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Headaches in the Summer

Headaches in the Summer

by Shearly (SU)
People who have chronic headaches may notice that they can worsen during the summer months, especially for those who suffer from migraines. Researchers still haven’t pinpointed the cause behind migraines, but according to the Migraine Research Foundation, researchers have concluded migraines are neurological disorders that involve nerve pathways and brain chemicals.

Why Do We Get Sick in the Winter: Your Primary Care Physicians

Why Do We Get Sick in the Winter: Your Primary Care Physicians

by Natalie (SU)
“Better bundle up so you don’t catch a cold!” This phrase has been passed down, by mothers, from generation to generation. The logic seems to make perfect sense. People tend to get sick more often in the cooler months, so the cold weather must be the culprit, right? Well, while the fall and winter months do see more colds and flus, the outdoor temperature is not what’s making you sick. There are actually a number of biological, environmental, and social factors that are the real cause of why we get sick in the winter.

Why Do You Need to See a Doctor Today?

by Natalie (SU)
In a perfect world, we would all see our doctor once per year for wellness visits, reviewing our latest blood work and getting any vaccines we might need. This would of course, be a world without illness or injury. Unfortunately, it is inevitable that we may need to see our doctor urgently. Research has shown that one of the most important factors that influences good health outcomes, is continuity of care. This means that when you really need your doctor, he or she is there not only to evaluate, diagnose and treat your illness, but also to give you the reassurance that only someone you know and trust can provide. Hence, one of the most important things you should ask when choosing a family medicine provider is whether or not he or she offers same day appointments.

The Difference between an Internist and a Primary Care Physician

The Difference between an Internist and a Primary Care Physician

by Shearly (SU)
To understand the difference between an internist and a primary care physician, it is important to realize that one is a specialty, and the other is a role. An internist is a physician who specializes in internal medicine, and is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases. While an internist can function as a primary care physician, he or she may also focus their practice on hospital medicine, medical education and/or research. On the other hand, a primary care physician may be an internist, a pediatrician, a geriatrician, a family practitioner, a gynecologist or an obstetrician, because primary care involves the practice of promoting overall health for the entire individual within the specific population (geriatrics, pediatrics, etc.) of the physician’s specialty. Let’s first look at the specialty of internal medicine, and then examine how these and other physicians practice in the primary care environment.

Getting the Most From Your Primary Care Visit

Getting the Most From Your Primary Care Visit

by Shearly (SU)
Have you ever gotten home from a doctor visit and realized you forgot to mention something you wanted to talk about? Or maybe you arrived at your visit without important information, like the name of the new medication a specialist prescribed. Your next appointment may not be scheduled for months, and it’s often difficult to make time for an extra trip. Yet, good communication is essential for insuring that all your health needs are met. So, whether you are seeing a new provider, or returning for a follow-up appointment, here are some tips to make sure you get the most from all of your primary care visits.

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