Monthly Archives: June 2015

Sprain Your Ankle? Consider Going to an Urgent Care Unit

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Life threatening emergencies, such as a head injury or a heart attack, should be handled by emergency rooms (ER) exclusively. However, if you need medical attention for something not quite as serious such as a mild cut or sprained ankle, an urgent care unit is more than adequate. Emergency rooms are essential for treating trauma, heart attacks, strokes, and other life-threatening emergencies but they’re not necessarily needed for the more minor injuries of life that still require treatment.

Urgent care units are popular because of their low waiting times, their flexible payment options, their efficiency, their professionalism, and of course for their staffs. According to the Urgent Care Association of America, there are about 9,000 walk in health clinics in the country. Of those, near

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Having Poor Sleep? You May Have Low T

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Testosterone deficiency, otherwise know as low testosterone or “low T,” is a serious medical condition that affects up to 13 million men in the United States alone. As the name suggests, testosterone deficiency indicates an unusually low level of testosterone, which is medically defined as 300ng/dL or lower of total testosterone and 5 ng/dL or lower of free testosterone. The symptoms of the disease include increase in body fat, chronic fatigue, decrease in muscle mass, poor sleep, anxiety, and depression. In some cases, low T is known to decrease life expectancy — especially if it remains untreated.

Despite the heavy risks, up t

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