Signs and symptoms
Posted on April 26, 2023Many of us experience seasonal allergies at least once, if not twice yearly. Being from the Midwest, we typically get excited as our seasons change as they bring such different environments. Along with these temperature changes comes the freezing and thawing of the outdoors.
Posted on April 07, 2023
We’ve all felt that scratchy, tingly, burning feeling in our throats. This feeling can make everyday things like talking, chewing, swallowing, or even breathing seem extremely difficult. So how do you tell if you have strep throat or a sore throat?
Posted on January 11, 2023How do you know if you have Respiratory Syncytial Virus, also known as RSV or the common cold? While many of the symptoms are the same, keeping a close eye on those with a weakened immune system is vital. Unfortunately, RSV can become a more severe illness since it is a lung infection.
Posted on December 21, 2022If you’re from the Midwest, you’ve probably heard of someone who has gotten frostbite. The conditions for frostbite usually happen in cold, windy places. What is frostbite, how can you avoid it, and are there long-term effects if you ever get it?
Posted on December 22, 2020
A healthy body temperature often fluctuates throughout the day, but there are certain thresholds you don’t want to pass. If you do, you’re entering into fever territory.
Posted on November 12, 2020
The common cold, influenza and the stomach flu. We’ll show you how to treat and avoid these illnesses, so your season can be merry and bright.
Posted on October 21, 2020
Because of the wide variety of symptoms, it’s easy to mistake allergies for COVID-19 (or vice versa). We’re here to squash any doubt about these two ailments.
Posted on September 29, 2020
The cold and flu season will be here before we know it but because of the global pandemic, here are ways to prepare for the upcoming cold and flu season.
Posted on September 18, 2020
Colds and allergies produce many of the same symptoms – this is why they are often misdiagnosed. Learn how to know which is which.
Posted on August 20, 2020
Have you ever been outside for such a long period of time that you actually started to feel sick? Then you've probably experienced a heatstroke.
Posted on June 30, 2020
Here are the three most common myths associated with COVID-19.
Posted on May 29, 2020
It doesn’t help that common sickness symptoms are similar to the coronavirus symptoms. We’ll go over the differences between the coronavirus, the common cold and seasonal allergies.
Posted on May 19, 2020
Knowing how viruses work can be of extreme value and help you take the appropriate precautions in order to keep you and your family safe.
Posted on May 11, 2020
As a healthcare provider, we wanted to offer up our advice to keep you and your family, friends and neighbors safe from COVID-19.
Posted on January 15, 2020
Learn the differences among aches, pains and inflammations and your treatment options for aches, pains & inflammations.
Posted on August 29, 2019
Summer is ending and the back to school season is here. That is why it’s important to learn and combat the dangers of meningitis, a disease that can affect anyone at any time.
Posted on July 25, 2019
When done properly, exercise is a great way to stay healthy. Whether you work out every day or are a weekend warrior of the sports world, you need to be aware of what injuries could arise.
Posted on May 14, 2019
Read on to learn more about the measles and how to protect yourself and your family.
Posted on March 25, 2019
We’ve all been there: you wake up, you feel awful, but you aren’t sure how serious your sickness is. Do you have a cough? Fever? Shortness of breath? Ifso, you may be dealing with pneumonia. Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs that can become se
Posted on February 08, 2019
Pertussis, often referred to as “whooping cough,” is a severe, but easily preventable, bacterial infection of the upper respiratory system. The infection is extremely contagious, spreading from person to person through coughing and sneezing.
Posted on December 04, 2018
Growing up, you may have heard people refer to bronchitis as a “chest cold.” This is because bronchitis is characterized as inflammation in the lungs, which causes chest discomfort and has similar symptoms to viral illnesses.
Posted on November 08, 2018
Strep throat is a bacterial infection that is common in children but can affect people at any age. While the infection is usually harmless, in extreme cases, it can lead to complications such as rheumatic fever, ear infections, sinusitis and scarlet fever.
Posted on October 18, 2018
You don’t know what’s wrong, but you know it hurts. This is the case for many people who suffer from sprained and broken joints. Without the proper training, it’s difficult to know for sure, so we’ve provided 5 signs to help you figure out what’s wrong qui
Posted on September 20, 2018
Is it the flu or a stomach bug? The two can be similar, but vomiting doesn’t necessarily mean you have the flu. It’s impossible for sure whether you have the flu from symptoms alone. Check out our list of common flu symptoms below to know whether or not yo