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Common Causes of Respiratory Illnesses

Acute respiratory infection disturbs your regular breathing pattern and does a lot of damage to your upper respiratory system. It initiates at the sinuses and then proceeds to your vocal cords. If it begins at your lower respiratory system, it may start in the vocal cords and head to the lungs. AFC Urgent Care Paramus […]

By |February 22nd, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Common Causes of Respiratory Illnesses

What are Treatment Options for Strep Throat?

Strep throat is caused by bacteria, so the most common form of treatment is antibiotics. In some cases, however, antibiotics may not work. If you are suffering from a sore throat, visit AFC Urgent Care Paramus for testing and treatment. Our doctors can help provide you with treatment to have you feeling your best as soon as […]

By |February 18th, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What are Treatment Options for Strep Throat?

Ways to Improve Seasonal Depression in Winter

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression where symptoms normally occur during the fall and winter months. This is normally due to a lack of sunlight. AFC Urgent Care Parammus specializes in emergency physical illness or injury, however we are able to provide resources for mental health. If you think you have symptoms of […]

By |January 21st, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Ways to Improve Seasonal Depression in Winter

Should I Be Walking Everyday?

Getting any form of exercise every day will be beneficial for your health, no matter how small. Walking is one of the most underrated forms of exercise, especially if fitness is not something that has been particularly important to you. AFC Urgent Care Paramus offers all information on general health and wellness tips. Call us today […]

By |January 21st, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Should I Be Walking Everyday?

Do I Have Food Poisoning?

While not any fun, food poisoning is an extremely common problem that affects 1 in every 6 Americans every year. Contaminated foods or beverages can cause diarrhea, vomiting, and nausea, which leave you feeling fatigued for a few days. When preparing food in your home, it is possible to avoid getting food poisoning, but eating out can […]

By |December 30th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Do I Have Food Poisoning?

Signs You Have Laryngitis

Acute laryngitis is not life-threatening but can be an irritating addition to any cold or flu. Chronic laryngitis lasts for a few weeks at a time and can be an underlying condition for other illnesses. AFC Urgent Care Paramus can help you understand the signs of laryngitis and when to seek medical attention. 
Signs and causes […]

By |December 17th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Signs You Have Laryngitis

Is COVID Just Like the Flu?

Telling the difference between COVID-19 and the flu can be tricky since they share many of the same symptoms. As we enter flu season, it’s even more important to know whether you have the seasonal flu or the more serious coronavirus. Keep reading for more information about COVID and the flu.
What’s the Difference Between COVID-19 […]

By |November 15th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Is COVID Just Like the Flu?

Is It Too Late To Get My Flu Shot?

When it comes to the arrival of flu season, it’s best to be prepared. Getting a flu shot early on is the best way to protect yourself against an unwanted viral invader. But what happens if you weren’t able to get the flu shot at the start of the season? Is it too late? Keep […]

By |November 15th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Is It Too Late To Get My Flu Shot?

Safe Holiday Celebrations During COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed how we do many of our daily activities. With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s becoming an unfortunate reality that COVID-19 will be impacting holiday celebrations too. While it may be frustrating to change your traditional celebration style, it’s important to prioritize the health of yourself, friends, and family above a holiday celebration. […]

By |October 30th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on Safe Holiday Celebrations During COVID-19

Learning the Symptoms of COVID-19 in Children

As children head back to school, it can be a nerve-wracking time for parents. Schools and daycares have been considered germ cesspools for ages, and in the midst of a global pandemic – can feel like the ultimate danger zone.

How will you recognize if your child has COVID-19?
First – don’t panic. Even if your child […]

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