Purpose of EKG: When Do You Need One?

Did you know that as many as half of Americans have some form of heart disease? If you’re worried about taking care of your heart, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and having regular medical checkups can help prevent heart attacks and other life-threatening conditions. Even if you’re diligent about eating well and exercising, heart issues can … Continued

When to Go to Urgent Care for Migraines

Unfortunately, migraines are a part of life and they are a sad constant reality for many. If you suffer from migraines you probably know how painful it can be to have a perpetual throbbing in your head that just doesn’t seem to be going away. Thankfully, you do not have to suffer at the hands … Continued

Gotta Go, Again? 5 Best Remedies for Bladder Infections

About 8.1 million people seek bladder infection treatment each year. A bladder infection is actually the most common type of urinary tract infection (UTI). Some unfortunate souls develop bladder infections more often than others too. No one wants to deal with cramping and pain while urinating. Thankfully, the treatment is simple and there are other steps … Continued

Why Do Kids Get Ear Infections? 4 Facts

Few moments make parents feel more helpless than a child suffering sleepless nights because of an illness. If your child is crying inconsolably throughout the night, ear infections are one of the most common causes. It is estimated that 5 out of 6 children will suffer an ear infection before his or her third birthday. … Continued

Heat Exhaustion vs Heat Stroke: What You Need to Know

Since the 1960s, extreme heat is more common than extreme cold. We’re dealing with unprecedented — and dangerous — high temperatures. Sunburns are bad enough, but you also have to worry about heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Not sure what the difference is between them? It’s important to spot the differences and stay safe in the … Continued

Beat the Heat: 5 Things You Need to Know About Heat Stroke Recovery

According to the CDC, 8,081 heat-related deaths occurred within a span of 10 years. Of these, 94 percent occurred between May and September. Signs of heat exhaustion include: Muscle cramps Heavy sweating Dizziness Light-headedness Headaches Pale or cold skin Weakness or confusion Quickened heartbeat Dark-color urine (indicating dehydration) Nausea Vomiting The summer heat is going … Continued