Why Is Quality Sleep So Important?

In today’s world, it can seem like we’re always on the go. And all that busy-ness sometimes leads to slacking on sleep. While not getting enough sleep has seemingly become the norm in today’s society, our health is paying the consequences. That’s why our team at AFC Urgent Care Warrington wants to offer some insight …

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How Does Smoking Affect Your Heart Health?

Most people think that smoking tobacco products like cigarettes or e-vapes only impacts your overall respiratory health. However, this is far from the case since smoking can lead to negative effects on your heart heart. A smoking habit can lead to raised blood pressure, which is the leading cause of stroke! In fact, smoking can …

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How Can I Treat My Nausea?

Patients are likely to have stomach pain, discomfort, and nausea due to a variety of seasonal illnesses that spread in the wintertime. Common colds, the flu, and other viruses can lead to nausea as well as other ailments. Because nausea is caused by a variety of reasons, it is important for patients to get the …

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Why do I need a blood test?

One of the most important diagnostic tools a doctor has is a blood test. Processed in our on-site laboratory, blood tests are effective at measuring a number of factors in your overall health as well as finding ailments that may go undetected due to subtle or nonexistent symptoms. Bloodwork is a common procedure that can …

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What should I do to treat pink eye?

Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, is where the white part of the eye becomes red and causes irritating symptoms to a patent’s eyes and vision. When one or both eyes becomes infected it can lead to significant health complications if patients don’t get the appropriate treatment options. Whenever you have pink eye, it may …

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What is Prostatitis?

Prostatitis is a common condition involving inflammation or swelling of the prostate gland, located beneath the bladder in men. Nearly half of all men exhibit symptoms of prostatitis or similar conditions at some point in their lifetime, which can happen gradually or suddenly. Prostatitis commonly affects men under the age of 50. Causes & Types …

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Why does my child need a school physical?

 A routine school physical is an important aspect of the yearly school preparation. This could also be combined with the sports physical. A school physical and sports physical are not the same. The latter focusses only on an athlete’s health history and physical exam only and is limited in scope.  Need for the physical:  This is …

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