Category: Primary Care

Hypertension - Primary Care 0

Hypertension: What is it and why should you worry?

Overview Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is when your blood pressure, the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels, is frequently high.  High blood pressure is extraordinarily common. Recent surveys show...

Syphilis 0

Syphilis: the great imitator of other infections

Syphilis is a complex sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. It is often called ”the great imitator” because many of its signs and symptoms cannot be distinguished from those of...

Chlamydia Testing 0

Chlamydia: Definition, Symptoms, and Testing Information

Chlamydia is a common bacterial sexually transmitted disease (STD) that is caused by Chlamydia trachomatis. It can spread during vaginal, anal, or oral sex with someone who’s infected. According to the Centre for Disease...

Flu Shot 0

FLU SHOT: THE BEST WAY TO FIGHT FLU

Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a viral infection that attacks your respiratory system- your nose, throat, and lungs. For most people, flu can resolve on its own but sometimes it can lead...

HEALTH TIPS TO AVOID THE COMMON COLD DURING THE WINTER SEASON 0

HEALTH TIPS TO AVOID THE COMMON COLD DURING THE WINTER SEASON

INTRODUCTION As winter arrives, the excitement for the most anticipated holidays; Christmas and New Year overcome everyone’s mind, with Christmas trees, gifts, social gatherings, shopping, and much more. Along with joy, winter also brings...

How to Treat Muscle Cramps 0

How to Treat Muscle Cramps

Muscle cramps mean contraction and tightening of muscles. Muscle cramps are strong and painful. They can last for a few seconds to several minutes. Muscle cramps can occur in any muscle of your body...