Signs and Symptoms of Stomach Flu

Signs and Symptoms of Stomach Flu

Could your tummy trouble be viral gastroenteritis, AKA the “stomach flu”? Viral gastroenteritis, commonly known as the “stomach flu”, is an intestinal infection with some seriously miserable symptoms–think nausea, stomach cramps, and frequent beelines to the...

Does my child have an ear infection?

Your toddler is tugging at their ear and acting extra fussy. Could it be an ear infection? Ear infections are one of the most common reasons parents bring their child to the doctor. In fact, five out of six kids will experience at least one ear infection by their...

January is Thyroid Awareness Month

The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located in the base of the neck just below the Adam’s apple. Although relatively small, the thyroid gland plays a huge role in our body, influencing the function of many of the body’s most important organs,...

Why Am I Still Coughing?

Under normal circumstances, coughing is a vital bodily reflex that keeps your throat and air passages clear. A cough protects your lungs from irritants (like smoke, pollen, and mucus) and helps prevent infections. Productive coughs can extricate mucus and phlegm....

What Are the Signs of Frostbite?

There is no doubt that extremely cold temperatures can cause serious damage to unprotected skin. When the blood vessels in your extremities constrict, it causes the skin to harden and become discolored, a condition known as frostbite. At first, your skin will turn...