1. Earaches: Their Causes & Tips for Care

    When you have an earache, it can be debilitating. It can prove hard to concentrate when your ear is throbbing, and your aches may further lead to a headache. We understand your pain! Fortunately, most ear aches are fleeting, and you can take action to mitigate the symptoms of your ear ache, depending on the source. If you’re suffering from an earache, you can always schedule an appointment here …Read More

  2. Tips for a Quick Recovery From a Sprain

    If you’ve suffered a sprain, you could be off your feet or without use of your hands for a few weeks. While that’s inconvenient enough, you’ll also have to deal with the aches and pains of the sprain, which can keep you up at night. Fortunately, sprains are a relatively minor injury, and you can take steps to reduce the recovery time for your sprain, so that you can remain active and get bac…Read More

  3. Skip The Fad Diets And Focus On These Healthy Foods Instead

    After the holidays have passed and you step back on the scale, you might find yourself with a new resolve to drop some of those winter pounds. Losing some extra weight can be an excellent way to boost your overall health. As you probably already know, excess weight can put extra strain on your body. From overworking your joints to pushing your heart, carrying around extra pounds can be difficult o…Read More

  4. The Risks of Abdominal Fat: Part Two

    In part one of this series, we examined what abdominal fat is and the related health risks, while looking at the different body shapes and what type of fat is associated with the “apple” and “pear” shapes. In today’s blog, we’ll further expand on visceral fat and how it affects hormones if a modern lifestyle affects it, and how it’s accumulated. At Virginia Premium Medical Care in As…Read More

  5. The Risks of Abdominal Fat: Part One

    Now that spring is here and the temperatures in Ashburn are climbing, we’re beginning to shed our warm winter clothing in exchange for shorts, t-shirts, and swimwear. The once-hidden spare tire has become more pronounced and noticeable in lighter clothing. Nicer weather has a tendency to bring out all of our body insecurities and expose the bulk we put on during our winter hibernation. If your a…Read More

  6. On Losing Weight

    Obesity and weight loss are two of the most covered topics in the media, yet obesity trends still continue to climb in both adults and children. Because the topics are covered so widely, the information that is out there can also be conflicting or confusing. It’s easy to become paralyzed by the choices and information and simply do nothing. At Virginia Premium Medical Care in Ashburn, our medica…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  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. Work It!

    As important as healthy eating is to your well-being, it is the other side of the coin that makes eating correctly worthwhile: Regular exercise. At Virginia Premium Medical Care, we are the primary care physicians who are always here to discuss your health. We have previously discussed the importance of a complete physical before embarking on any sort of diet regimens; the same goes for exercise. …Read More