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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.

Precautions To Take Before Travelling For The Holiday Season

September 30, 2021

If you are planning to travel for the holiday season, then you need to make sure you take the right precautions. Doing this will help you to stay safe and give you the chance to enjoy your holiday much more. Visiting your PCP beforehand can also help, as you can get up to date with … Continue reading “Precautions To Take Before Travelling For The Holiday Season”

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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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Why Millennials Need A PCP: Your Local PCP In Houston, Texas

August 30, 2021

A primary care physician is critical for millennials. According to the Bureau of Labor, for every 1,638 Americans, there is one physician. This means that there are already millions of more patients than doctors to care for them. As the largest and most diverse generation in American history, millennials need a PCP as much as … Continue reading “Why Millennials Need A PCP: Your Local PCP In Houston, Texas”

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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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Can COVID-19 Vaccines Actually Affect Periods?: PCP For Life

July 30, 2021

After the COVID-19 pandemic overshadowed most of 2020, there may be a few of us who were not thrilled to learn about the development of a vaccine for the virus. Additionally, many of us may have been concerned with the speedy rollout of vaccination programs.  In mainstream media, many anti-Vaxxers have spread misinformation and also … Continue reading “Can COVID-19 Vaccines Actually Affect Periods?: PCP For Life”

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3 Things To Know About The Delta Variant: PCP For Life

July 15, 2021

As the pandemic continues, public health officials are monitoring coronavirus variants that could be more contagious or deadly than the original. Viruses always adapt to survive, and variants emerge when a strain has one or more mutations that differ from others. Here are some things you need to know about the Delta variant.  What Is … Continue reading “3 Things To Know About The Delta Variant: PCP For Life”

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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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Benefits Of The COVID-19 Vaccine And What You Can Do Once You Get It

May 12, 2021

Are you hesitant to be vaccinated against COVID-19? Do you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccination for yourself or a loved one? Your questions are legitimate; this is why we are here to talk about how getting the vaccine could be an essential step for you. Firstly, it is important to note that vaccinated people … Continue reading “Benefits Of The COVID-19 Vaccine And What You Can Do Once You Get It”

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How Can A PCP Help You With Your Mental Health?

April 30, 2021

The diagnosis and treatment for mental health begin at a primary care physician’s (PCP) office. They have an essential part to play in the initial stages of providing mental health services. There are two main ways a primary care physician (PCP) can help you with your mental health: screening and treatment. Screening A PCP will … Continue reading “How Can A PCP Help You With Your Mental Health?”

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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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