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We Are Primary Care and You are our Primary Care!

Thank you for being a client on our primary care team. Our goal is to maintain a long-term relationship with you and offer assistance on a range of health-related issues. prevention, wellness, and treatment for common illnesses.
Jan 24th, 2022

Triglycerides: just one part of your cholesterol

Sugary foods and drinks, saturated fats, refined grains, alcohol, and high-calorie foods can all lead to high levels of triglycerides. When triglycerides in your serum are elevated they can produce a layer of fatty film on the liver. This is fatty liver.
Jan 23rd, 2022

Tofu: So many ways to eat this high protein food source

Tofu is a cholesterol-free, low-cal, high-protein food :rich in bone-boosting calcium and manganese. It may keep you fuller for longer than meat. It may reduce the risk of heart disease, or decrease hair loss because it's a rich keratin protein.
Sep 1st, 2021
lemon balm

Lemon Balm Has Many Benefits

From the mint family. Steep leaves for 2 hours and drink the tea for calming or sleep. It naturally increases GABA receptors as an anti-anxiety supplement. Other benefits: Anti-inflammatory or aromatherapy for calming, topical for a infective/ antiviral.
May 17th, 2021

Donate Blood through the Red Cross

Every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. 38 percent of the population is eligible to give blood or platelets. 1 in 4 donors actually donate. Donate today and find out your blood type and COVID antibody status.
Feb 28th, 2021

Blood Type and COVID

75% of the population do not know their blood type. We do know that people of all types can get infected with COVID-19.
Feb 28th, 2021

Alcohol overuse

Alcohol is unfortunately misused for anxiety, insomnia, depression or stress. Please come talk to us. We can help. There is treatment you are not alone.
Jan 22nd, 2021

Can You Afford to Breathe?

Cigarettes may cost about $8 a pack. That may be $240 a month but down the road remember each inhaler costs about $240 a month and you have to breathe. Will you be able to afford to breathe in the future? Just something to think about.
Dec 16th, 2020

Accentuate The Positives!

Think what CAN I do! Practice positive self- talk: For every negative thought replace it with a positive thought. Savor good moments. Take notice of something funny. Compliment a person or thank a person for something they share. Listen to positive music.
Nov 15th, 2020

Laughter is good medicine. No joke!

Laughter releases endorphins and relaxes muscles. Try spending time with people that make you laugh. Laughing can help us breath better, relieves tension and helps with coping skills. Look for funny stories, comics, quotes and laugh!
Oct 16th, 2020

Good Night, Sleep Tight!

Some tips for healthy sleep hygiene include keeping a good daytime routine, limit caffeine and alcohol. Keep the television out of the bedroom, silence cell phones in the bedroom at night,keep a cool bedroom, exercise during the day or take an evening walk
Jun 28th, 2020

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Feb 20th, 2024

Chronic Fatigue Part 1

Many factors have to be explored: low Vitamin D, anemia, underactive thyroid, depression/anxiety/stress, insomnia, lack of vegetables, skipping meals, lack of exercise. Medications and metabolic syndrome can also present in chronic fatigue.
Oct 17th, 2021

Cannibis is the latin name for Marijuana

Cannabinoids: chemicals in medical marijuana,have some medicinal properties that can decrease anxiety, pain and insomnia. We selectively offer certificates to our primary care patients that are identifed as candidates.
Oct 2nd, 2021

A meatless protein option: Tofu

Tofu is a cholesterol-free, low-cal, high-protein food :rich in bone-boosting calcium and manganese. It may keep you fuller for longer than meat. It may reduce the risk of heart disease, or decrease hair loss because it's a rich keratin protein.
Sep 1st, 2021

Barley and Chickory hot beverage

Pero is a caffeine free beverage with malted barley and roasted chicory in its formula. Barley contains significant levels of melatonin. The fiber in barley might lower cholesterol in people with high cholesterol. Barley reduce blood sugar. Try it!
Jul 28th, 2021


Ashwagandha is a popular herb in the pepper family, the roots have been used for medicinal purposes in India and Africa.. There is evidence that ashwagandha benefits treatments for anxiety, insomnia, memory and cancer. Talk to your provider before taking.
Jul 19th, 2021

Schedule your COVID vaccine with us

If you have not had your COVID booster please send us a copy of your medical card and government ID to our email and call 301 698-9444. We will gladly vaccinate you with the Pfiser booster. Your worth it!
Apr 10th, 2021

Hepatitis C

How many chronic diseases do you know that are curable? Hepatitis C has a 98% cure rate. It can be cured in 8-12 weeks. Over 2 million people don't know they have this disease so make sure everyone over age 18 is tested at least once.
Feb 28th, 2021

Depression and Anxiety

Have you tried medications and have not found it effective? People may experience: Mood: anxiety, apathy, general discontent, guilt, hopelessness, loss of interest or pleasure in activities, mood swings, crying spells or difficulty sleeping
Jan 21st, 2021

Weight management

Based on your medical history and the goals you want to achieve, we will develop a personalized plan using proven, evidence-based solutions to help achieve your goals.
Dec 27th, 2020

Alcohol use disorder & Vivitrol Treatment

For most adults, moderate alcohol use is probably not harmful. However, about 18 million adult Americans have an alcohol use disorder This means that their drinking causes distress and harm. AUD can range from mild to severe, depending on the symptoms
Dec 25th, 2020

Opioid Addiction Treatment

SUBLOCADE™ (buprenorphine extended-release): The first once-monthly buprenorphine injection designed to deliver therapeutic plasma concentrations for the treatment of moderate to severe opioid use disorder
Dec 25th, 2020
Primary Care

Primary care

Primary care is a branch of medicine focused on improving your general health and well-being. Primary care physicians: Diagnose and treat most illnesses Provide patient education Offer health counseling Provide laboratory testing Administer vaccinations
Dec 24th, 2020
Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana

Depending on the state, you may qualify for treatment with medical marijuana if you meet certain requirements and have a qualifying condition, such as: Alzheimer's disease Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis HIV/AIDS Cancer Crohn's disease Cancer chronic pain
Dec 24th, 2020

Body mass index

Body mass index (BMI) is a formula that uses weight and height to estimate body fat A high BMI is associated with an increased risk for chronic diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes in adults. risk also go up with waist
Dec 16th, 2020

High blood pressure

A condition in which the force of the blood against the artery walls is too high. The more blood your heart pumps and the narrower your arteries, the higher your BP. Risk increases with obesity, too much salt, lack of physical activity, smoking. stress,
Dec 16th, 2020

How Much To Exercise

Get at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity a week, or a combination of moderate and vigorous activity Do strength training exercises for all major muscle groups at least two times a week,
Sep 28th, 2020

Is Yoga Good For You

Studies of people with asthma, high blood pressure, Type II diabetes and obsessive-compulsive disorder have shown that yoga helped them lower lower their dosage of medications other benefits of yoga include reduce stress and relieve depression
Sep 26th, 2020

Drink Water

Staying hydrated is so important for all of us.
Sep 7th, 2020