Have you ever had a moment of discomfort where you feel something just isn’t right? You don’t feel sick enough to warrant a trip to the doctor’s office, but you are just not feeling like yourself?

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Chattanooga wants you to know that you are not alone. Many people feel malaise from time to time. However, because it can be a symptom of certain medical conditions, it is important to make a trip to our urgent care center for a medical evaluation.

What Is Malaise?

Malaise is recognized as a general feeling of discomfort, illness or uneasiness. Because the cause of malaise can come from a number of medical conditions, it is important to seek medical attention if you begin to feel a lack of energy to complete the normal activities you usually perform day in and day out.

Symptoms of Malaise

  • Feeling of discomfort
  • Feeling sick
  • Just not feeling well or like yourself
  • Overall weakness

What Causes a Person to Feel Malaise?

There are a number of conditions that can cause a person to feel sick (or malaise), such as a cold or the flu, low blood sugar, strep throat, sinus infection or acute bronchitis.

If you just don’t feel quite right, seek care from a knowledgeable physician who can diagnose and treat your medical condition so that you can get to feeling as good as new!

Treatment of Malaise

  • Avoid stress.
  • Eat a balanced diet.
  • Exercise regularly.
  • Get plenty of rest.

Are you starting to feel sick and don’t know why? Make a trip to our urgent care center today. No appointment is necessary!