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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.

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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Stay Safe With Sun Protection Sleeves and More

May 30, 2020

Summer is almost here! While it’s fun to be outside during the warmer months, it’s also important to be safe. Sun exposure is an especially common problem in the summer. While only some of us get sunburns, the exposure can be damaging to everyone. However, it’s easy to stay protected. We will explore sunscreen, sun … Continue reading “Stay Safe With Sun Protection Sleeves and More”

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Allergies At Night Only? We Can Help.

May 15, 2020

Allergies are a common problem during this time of year. For most people, allergies come with annoying daily symptoms. These can range from itchy, water eyes to a stuffy nose. Other symptoms such as hives and headaches can also occur. However, some people only seem to have allergy symptoms at night. If this is the … Continue reading “Allergies At Night Only? We Can Help.”

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What You Need to Know About Face Masks

April 30, 2020

Do you need to wear a face mask? With recommendations changing so often, it can be hard to tell. It’s now generally recommended that everyone covers their mouth outside of the home. However, you need to wear the right kind of face-covering and use it correctly. Below, we will give you some facts on face … Continue reading “What You Need to Know About Face Masks”

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Telehealth: See Your PCP at Home

April 15, 2020

These days, it’s important that we all stay at home as much as possible. But what happens if you get sick? Whether you have coronavirus symptoms or are dealing with another issue, it’s important to practice social distancing for the sake of everyone’s health. Luckily, technology means it is perhaps easier to see a doctor … Continue reading “Telehealth: See Your PCP at Home”

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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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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”

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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”

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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?”

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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?”

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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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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”

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