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Month: December 2019

Pneumonia 101: How to Treat and Prevent

Pneumonia is specific type of lung infection that can lead to long-term health conditions if patients don’t take the time to get the appropriate treatment. Even though most cases of pneumonia are mild, some can be life-threatening in extreme cases of the disease. According to the Mayo Clinic, It is an infection or inflammation in …

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What Can You Do If the Flu Hits Your Home?

This winter, and possibly in the late springtime, you’ve probably experienced or seen other patients with a case of influenza, or the flu. Currently, the virus is still one one of the leading causes of seasonal illness in Warrington as well as the U.S. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control estimate that upwards of …

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Symptoms of Hemorrhoids

The swollen, inflamed veins in the lower rectum and anus are called Hemorrhoids. These are the result for a straining bowel movements which put extra pressure on the veins Hemorrhoids may result from straining during bowel movements or from the increased pressure also during pregnancy among other causes. These are developed under the skin around …

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What to Know About Stomach & Abdominal Pain

Stomach or Abdominal pain occurs between the pelvic and the chest region. Stomach Pain or Abdominal pain can have multiple causes and it can be crampy, dull, achy sharp or intermittent.  Common Causes: Common causes of stomach pain or stomach ache or abdominal pain includes Food Poisoning  Stomach Flu Muscle Strain. Food Allergy Indigestion Constipation …

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What Should I Know About Bronchitis?

Bronchitis initial appearance may start off or look like common cold like. Symptoms last longer than usual. Can be acute or may last for long time. Nagging Cold and cough inflame bronchial tubes that cause difficulty in breathing. Wheezing and trouble catching breath can happen in some cases. Sometimes leads to pneumonia when not treated …

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What to Know About Flu Season

Pennsylvania state health officials, as well as those at the national level, are urging everyone to get a flu vaccine this fall. But why is that? Well, it’s pretty simple. The flu shot is your best defense against the flu—a common and extremely contagious illness that can have serious complications. According to the Pennsylvania health …

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What should I know about asthma?

Asthma is a respiratory disease that deals with the inflammation of the airways in the lungs. This causes the airways to become swollen and produce extra mucus. It is a long-term disease that affected mostly children, but adults can have it too. Causes of Asthma Some of the most common types of asthma are: Allergy-induced …

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