Best methods to control high blood pressure Millions of Americans suffer from high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. High blood pressure is often termed as the “silent killer” that slowly damages blood vessels over time. Lifestyle habits play a huge role in blood pressure issues, and simple changes can make drastic improvements in [...]
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Should I get an Annual Physical Exam? Offering Physicals Near Lawrenceville, GA 30044 Even if you feel perfectly fine and healthy, annual physicals should still be routinely completed to check and evaluate general health. Our doctors are thorough in evaluation and will spend time listening and addressing any health concerns you have. Physical [...]
Flu season is here! Come in and get your flu shots at Sugarloaf Urgent Care Ever year, there are a countless number of people that skip out on the flu shot vaccination. Don’t be amongst those! We are in flu season right now which typically runs annually from October to May. During 2016-2017, flu vaccination prevented [...]
Benefits of Allergy Testing - Lawrenceville, GA 30044 According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, more than 50 million Americans suffer from various types of allergies each year. There are many different types ranging from Skin, Food, Drug, and Insect allergies. Many people suffer throughout the year without figuring out the root cause [...]
Anorexia Nervosa - Treatment Overview All people with anorexia need treatment. In most cases, this involves seeing a doctor and having regular counseling sessions. A hospital stay is needed for those who are seriously underweight or who have severe medical problems. The goals of treatment are to restore a healthy weight and healthy [...]
How are overweight and obesity treated? Successful weight-loss treatments include setting goals and making lifestyle changes, such as eating fewer calories and being physically active. Medicines and weight-loss surgery also are options for some people if lifestyle changes aren’t enough. Set Realistic Goals Setting realistic weight-loss goals is an important first step to [...]
What causes acid reflux disease? One common cause of acid reflux disease is a stomach abnormality called a hiatal hernia. This occurs when the upper part of the stomach and LES move above the diaphragm, a muscle that separates your stomach from your chest. Normally, the diaphragm helps keep acid in our stomach. [...]
Hypertension/High Blood Pressure High blood pressure (HBP) is a serious condition that can lead to coronary heart disease,heart failure, stroke, kidney failure, and other health problems. “Blood pressure” is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps blood. If this pressure rises and stays high over [...]
Headache Treatment More than 47 million Americans have experienced a severe or debilitating headache in the past three months. Migraines alone affect 9% of the U.S. population and costs $1 billion a year in direct medical expenses. Take an over-the-counter pain reliever. Most painkillers won’t kick in for about 1-2 hours, so take a [...]
Burns and electric shock Most minor burns will heal on their own, and home treatment is usually all that is needed to relieve your symptoms and promote healing. But if you suspect you may have a more severe injury, use first-aid measures while you arrange for an evaluation by your doctor. Immediate first [...]