Is My Lower Back and Leg Pain from COVID? AFC Answers

April 21, 2023

While it is possible to develop lower back and leg pain from COVID, there are also several other causes. As experts in urgent healthcare services, AFC in Chattanooga indicates why you might be experiencing back pain after COVID and explains some other reasons you might have lower back pain.    Lower Back and Leg Pain from COVID Lower back pain is a possible symptom of COVID-19. This doesn’t come as much of a surprise, given ...

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How Can My Lifestyle Support Stronger Bones?

April 15, 2023

The foods you choose to eat on a daily basis have a direct impact on your overall health. It may not feel like it at the moment, but you will feel the effects of a poor diet as you get older and start to experience health complications. One part of our bodies that benefits from a healthy and well-rounded diet is our bones! Having strong bones helps you navigate your day-to-day tasks more easily, and ...

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What Is Mono and What Are the Symptoms?

April 14, 2023

So, what is mono, and what are the symptoms? American Family Care in Chattanooga has answers, and treatment, for you.  Mononucleosis (mono) is an infectious viral disease most commonly caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), but other viruses can also cause it. Also sometimes known as the “kissing disease,” mono is spread through saliva and can even be passed from person to person from sharing cutlery and utensils. According to the CDC, mono occurs mainly ...

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Telehealth Urgent Care | Technology in the Healthcare Industry

April 7, 2023

The healthcare industry has evolved to include telehealth urgent care, an innovative technology that has made it easier for people worldwide to access healthcare virtually.  This medical service offers faster urgent care visits through virtual appointments, providing services from physical exams to diagnostics, which allows healthcare providers to connect with patients remotely, providing care, support, and information from a distance. This can be particularly beneficial for patients with mobility or transportation issues, with busy schedules ...

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Is It Seasonal Allergies or an Infection?

April 1, 2023

The spring season has arrived with warmer temperatures, brighter sunshine and…a runny nose. Feeling sick is never fun, but it can be especially frustrating if you don’t know what is causing your symptoms to appear. If you have seasonal allergies, you might just attribute your symptoms to a flareup, but not so fast! You should understand what is causing your symptoms so you can avoid potentially spreading an illness to someone else. Our ...

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