1. 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

  2. Mentally Keep Yourself Well This Winter

    Last time, we talked about activities to keep your body stimulated during the sometimes challenging winter. Our ancestors must have dreaded winter coming and fled to Florida like they do today. That is where the good fishing is anyway. Thousands of people around the country suffer from what is known as SAD, or Seasonal Affective Disorder. Although the majority of the cases of SAD occur in places l…Read More

  3. Feeling Down During the Holidays?

    The holidays can be a time for parties, dinners and spending quality time with friends, they can also be a difficult time for those who, for whatever reason, are without family. This time of year can be difficult for those struggling with depression or illness. The doctors at Virginia Premium Medical Care would like to remind you that no matter what, you are never alone. If you are dealing with an…Read More

  4. Chase Away the Winter Blues

    This time of year is notorious for injuries. The weather tends to get treacherous and there are many things that can go wrong. The best way to avoid injury this winter is to lock yourself in the house and don't come out until April. The possibility of a household injury happening will increase at that point and you will probably come down with SAD, or Seasonal Affective Disorder. Your depression w…Read More

  5. Fear of the Doctor

      Going to the doctor, for some people, is the worst thing on earth. This could be due to many different factors such as anxiety over bad news, past traumatic experiences, or general dislike for medical offices. The doctors at Virginia Premium Medical Care care about your mental wellbeing just as much as your physical health. It is recommended that an annual physical be performed on everyone, and…Read More

  6. Cold and Flu Season

    It is getting to be that time of year again. The weather is getting colder and the focus of our world begins to shift from one of outside recreation to inside. In the winter, Ashburn turns into a primarily indoor culture. The days of lounging in the sun are done for the next few months while the winter overtakes us. Virginia Premium Medical Care is your local primary care physician. We specialize …Read More

  7. Winters Metabolism Booster, Part 2

    Last time we discussed the importance of maintaining your metabolism for the winter months. The benefits are substantial and will be apparent next summer when it is time to put on that bathing suit. At Virginia Premium Medical Care, we are committed to the health of our patients and neighbors alike. We want to promote a healthy lifestyle and that begins with an exceptional primary care physician. …Read More

  8. Get Your Metabolism In Check For Winter

    The leaves are beginning to change and it is critical that this time of year be devoted to getting yourself in shape for winter. The big bad winter that seems to suck the life out of you and pack on the belly fat. At Virginia Premium Medical Care we are committed to helping you live a healthier and longer life. We provide a variety of internal medicine services, all within a comfortable walk-in se…Read More

  9. Primary Care For Prevention

    We talked about living a healthy lifestyle and a bit about how you can get there. One of the best things you can do is to visit your doctor at least every year. Particularly before you decide to begin an exercise regimen. Your primary care physicians are your first line of defence against injuries due to overworking yourself. It is important that you understand the limitations due to your physical…Read More

  10. Healthy Lifestyle With Primary Care

    You are a fairly healthy man of about forty, you get a minimal amount of exercise and generally try and eat somewhat halfway healthy. You have seen an increase in your belly over the last few years and let’s face it, your physical activity has decreased to chasing your kids around and you find yourself eating more unhealthy at work. It's ok, don’t beat yourself up over it, but the fact of the …Read More