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How to Work With Your Primary Care Physician for Effective Chronic Pain Treatment

October 30, 2022

If you are living with chronic pain, it is vital to find a treatment plan that works for you.  Specifically, this may involve working with your primary care physician to come up with a plan that addresses the root cause of your pain. That said, this blog post will discuss some tips on how to … Continue reading “How to Work With Your Primary Care Physician for Effective Chronic Pain Treatment”

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GERD and Back Pain – The Science behind It

October 15, 2022

GERD is an acronym for gastroesophageal reflux disease, a condition in which the acids from the stomach start flowing back to the esophagus – a tube connecting the mouth and stomach. A few common signs include the presence of food, cough, vomiting, etc. But does back pain relate to GERD? GERD and Back Pain – … Continue reading “GERD and Back Pain – The Science behind It”

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3 Ways You Can Ease Living With Chronic Pain: PCP For Life

September 15, 2022

Each person is different when it comes to how much, often, inconvenient, or incapacitating their chronic pain is.  With time, a patient is less able to describe where the pain is coming from and how bad it is. Usually, a condition happens after an accident, damage, or medical conditions affect a person’s body. People can … Continue reading “3 Ways You Can Ease Living With Chronic Pain: PCP For Life”

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What To Expect From Chronic, Preventive, And Acute Care

August 30, 2022

What are the differences between chronic, preventive, and acute care? What should you expect from each type of care in both inpatient and outpatient settings when visiting your primary care physician? As a patient, it is important to understand the different types of care you may have to go through when visiting your PCP.  Here’s … Continue reading “What To Expect From Chronic, Preventive, And Acute Care”

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Do You Need The Flu Shot Even If You Have A COVID-19 Vaccine?

December 30, 2021

It’s that time of year again when we all need to make sure we get our flu shot. One question many people have is whether they should still get the flu shot if they already had a COVID-19 vaccine in the past. The answer: YES! What Is The Flu? The flu is a contagious respiratory … Continue reading “Do You Need The Flu Shot Even If You Have A COVID-19 Vaccine?”

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3 Reasons Why the A1C Test is Important

November 15, 2021

You may have heard of the A1C test, but do you know what it is or why so many healthcare practitioners rely on it? Essentially, the A1C test is highly important for anyone that lives with diabetes or is at risk of developing the disease.  Moreover, it’s a test that measures blood sugar levels, and … Continue reading “3 Reasons Why the A1C Test is Important”

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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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