1. Sore Throat, Cough, or Fever?

    If you’ve caught something that is leaving you sweating, coughing, or your throat raw, then you may need treatment to get back on your feet. You may also be confused about the exact issue at hand. Here at Virginia Premium Medical Care, we can take a look at your symptoms to assess the true issue at hand, and we’ll provide you with a treatment plan as necessary, so that you can get over this te…Read More

  2. 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

  3. What Is The Ideal Age For A Mammogram?

    In a previous post, we touched on why preventative health care is so crucial to our daily wellness. When you take preventative measures such as making wise eating and lifestyle habits consistently, combined with seeing your primary care physician for wellness care screenings, it can effectively prevent illness and disease. Preventative women’s health care is seeing a gynecologist for a pap smear…Read More

  4. What Is Preventative and Wellness Care? (Part Two)

    In part one, we discussed how preventative and wellness care can be found in a medical center through tests and counseling your physician provides, and as actions, you can take in your personal life. We touched upon the former in depth in our last post, and today we’ll look at what you can do as an individual to work towards health and wellness, preventatively. At Virginia Premium Medical Care i…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Get More Sleep Tonight! (part 1)

    Are you waking up bleary-eyed, downing two cups of coffee, and still feeling like a zombie? Are you constantly tired at work, irritable, and ready to crash by 2pm in the afternoon? Unfortunately, for many people being tired becomes an acceptable way of life, but not getting enough sleep can really be detrimental to your health. Read on to see why sleep is so important, and how to start sleeping be…Read More

  9. 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

  10. 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