancel your blood test altogether. Don’t let your fears stop you from getting important … Continue reading “Dealing With Anxiety During a Blood Test”

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What is Acute Sinusitis?

November 30, 2019

Acute Sinusitis, also known as a sinus infection, is a common condition during cold and flu season. If you’re dealing with painful sinus congestion, you might be tempted to take some over-the-counter medications and simply tough it out. Keep reading to learn more about sinusitis and discover why it’s best to see a doctor. Sinusitis … Continue reading “What is Acute Sinusitis?”

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Understanding the Difference Between Cold and Flu Symptoms

October 30, 2019

Cold and flu season is upon us, which means many people will have to deal with unpleasant respiratory symptoms. Some people even experience a cold every winter. While colds share many symptoms with the flu, it’s important to remember that the flu is much more serious. Read on to learn how to differentiate between these … Continue reading “Understanding the Difference Between Cold and Flu Symptoms”

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Factors That Increase the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

September 20, 2019

Nearly 6 million Americans have Alzheimer’s and every 65 seconds, someone new develops the condition (alz.org, 2019). The disease causes a nonstop decline in thinking ability, behavioral capacity, and social skills. Not a lot is known about what causes the condition, but the following factors have been proven to increase its risk: Genetics Studies indicate … Continue reading “Factors That Increase the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease”

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