Working With A Family Doctor

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Working With A Family Doctor

About 10 years ago, my friend convinced me to switch to a new family doctor. Our new physician was caring, enthusiastic, and extremely detail oriented. When he performed physicals, he didn't hesitate to order blood work or to investigate a strange symptom. This year, that great care really paid off. My doctor discovered a small skin lesion, which turned out to be cancerous. This blog is all about the benefits of working with a professional family doctor. Check out these articles to find out how to choose a health care clinic, and what types of symptoms you should report to your doctor. You never know, it could save your life.


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What to Expect at a Pediatric Wellness Check-up
8 May 2024

Regular check-ups are an important aspect of maint

Regular Medical Check-ups: A Healthy Habit Worth Embracing
15 January 2024

It's easy to overlook regular medical check-ups wh

Signs of Lingering Concussion Issues and When to Consider Vestibular Rehabilitation
23 October 2023

Concussions are a type of traumatic brain injury t

When Does It Make Sense To Work With A Mobile Drug Test Service?
2 August 2023

Drug testing is essential to running a business, e

The Benefits Of Medical Same-Day Appointments In Healthcare Clinics
26 June 2023

If you lead a busy life, then you probably know th

How Vestibular Therapy Can Help Your Brain Adapt To Changes Within Your Inner Ear

If you suffer from persistent dizziness, nausea, and poor balance, then you may have a vestibular disorder. Vestibular disorders are common, especially in the elderly, and chronic nausea can significantly reduce your quality of life. A poor sense of balance also increases the risk that you'll accidentally fall down while you're walking, which can lead to injury. Thankfully, vestibular disorders can often be treated by a physical therapist trained in vestibular therapy rehabilitation. Read More 

Dealing With Chronic Knee Pain And Looking At Joint Replacement? Try Stem Cell Injections Instead

If a plaguing knee injury and growing arthritic problems are causing you a lot of pain and the pain is disrupting your everyday life, it's time to see an orthopedic specialist. You want to talk with the specialist about the best options that are available to try, like stem cell treatments, if you don't want to do knee replacement surgery. With improvements in medical technology and new options on the market, you may be able to treat your knee pain without having to replace the joint entirely if you use stem cell treatments. Read More 

Tips For Understanding Alzheimer’s Genetic Testing Basics

Whether you're concerned about your parents or even your own vulnerability to Alzheimer's disease, you may be wondering about the benefits of home-based genetic testing for the gene that's been identified to increase your risk factor. Before you order one of these take-at-home genetic tests, there are a few things that you should know. The Basics Of Gene Testing When you undergo genetic testing for any reason, the tests will be looking for either risk genes, determinant genes, or both. Read More 

4 Steps To Take If You Think You Have A Heart Problem

Everyone has seen dramatic depictions of heart attacks in television and movies. Heart attacks are one of the leading causes of death in the United States, which is why heart problems can be so troubling. Here are four steps you can take if you think you may have a heart problem: 1. Know when to be concerned. Heart palpitations are some of the most common heart disturbances. When you experience a heart palpitation, it may feel like your heart is skipping a beat. Read More