Schema

PCP for Life PCP for Life 281-370-7272 contact@pcpforlife.com

Blog

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. Any action you take upon the information on these blogs are strictly at your own risk. We will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with the use of the information from these blogs.

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”

Learn more

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”

Learn more

Healthy Skin: Tips and Tricks to Know

February 15, 2020

Healthy skin is important to your overall health. While some simply think of healthy skin as a cosmetic issue, it is much more than that. The skin is the largest organ in the body. Keeping it healthy can reduce the risk of skin cancer. Best of all? It’s easy to protect your skin. Below, we … Continue reading “Healthy Skin: Tips and Tricks to Know”

Learn more

Preventative Care for the New Year

January 30, 2020

Health resolutions are common New Year’s goals. For many of us, these resolutions are used to reduce disease symptoms and find healthier habits. We believe that the new year is also a great time to focus on disease prevention, which will stop unpleasant symptoms before they start. Read on to learn how your doctors can … Continue reading “Preventative Care for the New Year”

Learn more

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

January 15, 2020

Do the cold winter months affect your mood? Many of us believe that the “winter blues” are just a normal part of life. While some people notice they are more tired or sluggish during periods of less daylight, other people find the winter season drastically affects their mental health. Read on to learn about the … Continue reading “What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?”

Learn more

When Should Girls Get Their First Well-Woman Exam?

December 30, 2019

Your daughter’s teenage years will be full of a lot of firsts. But at what age should she have her first gynecologist visit? It might be a younger age than you think. Below, we will explain the best age for your daughter to begin seeing a gynecologist and why she needs to establish regular visits … Continue reading “When Should Girls Get Their First Well-Woman Exam?”

Learn more

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”

Learn more

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?”

Learn more

Managing Stress This Holiday Season

November 15, 2019

Whether your family gathers during Thanksgiving, New Year’s, or any of the holidays in between, there is no doubt that the end of the year can be a very stressful period for many people.  If you’re not careful, this seasonal stress can wreak havoc on your health. Below, we will share a few mental health … Continue reading “Managing Stress This Holiday Season”

Learn more

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”

Learn more

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Bone Density

October 15, 2019

Our bones support nearly every part of the body. Maintaining your bone density is important for muscle function, strength, calcium storage, and overall health. However, many women struggle to maintain their bone density, especially after menopause. Keep reading to learn why bone strength is an issue for so many women and how your doctor can … Continue reading “What Every Woman Needs to Know About Bone Density”

Learn more

Vitamins That Women Require for Healthy Living

September 30, 2019

To ensure healthy living, the body produces some nutrients and vitamins by itself. However, there are other vitamins the body needs that it can’t produce. Vitamins are essential for growth, development, and cell function, and as a woman, you need to incorporate the following into your diet: Iron Iron increases red blood cell count in … Continue reading “Vitamins That Women Require for Healthy Living”

Learn more

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”

Learn more

The Most Important Vitamins for Men

August 22, 2019

Men between the ages of 19 and 70 need a lot of vitamins and minerals to stay healthy. These nutrients serve many purposes in the body including boosting metabolism, strengthening the bones, and improving cardiovascular health. Fish Oil Fish oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and it has diverse health benefits. It helps reduce … Continue reading “The Most Important Vitamins for Men”

Learn more

Living with GERD: Foods and Activities to Avoid

According to a report from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), approx. 20% of the American population is struggling with gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD). If you have been diagnosed with this condition, here are some foods and activities that may cause heartburn and worsen your symptoms. Foods that have high-fat … Continue reading “Living with GERD: Foods and Activities to Avoid”

Learn more

Common Symptoms and Causes of GERD

July 26, 2019

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition caused by the return of stomach acid into the esophagus, the tube that connects the stomach to the mouth. The acid often irritates the esophageal lining, causing some discomfort. GERD is quite common and at least once every month, over 60 million Americans suffer from the condition. Generally, … Continue reading “Common Symptoms and Causes of GERD”

Learn more

5 Easy Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a wax-like substance produced in the liver and transported through the blood via lipoproteins. It builds cell membrane structures, produces hormones like estrogen and testosterone, and aids metabolism. When in excess, however, cholesterol increases the risk of stroke or a heart attack. Here are some tips to help lower bad cholesterol levels in … Continue reading “5 Easy Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol”

Learn more

Common Symptoms of Heatstroke and the Importance of Emergency Care

June 26, 2019

When your body overheats and your core temperature exceeds 104F (40°C), you are at risk of heatstroke. This condition is often fatal and it is caused by extended exposure to/overexertion in high temperatures. Heatstroke is most rampant during the summer months and here are its common symptoms: Irregular sweating: when heatstroke is caused by hot … Continue reading “Common Symptoms of Heatstroke and the Importance of Emergency Care”

Learn more

5 Signs You May Have COPD

June 18, 2019

According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, over 16 million Americans have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The belief is that millions more have the disease without knowing it. COPD is caused mostly by smoking cigarettes, or in some cases, excessive exposure to particulate matter or certain gases. COPD has no cure, but … Continue reading “5 Signs You May Have COPD”

Learn more

How to Differentiate Sinusitis from a Head Cold

May 22, 2019

A head cold’s symptoms are felt mostly around the head and in the sinuses. The symptoms include a stuffed/runny nose, sneezing, and a mild headache. In this regard, a head cold is very similar to a sinus infection. So, how are you sure what you think is a cold is not really sinusitis? Find out … Continue reading “How to Differentiate Sinusitis from a Head Cold”

Learn more

Address

Email

Call Us

Join Our Mailing List

Subscribe to our newsletter to stay updated with all Latest Updates

MENU