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The Best (And Healthiest!) Summer Activities for You and Your Kids

Summertime – the kids are home with loads of free time! They may feel inclined to relax on the couch until school starts up again in the fall, but don’t let them miss out on the lively energy of those summer months. AFC Urgent Care encourages parents and kids to take advantage of the beautiful weather […]

By |July 11th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Best (And Healthiest!) Summer Activities for You and Your Kids

The “Man Up Checkup”…

A basic health screening designed specifically for men
Research shows men are more than twice as likely to avoid medical treatments and exams as women, with many men lacking a primary care physician. Indeed, a recent study by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic found:

Sixty percent of American men don’t go for an annual physical
Guys […]

By |June 16th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The “Man Up Checkup”…

How Allergies Can Affect You Long-Term

Allergies may not seem like a significant illness that needs immediate treatment, but ignoring your symptoms can have serious, long-lasting effects. If left untreated, allergies can greatly affect your quality of life; you may suffer from increased risk of health problems, decreased brain function and even mood instability. Early treatment is key to avoiding allergy-related […]

By |May 19th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How Allergies Can Affect You Long-Term

How to Help Your Kids Grow Up Allergy-Free

Spring is a beautiful time of year, with trees and flowers starting to bloom. But it can be a miserable time of year for people with allergies. You know all too well the sniffling and sneezing that comes with the season. You also know that you can find relief thanks to the doctors at American […]

By |May 12th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How to Help Your Kids Grow Up Allergy-Free

National Urgent Care Awareness Month is This Month

Every year, the Urgent Care Association of America strives to highlight the benefits of urgent care by celebrating National Urgent Care Awareness Month in May. Before urgent care, the primary destinations for medical care was the doctor’s office and the ER. Since the introduction of urgent care, communities finally had access to walk-in medical care without […]

By |May 9th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on National Urgent Care Awareness Month is This Month

Five Cleaning Tips to Help Reduce Spring Allergies

Spring cleaning is typically meant to help us shed the dust and dirt we’ve accumulated over the course of a cold winter inside. But for seasonal allergy sufferers, spring cleaning can be like medicine. How, you might ask? By getting rid of the allergens that causes seasonal allergy suffering. If your seasonal allergies are kicking […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Five Cleaning Tips to Help Reduce Spring Allergies

Avoid the Wait for Your Primary Care Physician

Visit American Family Care – Marietta for Your Seasonal Allergy Needs
With allergy season upon us, it can be tempting to schedule a visit with your primary care physician to find some relief. Unfortunately, trying to set up a doctor’s visit can result in a logistical nightmare as you struggle to schedule a timely appointment that […]

By |April 26th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Avoid the Wait for Your Primary Care Physician

Your Month-By-Month Allergy Guide

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you know that the months when your allergen is most active in the air can be the most awful of the year. But allergies are unique to each individual, so a seasonal allergy sufferer can actually experience the worst symptoms any time of the year. Here’s a month-by-month guide […]

By |April 11th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Your Month-By-Month Allergy Guide

What Causes Allergy Symptoms?

Seasonal allergy sufferers know that the first dustings of pollen mean their noses and eyes are about to be assaulted with agonizing allergy symptoms. Seasonal allergies can make it seem like the body is waging a war against itself, and it’s not pretty. Sneezing, runny noses, sinus congestion and itchy, watery eyes are all manifestations […]

By |April 4th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on What Causes Allergy Symptoms?

Allergy Season Begins

Spring has sprung! Flowers are blooming, temperatures are rising and birds are chirping. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, “Ah, spring,” might soon turn into “Ah-choo, spring!” Seasonal allergies, sometimes called hay fever, are allergy symptoms that happen during certain times of the year, usually when outdoor plants release their spores. Trees, grasses and weeds […]

By |April 4th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Allergy Season Begins