Health Tips

Effective Ways to Prevent Mosquito Bites

With the summer heat in full swing, mosquito activity is at high volume. It is wise to know a few ways to protect yourself from bites to avoid mosquito-borne diseases like: Malaria Dengue fever West Nile virus Zika These illnesses can be dangerous and sometimes deadly. While avoiding them entirely can be difficult, there are…

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DC Ranch Family Medicine Health Tip

All women 40 years of age and older should have an annual mammogram, or breast x-ray, to detect potentially cancerous lumps in the breast tissue.

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Common colds usually come and go within 7 days. If symptoms like fever, pressure in the face, fatigue and teeth pain persist, it could be a bacterial infection and you should seek medical help.

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Quote by Robin Sharma

“Health is the crown on the well person’s head that only the ill person can see.” – Robin Sharma

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DC Ranch Family Medicine Health Tip

When it comes to things like water bottles, utensils, or food, sharing is definitely not caring. While sharing in other circumstances is great, sharing of things that have bacteria on them should be avoided at all costs.

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Did You Know

B12 injections with MIC lipotropic agents give you more energy and also enhance weight loss by directly aiding in fat breakdown and boosting the metabolic process.

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Quote by Amy Kay Watson

“Regular exercise, adequate nutrition and sleep, and time spent in creative play help to contribute to an overall sense of health.” Amy Kay Watson

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DC Ranch Family Medicine Health Tips

Continue to drink fluids, even after doing a strenuous activity. This will help you stay hydrated and help you prevent heat related “hangovers” like fatigue and headaches.

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Quote by Publilius Syrus

“Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings.” – Publilius Syrus

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Did You Know

Despite being high in fat, nuts are very nutritious and healthy. They are full of magnesium, vitamin E, fiber and other nutrients.

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DC Ranch Family Medicine Health Tip

Medical care is the only effective treatment for a rattlesnake bite and usually requires anti-venom. Using tourniquets, snakebite kits, and suction to remove venom are not very effective and can cause more damage.

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The benefits of exercising are more than just weight management. Exercise also combats stress, promotes better sleep and activates the immune system.

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