1. Get More Sleep Tonight! (Part 2)

    We are back with our second blog on sleep. In our first installment we talked about why sleep is so important, and started in on how to get more, and better, sleep. We touched on how coffee can stay in your body and keep you up at night, or interrupt your sleep, so it is best to limit your coffee consumption to the morning hours. We also talked about how electronics can affect your sleep, and that…Read More

  2. Get More Sleep Tonight! (part 1)

    Are you waking up bleary-eyed, downing two cups of coffee, and still feeling like a zombie? Are you constantly tired at work, irritable, and ready to crash by 2pm in the afternoon? Unfortunately, for many people being tired becomes an acceptable way of life, but not getting enough sleep can really be detrimental to your health. Read on to see why sleep is so important, and how to start sleeping be…Read More

  3. Fall Health Tips

    As the warmth of summer fades away and kids return to school, you should refine your healthcare regimen. Fall is a beautiful season, but it also brings allergies, colds, and other health concerns. Read on to get some great tips to stay healthy this fall! Drink Water We’ve talked before about how important drinking water is for your health, and as the temperatures drop it becomes even more crucia…Read More

  4. All About Ear Infections

    Almost everyone will experience ear pain at least once in their lifetime, but some people are much more prone to getting ear infections regularly. While they are more common in children, adults can suffer the pain of ear infections as well, and they can interfere with daily life. We will cover ear infection basics, and what to do if you or your children are experiencing this pain. What is an Ear I…Read More

  5. Drink For Your Health!

    Want an easy way to be healthier? Drink more water! Water has so many benefits, and it is one of the simplest, most affordable ways to find better health. Our bodies lose water every day, and for optimal health that water needs to be replaced. Read on to find out how water can help you! Headaches Dehydration can be a cause of headaches and migraines, and keeping well hydrated can help to prevent t…Read More

  6. Don’t Neglect Your Annual Exam!

    You realize it has been way too long since your last checkup. You have a few medical issues, but you are mainly ignoring them. Scheduling an appointment seems like a lot of work with your busy schedule. If you are neglecting your annual physical—stop! An annual physical is a really important part of your health, and regular checkups can ensure that you are catching any small issues before they b…Read More

  7. Cold or Allergies? Dealing With Symptoms This Spring

    Spring has sprung, and unfortunately for many people, so have their allergies. Allergies can really interfere with your daily life, and make you feel constantly sick. Oftentimes, someone believes they have a cold or flu, when in reality they are struggling with allergies. Although allergies and colds can mimic each other, there are several ways to figure out which one you are dealing with. If you …Read More

  8. Spring Clean Your Health

    Spring is fast approaching, and you may have already started some cleaning around your house and yard. But what about your health? Spring is the perfect time to reassess your lifestyle and habits, and see where you can improve your health! If you need an annual physical to jump start new, healthy habits, Virginia Premium Medical Center is here for you! Contact us today to schedule a physical, or t…Read More

  9. Keep Your Heart Healthy

    Winter is in full swing but the light is visible at the end of the tunnel, regardless of what that pesky groundhog had to say. Spring is right around the corner and with that comes the nice weather and outdoor activities. Are you ready for outdoor activities this year? More importantly is your heart ready for the adventure? The most important thing you can do is take care of your heart. At Virgini…Read More

  10. Be Prepared for your Physical

    One of the true disadvantages of getting older is the fact that our bodies do not work as well as they once did. This necessitates the need for more time in the doctor's office. After the age of 50, it seems that the frequent trips to the doctor are designed to create more trips to the doctor, when all you want is fewer trips to the doctor. At Virginia Premium Medical Care, we understand the revol…Read More