1. The Top Benefits Of Scheduling An Annual Checkup

    Whether you are someone who has a crippling fear of the doctor or you are simply leading a busy life with little time for extra appointments, it is easy to put off or decide against your annual checkup entirely. While visiting your doctor in Ashburn might not be high on your list of fun activities, there are numerous benefits to sticking to an annual checkup. If you have been on the fence about wh…Read More

  2. Fact or Myth: Is it Harder For Women to Lose Weight?

    While everyone wants to look their best, as our outward aesthetics tend to dictate our confidence and self-esteem, being overweight or obese can impact more than the way you look and result in grave health consequences such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer. Carrying around extra weight can cut your life shorter and is more expensive over time, which is why so many people set weight lo…Read More

  3. The Risks of Abdominal Fat: Part Three

    In the last two posts, we’ve looked deep into the risks of abdominal fat and how it affects our health in the hormones it produces and the diseases that are related. It’s not all doom and gloom, however! In the last part of this series, we’ll seek solutions to abdominal fat and how you can find help in your weight loss journey. You don’t have to continue to struggle with abdominal fat that…Read More

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

    Doctor’s offices and medical clinics function and serve patients in diverse ways, such as in areas of women’s health, general medical care, and annual physicals. While it’s common to go to the doctor when you’re sick, why schedule an appointment for preventative and wellness care when you’re not ill? Optimal health and wellness depend on how you care for yourself, preventatively. At Virg…Read More

  5. Get More Sleep Tonight! (Part 2)

    We are back with our second blog on sleep. In our first installment we talked about why sleep is so important, and started in on how to get more, and better, sleep. We touched on how coffee can stay in your body and keep you up at night, or interrupt your sleep, so it is best to limit your coffee consumption to the morning hours. We also talked about how electronics can affect your sleep, and that…Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Winter’s 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

  10. Get Your Metabolism In Check For Winter

    The leaves are beginning to change and it is critical that this time of year be devoted to getting yourself in shape for winter. The big bad winter that seems to suck the life out of you and pack on the belly fat. At Virginia Premium Medical Care we are committed to helping you live a healthier and longer life. We provide a variety of internal medicine services, all within a comfortable walk-in se…Read More