Cold and Flu
Prepare for the 2018 flu season by protecting yourself and your family from flu risks and using the following tips from your primary care clinic in Arkansas.
Prevention is always a better option than treatment, and vaccines make it possible to prevent life-threatening diseases that range from polio to the flu. Take a look back at the past century of advances in immunizations, then make sure you are up to date on yours at your local community health clinic in Arkansas.
Sneezing, congestion, runny nose, and other allergy symptoms can be controlled with medication and by avoiding things that cause your allergic reactions. Your primary care doctor at ARcare will set up a simple allergy control plan that is best for you. Here are some ways you can avoid seasonal allergy symptoms this spring.
Influenza and pneumonia have some common symptoms, but they are not the same. Knowing which illness is which will help you get timely, appropriate care and avoid complications.
When you find yourself coughing and running a fever, flu or pneumonia could be responsible. To get the treatment you need, and lower the risk of serious complications from either condition, it is important to understand the differences between flu versus pneumonia symptoms. The causes can differ as well. Flu is caused by viruses, but pneumonia can be caused by viruses, bacteria, or fungi. In addition, pneumonia can develop as a flu complication.
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