Stay Hydrated At High Altitude

Stay Hydrated At High Altitude

We have all heard the rule over and over again: your body needs to have eight glasses of water at least every day in order to stay hydrated and healthy. While there isn’t any study to suggest this rule is anything more than myth, we do know that altitude has effects...
What Are CAT Scans?

What Are CAT Scans?

CAT Scans – Great For Looking Inside X-rays are great for getting a closer look at the skeletal system. They are commonly used by doctors and dentists to see inside your body so that they can get a better idea of what is happening with your bones and teeth. In...
Meningitis

Meningitis

Most of us have heard of meningitis, however, not all of us know enough about this potentially fatal condition. Let’s take a simple, clear and concise look at meningitis, the common symptoms, how it is treated and why suspected meningitis should always be viewed...
RSV

RSV

When you are suffering from symptoms like nasal congestion, cough and fever, you might assume you are fighting the flu – especially during our pretty nasty flu season this year!  There are plenty of viruses that cause these symptoms, one of which is respiratory...
High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

Let’s talk about the new blood pressure guidelines that the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released recently concerning high blood pressure. These guidelines are recommendations for treating blood pressure that’s considered higher...
Things You Should Know About Headaches

Things You Should Know About Headaches

There are there are probably hundreds of things that cause headaches. What we see typically at the Urgency Center are migraine headaches and sinus headaches. With that being said, there are a few things you should know about headaches if you have a headache on...