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…Read More

  8. 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 defense against injuries due to overworking yourself. It is important that you understand the limitations due to your physical…Read More

  9. Welcome from Virginia Premium Medical Care!

    We are pleased to welcome you to Virginia Premium Medical Care! We are your local primary care and internal medicine specialists. We are proud to serve our neighbors in the Ashburn area. In addition to primary medical care, we also offer the following services: Complete Physical Examinations Complete Diagnosis of Health Problems Pre-Op Medical Clearance Exams EKG Services Office Spirometry Schedul…Read More