Despite its name, heartburn has nothing to do with the heart. But, burn it does. This burning sensation that occurs in the chest afflicts millions of Americans every month. While it may be common, it’s important to know when heartburn can be treated on your own or when it merits a visit to the doctor. […]
Month: March 2019
Allergies — What’s the Deal?
You wake up one day with a scratchy throat, itchy eyes, and non-stop sneezing. Hellooo, allergies! People who have never had allergies before are often surprised when they “suddenly” develop them. What’s the deal? Here’s what’s going on… Respiratory Allergies vs. Food Allergies Food allergies Food allergies are extremely common, and likely affect someone you […]
How Safe is Your Food?
Food recalls are on the rise. The FDA recalls almost a hundred million units of food every quarter. That’s an incredible number, and for many, it’s understandably a cause for concern. In such an environment, how can you minimize the risk of getting ill from unsafe food? What should you do if you suspect food […]
Top 9 Reasons for an Urgent Care Visit
At In and Out Express Care, we treat patients daily for a vast array of injury or illness. There are some we see more frequently than others. Here’s our rundown of the top nine reasons for urgent care visits. 1. Cold and flu The top reason for urgent care visits is upper respiratory infections, which […]