How Can I Treat a Kidney Infection?

How Can I Treat a Kidney Infection?

Kidney infections are relatively rare, but they can happen at any age, especially among women. In fact, women are six times more likely to get a kidney infection than men. If you believe you have a kidney infection and aren’t sure what to do about it, read on as our...
Will an Ear Infection Cause Hearing Loss?

Will an Ear Infection Cause Hearing Loss?

Does your child often get ear infections? If so, you’re not alone, as five out of six children will have at least one ear infection by their third birthday. In fact, ear infections are one of the most common reasons parents bring their kids to the doctor! But what...
Why Should My Child Get a Sports Physical?

Why Should My Child Get a Sports Physical?

Whether it’s at East Hamilton Middle or East Brainerd Elementary, your child will need a sports physical before he or she can dive into spring sports! Not sure why or what sports physicals even are? Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care Chattanooga shares some...
How Do I Know If I Have Strep Throat?

How Do I Know If I Have Strep Throat?

Strep throat is a very common infection—especially among those between the ages of 5 and 15. While this infection is very common, it can also turn quite severe if not treated quickly and effectively. With one of strep’s most common symptoms being a sore throat, how...
What COVID-19 Symptoms Come First?

What COVID-19 Symptoms Come First?

COVID-19, to say the least, has been an unpredictable virus. With symptoms differing in every case, it has been difficult to pinpoint what to expect when experiencing this sickness. However, there is some good news as recent studies have shown that COVID-19 often...
At-Home Remedies for UTIs

At-Home Remedies for UTIs

UTIs, or urinary tract infections, affect millions of men and women every year. Although they’re often treated with antibiotics, there are many things that you can do at home to both treat them and prevent them from occurring again down the road. Read on as our team...
How Can I Stay Healthy When I Work at a Desk?

How Can I Stay Healthy When I Work at a Desk?

If it’s not a desk at your office, it’s a kitchen or dining room table. No matter your location, many Americans are sitting a lot more this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. As we all know, lots of sitting is not conducive to a healthy lifestyle, but there are...
How Bad Is It to Get COVID-19?

How Bad Is It to Get COVID-19?

CDC-recommended health precautions are definitely helpful and necessary; however, they aren’t foolproof protections against COVID-19. While that sounds like scary news, the CDC does state that most cases can be worked through in the comfort of our own homes. If you’ve...
Does Screen Time Affect My Health?

Does Screen Time Affect My Health?

Too much of it will, absolutely. This is unfortunate news for many of us due to the increased amount of time we are spending in our homes. In fact, a recent survey showed that 53% of Americans feel burnt out on screens and most Americans spend an average of 12 hours a...
Are Warm Drinks Good for My Health?

Are Warm Drinks Good for My Health?

Who doesn’t love a good cup of coffee when it gets cold out? Healthy, warm drinks can be a great way to boost your energy and make you feel comforted. If you are under the weather, the warmth of the liquid can loosen mucus and soothe sore throats. It’s a sneaky way to...