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EDUCATIONAL BLOGS – PCP FOR LIFE

Disclaimer – Use At Your Own Risk: The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as advice for any individual case or situation. We will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with the use of the information from these blogs. All blogs are meant to be educational. We advise always consulting with a professional before attempting anything written in a blog. We can not guarantee all of the services that we write about in our blogs. Any attempt to perform anything written in a blog can result in serious injury or fatality without expert guidance and oversight.

Why Is It Important to Have a PCP Remove Your Wart?

April 15, 2021

When you have a wart, you might be tempted to remove it yourself; however, this is not always a good idea. First, because you are inexperienced in removing warts, your attempts might spread the wart, causing additional problems to happen to other areas of your body. Specifically, avoid clipping, scratching, or cutting the wart’s skin. … Continue reading “Why Is It Important to Have a PCP Remove Your Wart?”

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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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Why Is Controlling Cholesterol Important?

March 15, 2021

What Is Cholesterol? There are two types of cholesterol. The good kind is called HDL, and the bad kind is called LDL. Your body uses this waxy substance to build cells, make hormones, and digest fatty foods. However, but your liver makes enough of the right kind to suffice. The harmful kind clogs the arteries … Continue reading “Why Is Controlling Cholesterol Important?”

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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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How To Manage Your Health During Inclement Weather: PCP For Life

February 15, 2021

When the weather gets rough, we may be forced to stay inside our homes for a while. However, inclement weather should not stop you from caring for your health. Furthermore, it is definitely challenging to manage your health when severe weather happens! For that reason, we will review some things you should do to prepare … Continue reading “How To Manage Your Health During Inclement Weather: PCP For Life”

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7 Compelling Reasons Why You Need A Primary Care Physician

January 31, 2021

There are plenty of treatment options a primary care physician can offer. Specifically, they may be able to help you more than you think. When you face a health issue and need the right help, it may be tempting to see a specialist. However, there are many reasons why it may be better to see … Continue reading “7 Compelling Reasons Why You Need A Primary Care Physician”

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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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What You Need To Know About An Annual Wellness Visit: PCP For Life

November 30, 2020

Every year, thousands of Medicare patients do not take advantage of an annual wellness visit. Most do not go through with it because they are not aware of what it really is. Today, we will look at what an annual wellness visit is so that you can understand why you may need it and how … Continue reading “What You Need To Know About An Annual Wellness Visit: PCP For Life”

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Why Do I Need An Annual Physical?: PCP For Life

November 2, 2020

Why do I need an annual physical? If you ask this question, you are not alone. Many people in the U.S. need physical examinations; however, they don’t get them because they are not aware of what they are and why they are important. Today, we will look at what a physical is and why it … Continue reading “Why Do I Need An Annual Physical?: PCP For Life”

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What Is A Well-Women Exam And Why Do I Need One?: PCP For Life

October 15, 2020

If you want to know what a well-women exam is, you are not alone! Many women often need the exam; however, they do not get one because they are not aware of it. Let’s take a look at what a well-women exam is and how it can benefit you or a loved one!  What Happens … Continue reading “What Is A Well-Women Exam And Why Do I Need One?: PCP For Life”

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What are The Best Things To Eat After A Colonoscopy?

If you wonder “what are the best things to eat after a colonoscopy,” you are not alone! It may be challenging to understand the best foods for your body after you have a colonoscopy. With this in mind, we will take a look at the foods you should and shouldn’t eat after a colonoscopy. Additionally, … Continue reading “What are The Best Things To Eat After A Colonoscopy?”

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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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What Does It Mean To Be Healthy?: PCP For Life, Primary Care Physician

September 15, 2020

Have you ever wondered, “what does it really mean to be healthy?” or have someone do something that you felt was not healthy, but their opinion was otherwise?  Physicians see this everyday, wherein a patient may feel they are healthy, but they may not be, or vice-versa. That is because being healthy is not a … Continue reading “What Does It Mean To Be Healthy?: PCP For Life, Primary Care Physician”

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Precautionary Measures During A Pandemic

August 23, 2020

During a pandemic, it may be challenging to know what to do for the safety of yourself and others. Without proper knowledge, one may forget to do essential things to prevent the spread of deadly viruses, such as the Coronavirus. Today, we will be discussing certain things you can do to take precautionary measures during … Continue reading “Precautionary Measures During A Pandemic”

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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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First Aid For Sunburn: Our Top 5 Tips

July 15, 2020

Did you get a little too much sun this summer? Sunburn is more than just painful- it can actually impact your health! Sunburn can increase your risk of skin cancer, so it’s important to stay protected while outside. Of course, sunburn can also be very painful. If you’ve been exposed, then the follow this first … Continue reading “First Aid For Sunburn: Our Top 5 Tips”

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Advice For Losing Weight After Menopause

June 30, 2020

Menopause comes with lots of pesky symptoms. But for some women, weight gain is the issue that takes the cake. If you’re struggling to lose weight after menopause, then you should know you’re not alone. Countless women deal with the same thing. Below, we will explain why losing weight after menopause is so difficult- and … Continue reading “Advice For Losing Weight After Menopause”

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