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Asthma Symptoms, Diagnosis, Management & Treatment

Asthma is a chronic (long-term) disease that causes airways in the lungs to become irritated and inflamed, making it hard to breathe. Studies show that an estimated 300 million people worldwide have asthma, with around 250,000 annual deaths attributed to this disease. Asthma can begin at any age but commonly starts in childhood. Typically, children grow out of asthma by their teens. Asthma is one of the most frequent causes of the admission to the hospital for children. Asthma usually runs in families and can be associated with allergic conditions like eczema and hay fever. Symptoms People who have asthma continue –>

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by siteadmin
Posted: 05/20/2018
Causes and Treatments of Migraine Headaches

Causes and Treatments of Migraine Headaches

Headaches are one of the most common medical complaints; everyone will more than likely experience them at one point in their life. They can affect anyone regardless of their age, gender, or race. Studies have found that nearly half of adults worldwide will experience a headache at least once a year. A migraine is a form of a primary headache and can have a severe impact on a person’s life. Migraines can not only affect a person’s health but can also lead to other problems that make it challenging to attend work or school regularly. It has been reported that continue –>

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by siteadmin
Posted: 05/10/2018
How to Recognize a Stroke

How to Recognize a Stroke

Did you know that a stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in America and the leading cause of adult disability? It is important to be informed of the signs and symptoms that lead up to a stroke to make sure you can quickly help the person having a stroke or get help if that person is you. A stroke happens when the blood supply to a part of the brain is cut off. The symptoms of a stroke depend on the region of the brain that is being affected by the loss of blood supply and can include continue –>

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by Gonzaba Urgent Care Center Team
Posted: 05/03/2018
Prevent Joint Damage From Rheumatoid Arthritis

How to Prevent Joint Damage from Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is not only immediately painful it also puts you at risk for long-term joint damage. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic condition that usually requires long-term therapy however, there are things to do to help slow the progression of the condition. It is very important to watch out for signs of trouble to prevent damage to your joints when your arthritis flares up. Some things to keep a look-out for are things such as stiffness or swelling. If you wake up with stiffness or swelling every day, your chances of having joint damage are higher than someone who experiences continue –>

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by siteadmin
Posted: 03/16/2018
Tips for Safer Earwax Removal

5 Tips for Safer Earwax Removal

Cleaning your ears by removing earwax is a necessary thing to do to prevent problems with your ears. Ear wax is the protective, yellow, waxy substance that is in the passage of your outer ear. Ear wax itself doesn’t cause problems, but once it begins to build up it can create barriers in the ear canal. These barriers are one of the most common problems ears, nose and throat doctors see. Barries created by earwax can be treated by earwax removal, but earwax removal can be harmful if not done properly and safely. There are 5 tips for safer ear continue –>

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by siteadmin
Posted: 03/14/2018
How to properly treat a laceration

How to properly treat a laceration

There are cuts, and then there are lacerations. Knowing when to seek professional intervention for an injury can make the difference between a short healing time with no infection and a time-consuming and painful treatment and recovery.   What Is a Laceration? Lacerations are wounds that involve the skin and sometimes underlying tissues and muscles being cut or torn. They can be minor, such as a shallow paper cut, or much more severe and deep, such as might occur with a kitchen knife or forceful contact with a sharp edge. A laceration can be jagged or straight and very short continue –>

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by Gonzaba Urgent Care Center Team
Posted: 01/17/2018
Everything You Should Know About Strep Throat

Everything You Should Know About Strep Throat

Many people will come down with a sore, itchy throat over the course of the year. Often, colds, other viruses, and dry air due to heating systems are to blame for this irritation. Smoke and pollution can also cause your throat to hurt. But strep throat is a sore throat condition that is caused by bacteria. It’s important to determine whether a throat is hurting due to strep or a different irritant in order to be able to treat it properly. How Do You Contract Strep Throat? Strep throat is an infection of the throat and tonsils that is caused continue –>

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by Gonzaba Urgent Care Center Team
Posted: 01/17/2018
Guide on Arthritis Treatment

Guide on Arthritis Treatment

A well-known disease affecting over 50 million adults and 300,000 children in the United States, arthritis is a blanket term used to describe symptoms of joint pain in various areas of the body. Although it has the propensity to affect children, the risk factor for arthritis grows as we age. With more than 100 different types of arthritis in existence, finding methods to treat each type can be a bit challenging for doctors and patients alike.   Arthritis Symptoms For those who are yet unfamiliar with the symptoms of arthritis, they are as follows: Swelling: Various areas of the body continue –>

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by Gonzaba Urgent Care Center Team
Posted: 01/17/2018

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