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Thyroid Awareness Month

January is Thyroid Awareness Month. Many people don’t know much about their thyroid, but it plays a huge role in regulating the body and keeping them healthy. Thyroid Awareness Month is intended to educate the public about this small but crucial gland, what it does, and to make sure that it is functioning properly.
What is […]

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Shoveling Safety Tips

Winter is officially here in Connecticut, and while the snow has been slow to get to Norwalk, it’s important to make sure your body is prepared and conditioned for shoveling. Shoveling can be dangerous, leading to muscle strain and even heart attacks if done incorrectly. If you are going to be shoveling when the snow […]

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Healthy Eating Tips for the New Year

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier? There are many ways you can adjust your lifestyle to accommodate healthier habits in the coming weeks and months without depriving yourself. Follow these steps to start a healthier diet and lifestyle in 2020!
Watch your portions
Fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables at every […]

By |December 31st, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Healthy Eating Tips for the New Year

Preventing Illnesses for Holiday Travel

If you are getting ready to travel either on vacation or to your family for the holidays, getting sick can put a damper on your plans and even affect whether or not you can go. As you get ready to enjoy the holidays and start to pack your bags, make sure you take proper precautions […]

By |December 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Preventing Illnesses for Holiday Travel

Cold or Flu?  What’s the Difference?

Temperatures are steadily dropping and flu season is in full swing, leaving you more susceptible to colds and flu.  While both are respiratory infections and share similar symptoms, learning the differences can mean better treatment and getting better faster.
Symptoms of a cold
If you catch a cold, you will begin to exhibit symptoms between one and […]

By |November 25th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Cold or Flu?  What’s the Difference?

Men’s Health Care in Norwalk

In addition to commemorating Veteran’s Day and celebrating Thanksgiving, the month of November is known for a worldwide campaign: Movember, which involves growing a mustache in order to promote men’s health and educating people of all ages about prostate cancer. Movember is the largest campaign dedicated to men’s health in the world and acts as […]

By |November 18th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Men’s Health Care in Norwalk

4 Reasons Why You Should Get a Flu Shot This Year

The flu season has only just begun, but you may already be vulnerable to catching the virus and developing symptoms. The easiest way to prevent the virus is by getting an annual flu shot, which makes you immune. If you haven’t gotten your flu shot yet and are on the fence about needing one, check […]

By |October 29th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on 4 Reasons Why You Should Get a Flu Shot This Year

AFC Urgent Care Norwalk on Good Morning Wilton

Ken Goldberg, owner of AFC Urgent Care Norwalk, was recently interviewed on Good Morning Wilton, a local morning show. In addition to talking about physicals, injury treatment and other services we provide, Ken discussed the importance of getting the flu shot early in the season, ideally in October, in order to be protected against the […]

By |October 23rd, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on AFC Urgent Care Norwalk on Good Morning Wilton

Common Fall Allergies & How to Treat Them

Seasonal allergies are very common in the spring when the initial waves of pollen hit. If you find yourself experiencing persistently runny noses, watering eyes and itching, it might not be a early cold: allergies can be just as prevalent in the fall, with symptoms affecting you indoors and out. Learn about the most common […]

By |October 10th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Common Fall Allergies & How to Treat Them

Importance of Regular Cholesterol Testing

An important part of any physical or wellness visit is getting your cholesterol levels checked. Cholesterol is a wax-like substance that is necessary for your body to make hormones and digest fats from the food you eat, found in many proteins. However, elevated levels of cholesterol can increase your risk for stroke, heart disease and […]

By |October 3rd, 2019|News & Updates|Comments Off on Importance of Regular Cholesterol Testing