Category: Primary Care Jacksonville

Alzheimer’s Disease: Symptoms & Care
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Alzheimer’s Disease: Symptoms & Care

Dementia is a brain disorder that seriously affects a person’s ability to carry out daily activities. The most common form of dementia among older people is Alzheimer’s disease (AD), which initially involves the parts of the brain that control thought, memory and language. Although scientists are learning more every day, right now they still do not...

March 20, 2018May 7, 2018by
Alzheimer’s Aggression: Causes & Management
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Alzheimer’s Aggression: Causes & Management

Unfortunately, Alzheimer’s aggression is fairly common among Alzheimer’s patients. There’s cursing, hitting, grabbing, kicking, pushing, throwing things, scratching, screaming, biting, and making strange noises. More than 4.5 million Americans are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease every year, and up to half can show some of these behaviors. The number of total Alzheimer’s sufferers is projected to...

March 5, 2018May 7, 2018by
Activities for Dementia Patients
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Activities for Dementia Patients

Connecting with others is at the core of being human – and it’s something that doesn’t change when a person has dementia. We’re often asked what are good activities for dementia patients. It’s important to know that there are many ways you can continue to form connections and strengthen bonds with your loved one during...

February 28, 2018May 7, 2018by
What Is COPD, How Can It Be Treated, and What Are The Risks?
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What Is COPD, How Can It Be Treated, and What Are The Risks?

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is by definition an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis. This disease is characterized by increasing breathlessness. Here we discuss what COPD is, how it can be treated, and what are the risks. Many people mistake...

February 26, 2018May 7, 2018by
Older Adults and Cold Weather
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Older Adults and Cold Weather

The most frequent winter injuries we see are due to patients slipping and falling. Nationwide, the data show that the risk of hip fractures rises significantly in the winter because of falls on ice and snow. Unfortunately, I frequently see seniors who try to be careful by limiting their outdoor activities in the winter but...

January 30, 2018May 7, 2018by
Seasonal Allergies…Do you have them?
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Seasonal Allergies…Do you have them?

Seasonal Allergies….Do you have them? What are Allergies? Allergies, also known as allergic diseases, are a number of conditions caused by hypersensitivity of the immune system to something in the environment that usually causes little or no problem in most people. These diseases include hay fever, food allergies, atopic dermatitis, allergic asthma, and anaphylaxis. Symptoms...

January 24, 2018May 7, 2018by
AFC #1 JAGUARS DUVALLLLLLL
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AFC #1 JAGUARS DUVALLLLLLL

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January 15, 2018May 7, 2018by
5 Common Health Issues Seniors Face
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5 Common Health Issues Seniors Face

There are some common health issues faced by all adults of any age. For elderly people, these health issues can have a great deal of consequence for the loved one’s health. They are already getting to a stage in life where they want and need to slow things down a little. They may also start...

January 9, 2018May 7, 2018by
Primary Care Visit Special
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Primary Care Visit Special

We are having a $50 Primary Care Visit Special to New Patients Only! We welcome new patients to get the services they need at an affordable price they can pay! Additionally, there is a $30 rebate for when you give us a review on Google! For more information about our clinic visit www.EmedPrimaryCare.com! To schedule...

November 29, 2017May 7, 2018by
Mustache Awareness
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Mustache Awareness

Mustache Awareness A mustache is a symbol of masculinity. It also represents the biggest health risks men face on a day-to-day basis.  Men, like women, face similar health problems that go unnoticed. Some of the many health problems men face are prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health and suicide risks. For all these health...

November 17, 2017May 7, 2018by