1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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