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  • Allergy Relief: Antihistamines vs. Decongestants

    Posted on May 9, 2016 by in Heath Care News, News

    Antihistamines and decongestants won’t cure your allergies. But they’ll give you much-needed relief for a runny or congested nose.   Antihistamines target histamine, which your body makes during an allergic reaction You can take them as pills or in a nasal spray. The pills target itching, sneezing, and runny nose. The nasal sprays work on […]

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  • 7 Habits That Can Trigger Your Allergy Symptoms

    Posted on April 26, 2016 by in Heath Care News, News

    You may be great at dodging allergy triggers outdoors, but what happens once you’re inside? From walking in your front door to tucking yourself into bed at night, you’ll want to sidestep these common mistakes and keep your allergy triggers at bay. Steamy Showers Regularly allowing your bathroom to get too steamy can encourage mold […]

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  • 5 Most Common Spring Ailments

    Posted on April 13, 2016 by in Heath Care News, News

    When the weather starts to warm up, people tend to breathe a sigh of relief. Spring typically means a return to outdoor activities and lengthening days. It can also be a time for illnesses and health problems. Being prepared for potential springtime ailments can help you enjoy a healthy start to the season. Seasonal Allergies […]

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  • Hay Fever

    Posted on April 11, 2016 by in Heath Care News, News

    Hay Fever Lafayette LA | MinuteMed Walk In Clinic Lafayette LA If you sneeze a lot, if your nose is often runny or stuffy, or if your eyes, mouth or skin often feels itchy, you may have allergic rhinitis, a condition that affects 40 million to 60 million Americans. Allergic rhinitis, like skin rashes and […]

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  • Choose MinuteMed Medical Walk In Clinic

    Posted on February 10, 2016 by in Heath Care News, News

    There are many benefits to visiting MinuteMed Medical Walk In Clinic when you are in need of minor medical attention. Our primary care services has walk in convenience available in case if emergency room is not an option because you’re not really an emergency, yet you do need to see a doctor. In fact it’s best that you visit a walk […]

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  • Flu Symptoms & Severity

    Posted on January 25, 2016 by in Heath Care News, News

    Flu Symptoms Influenza (also known as the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The flu is different from a cold. The flu usually comes on suddenly. People who have the flu often feel some or all of […]

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  • Complications of Flu

    Posted on December 7, 2015 by in Heath Care News, News

    Complications of flu Complications of flu can include bacterial pneumonia, ear infections, sinus infections, dehydration, and worsening of chronic medical conditions, such as congestive heart failure, asthma, or diabetes. Prevent seasonal flu: Get vaccinated The single best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu vaccine each season. There are several flu vaccine […]

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  • Who Should Get Vaccinated This Season?

    Posted on November 30, 2015 by in Heath Care News, News

    Who Should Get Vaccinated This Season? Who Should Get Vaccinated This Season? Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every season. This recommendation has been in place since February 24, 2010 when CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted for “universal” flu vaccination in the United States to expand […]

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  • Common Colds: Protect Yourself and Others

    Posted on November 25, 2015 by in Heath Care News, News

    Sore throat and runny nose are usually the first signs of a cold, followed by coughing and sneezing. Most people recover in 7-10 days or so. Protect yourself and others by taking simple steps. Common colds are the main reason that children miss school and adults miss work. Each year in the United States, there […]

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  • What You Should Know for the 2015-2016 Influenza Season

    Posted on November 16, 2015 by in Heath Care News, News

    What sort of flu season is expected this year? It’s not possible to predict what this flu season will be like. Flu seasons are unpredictable in a number of ways. While flu spreads every year, the timing, severity, and length of the season varies from one year to another. Will new flu viruses circulate this […]

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