Sunburn treatment: What works?

July 1, 2022

If you spend too much time in the sun without proper sun protection or clothes, you are likely to get burnt. Anyone can get a sunburn, regardless of their skin tone, which can lead to premature aging, precancerous lesions, and skin cancer. Once your skin has been burned, there is not much anyone can do to fix the skin itself, however, treatments are available to soothe your symptoms.  AFC Urgent Care North Bergen provides treatments ...

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How Can I Rehydrate My Body?

July 1, 2022

Dehydration can become life-threatening if it’s not taken care of on a hot day. There are easy ways you can maintain hydration throughout the day, but it’s important to be aware of the signs of dehydration. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen provides dehydration treatment to patients. If you are suffering from symptoms and can’t seem to hydrate, our providers can use intravenous fluids to help out your body.  Symptoms of Dehydration As ...

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Is Hepatitis B an STD?

May 25, 2022

One can develop Hepatitis B for several reasons, such as by contacting an infected person physically. If one shares the personal belongings of an infected person, they can develop this infection too. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen provides STD testing and testing for a variety of illnesses on site. Patients will have most of their results on the same day due to our on-site lab. Visit our walk-in center for care today.   What is Hepatitis ...

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Does COVID Make You Tired?

May 25, 2022

If people read the research and study the effects of COVID on the human body, they’d note that fatigue is the most common symptom. During days of COVID infection and even after, patients can feel unusually tired, dull, and without energy.  In fact, most people with COVID feel almost incapable of doing day-to-day tasks. Depending on the infection’s intensity, it can take two to three weeks for people to recover from COVID. AFC ...

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How Do You Know If Alcohol Is Affecting Your Health?

April 28, 2022

Alcohol intake harms health, but most addicted drinkers are unaware of this. According to a report on health in the US, not less than 95,000 deaths were recorded due to excessive alcohol intake. That happened between 2011 and 2015. That figure is alarming, making it necessary to provide insight to people regarding the negative effect of alcohol. Knowing some basic things can help you maintain good health. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen provides health ...

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How Stress Affects Your Health

April 28, 2022

The human race cannot escape getting stressed at some point in their lifetime. But what happens if it keeps occurring? Will the brain manage the situation appropriately? It all depends on the stress, particularly if it’s not a chronic one. If a positive force triggers stress, it usually leads to improved performance. But when unwanted situations strain you, especially getting stuck in traffic, it’s a negative force. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen wants ...

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Common Nutrition Mistakes

April 5, 2022

Nutrition is a vital part of everyday life, and what we eat affects energy, mood, and weight. It isn’t always easy to know what to eat, and it can be just as hard to find reliable information. There are a few common mistakes that people regularly make that hinder their efforts at healthy nutrition. The health of our community is our main priority at AFC North Bergen. Learn more about nutrition today and visit ...

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Can I Bring my Child to Urgent Care?

April 5, 2022

Children require constant attention and care. They encounter so many new experiences as they grow; it’s always a question of what the next day will bring. It is common for children to contact germs that lead to a cold or stomach bug. Children frequently fall and obtain various bumps, scrapes, and other injuries. There is no planned schedule for these mishaps, and it’s never known when one will require an unplanned visit to ...

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Do I Have Mono?

February 23, 2022

Popularly called the kissing disease, infectious mononucleosis is an infection caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). It is a human herpesvirus 4 and one of the common viruses found in humans. Mono is popular amongst teenagers and young adults, especially high school and college students, and it has been statically reported that 25% of teenagers infected with the Epstein-Barr virus get mononucleosis. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen provides mono testing and treatment for patients. Our ...

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Effects of Cold Weather on your Health

February 23, 2022

As the temperature becomes colder in most parts of the world, one must adequately adjust to frost, snow, and cold. With temperatures dropping as low as -13°F in places like Alaska, adapting might to this weather condition might be tasking as one begins to be wary of the possible health effects it can cause. Although the human body was not designed to live in cold and polar regions, it has developed several mechanisms to ...

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