1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  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. 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