April is Stress Awareness Month, and as much as the word gets used, many do not know what stress does to the body. Likewise, the idea of stress management is lost on many who feel as if stress is an immovable force in everyday life. For these hurdles and difficulties that millions face, adequate methods […]
Spring is finally here and with it comes seasonal allergies. Whether you are going for a run or walking your dog, the chances of experiencing an allergic reaction increase with the upward trending temperatures, high winds, and rain. Making sure you are prepared for a potential reaction is critical to maintaining your health through the […]
Fevers are common infections that occur when your core body temperature spikes above its average. They can happen on their own or as a side effect to another infection or virus, such as the cold or flu. You can check your temperature by leaving a thermometer under your tongue or in your ear according to […]
Sports-related injuries are prevalent, especially in children. Despite their common occurrence, many parents and children don’t know what to expect when a sports injury occurs. Having an idea of what the next steps will help put your mind at ease when and if a sports-related injury does happen to you or your child. This is […]
The American healthcare system has been a hot topic of discussion for many years. From civilians to politicians and news networks, everybody has an option on healthcare in America. While everyone is entitled to that option, it’s important that it’s based on accurate information. Many myths are spread about the numbers and realities of our […]
Heart attacks are commonly depicted on TV and movies with crushing chest pain, left arm pain or tingling, and a sudden realization that you have a heart attack. While these stereotypical symptoms may be an accurate representation of the experience for men, the same can’t be said for women. There’s a lack of knowledge and […]
The new year is a time filled with new fitness and health goals for people of all ages. While the increase in people valuing their health is wonderful, it often leads to avoidable injuries from inexperienced individuals. Before you begin trying to improve your health with exercise, you need to put your physical health first […]
Keeping on top of your overall health is a great New Year’s resolution that can lead to long-term happiness and enjoyment of life. Good overall health allows you to do all your favorite things in life.
Conversely, poor overall health can lead to frustrations, delays inactivity, and emotional duress. Making sure that you’re completing the […]
Injuries happen unexpectedly, seriously derail your current schedule, and can put your health in serious danger depending upon the nature of the injury.
Managing injuries can be stressful and downright scary if you’re unsure of how to best pursue treatment. Usually, the best options for treating an injury like a bone break, cut, or sprain […]
AFC Urgent Care Paramus would like to wish you all happy holidays! Holidays should be sent with families & loved ones, but this can be difficult if you are continually sneezing & wheezing around them! If you suffer from year-round allergies or seasonal allergies, then you understand what its like to start getting allergies when everyone’s summer allergies are […]