Flu Prevention: What Can You Do?

Posted by Family First Urgent Care Content Team on Dec 17, 2018 2:55:58 PM

The seasonal flu can be uncomfortable, inconvenient and — in many cases — dangerous. Taking steps to lower your chances of catching the flu this season is important, particularly during the height of flu activity from December to February. Here are five things that you can do to reduce your odds of catching the flu virus.

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Myths About the Flu Shot

Posted by Family First Urgent Care Content Team on Nov 13, 2018 2:43:00 PM

Flu season has arrived again. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, flu activity in the United States has been relatively low as of the Fall of 2018 with eight states and the territory of Guam reporting activity. However, as many as 40 states, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands have reported sporadic flu activity, an indication that expectations are high that 2018 will be an active flu season.

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Is Keto the Right Diet For You?

Posted by Family First Urgent Care Content Team on Oct 19, 2018 4:31:00 PM

The ketogenic diet, most commonly referred to as simply “keto”, is a unique dieting method that has been gaining popularity since 2017. Most people, especially those struggling with obesity and those who have diabetes, have embraced this dieting technique and believe that it can help them alleviate their problems. Others are obsessed about going keto as they think it can help them lose weight, boost brain power, improve their athletic ability, and achieve overall improvement in your health status. 

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Topics: weight loss, keto

A Look at the Benefits of Weight Loss for Overall Health

Posted by Family First Urgent Care Content Team on Sep 21, 2018 3:34:57 PM

You want to lose weight because you will look better in your clothes, feel more confident or simply feel better. However, losing just a little bit of excess body weight can actually have huge advantages for your overall health. While a lot of people see the health benefits of losing weight as a side bonus of sorts, it should actually be the other way around. Check out these incredible benefits of weight loss for your overall health. 

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Genotyping for Overall Health and Diet Understanding

Posted by Family First Urgent Care Content Team on Aug 13, 2018 5:57:30 PM

Personal genotyping has been a tremendous boon for preventive medicine. By being able to identify diseases that individuals are genetically predisposed to, we are now able to recommend behavior and lifestyle changes that can, in many cases, completely avoid ever developing the disease. Imagine, for example, learning when you are 30 years old that you are genetically predisposed to Type 2 diabetes; do you think you'd make some diet and lifestyle changes immediately to prevent it? We can even use genotyping to give us a better understanding of what foods you should eat to optimize your personal health. Here's a closer look at this cutting-edge medical science.

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Topics: genotyping, weight loss

An Exploration of BioTE Hormone Replacement Therapy

Posted by Family First Urgent Care Content Team on Jul 18, 2018 5:38:52 PM

As a true bio-identical hormone, BioTE helps regulate the body with the addition of hormones lacking in your system. Without treatment with this effective medication, hormone imbalances could negatively impact your quality of life and cause additional complications down the road. Even imbalances without a clear cause tend to respond positively to BioTE, making it a true asset in the treatment of conditions affecting hormone regulation.

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Hormone Pellet Therapy

Posted by Family First Urgent Care Content Team on Jun 19, 2018 3:26:17 PM

Hormones are chemicals made by the glands that act to control certain actions of cells and organs. In essence, hormones regulate your body's functions and keep things running smoothly. However, these hormones can become imbalanced or deficient in a condition known as hormone imbalance.

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Topics: BioTE

Family First Wellness Weight Loss Services

Posted by Family First Urgent Care Content Team on Jun 1, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Family First Wellness wants you to look and feel beautiful from the inside out.  We offer a variety of services for wellness and aesthetics. No matter what you come in for, we will take care of you like family.

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Topics: weight loss

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