Memory diseases and dementia can be incredibly intimidating to think about. No one wants to consider the possibility of losing precious memories or relationships with loved ones. Unfortunately, almost 55 million people around the world have some type of dementia such as Alzheimer’s. If you occasionally lose your keys or have trouble recalling certain parts of a story, that is usually not a cause for immediate concern. When your memory troubles appear alongside a new side to your personality or you have difficulty managing daily tasks, it may be a sign of a deeper issue emerging. Read on →

Getting hurt is never fun, but it is a part of life. Being active and participating in sports, physical activity and just day-to-day life always carries a certain level of risk. While minor injuries are not a big deal, injuries like broken bones can be really painful and need medical attention. Thankfully, that’s where we come in! We have the tools and equipment necessary to help diagnose your injury, and we can help you find the best treatment path forward. Read on →

If you have ever been pregnant before, you know all of the rules and recommendations around what you should and shouldn’t be eating. It can be exhausting keeping track of it all! However, these guidelines are in place to protect you and your growing baby. Coming down with food poisoning is never fun, but it is especially frustrating and even potentially dangerous to do so while you are pregnant. Read on →

The summer months will be here before you know it, but the impacts of the sun are already here! While it can be nice to enjoy the warm sun on your face while out and about, it is important to protect your skin from the dangers of the sun’s rays. Your risk of having skin cancer increases with every sunburn that you suffer. This is why a combination of shade, clothing and sunscreen will help protect you. Read on →

Treating your body well is crucial to live a healthy life. Diet and exercise is good for your overall health, but it also supports parts of your body that you may not think about on a daily basis. When it comes to your bones, a healthy lifestyle is crucial! Our bones support your entire bodies by providing structure, protecting our organs, and facilitating our muscle movement. Building strength in your bones is important no matter what your age. Read on →

We don’t know about you, but we are happy to see the spring season arrive once more! While we are getting ready to dust off our summer clothes and enjoy the warmer days ahead, we also have to prepare for the arrival of spring allergy season. The most common seasonal allergen is pollen, and there is certainly no shortage of that around here! Seasonal allergy symptoms can range from mild to severe, so knowing what your triggers are can help you manage your symptoms. Read on →

We have been honored to help care for you and the entire Cleveland community during the pandemic. While we certainly changed up the way many of our processes and procedures worked, we were able to continue helping people while navigating through changing situations. The pandemic’s emergency status will be expiring in May, and that will have a direct effect on the availability of telemedicine not only in the Cleveland area, but around the country. Read on →

Ear pain is a very common symptom or condition for all ages of people. Allergies, sinus issues, tooth problems and ear infections are all possibilities when it comes to figuring out why your ear is aching. Having an ear infection can be really uncomfortable! In addition to the pain, it can start to affect your hearing as well. Our AFC Urgent Care Cleveland team explains what symptoms to watch for when it comes to ear infections below, so check it out. Read on →

We are hopeful that the spring and summer seasons will be here before we know it! In the meantime, the winter season can cause us to experience a variety of emotions. Increased feelings of isolation or loneliness can be common, as well as mild symptoms similar to depression. If you seem to experience an increase in these symptoms in the winter months, you may have what is called seasonal affective disorder. Read on →

If you have ever had a respiratory infection before, you know how miserable they can make you feel. The deep cough, fever and tight chest can be hard to deal with! Two common respiratory infections that you need to keep a close eye on this season are bronchitis and pneumonia. While the majority of pneumonia and bronchitis cases produce a deep, mucusy cough, it is not a guaranteed symptom. Our AFC Urgent Care Cleveland team explains what to expect from a bronchitis or pneumonia infection below, so read on. Read on →