News/Patient Education

Flu Vaccine

Flu vaccines are available now!

Please contact us to schedule your flu shot before the flu is widespread.

Influenza vaccines, also known as flu shots are vaccines that protect against infection by influenza viruses. A new version of the vaccine is developed twice a year, as the influenza virus rapidly changes.

Note: It can take 1 to 2 weeks for the flu vaccine to become effective, so it's best to get vaccinated as soon as possible.

Lear more about Influenza (Flu) by visiting

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent/index.html

Protect yourself

Hypertension

Hypertension is another name for high blood pressure. It can lead to severe complications and increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, and death.

Learn more about Diabetes by visiting

https://www.cdc.gov/bloodpressure/about.htm

World Hypertension Day

17th May

High blood pressure

       Low sodium diet

            Risk of stroke

Coronavirus

What is coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)? Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.

Learn more about Coronavirus by visiting 

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html

https://www.coronavirus.gov/

https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/special-topics/emergency-preparedness/notification-enforcement-discretion-telehealth/index.html

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Symptoms:

          fever

                 cough

                        shortness of breath

Sore Throat or Strep Throat

Strep throat is caused by a bacterial infection. A Streptococcus bacteria (called"group A strep") infects the throat and the tonsils, and it will quickly respond to antibiotics.

Sore throat is usually caused by a virus. This means it will not respond to antibiotics.

Lear more about strep throat and sore throat by visiting

https://www.medicinenet.com/sore_throat_pictures_slideshow/article.htm

Keeping a healthy and balanced diet may improve your immune system and help you combat the bacteria.

Wash your hands often.

Migraine

Migraines are a recurring type of headache. They cause moderate to severe pain that is throbbing or pulsing. The pain is often on one side of your head. You may also have other symptoms, such as nausea and weakness. You may be sensitive to light and sound.

Learn more about Migraine by visiting 

https://www.womenshealth.gov/a-z-topics/migraine

Migraine Solidarity Day

21st June

Hepatitis

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. It may be caused by drugs, alcohol use, or certain medical conditions. But in most cases, it's caused by a virus. This is known as viral hepatitis, and the most common forms are hepatitis A, B, and C.

Learn more about Hepatitis by visiting

https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/index.htm

Symptoms

Stomach pain

Loss of appetite

extreme fatigue

Nausea & Vomiting

World Hepatitis Day

Routine Foot Care

Routine Foot Care is very important, especially for people with diabetes and it can prevent pain and other serious foot problems. The feet are the foundation of your body and it is one of the most neglected and most used parts of the body. keeping your feet healthy can help keep you healthy.

If you’re experiencing any aches, pains, symptoms or have any questions about the health of your feet contact our office for an appointment.

Learn more about routine foot care by visiting

https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/ndep/feet.html

Take Good Care of Your Feet

                           Get periodic foot exams

Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. 

The most common types of diabetes are type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.

Learn more about Diabetes by visiting

https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/basics/index.html

Most Common Medical Conditions

 

Stroke • Heart attack • Dementia • COPD • Asthma • Emphysema GERD • Ulcers • Renal insufficiency • Diabetes • Arthritis UTI • Urinary infections • Chronic Bronchitis • Shingles • Cholesterol

 

Learn more about by visiting

https://www.cdc.gov/

https://medlineplus.gov/

Contact our office today to schedule your appointment.

 

Our goal is to help our patients to better understand their health issues and improve their quality of life by staying healthy.

 

World Diabetes Day

     14th November

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