Why the Whole Family Should Get a Flu Shot

April 30, 2021

While no one likes getting a shot of any kind, getting the flu vaccine as a family is a great way to make it less uncomfortable and ensure everyone is protected. Not only will this protect more vulnerable members of your family, but creating a fully vaccinated family can also reduce the chances that any of you will get the flu at all. Plus, by limiting your family’s contact with the flu virus and ...

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What Treatment Options Are Available for Acne?

April 30, 2021

Acne is an extremely common skin condition among Americans. However, it isn't something that we need to live with day after day. Our team at AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham wants to offer you reasons on why your acne might be occurring, as well as tips on treatment options. Is Acne More Common in Men or in Women? It depends on the type of acne we're talking about. Acne in the teen years is ...

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What Are the Benefits of Sleep?

April 30, 2021

What Are the Benefits of Sleep?

We have all experienced a bad night's sleep at some point in our lives. We wake up feeling miserable and cranky. As a result, the rest of the day tends to be not as productive as it should be. Although many of us experience sleep issues (more than 164 million people living in the United States in fact), our team at AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham wants you to start getting the sleep you need ...

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What Happens When You Are Stressed?

April 30, 2021

Do you think stress just affects your mood? Think again! Stress can take over not only your emotional health but your physical health, too. Therefore, it is important to do what you can to manage your stress as much as possible. Our team at AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham wants you to have more good days than bad when it comes to stress. As a result, we have some tips on how you can better manage ...

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What Can I Do to Prevent Irritable Bowel Syndrome Attacks?

April 30, 2021

Do you have tummy trouble? Is it hit or miss? It could be that you are suffering from a digestive problem that many Americans face—irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS. Our team at AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham wants you to know the first signs of IBS, as well as what you can do to prevent IBS flare-ups from occurring more often than not. What Are the First Signs of Irritable Bowel Syndrome? There ...

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Do You Need an Antibiotic for an Ear Infection?

April 30, 2021

What was that? What did you say? While having difficulty hearing could mean a number of things, one thing that could be the culprit is an ear infection. Our team at AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham wants you to learn the main causes of an ear infection, as well as ways to prevent one now and in the future. What Will Help to Clear Up an Ear Infection? Did you know? More than 80% of ear ...

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How Can You Get Healthy Skin?

April 28, 2021

When it comes to living a healthy lifestyle, you might think of exercising and eating a healthy diet. But it's important to also consider taking care of your skin! During Healthy Skin Month, our team at AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham wants to share some tips on keeping your skin in top shape. How Can You Protect Your Skin From the Sun? Although you might think that sunscreen is only useful during the summer months ...

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How Can I Take Care of My Skin This Summer?

April 28, 2021

Who doesn't want to have some fun in the sun this summer? We all do! But it's important to also take steps to protect your skin. Our team at AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham wants you to have fun while also playing it safe when it comes to summer skin care! What Is Skin Cancer? Skin cancer occurs when your skin produces abnormal cells, which are usually the result of exposure to the sun ...

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How Can I Prevent a Common Cold?

April 27, 2021

It's beginning to look a lot like common cold season! Therefore, our team at AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham wants you to learn how to take action to protect yourself from colds, as well as learn treatment methods in case you do fall ill. How Long Does a Cold Last? Although a person can be contagious for five to seven days, the average length of a common cold is around three days. However, you might ...

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How Can I Get My Family to Eat Healthier?

April 27, 2021

Healthy eating is a habit best practiced as a family. You need loved ones around you who are also doing their best to make healthy choices about the foods they eat. That's why our team at AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham wants you to learn how you can help your family eat healthier this summer. What Changes Should I Make to My Family's Diet? Whether you have a picky eater and/or your family ...

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